All posts by Ash Sharma

Ash has spent close to 20 years in technology research on several sectors, including industrial automation and smart manufacturing, smart home, solar power and energy storage, drones and robotics, medical technology and building automation. Ash is Senior Research Director for our robotics & warehouse automation research, amongst other topics. Read more

The Future of Collaborative Robots

Benefiting from a desire for ever-increasing automation in industry, collaborative robots have seen a recent spike in popularity. Further tied to the rising cost and...

/ December 10, 2018

Universal Robots Continues to Dominate Cobot Market but Faces Many Challengers

Universal Robots continued to dominate the collaborative robot industry in 1H 2018 although we estimate its market share dipped a little this year. Yet despite...

/ November 6, 2018

Collaborative Robot Market to Grow by 60% in 2018

Collaborative Robot Market to Grow by 60% in 2018 The nascent collaborative robot market is set to grow by more than 60 percent this year...

/ October 11, 2018

Mobile Robot Market Grew 22 Percent in First Half of 2018

AGV and AMR revenues grew by 22.2 percent in the first half of 2018 compared to same period in 2017 according to our recently released...

/ October 4, 2018

Who Are the Leading Suppliers of Mobile Robots?

Our recent research report on the mobile robot industry identified close to 100 vendors globally. Analyzing 60 of the largest, revealed that the leading supplier...

/ July 2, 2018

The Mobile Robot Market in 2022 – Our Predictions

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) have been around for decades, but recently demand for them and the newer, autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) has exploded. This market...

/ May 18, 2018

Manufacturing Sector Creating Huge Demand for AGVs & AMRs

AGVs (automated guided vehicles) have been used in manufacturing environments for decades, yet currently demand for them and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) is exploding with...

/ May 15, 2018

Teradyne Acquires Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) – Our analysis

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) announced yesterday it is to be acquired by Teradyne for €121m ($148m) net of cash acquired plus €101m ($124m) if certain...

/ April 26, 2018

Skycatch and DJI to Supply 1,000 Custom Drones to Komatsu

Commercial drone data company Skycatch, and DJI, the world’s largest commercial drone manufacturer, have extended an existing partnership to manufacture and deliver a fleet of...

/ March 26, 2018