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

Mobile Robots in Logistics Centers Forecast to Surpass $3bn in 2022

Despite the market being worth just $300m in 2017, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) used in logistics applications are forecast to...

/ March 21, 2018

Investment in Warehousing Automation Continues with Fetch Robotics

This week, mobile robot supplier Fetch Robotics announced it had closed its Series B funding round of $25 million, led by Sway Ventures. This was...

/ December 7, 2017

Intel announces “Insight” data platform for enterprise UAV customers – partners with Delair

On September 6th at Interdrone 2017, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich revealed a new data analytics platform called Intel Insight during his keynote speech. Having a...

/ September 12, 2017
intelligent automation will commercial UAVs consumerize

Will commercial drones consumerize and commoditize?

The use of UAVs (drones) in commercial applications really began with the media sector and the implementation of ‘prosumer’ (professional-consumer) type UAVs that were easy...

/ August 7, 2017
Commercial UAVs Report 2017

Drone manufacturers turn to commercial market to revive fortunes

The consensus at last week’s AUVSI Xponential show in Dallas was that the footfall and size of the show was probably lower than the year...

/ May 22, 2017
drone flying over solar panels

UAVs offer solar industry benefits, but at a cost

The use of UAVs (or drones) in the solar industry has been limited to date, though has the potential for change. Two of the biggest...

/ April 18, 2017