Three different self-driving vehicles have started to operate in urban spaces in four British cities in tests intended to evaluate their interaction with people, while also trying out how well these new technologies work. The program is being financed with £19 million ($29.2 million) from the British government.
SCM World has published a report called “The Digital Factory: Game-Changing Technologies That Will Transform Manufacturing Industry.” It analyzes the future of new technologies in manufacturing through looking at the investment priorities of professionals from these industries.
The newly opened UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay incorporates a fleet of 25 TUG autonomous robots made by Aethon for the transportation of medicines, medical equipment, bedding, food and waste. This is the largest deployment of autonomous carrier robots in hospital facilities in the world.