Robot makers eye innovation to tackle challenges

Softly whirring robotic arms five meters tall lifts up a car weighing nearly two tons and moves it around in the air, as a crowd of visitors below hold up their phones to record and take pictures. more>>

Cutting-edge robots impress at expo

2018 World Robot Conference (WRC 2018), running until Aug 19, is themed around “Creating Intelligent Momentum for a New Era of Openness and Shared Benefits” and consists of four major sections: forums, expositions, competitions, and control systems. more>>

2018 World Robot Conference opens in Beijing

A life-size robot that looks like Chinese basketball star Yao Ming shot during the 2018 World Robot Conference in Beijing, Aug 15, 2018. more>>

Beijing robot meeting highlights cooperation

The nation will ramp up resources to strengthen international cooperation as it strives to build a globally competitive robotics industry and accelerate the use of smart machines in manufacturing, healthcare and other sectors. more>>

Editor's Note

The 2018 World Robot Conference (WRC 2018) opened in Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area (BDA) on Aug 15.

Themed around “Creating Intelligent Momentum for a New Era of Openness and Shared Benefits”, WRC 2018 invited world-renowned robotics experts to conduct high-level academic discussions, and attracted robotics firms, universities and institutes to showcase the latest achievements and applications of robot products. The event also saw several robot competitions take place.