Adidas To Manufacture Shoes Via Robots. Adidas has recently announced that they will be building their shoe manufactory, SpeedFactory, in the US by 2017. The factory will be producing their Futurecraft line based on their new, but a separate business model to bring supply chains closer to distribution channels, reducing shipping costs.
In recent news, Russia has developed one of the most advanced supercomputer that will give an operator complete control of all its military robotics, eliminating tailored operators and software. Sounds like the beginning of the end, but really it’s the first step towards creating an “IoT” for all of Russia’s latest military robotics technologies.
Last week in an effort to stop a deadly confrontation from escalating, the LA police department utilized a robot in order to disarm an armed gunmen cooped up in a barricade. You read that right people. A robot was utilized to snatch a suspect’s rifle away from him so that police can enter safely and arrest the violator. The standoff had dragged into its seventh hour by the time the Sheriff’s Department had decided that they’d send in their $300k Andros bomb disposal robot.