Dubai Future Labs Showcases New Logistics Robots at IROS 2022, Japan
Dubai Future Labs, the Dubai Future Foundation’s applied research and development lab specialised in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, showcased its latest innovations at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2022 in Kyoto, Japan, held from 23-27 October.
Connecting with academics, universities, students, international institutions, researchers and experts in robotics and autonomous systems on the global stage, Dubai Future Labs introduced two unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) developed by in-house talents for logistics sector.
This included a last-mile delivery robot and an intralogistics vehicle.
During the international conference, Dubai Future Labs reaffirmed Dubai’s position as a global innovation hub and destination for talents to collaborate on applied research projects. It also invited investors to explore business opportunities within Dubai’s thriving innovation ecosystem.
Khalifa Al Qama, Director of Dubai Future Labs said: “Dubai Future Labs’ participation at IROS invites the robotics and research community to explore partnership and investment opportunities offered by Dubai’s unique innovation ecosystem.
"This also highlights Dubai’s role in testing and developing technological applications, designing the best future and empowering talents.”
“Dubai is keen on shaping a future powered by AI, autonomous technologies and the IROS 2022 was a chance for us to explore opportunities with the global robotics community and technology luminaries while showcasing Dubai Future Labs’ vital work."
IROS is one of the largest and most impactful robotics research conferences worldwide.
Established in 1988 and held annually, IROS provides a global platform for the international robotics research community to explore the frontier of science and technology in intelligent robots and smart machines.
This year’s event welcomed over 4000 global experts. The next edition of this global conference will be held in Abu Dhabi in 2024.
Dubai Future Labs is the driver of the ‘Dubai Robotics and Automation Program’, recently launched in September 2022 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation.