The Robot and Automation Almanac

The Futurist Institute produces The Robot and Automation Almanac annually to helps analysts, leaders, and decision makers plan for the future of robots, robotics, automation and AI in the year ahead and beyond.

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About the Almanac

The Futurist Institute began producing The Robot and Automation Almanac in 2017. Each annual edition of the almanac includes contributions by experts, executives, investors, and thought leaders about what to expect in the year ahead for robots, robotics, automation, and AI. Each essay focuses on an opportunity, risk, challenge, investment theme, overlooked trend, perception shift, step change, or other critical dynamic for the year ahead.

The Robot and Automation Almanac editions in 2018 and 2020 became best sellers.

Companies that have contributed to The Robot and Automation Almanac

Microsoft  •  HP Labs  •  Hyperloop Massachusetts  •  Locus Robotics  •  Chrysalix Venture Capital  •  Yale Materials Handling  •  ROBO Global  •  Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.  •  HDS Global  •  Savioke  •  Swisslog Logistics  •  Vecna Robotics  •  Genesis Dimensions  •  SecureMarking  •  UnitDoseOne  •  Freightwaves  •  Transbotics  •  Contextual Robotics  •  JBT  •  US Air Force  •  MIT  •  NC State University  •  Purdue University  •  Honeywell Intelligrated  •  Murata Machinery  •  Kollmorgen  •  MHI  •  Maidbot  •  Hyster  •  The Raymond Corporation

The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2021

The Robot and Automation Almanac is a collection of essays from leading robot and automation experts, executives, and investors. Each of the essays focuses on the "one big thing" that each author sees in the year ahead: an opportunity, a risk, a challenge, investment themes, an overlooked trend, a perception shift, a step change, or a trend change.

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The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2020

The Robot and Automation Almanac is a collection of essays from leading robot and automation experts, executives, and investors. Each of the essays focuses on the "one big thing" that each author sees in the year ahead: an opportunity, a risk, a challenge, investment themes, an overlooked trend, a perception shift, a step change, or a trend change.

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The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2019

The Robot and Automation Almanac is a collection of essays from leading robot and automation experts, executives, and investors. Each of the essays focuses on the "one big thing" that each author sees in the year ahead: an opportunity, a risk, a challenge, investment themes, an overlooked trend, a perception shift, a step change, or a trend change.

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The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2018

The Robot and Automation Almanac - 2018 is a collection of essays from leading robot and automation experts, executives, and investors. Each of the essays focuses on the "one big thing" that each author sees in the year ahead: an opportunity, a risk, a challenge, investment themes, an overlooked trend, a perception shift, a step change, or a trend change.

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