iShares Robotics and AI ETF IRBO vs. ROBO Global

When it comes to investing in the many technology themes we cover here on Nanalyze, we’re always quick to recommend that investors diversify instead of trying to find the next Microsoft. Oftentimes, that diversification comes in the form of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). The simple way to explain an ETF is that it’s like a mutual […]

A Machine Vision Stock for Investors to Watch

While we don’t have humanoid robots wandering the streets just yet, it’s only a matter of time now. Since the ability for a robot to walk on two legs like a human has been sorted, now we just need to give the robots eyes so they can see where they are going and walk slowly […]

Automate Nearly Anything with Universal Robots

While some would argue that the Washington Post has largely become a factory for politically motivated fluff pieces, yesterday there was actually an insightful article about how robotics are taking factory jobs in America that just can’t be filled. This is a drastically different story than what we’ve been told about robots stealing jobs from […]

Commercial Floor Cleaning Robots from Brain Corp

Those of us who are old enough to remember the dot-com days know what it feels like at the peak of technology hype. Maybe we’ll never see a state of irrational exuberance like that again, but at least we had a chance to see what real hype looks like. The Gartner Hype Cycle refers to this as the […]

6 Canadian Robotics Startups Not Called Clearpath

Did you know there is a prison for polar bears in Canada? Neither did we. We’ve become particularly fascinated by the world’s second largest country by area and first in consumption of mac and cheese (referred to as Kraft Dinner by the locals). After all, what’s not to like from a country that basically bans […]

7 Startups Using Drones for Inspections & Monitoring

According to an article by, the U.S. Department of Transportation says that there is a $808.2 billion backlog of investment spending for bridges and highways, including $479.1 billion in critically needed repairs. More than two-thirds of the nation’s roads and nearly 143,000 bridges are classified in “dire need” of repair or upgrades. One way to […]

AirMap – Air Traffic Control for Drone Operators

Drones are coming whether U.S. infrastructure is ready or not. Market researchers say that by 2020, millions of drones could be used to deliver packages, inspect infrastructure, and monitor activities. All of this excitement leads to charts like this one which shows some sick growth: Now before you go rushing out to invest in all this […]

A High-Tech Burger Joint of the Future

We at Nanalyze love to speculate about what the future is going to look like. We envision highways filled with self-driving cars. Surgeons implanting organs that have been 3D printed.  Machines powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to discover a cure for cancer. It’s all mind-blowing, world-changing isht. But you’ve got to eat at some point. […]

Robot Butchers – Because Humans Aren’t Cutting It

It seems like we’re finally seeing some mainstream hype around “robots taking all the jobs” which is largely coming into the picture now due to advances in technology like deep learning, computer vision, and cloud computing. We did an article about a month ago titled “What Jobs will Robots and AI Do in The Future?” […]

7 Cool Robots that are Way Cooler than You

We’re starting to see a strong uptick in interest from investors about robots as a potentially lucrative investment theme. While we’ve provided you with plenty of information about how to invest in robots and robotics, there are some really cool robots being developed that may not be “the next Microsoft“, but are a good indication of what’s possible. ElliQ […]