ABB Buys Gomtec, Expands Co-Robot Offerings
ABB Group announced that it has bought Gomtec, and both companies expect to benefit from shared resources for promoting safer industrial automation.
(April 14, 2015)
Robot Invasion of Pearl River Delta at Full Tilt
A remarkable and fast-moving change is taking place in China’s province of Guangdong.
(April 10, 2015)
Robotics Enables ‘Omni-Channel’ Fulfillment
Supply chain automation evolves to help retailers keep up with orders across channels.
(April 06, 2015)
Robotic Welding to Benefit From Updated Controls, Clearer Vision
A presenter at the Automate show said that welding robots should be controllable from iPhones.
(April 03, 2015)
Boeing’s Robot Riveter Flys Through 737 Assembly
Boeing's new robot riveters help ramp up production of 737s from 42 a month to 47 and eventually 52 a month by 2018.
(April 03, 2015)
Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?
A Frost & Sullivan report predicts wide adoption of welding robotics, but the U.S. lags amid worker uncertainty.
(March 31, 2015)
Australian Efforts to Hone Robotic Vision Get Government Support
The Australian Centre for Robotic Vision is working to improve machine vision for tasks such as fruit picking and environmental monitoring.
(March 25, 2015)
Careful Robotic Hand Picks Its Way Through Technical, Competitive Challenges
A robotic hand developed at TU Delft copies biological movement to nimbly handle fruit for the growing international market.
(March 21, 2015)
Automation Brings Opportunities for Savvy Job Seekers
Despite the claims of some studies, human skills will still be marketable as industrial automation increases. Workers will need retraining and some tech smarts to retain careers alongside robots.
(March 10, 2015)
China: Industrial Automation Grows Despite Slowing Economy
Not only is China a major market for robots; it’s also fertile ground for brave investors and partnerships.
(March 06, 2015)
Webcast: 3D Printing in a World of Plastics
A veritable explosion in the 3D printing of nearly everything has ensued ever since 2009.
(March 02, 2015)
Forecast: Advanced Industrial Robots to Power New Wave of Productivity
Global robotics installations to increase at a compound annual rate of approximately ten percent.
(February 22, 2015)
The Essential Interview: Rodney Brooks, Founder of Rethink Robotics
Rodney Brooks, founder of Rethink Robotics, shares some of his underlying principles in technology, academia and business.
(February 12, 2015)