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)
The Future Looks Rosy in U.K. Robotics Landscape Report
Innovate UK says the nation's robotics and autonomous systems market presents an opportunity to catch up to the U.S., Asia.
(April 07, 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)
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)
Rethink Robotics’ Baxter Gets a Little Brother in Sawyer
Rethink Robotics announced its Sawyer collaborative robot, a nimbler model than Baxter that is intended for a wide range of automated tasks in global manufacturing.
(March 19, 2015)
Universal Does It Again with the UR3 Tabletop Robot
An expansive set of capabilities that could impact a whole range of industries.
(March 17, 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)
Inside 3D Printing: Industry Analysis to End Users
The promise of a machine that can make just about anything.
(March 09, 2015)
Biotech and Robots Team Up Against Zoonotic Diseases
Zoonotic diseases are those scary ones that we the see on our daily news shows.
(March 07, 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)