Robotics concerns about the changing nature of work were just some of the many topics discussed in Day 2 of RoboBusiness 2018. Exhibitors demonstrated the latest in components and solutions, panelists gave advice on how to automate and measure ROI, and attendees networked.
The first step to a big data management and analytics strategy is determining what you want to do with it, said speakers at a workshop before RoboBusiness 2018.
There’s plenty of room for improvement in robot grasping, notes UC Berkeley Prof. Ken Goldberg. He gives a preview of his session, in which he will describes an approach with wide commercial application.
Not only can persistent drones such as PARC relay communications during emergencies; they are also serving security and commercial needs now, explains CyPhy Works CEO Lance VandenBrook.
Tend.ai developed a platform for programming multiple robots, but manufacturers had other ideas and needs, explains RoboBusiness speaker and new President Stephen Sickler.
As an integrator, HighRes Biosolutions intimately knows its customers’ needs, as the biopharmaceuticals industry looks to save money and speed testing with robots.
The supply chain automation market is about to heat up with GreyOrange’s new U.S. headquarters in Atlanta and R&D center in Boston.
To reap the benefits of robotics, IoT, and AI development, you need the right tools, notes NVIDIA Vice President Deepu Talla. He’ll share case studies and breakthroughs at RoboBusiness 2018.
Summer may be relatively slow for automation transactions, but don’t tell these machine vision and drone startups, which successfully raised funding.
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Robotic carts such as Chuck can improve the efficiency of human pickers, combining the order management with the flexibility of human associates, say 6 River Systems executives.
One of the promises of automation is that it will lead to manufacturing reshoring, but there has been little evidence of that so far, states a report. However, the reality is more complex than a zero-sum game.
The U.S. needs help with inspecting and repairing its aging pipes, power lines, and other utilities. Providers are turning to infrastructure robots and aerial drones.
AR and VR are tools, not just for training, but also for evolving the nature of work in complex environments, observes PTC’s Howard Heppelmann.
Artificial intelligence, mobile robots, and workforce concerns dominated discussion at this week’s RBR-sponsored summit. Plus, LiveWorx highlights included acrobats and Ant-Man.
Locus Robotics demonstrates how providers of mobile robots are building products and scaling up to meet warehouse needs.
Esben H. Ostergaard, the CTO of Universal Robots and recipient of the 2018 Joseph F. Engelberger Award, talks about the evolution of collaborative robots and how they can help people and companies.
The CA Accelerator encourages technical innovation and entrepreneurship in-house, while CA’s Strategic Research team is working on three projects to advance the state of AI and IoT.
Robotics manufacturers and hardware engineers want to minimize weight, space, and heat while providing innovative motion and kinematics. Startups can benefit from established component providers such as Kollmorgen, which has a large product library and decades of engineering experience.
To meet the demand for fast, efficient e-commerce order fulfillment, collaborative piece picking robots are the goal of many organizations. DHL’s Adrian Kumar discusses how he sees the evolving market.
FedEx has been pushing the development of robots for multiple aspects of its operations, as e-commerce demands outstrip the available workforce. Ted Dengel gives a preview of his session at the Robotics & AI Summit & LiveWorx ’18.
Industry 4.0 is here, so let’s survey all the ways industrial automation is evolving with it. The promise of robots that can learn, share information, and adapt to changing demand is finally being realized.
Meet the three Wild Card entries in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, which join a competition designed to develop and apply AI to a wide range of problems.
Byron Clayton, the new head of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute, talks about how universities, manufacturers, and the government can work together to keep U.S. industry competitive.