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Although the automotive industry has been using robots for decades, the rise of collaborative robots or cobots has made automation more flexible and useful to small and midsize enterprises. Multiple industries can benefit from adoption or expansion of automation, but only if they understand their own processes and needs and can work well with partners.

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Robotics & Geopolitics: AI Rivalry Encompasses U.S., China, and Canada; UN Proposes Global Drone Registry

The intensifying global robotics and AI rivalry includes Alphabet's warning that the U.S. should pay more attention to China, as well as Canada's first AI-driven ETF.

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Frameless Motors Make for Smaller, Lighter Robots

Frameless Motors Make for Smaller, Lighter Robots

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Frameless motors enable robot designs that are smaller and lighter, but such components aren't for every application. This webcast with maxon precision motors engineers looks at the benefits and challenges posed by frameless motors.

Realtime Robotics Raises $2M in Seed Funding

Realtime Robotics Raises $2M in Seed Funding

Realtime Robotics, a Boston, Mass.-based startup focusing on speeding up the time a robot takes to make decisions, has secured $2 million in seed funding. Key investors in the seed round include SPARX Group Ltd., Scrum Ventures, and Toyota AI...