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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Top 10 Reasons to Attend RoboBusiness 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Attend RoboBusiness 2017

RoboBusiness 2017 is not only the best place to meet with the entire robotics and AI ecosystem; it's also the conference that can help you maximize automation for your business. Our refocused session tracks, elite speakers, and networking opportunities are...

Why Can’t Smart Manufacturing Be Simple?

Why Can’t Smart Manufacturing Be Simple? CEO and RoboBusiness 2017 speaker Mark Silliman gives a preview of his session at this year's conference with a discussion of how automation and the cloud are making smart manufacturing easier.

Automation Market Still Booming in North America, Says A3

Automation Market Still Booming in North America, Says A3

The industrial automation market in North America grew at a strong rate in the first half of 2017, said the Association for Advancing Automation. While much of was in automotive manufacturing, A3 noted that robotics is paralleling employment and help...