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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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Corning Teamwork: Robots, Gorilla Glass and the iPhone

Corning Teamwork: Robots, Gorilla Glass and the iPhone

Gorilla Glass, the diamond-tough, micro-thin window into every iPhone and iPad?as well as six hundred other electronic devices for thirty different companies?is made possible by a team of FANUC robots and humans at Corning?s sixty-year-old glassworks in the small town...

When Apple Comes Home, Thank a Robot

When Apple Comes Home, Thank a Robot

Rising wages and automation alone might make Apple move to India or Africa, but not re-shore itself stateside. The robot, however, holds the automation key.

Breakthrough Robotic 3D Metal-cutting Laser

Breakthrough Robotic 3D Metal-cutting Laser

The slim and only five kilograms light laser cutting head also contributes to the accessibility into tight locations, high path accuracies and high speed 3D metal processing.

UK Robot Sales Lag Outside The Automotive Sector

UK Robot Sales Lag Outside The Automotive Sector

The UK's PPMA group reports that while sales of automotive robots are booming in that region, a reluctance to integrate robotics in other sectors is causing the UK to trail other countries in the progression of highly automated manufacturing procedures