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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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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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Market Potential Drives Adept Acquisition of MobileRobots

MobileRobots’ CEO Jeanne Dietsch gave a solid presentation at Robotics Trends’ Robotics Summit Conference and Exposition entitled “Driving Autonomous Robot Applications to Market.” In addition to her presentation, Dietsch had a surprise announcement for event attendees. First, the presentation. Dietsch’s...

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ST Robotics Inc., based in Princeton, N.J., introduced its new Firefly industrial robot in November 2009. This release comes on the heels of a number of other announcements of industrial robots targeted specifically to small and midsize enterprises (SMEs), particularly...