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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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Cobots are now so integrated into business that it’s something of a cliche to compare this new generation of automation to the clumsy, cage-bound robotics common two decades ago. Moving machines from sequestered danger zones to shared workspaces is now...

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The Chinese robot market, particularly for industrial automation, collaborative robots, and autonomous guided vehicles, should keep growing at a healthy pace, predicts an STM report. See how China expects to build its industry through strategic partnerships, acquisitions, and the use...