The RBR50 awards honor technology, business, and market innovations, as well as the robotics and automation organizations worldwide that were responsible for them.
Manufacturing institute has chosen almost 50 projects in the robotics and automation space.
Between music and art, attendees discuss manufacturing and e-commerce robotics.
Manufacturing USA Report highlights efforts across the U.S. to develop advanced manufacturing training and projects.
Robotics leader oversaw new headquarters and membership growth for the Pittsburgh-based institute.
Small and midsize businesses stand to benefit even more from robotics than bigger companies, and there are numerous government initiatives designed to help them with adoption.
Debate around reshoring, companies tackling e-commerce fulfillment with mobile robots, and colleges turning to drone simulation software topped the RBR news cycle in July 2018.
One of the promises of automation is that it will lead to manufacturing reshoring, but there has been little evidence of that so far, states a report. However, the reality is more complex than a zero-sum game.
Artificial intelligence, mobile robots, and workforce concerns dominated discussion at this week’s RBR-sponsored summit. Plus, LiveWorx highlights included acrobats and Ant-Man.
Recent funding transactions in the robotics and AI space include investments in the military, automotive, factory automation, and medical arenas.