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New Robot Applications Get Spotlight at iRex 2017

New Robot Applications Get Spotlight at iRex 2017

Our columnist brings his international perspective to the latest robot applications shown at iRex 2017 in Tokyo. Machine learning, service robots, and Society 5.0 all have implications for automation beyond Japan.

ABB Teams With Kawasaki on Cobot Standards, Releases New Robot

ABB Teams With Kawasaki on Cobot Standards, Releases New Robot

ABB and Kawasaki are collaborating internationally to help educate potential users and the general public on the benefits of cobots such as theirs. Their push for cobot standards, or at least "common industry approaches," won't affect their existing YuMi and...

How Are Arctic Drones Shaping Regional Competition?

How Are Arctic Drones Shaping Regional Competition?

The stage is set for a new era of international competition in the Arctic. As the ice melts, drones are becoming the most powerful tool for laying claims and monitoring countries. This an opportunity for drone manufacturers to solve specific...