Leaders who employ robotics and artificial intelligence “workers” will face important questions about capabilities, competencies, and ethics.
Robotics and AI for logistics are the subjects of this video interview with Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise at RoboBusiness 2017. She also talks about working with early adopters and research institutions, as well as careers in automation.
At RoboBusiness 2017 and other recent conferences, conversations commonly turned to where can executives get started with AI applications? Our columnist shares a few ideas.
At RoboBusiness 2017, Disney’s executive R&D imagineer gave a glimpse at his company’s latest humanoid robots. He also provided lessons for companies on how to employees and customers can benefit from the AI and robot experience.
CRO Network Summit and RoboBusiness speaker Aseem Prakash notes that the first part of AI readiness is thinking about the business needs first, not the varied types of artificial intelligence.
The chief robotics officer or CRO must be able to manage business transformation through the creation and implementation of a robotics and AI roadmap. Every industry is affected by automation, so ever business needs a leader with understanding of both technology and human questions.
Editor’s Note: Executives and engineers charged with implementing automation in their companies must be able to identify and explain legal compliance issues to their boards and company leadership. During the RoboBusiness session “How to Manage Staffing and Morale During Robotics Adoption,” Littler’s Robotics, AI & Automation Practice Group will advise companies how to adapt their…
The world’s premier automation event is an important opportunity for end users, developers, and suppliers of robotics, artificial intelligence, and unmanned systems to meet with and learn from one another.
RoboBusiness 2017 is not only the best place to meet with the entire robotics and AI ecosystem; it’s also the conference that can help you maximize automation for your business. Our refocused session tracks, elite speakers, and networking opportunities are worth making plans for Sept. 27 and 28 in Santa Clara, Calif.
The industrial automation market in North America grew at a strong rate in the first half of 2017, said the Association for Advancing Automation. While much of was in automotive manufacturing, A3 noted that robotics is paralleling employment and help the U.S. economy.
While robotic advancements have led to machines that can land an airplane or design and construct a building, there are some areas that still require human judgment, including labor and immigration policies.
RoboBusiness 2017 in Santa Clara, Calif., provides excellent opportunities to learn, network, and make deals around the still-growing industries served by robotics, autonomous systems, and artificial intelligence. In addition, chief robotics officers and startups will receive focused attention within this year’s event.
Robotics integrators provide customized services to help businesses prepare for, set up, and maintain their industrial automation. More sophisticated programming and easier to use cobots aren’t a threat to integrators but rather part of a widening market opportunity.
In this week’s global robotics roundup, our columnist looks at the possible impact of automation on jobs, Asian industry, and surveillance. He notes that the changes, reactions, and new uses won’t be spread evenly.
Industrial robots are spreading in multiple operations, but new adopters should consider cost, safety, and other factors as well as potential automation advantages, said an Automate 2017 speaker.
RoboBusiness has taken your suggestions and used them to build a program emphasizing end-user needs with a goal of better connecting all parties of the robotics ecosystem. The event will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California on Sept. 27 and 28, 2017. Share your expertise with more than 2,000 business executives,…
Manufacturing is being forced to modernize by e-commerce, and robotics is widely seen as the solution. National strategies must rapidly evolve to keep up.
Automation is expected to cause business disruption in the agriculture, supply chain, and service industries. How good are you at identifying the technologies responsible and the opportunities around them?
What are the implications for the latest U.S. Robotics Roadmap on U.S. manufacturing and logistics? We look at how the report discusses the effects and issues around “multi-agent” robotics and other automation developments.
Robotics as a service, or RaaS, is an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to lower the risks of adoption and to diversify into new markets. Is your business model ready for automation?
FANUC and Cisco have together launched what appears to be a true component of the Factory of the Future. It’s still early yet, but the advance notices are eye-popping. FANUC claims to have saved its customers up to $70 million in “saved” downtime.
Chief robotics officers need to master change management, not just to adopt robotics, but also to develop the best solutions and get executive and worker buy-in.
A robot-ready business adopts artificial intelligence, robotics, and related technologies to keep pace with rapidly changing markets. The chief robotics officer role can help provide the leadership necessary to succeed.