Industry 4.0 in the U.K. takes advantage of British leadership in R&D, manufacturing, and finance. Regional efforts around robotics, 3D printing, and AI are expected to benefit the economy.
Ideal for high performance in limited space, the Gold Twitter drive weighs less than 20g and measures the size of a postage stamp, yet it can deliver over 5kW of continuous qualitative power.
Industry 4.0 is here, so let’s survey all the ways industrial automation is evolving with it. The promise of robots that can learn, share information, and adapt to changing demand is finally being realized.
Event coverage, automation readiness and some back-to-basics understanding of artificial intelligence and Internet of Things definitions dominated the popular pieces from the past month.
Byron Clayton, the new head of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute, talks about how universities, manufacturers, and the government can work together to keep U.S. industry competitive.
Teradyne’s acquisition of Mobile Industrial Robots could spark further consolidation in the mobile robotics space.
The Sensors Expo & Conference will include discussions of how sensors are being used in multiple industries, as well as with robotics and IoT. The host of the Sensors Expo explains his take on the sensors market.
Robotics systems that will ‘change the world’ included among other new product innovations in New York.
At the AIA Vision Show this week in Boston, presenters, exhibitors, and attendees shared observations on the growing cobot market and the importance of machine vision to safety and Industry 4.0.
Machine vision and cobot innovations are the topics to watch at next week’s Vision Show in Boston. Here are more reasons to attend.
Surprising collaborations between China and South Korean robotics developers mark a change of tone in the East Asian robotics race while highlighting broader national strategies for both nations.
As costs come down and cobot capabilities increase, small business is poised to benefit in several ways from adopting automation.
Smaller businesses are investing in robotics, as affordability and ease of use remain on the rise, bringing a new automation wave to Denmark.
Leading robot manufacturers are developing new welding robots to combat the job shortages within the industry while improving welding consistency and performance, and creating new jobs centered around programming and robot maintenence.
Universal Robots plans to maintain its market leadership by investing in education around cobot demand and use, as well as in its own staff.
Recent products showcasing the push toward Industry 4.0 in Scandinavia show the region’s strong emphasis on simpler programming and mobile adaptability.
We look at some of the enabling technologies and suppliers responsible for improving manufacturing automation.
This week’s Robot Investments Weekly looks at companies that successfully raised funds for aerial drones, driverless vehicles, and AI for business use.
Rethink Robotics has expanded the number of channel partners in its global distribution network for its Sawyer collaborative robot arm.
The SecondHands project is developing a humanoid robot to work alongside people in Ocado’s warehouses. The team discusses its ambitious schedule, desirable tasks to automate, and the path to commercialization.
Ocado Technology has partnered with researchers across Europe for the SecondHands project, which is developing a humanoid collaborative robot to work in the grocer’s warehouses.
What were the top 10 articles of 2017 on Robotics Business Review? We look back at our most popular stories, which drew reader attention for their coverage of developments in industrial automation, international policy, and emerging applications for robotics and AI.
At RoboBusiness 2017, Universal Robots demonstrated how its collaborative robot arms can make it easier for factories to adopt and use automation. Its online marketplace and partnerships are designed to give its cobots flexibility for a variety of uses.
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 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 duAro lines.