While global manufacturing faces significant economic, policy, and competitive challenges, industrial automation is still a high priority, found one CFO survey.
Foreign manufacturers that want to reshore production from China can’t just shut down and leave. Here are four factors to consider before changing operations.
Smart cities and smart factories need a better way to coordinate controls than by creating a single point of failure. Airalab offers a P2P network approach and is applying blockchain technology to manufacturing.
Chief robotics officers and other warehouse management can learn about tools, best practices, and considerations for adopting robotics from Accenture Labs’ Nicholas Akiona.
Distribution centers shouldn’t just look for point solutions, notes Roger Counihan. The CRO Online Summit speaker gives a preview of how to pick a partner and sell robotics internally.
On Dec. 5, Applied Manufacturing Technologies’ Craig Salvalaggio will discuss considerations for businesses planning to adopt or expand automation. Here’s a sneak preview.
Chief robotics officers, the executives charged with evaluating, deploying, and managing robotics and automation, have a lot to do. RBR’s renewed CRO focus is designed to help you.
Many manufacturers aren’t doing enough to measure human activities alongside automated processes, found a study by A.T. Kearney and Drishti.
The chief robotics officer, or CRO, is the person or team responsible for evaluating, adopting, and managing automation. Our first online summit will feature four sessions on how to implement robots in supply chain and logistics.
ROBO Global and Universal Robots celebrated the ETF’s birthday with panels about the robotics industry and ringing the closing bell at the NYSE.
Aethon’s new T4 is designed to be smaller and easier to use than other autonomous mobile robots, and its LogicOS allows TUGs to be controlled with industry-standard PLCs.
Robotics concerns about the changing nature of work were just some of the many topics discussed in Day 2 of RoboBusiness 2018. Exhibitors demonstrated the latest in components and solutions, panelists gave advice on how to automate and measure ROI, and attendees networked.
UiPath raises $225 million as its rapid growth continues. Organizations of all sizes are adopting RPA, including small and midsize enterprises and the U.S. government.
As robots spread quickly into multiple industries, the need for automation safety to be part of companies’ adoption plans also grows.
The Chinese automation market still has a lot of growth potential, but global robotics suppliers should know where the demand lies, says RoboBusiness speaker Georg Stieler.
RoboBusiness speaker Georg Stieler provides an overview of the Chinese robotics industry as a preview to his panel discussion at RoboBusiness 2018.
Before you can benefit from predictive maintenance or understand customer demand, you need a big data management strategy. A workshop before RoboBusiness 2018 can help you develop one.
Although international standards may be lacking for smart manufacturing, the time to get started with advanced industrial automation is now, writes our guest columnist.
The growth of the robotic process automation (RPA) industry is seeing a number of new product offerings designed to improve productivity, reduce errors, and save money for companies worldwide.
As costs come down and cobot capabilities increase, small business is poised to benefit in several ways from adopting automation.
The day when not letting the robot drive will earn you a ticket may be coming sooner than you think.
By retrofitting ride-on vehicles and stuffed toys, the University of North Florida is helping children with disabilities be more engaged with their surroundings.
This week, we look at multiple drone deals, seed funds in the U.K. and elsewhere, new AI investments, and more transactions in global automation.
Self-driving cars were the talk of Las Vegas during CES 2018. We recap the 10 best robots seen at CES.
The past few years have seen many improvements in automation, including cheaper sensors, more powerful processors, and most importantly, a better understanding of how artificial intelligence and robotics can help businesses. 2017 brought even more AI advances. With the recent development of machine learning techniques, it’s reasonable to expect that scientists, software engineers, and enterprises…