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British RAS Community Rallies Around Manufacturing, Logistics

British RAS Community Rallies Around Manufacturing, Logistics

The U.K. manufacturing and logistics sector has joined several events focusing on how British RAS can help improve efficiency and provide competitive advantage. However, can academic-industrial partnerships overcome the U.K.'s lag in industrial automation?

Call for Papers 2018 Issued by RoboBusiness Europe

Call for Papers 2018 Issued by RoboBusiness Europe

Submit your paper for our 2018 conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As part of the second International Robotics Week, the RoboBusiness Europe conference and exhibition has issued a call for papers 2018.

‘Robutt’ Helps Ford Design Better Car Seats

‘Robutt’ Helps Ford Design Better Car Seats

Ford's "Robutt" robot mimics human buttocks to help the company design better car seats. A KUKA industrial robot arm lifts Robutt in and out of a seat 25,000 times over a three-week period to help design seats that will help...

Jibo Social Robot on Sale for $899

Jibo Social Robot on Sale for $899

Three years after raising more than $3.6 million on a crowdfunding campaign, Jibo the social robot is now available for the public to buy. Pre-ordered units will start shipping to customers in November.

Robotics Division Contributes to Q3 2017 Growth, Says ABB

Robotics Division Contributes to Q3 2017 Growth, Says ABB

The robotics division of ABB contributed to the company's growth in the third quarter, with manufacturing demand still strong worldwide. The industrial automation provider has also growth through recent acquisitions, most notably B&R.