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Robots Descend On Munich For Four-day Show & Tell

Robots Descend On Munich For Four-day Show & Tell

AUTOMATICA is the very first international event that brings together all branches of the robotics and automation industry under the same roof to exhibit innovations in their fields. The theme of AUTOMATICA 2012 is "Automation Solutions and Innovations" in all...

Musings on eCommerce, Automation and Societal Change

Musings on eCommerce, Automation and Societal Change

The long-term ramifications of the purchase are not clear, but in the end Amazon could become an architecture provider for ebusiness order fulfillment (own the architecture, win the war). It could also develop fulfillment and distribution centers that for all...

Hygienic Robots Getting More Food Prep Jobs

Hygienic Robots Getting More Food Prep Jobs

?Advancements in the hygienic design of robots have been driven by the increasing call to achieve the highest level of sanitation in the handling of raw food products,? said John Bubnikovich, executive director, marketing and business development, ABB Robotics. ?Working...

The Deal that Shocked Robotics

The Deal that Shocked Robotics

The Amazon/Kiva deal came as cannon shot across the bows of warehouses everywhere?and not just at pick & pack, goods-to-person order fulfillment shops. All warehousing, up and down supply chains everywhere, is now on notice that the robots are coming.

Reality Imitating Art…Robot Style!

Reality Imitating Art…Robot Style!

Movies tend to give people wrong ideas about real-world robots. They certainly give people the impression that things are possible that aren't yet possible. Yet, that this isn?t necessarily a bad thing. Movies and literature should show us the way,...

Robots Down on the Farm

Robots Down on the Farm

A European program sees robot field workers as a way for speedier, more environmentally friendly crop tending and harvesting.