Transparency Market Research has predicted the global market for industrial robots will grow strongly in value in the next five years, reaching $US 44.48 billion by 2020.
Artificial intelligence and automation experts have said that the death of a young worker in a Volkswagen factory should be recognised as both a rarity and an unfortunate accident.
ABB has won an order worth $52 million to boost the flexibility and efficiency of Changan Ford Automobile Co’s new production facility in Harbin, China.
A robot exoskeleton unveiled recently at Stuttgart can reportedly boost the strength of human workers by tenfold.
A young contractor technician has been killed at a Volkswagen factory in Baunatal, Germany by an industrial robot.
Fast-growing collaborative robot company Universal Robots has added a third Australian distributor, Andrew Donald Design Engineering.
Factories will become more flexible, adaptive and skilled according to new research by London-headquartered professional services firm Arup.
A four-legged robot called Robosimian could be used for assembly work in space, according to its NASA creators.
Long-awaited funding of $40 million for the Innovative Manufacturing CRC has been announced at today’s CRC Association annual conference.
As automation and robotics become more prevalent on the worksite, new roles will need to be created to keep people employed.
In this Q & A, Professor Emeritus Brooks shares his wisdom on topics including getting research out of universities and into the marketplace, why a country shouldn’t ignore the value of scientific research, and why dexterity is still a massive challenge to roboticists.
We’re at a tipping point when it comes to smart factory robots, says artificial intelligence guru, inventor and entrepreneur Rodney Brooks. Brent Balinski spoke to the Australian-born and Boston-based founder, CTO and chairman of Rethink Robotics.
Visitors to the upcoming Hannover Fair in Germany will be able to have a look at the possible factory workers of the future – bionic ants.
How will robots develop in the years ahead? And how far will they develop? Learned behaviour appears to be on the cards, but what about consciousness?
MAR’s strengths in electrical, programming, controls & vision guided robotics, complement SCOTT’s strengths in mechanical design and sensing.
Advanced robots are set to revolutionise manufacturing and could boost productivity in some countries by 30 percent, a new study says.
The future could see money digitised, purchases made by blinking your eyes, and anything manufactured, molecule by molecule, Kaku tells Brent Balinski.
The Swisslog brand will be preserved and the two companies will pursue the food manufacturing, warehouse and automation segments.
Last month Rethink Robotics received a substantial chunk of new funds from investors, led by GE Ventures. Brent Balinski spoke to the company’s CMO Jim Lawton about plans for investing in expanding into newer markets and improving its Baxter industrial robots.
Universal Robots, a developer and manufacturer of flexible industrial robots, has announced the opening of its APAC headquarters in Singapore.