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.
With automation and robotics gaining traction in Australian industries, what lies ahead for many of our workers?
New Zealand automated systems manufacturer Scott Technology has purchased Australian company Machinery Automation and Robotics for $13m.
Australia’s manufacturing sector of tomorrow will involve creativity, innovation and higher value products.
The Motoman MA3120 arc welding robot features an extra-long reach arm that reduces the need for tracks.
There are concerns that China’s efforts to stimulate a local robotics industry could be creating a surplus of manufacturers.
With the Quick Connect technology a robot can return to work after a tool change in less than 500 milliseconds.
The Grand Final of the 4th annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition will see 27 student teams from top universities.
The robot’s soft and padded dual arms combined with force-sensing technology ensure the safety of YuMi’s human co-workers.