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July 2017

Robots are popping up in small U.S. factories

Source: Vancouver Sun An employee touches the hand of Pepper the humanoid robot, manufactured by SoftBank Group Corp., at the Orange Arch Inc. offices in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Robots are popping up in small U.S. factories — and they’re equipped with sensors to keep humans safe Robots are everywhere. They’re stocking shelves, pruning trees, making cocktails, delivering room service. Now they’re even showing up for work …Read More

Eight Research Trends in Collaborative Robotics

Source: Robotiq What’s the future for collaborative robotics? We look at eight trends which will shape the next decade of robotics research. The US Robotics Roadmap — written by universities in the USA — is a report which plots the present and future of robotics. It discusses the breadth of the industry, from health-care to manufacturing. A large part of it looks at future research trends.

UR Partners Nissan to Enhance Manufacturing Productivity through Cobots

Source: The Tech Revolutionist Universal Robots Partners Nissan Motor Company to Enhance Manufacturing Productivity through Collaborative Robots Nissan Motor Company has simplified processes, reduced relief worker costs and stabilised production output through deployment of Universal Robots’ UR10 cobots Singapore, 6 April 2017 – Universal Robots, the leading collaborative robotics company, has announced that Nissan Motor Company has successfully deployed Universal Robots’ UR10 robot arms at its Yokohama factory; joining other global automotive …Read More