Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Automate 2017 Show and Conference Participation Hits New Heights

Automate 2017 show and conference broke all previous attendance records with show attendance of 12,960 people, which is a 37 percent increase over 2015.

Collaborative robots in the classroom deliver hands-on learning

RAMTEC Career center in Ohio is home to the largest, most comprehensive robotics education center in the U.S.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) - The Future of Outsourcing

RPA systems are used to automate basic and repetitive office tasks. A technology like this can have massive impact on the future of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).

Wireless Electric Planters Optimize Crop Yield

Coupled with the electrification of farming vehicle systems and rising seed costs, the farmer faces a unique challenge: accurately planting seed in order to optimize crop yield.

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AUVSI – All Things Unmanned

If you are interested in drones, intelligent robotics and unmanned systems, you might want to visit the AUVSI Xponential on May 8 – 11 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Dallas Convention Center.

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Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories

The next great CEO could be a robot, Alibaba's Jack Ma says

Brett Molina , USA TODAY: Jack Ma, the founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba, predicts "a robot will likely be on the cover of Time magazine as the best CEO" in 30 years, according to published reports.

FIRST® Kicks Off World's Largest Celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for Students

This week, more than 15,000 students from around the world traveled to Houston, putting their innovation skills to the test at the annual FIRST Championship Presented by Qualcomm Incorporated, held at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Minute Maid Park and Discovery Gree

Assessing the Potential of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Global X for Nasdaq: Recent technological advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) are disrupting a range of industries from manufacturing, to health care, defense, and transportation.

More Farmers Considering Drone Use

Hoosier Ag Today: A new poll finds 21 percent of farmers plan to operate a drone this year. The poll found 21 percent of farmers will operate the drone themselves, while another 12 percent of farmers indicated they would opt for a third-party entity to fly drones.

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Ag Groups Showcase Technology, Sustainability at Maryland Field Day

A trio of industry groups hosted federal officials for a field day of demonstrations on seed treatments, planting practices, and equipment innovations that are bringing continuous improvement to sustainable farming practices.

WiBotic Announces $2.5 Million in New Funding for its Wireless Power Solutions for the Robotics Industry

Company's Wireless Power and Battery Intelligence Solutions Enable Robots to Operate 100% Autonomously

New Connector by Maplesoft and Phoenix Integration Combines Engineering Insight and Efficiency

Collaboration supports incorporation of Maplesoft tools with process integration platform ModelCenter®

Aurora Unveils New eVTOL Aircraft at Uber Elevate Summit

Collaborative partnership aims to shape the future of on-demand, urban air transportation

FireFly Automatix ProSlab 155 Turf Harvester Wins Utah Innovation Award

The AgTech group snags a coveted Utah Innovation Award for its advances in agricultural technology.

Robotics and Automation - Featured Product

Omron Adept Lynx Cart Transporter

Omron Adept Lynx Cart Transporter

The Omron Adept Lynx Cart Transporter is an Autonomous Intelligent Vehicle (AIV) designed to attach to movable carts and transport them from a pickup location to a drop off location. Applications include line-side inventory replenishment, moving flow racks, transporting Work in Progress (WIP) between process steps, and moving finished goods to the warehouse. The Lynx Cart transporter leverages Natural Feature Navigation to autonomously find a path through the facility without the need for any facility modifications necessary.

Robotics and Automation - Featured Company

Universal Robots USA

Universal Robots USA

Universal Robots was co-founded in 2005 by the company's CTO, Esben Østergaard, who wanted to make robot technology accessible to all by developing small, user-friendly, reasonably priced, flexible industrial robots that are safe to work with. Since the first robot was launched in 2008, the company has experienced considerable growth with the user-friendly robots now sold in more than 50 countries worldwide. The company, which is a part of Teradyne Inc., is headquartered in Odense, Denmark, and has subsidiaries and regional offices in the USA, Spain, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, China, Singapore, India, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. For more information, please visit www.universal-robots.com