Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

A Job Plan for Robots and Humans

Tom Simonite for MIT Technology Review: Melonee Wise’s of Fetch Robotics spoke with San Francisco bureau chief Tom Simonite.

Q&A with INTERPOL World 2017 Speaker Mr Holland Michel, Co-Director for the Center for the Study of the Drone

The use of drones in law enforcement is a much more recent phenomenon than the military use of drones, which explains why the public is less familiar with the issue, but we're hoping to change that!

Smart grasping demonstrated at Automate and ProMat trade shows

Tactile sensing and force feedback are - and have been - problem areas for robot grasping. Humans could see, select and pick so much faster. Yet to handle the millions of different everyday items in our factories and warehouses, costly positioning and camera systems have bee

Welding With OCTOPUZ

In a continuing series, OCTOPUZ will be showing their expertise in the field of offline programming software for robotics. In this article, we will be examining robotic welding.

The Most Important Robots in Medicine

A robot could soon be a regular member of the medical staff across the country, taking a patient’s pulse, scanning vital signs, taking pictures and even reading case notes. Then, this information is sent to a nurse practitioner or a physician’s assistant, who can advise

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Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories

Deepest Underwater Consumer Drone from Blueye Robotics Reveals Ocean Depths Previously Unseen by Non-Scientists

Blueye Pioneer Dives to 150 Meters; Robust, Stable HD Camera Delivers True Colors with Super-Clear Image Quality

Robotics Software Could Be a $140B Opportunity

Wayne Duggan for U.S. News: The shift toward automation will no doubt raise demand for robotics hardware, but Loup Ventures analyst Andrew Murphy says the robotics software industry could be even bigger.

UK Robotics Week to demonstrate the nation's world-leading robotics and AI research

The UK's world-leading robotics research will be showcased at the second UK Robotics Week, which begins on Saturday, 24 June, 2017 and runs until Friday, 30 June.

The industrial robotics market will nearly triple in less than 10 years

April Glaser for RECODE: Collaborative robots are expected to account for a third of that market.

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Applanix and the University of Waterloo Collaborate on Advanced Guidance and Control Technologies for Autonomous Vehicles

Applanix technology will be used by WatCAR to assess the performance of the guidance and control systems on board their autonomous vehicles.

Keynote Sessions Announced for Drone World Expo Featuring Thought Leaders from Fortune 500 Companies

Executives from Ford Motor Company, GE Beyond, Project Wing/X and UPS Confirmed to Present

DeTect Releases Pro Version of DroneWatcher APP - the APP that Makes Smartphones into Personal Drone Detectors

Provides detailed drone information, general location and allows users to create multi-device mesh networks for large area monitoring

Walabot And Hackster Announce 'Power To The Makers' Winning Applications

Smart Home, Healthcare and IoT Applications among Most Popular in a Worldwide Challenge to Create Content with Fully Programmable, Raspberry Pi-enabled 3D Sensor

VadaTech announces the AMC597 300MHz to 6GHz Octal Versatile Wideband Transceiver

VadaTech, a leading manufacturer of integrated systems, embedded boards, enabling software and application-ready platforms, announces the AMC597 300MHz to 6GHz Octal Versatile Wideband Transceiver.

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EPSON High Performance SCARA Robots

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Oriental Motor Corp. USA

Oriental Motor Corp. USA

Since our founding in Japan in 1885, Oriental Motor globally has been providing the optimal motion systems as part of our total service, to meet the widest market demands. We manufacture and sell AC Motors, Stepper and Servo Motors, Linear and Rotary actuators, Network Solutions, Accessories and Thermal Management solutions. Oriental Motor's sales and service network is international, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.