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Universal Robots Continues to Dominate Cobot Market but Faces Many Challengers

We identified more than 30 vendors that are currently marketing over 80 cobot models, and we expect this number to grow. More than 80 percent of collaborative robot suppliers generated less than $10m in revenues last year.

Smart Cities are the Future

Well-designed smart technology tools can help government agencies, the environment and residents. Smart cities can upgrade the efficiency of city services by eliminating redundancies and finding ways to save money, as well as provide higher-quality services at a lower cost.

How Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Improve Patient Care

By working in tandem with AI and robotics in healthcare, humans can deliver a higher quality of care for patients in very measurable ways.

Impact of Automated Transportation in Modernising Logistics

Automated transportation is not just limited to providing practical solutions for logistical problems, but it also ensures that its solutions enable enterprises to pinpoint and address their logistical inefficiencies in real-time.

A Prime Example for Industry 4.0

The iTENDO is the world’s first intelligent toolholder with real-time process control. In an interview, developers Friedrich Bleicher and Johannes Ketterer explain how the embedded systems solution makes production smart and economical.

Wave Gliders Collect Live Ocean Data from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow

By using this unmanned technology, scientists have the rare opportunity to study the effects of the lava entering the ocean, the plume it creates and the interactions of the lava and seawater directly from the surface of the ocean.

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Yeti has the goal to develop an autonomous snow clearing service for use on future airports. The product will be introduced in steps, in parallel with the development of technology for self-driving vehicles.

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More Than 110 UAS Solutions Providers Have Signed On To Exhibit At Commercial UAV Expo

These exhibitors will be displaying cutting-edge airframes, components, software and services as well as end-to-end solutions focused on commercial applications.

Tracking rogue drones with DJI's new Aeroscope system

Lauren Goode for The Verge: Martino calls this box “the gizmos,” but its real name is Aeroscope. It’s DJI’s new solution for detecting rogue drones that are flying nearby.

Colleges Are Marketing Drone Pilot Courses, but the Career Opportunities Are Murky

Elizabeth Woyke for MIT Technology Review: At least 15 community colleges offer them, but it’s not clear how many students parlay their new skills into jobs.

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Platinum Tools® Debuts New Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System; Now Available

Rated to Meet Harsh Environmental Conditions Commonly Found in Outdoor and Indoor Installs, such as Industrial Manufacturing, Wireless and Broadcast Towers, Security Systems, Outdoor Entertainment Venues, LED Lighting, Emergency Communications, Marinas, and More

New Digitization Solutions from Festo Advance Rockwell Automation's IIoT Initiatives

Festo Ethernet/IP module now links valve terminal diagnostics with FactoryTalk Analytics for Devices (Shelby) and previews a cloud gateway featuring preconfigured dashboards.

Embry-Riddle Becomes First School to Receive Comprehensive Certification for Unmanned Flight Instruction

Unmanned Aircraft Systems curriculum at Embry-Riddle earns Trusted Operator Program certification from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI).

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ATI Industrial Automation at IMTS 2018

ATI Industrial Automation at IMTS 2018

ATI Industrial Automation's MC-10 Manual Tool Changer provides a cost-effective solution for quickly changing tools by hand. Its compact yet robust design is optimized for collaborative robot applications. The ergonomic twist-collar locking mechanism ensures a secure attachment of the tool and easy manual operation with tactile feedback. This Manual Tool Changer can carry payloads of up to 22 lbs and includes multiple fail-safe features that resist vibration and prevent loosening. The MC-10 Manual Tool Changer has integrated air pass-through connections and options to connect electrical utilities if needed. ATI will feature the new MC-10 along with a variety of other robotic demonstrations and product displays at this year's IMTS show in Chicago (Booth #236417).

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Kayla Mathews - Contributing Author

Kayla Mathews - Contributing Author

Matthews is a tech journalist and writer, whose work has appeared on websites such as VentureBeat, The Week, VICE's Motherboard and Inc.com. She is also a senior writer at MakeUseOf and the owner of ProductivityBytes.com.