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Simbe Robotics and Advantage Solutions Partner to Bring In-Store Visibility to Leading Consumer Goods Manufacturers

Pilot program empowers global companies with shelf data to uncover in-store opportunities.

Using AI to Train Robots

As a human, you have an intuition about how a good movement looks. Transferring that intuition to the robot happens more naturally through guiding than through writing a sequence of motor control commands.

Mobile Robotics: Understand The Advent, Present And Future Advancement

Businesses in Japan are the pioneers in using mobile robots in various business sectors today which includes distribution centers, auto manufacturing, pharmaceutical packaging, foundries and more.

From Shakey to Space Exploration: Understanding the Evolution of Robotics

A reprogrammable, multifunctional manipulator designed to move material, parts, tools, or specialized devices through various programmed motions for the performance of a variety of task.

MIT Created a Blind Robot That Can Run and Jump

Given the name Cheetah 3 by its developers, the robot, which weighs less than 100 pounds, is roughly the size and shape of a medium-sized dog. It's the ideal solution for crawling through narrow spaces, traversing dangerous obstacles and inspecting inaccessible areas.

What Are Robots Doing at Schools?

With the help of telepresence robots, teachers can teach a lesson from anywhere. The robots are in classrooms. Their cameras and sensors are the eyes and ears of the teacher.

The FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST Robotics Competition is the definitive sport for the mind, where high-school students participant in building and programming industrial-size robots to play a difficult field game against robotic competitors.

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First fully automated reception desk in Poland works in Opole

The software was created as a solution for companies, hotels, hospitals and all facilities that handle personal customer service. Robot-the receptionist welcomes and says goodbye to customers and provides all essential information.

LG Set To Define Future Of Artificial Intelligence At New North American AI Research Labs

Silicon Valley and Toronto Labs to Drive Evolution of Advanced AI Technologies Across Multiple Touchpoints

A.I.-equipped Robots to Take on Task of Inspecting Piers and Bridges More Frequently

Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology are developing algorithms that teach robots to adapt to the constantly changing dynamics of the sea in order to address one of our nation’s greatest concerns: protecting and preserving our aging water-rooted infrastructure.

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HRG Showcases New Vision and Product Range at the Beijing World Robot Conference 2018

HRG will present their choice products based on an Analysis Report on the Chinese Robotics Industry in China 2018, co-produced by the China Institute of Science and Technology, HRG, and HIT Insights which detailed the latest trends and challenges facing the industry.

FORD ROLLS OUT EXOSKELETON WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY GLOBALLY TO HELP LESSEN WORKER FATIGUE, INJURY

• Ford employees in 15 plants globally who perform repetitive overhead tasks now have assistance from a new upper body exoskeletal technology • EksoVest is the latest example of advanced technology Ford is using to reduce the physical toll on employees during the vehicle assembly process, lessening the chance of worker fatigue, injury or discomfort • Since 2005, incidents in Ford's global facilities that resulted in lost time fell 75 percent; the 2018 incident rate was one of the lowest on record

Global Study: 7.000 Consumers Interviewed about "Electronics of the Future" - electronica Index

A global average of 72% of respondents are in favor of robots using artificial intelligence to learn autonomously and respond to new situations. The same percentage would like robots to provide decision-making support, although control should never be relinquished by humans.

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Honeywell Intelligrated - Robotic integration capabilities

Honeywell Intelligrated - Robotic integration capabilities

Honeywell Intelligrated has deep experience implementing robotic solutions that work seamlessly with existing automated equipment and is recognized by the Robotic Industries Association as a certified robot integrator. The company's extensive robotic integration capabilities include solution development, design engineering and project management, complete manufacturing capabilities, installation and commissioning, and lifecycle support services.

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Harmonic Drive LLC

Harmonic Drive LLC

Harmonic Drive LLC (HDLLC) designs and manufactures precision servo actuators, gearheads and gear components. Harmonic Drive® gears play critical roles in robotics, medical diagnostics and surgical robotics. We work with industry-leading customers and companies of all sizes to provide both standard product and custom-engineered solutions. The majority of the products sold by HDLLC are proudly made at our US headquarters and manufacturing facility in Massachusetts.