Innovators offered chance to develop their ideas with world leading robotics manufacturer ABB Robotics
Full Press Release: The IdeaHub, is once again recruiting robotics and software innovators worldwide to take on the challenge of improving the way we work and interact with the next generation of industrial robots. Working on behalf of ABB Robotics, IdeaHub will help successful applicants pitch their ideas and secure uniquely tailored support packages to maximise their venture's commercial potential, including investment, mentoring and access to cutting edge hardware. The IdeaHub is a cross sector, open innovation platform that connects visionaries worldwide with funding and support from global corporations. In 2015 they ran their first programme for ABB Robotics, attracting over 130 applicants with 12 finalists selected for a pitch day in London, with 6 entrepreneurs receiving an offer of support. For 2016 they are partnering with ABB Robotics once again to bring more solutions to solve three core challenges in the world collaborative industrial robotics: 1.) Simplicity: How to simplify robotics 2.) Intelligence: How to enable robots to learn and apply that learning 3.) Digitalization: How smart connectivity will enhance digital factories.
Libraries Can Now Become More Vital to Communities By Providing Member Access to a Humanoid Robotics and STEM Curricula
Daifuku Warehouse Automation Technology Selected for Innovative Robotics Training Center in Michigan
Wynright Corporation and sister company Jervis B. Webb to help Lansing Community College train a new generation of mechatronics technicians
Organizations must provide the right products, technology and education to fill the gap between what the industry wants and what educational institutions can provide. Yaskawa Motoman is addressing these critical needs with innovative products, curricula, training certification and services for education and industry.
Robomatter, Inc. and Engineering For Kids Announce Partnership to Bring STEM Education to Students across North America
The new partnership between Robomatter and Engineering For Kids will deliver Robomatters robotics and computer science STEM education content to students in the United States, Canada, and Mexico
The VEX Robotic Arm by HEXBUG received the award for Educational Toy of the Year at the Toy Industry Association's 16th annual Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards, also known as the "Oscars" of the toy industry. This distinguished honor is granted annually to a toy that best enables learning through play. Receiving the 2016 Educational TOTY further cements HEXBUG and VEX Robotics as continued world leaders in innovative toys and robotics.
HGR Industrial Surplus will be among more than two dozen sponsors for this years Alliance for Working Together RoboBots competition that will see robots built by 25 Northeast Ohio high schools battle at Lakeland Community College this spring.
Spartan puts affordable robot into the hands of students from middle school through college level
Ross Miller for The Verge: Lego's entry-level robotics set is getting an overhaul. The brickmaker today is announcing WeDo 2.0 for elementary classrooms, which will both teach science-related concepts and, more importantly, let children build and program Lego robots. Designed to teach engineering and science, Lego Education's WeDo 2.0 kits contain about 280 Lego pieces, which also includes motion / tilt sensors and a motor. The new version eschews USB tethering for Bluetooth LE-powered "smarthub" brick that connects the sensors to a tablet or PC / Mac app. (The new version also has a more cohesive, more appealing color palette for all the bricks.) Each app includes a set of lessons, which tie in science concepts with a classic Lego construction manual. WeDo has a very simple drag-and-drop coding interface that lets students (or, to be honest, very enthusiastic adults) program basic functions. You can also, of course, just ignore the instructions entirely and build / program your own pastel robot. Cont'd...
FIRST LEGO League and Junior FIRST LEGO League Task 267,500 Children Worldwide to Learn About How Trash Affects Our World
The purpose of this program is to help graduates prepare for career opportunities in a variety of positions in field including automation, process control, PLCs, robotics, packaging, power generation, mining, machine design, and building automated systems, maintenance, transportation, systems integration, component testing, technical sales, quality control and a host of other fields.
Aero Kinetics Partners with GridMeNow to Bring Situational Awareness, Mobile Technology to Unmanned Systems as Part of First Ever On-Demand UAS Mobile Ecosystem
Aero Kinetics Partners with GridMeNow; This First On Demand UAS Service Dispatches by Mobile Phones to Exact Locations - Ideal for Remote Delivery and Aerial Footage
The Academy of Model Aeronautics has launched a new program to encourage teamwork, competition, and success through a STEM-based education platform. The new UAS4STEM program will provide student teams of four to eight people with training, insurance, licensing, and equipment to compete in search-and-rescue challenges starting this fall.
Intercomp USA and KAM Specialties to Offer Prime 3D Printing Seminar for Manufacturers in South Florida
The seminar will be held on Thursday, August 13 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Axis Space in Las Olas River House, 333 Las Olas Way, Fort Lauderdale, Fl. Registration is required and seating is limited.
New program offers flexible, introductory training in automation technology for manufacturing
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Smart devices and edge processing are considerable assets to vision as it continues to progress towards Industry 4.0. Through these compact, lightweight, lower cost devices, alongside cloud-based processing, machine learning and AI capabilities are becoming more and more prominent in the industrial automation market.