What Caused Rethink Robotics to Shut Down?

The outcome for Rethink Robotics demonstrates that even when companies are in a popular sector, they still face challenges that could make it hard to thrive. As such, the company's closing should not be viewed as a sign of a struggling robotics industry.

Thanks to Robotics Demand, Servo Motors and Drives to Grow to $15.92 Billion by 2022

This brief coverage of some of the emerging uses of servo motors and drives emphasizes the improvements made possible as these components become increasingly advanced. Such progress should continue over the foreseeable future...

LM Industries - A Digital OEM

LM Industries' low speed, electric and autonomous vehicle, Olli, uses carbon fiber-reinforced polymer thermoplastics in its 3D printing process. Additionally, Olli's chassis is nearly 90 percent 3D-printed

Piece-picking Robots

We are on a mission to enable robots to manipulate the widest range of everyday items. Consumer expectations for on-demand retail options are fueling the change in mix toward pieces, or items.

Transparency vs. Privacy

In autonomous vehicles, should the information in the vehicle's storage be transparent (to all vehicles nearby) or should it all be kept private unless the vehicle's owner wants to share that information publicly?

How Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Can Create More Employment Opportunities

The impact of AI and robotics on employment goes far deeper than just job creation. AI, and subsequently, robotics, are niche technologies that demand an extensive understanding of every associated parameter.

Smart Robotics: Revolution Is Motto, Efficiency Is Aim

It is only an imagination in which robots are behaving like humans and getting smarter day by day. However, the distance between imagination and reality has reduced considerably.

RoboBusiness 2018

Meet 100 robotic solution providers, suppliers and enabling technology innovators while networking with 2000 attendees. There will be distinct educational themes and 120 presenters.

Can Your Small Business Afford a Robot? 5 Questions to Answer First

Timing, budget, and need are coequal factors in determining whether or not it's the right time for a robot. If it's not the right choice to make tomorrow, that doesn't mean it won't be the perfect decision next month.

Want a Job With Robots? 5 Amazing Careers for Robots Enthusiasts

With more and more industries utilizing robots to make the workplace safer by automating dangerous jobs or to simplify menial tasks, positions are continuously being created for people who are passionate about robotics.

5 Myths About Robots Stealing Jobs

About a quarter of American workers think technology could take over their jobs within the next 20 years, and 13 percent say it may eliminate their jobs within five. Fears about robots taking jobs from human workers have swirled for years, and the concerns are understandable

Cognitive Technology and RPA

We are seeing an increase in cognitive technology as companies look to have technology make some of the simpler decisions which humans traditionally have made, like, "Yes this invoice has been reviewed, it is accurate, it has the right purchase order number and can be paid."

Investing in Robotics

The sub-group of surgical robotics is the fastest growing area of robotic and automation adoption in the healthcare industry. We now have the ability to perform surgery with a higher level of accuracy than ever before and even perform surgeries in remote locations

BitFlow Identifies Five Machine Vision Trends for 2018

BitFlow, Inc., a manufacturer of frame grabbers for machine vision cameras, annually gives its top five industry trends for the upcoming year.

Patent Strategy Is Critical for Robotics Innovations

Patents are extremely important for robotics companies in all stages. For early-stage companies, patents are often the only way for investors to place a value on a company's technology during development. In this way, patents can make up a significantly greater portion of enterprise value for early-stage robotics companies.

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