RECORD BREAKER: IMTS 2018 LARGEST SHOW EVER

Exponential technology advances, strong economy propel North America's premier manufacturing show

World Economic Forum: A.I. and robotics will create almost 60 million more jobs than they destroy by 2022

Saheli Roy Choudhury for CNBC: The outlook for job creation is more positive today because companies better understand what kind of opportunities are available to them due to developments in technology, according to WEF.

GreyOrange closes $140 million Series C, marking the biggest fundraising in industrial automation systems

New funds enable GreyOrange to accelerate the fulfillment of its vision to develop the next generation of flexible supply chain systems

Majority of Exhibitors at North America's Largest Manufacturing Show Pick Universal Robots for Collaborative Robot Applications

With more than 20 exhibitors at IMTS choosing collaborative robot arms from Universal Robots for their show applications, the Danish robotics pioneer will be the number #1 cobot on display

Anticipation Builds for the Largest Packaging Event of 2018

Get a sneak peek at this year's PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO show floor

7 Advantages of Robots in the Workplace

If you're thinking about investing in some robots, share the advantages with your employees. You might be surprised at how many of them are quick to support the idea.

Universal Logic Announces New Neocortex DIY Software

Universal Logic announced today a new version of its signature Neocortex artificial intelligence product designed for do-it-yourself engineers. Neocortex DIY software allows engineers to configure and deploy AI-based robot cells for variable picking

ABB launches OmniCore, a new era of digital robot control to increase flexibility, reliability and performance

New ABB OmniCore™ robot controller family offers broadest motion control options, more tailored solutions for the connected "Factory of the Future"

Growing Confidence in Robotics Led to US$2.7 Billion in VC Funding in 2017, With Appetite for More

In analyzing the geography of the 152 companies that received investment, there were striking differences to 2016. While in terms of the number of investments were largely similar, with the United States retaining over half the number of individual investments.

Omron to Introduce New i4 SCARA Product Family

Top of the line SCARA in speed and precision is designed for easy integration into the production line with predictive maintenance functions

CES Asia: Innovation at the Speed of 5G

Rapid pace of global innovation acceleration on display across AI, AR, VR, 5G and more

5 Tips for Writing a Great Robotics Engineer Resume

As a robotics engineer, your education is the most important part of your resume. You've obtained a very valuable and specialized degree, so put that front and center in this section.

Amazon Announces Plans to Expand Boston Tech Hub and Create an Additional 2,000 Technology Jobs

Amazon has created more than 3,500 full-time jobs in Massachusetts and invested over $400 million in the state since 2011, from customer fulfillment infrastructure to research facilities

Teradyne and Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) Announce Teradyne's Acquisition of MiR

Teradyne, Inc. and the shareholders of Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) today announced the acquisition of privately held MiR of Odense, Denmark for €121 million ($148 million) net of cash acquired plus €101 million if certain performance targets are met extending through 2020

USA Ranks 9th In Global Robotics & Automation Job Loss Report

John Koetsier for Forbes: In worst-case scenarios, 800 million jobs could be lost globally; in best-case scenarios, robots squeeze humans out of just a few at-risk occupations.

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Novotechnik - Vert-X 05E Series of dual angle/speed sensors

Vert-X 05E Series of dual angle/speed sensors. The series features easy mounting in small and narrow spaces with a 5 mm body depth and mounting flanges with metal inserts. The sensors make measurements only 6 mm from edge of product for close-to-wall measurement applications. Vert-X 05E Series sensors measure angles from 0 to 360°, rotational speed and direction with repeatability to 0.1°.