Avangrid Pilots Mobile Robot Dog to Advance Substation Inspections with Artificial Intelligence

Company collaborating with Levatas and Boston Dynamics to launch pilot project. Among utility industry's pioneers using artificial intelligence to detect and analyze substation equipment

Study: Robots and AI Offer Significant Carbon Emissions Reductions by Operating Centuries Old Industries Better

By incorporating better use of data into some of the world's most carbon-dependent industries, the study found the equivalent of up to 18% of U.S. emissions could be eliminated by better operation.

ABB survey reveals unplanned downtime costs $103,000 per hour

It emphasizes the importance of effective maintenance strategies and service partnerships. 92% of respondents are interested in how outcome-based maintenance agreements can boost business success

Minimally Invasive Sewage Renovation

As is the case with any type of infrastructure, sewers require regular maintenance. But the often narrow pipes below the ground are difficult to access.

Sarcos Successfully Executes Field Trials Demonstrating Suite of Robotic Technologies for Maintenance, Inspection, and Repair in Shipyard Operations

Sarcos robotic systems are designed to carry out maintenance, inspection, and repair activities, on and around ships that are underway and pier side, creating safer and more effective shipyard operations and improving the efficiency of sailors and shipyard workers.

Robots for Inspection and Maintenance Tasks

Inspection and maintenance tasks are a fundamental part of many industrial sectors: deteriorated infrastructures, tunnels, refineries, old buildings…

Boston Dynamics and IBM Join Forces to Bring Mobile Edge Analytics to Industrial Operations

The demand for AI-driven robotics is increasing in operations like those in manufacturing and warehouse settings to help organizations with data and analytics that identify problems in real time, improve decision making, and perform tasks more efficiently.

Retrofitting Older Machines Provides Valuable IIoT Update

Retrofit machines can bring legacy devices into the Internet of Things. Sensors and digital controls provide valuable information and integrate older machines into new, intelligent factory management systems.

Robotics and the Resumption of MRO Activities

Our recent discussions with key players in the field confirm that MRO's operations will increase significantly in late 2021 or 2022. How will maintenance centres efficiently restart their operations? What impact can technology have in this recovery?

Making Robotic Systems Maintenance Easy at Kuka

Ease-of-use is a key element for improving maintenance pains for electronics manufacturers. When the robotic cell is designed for simplicity, it makes maintenance and management much easier for electronic manufacturers.

FANUC America's Robot LINKi Zero Down Time Now Available to All Robotics Customers

Today, over 16,000 robots in the automotive industry are operating with ZDT. Since its introduction, FANUC estimates that ZDT has saved customers over 1,300 hours of unexpected production interruptions, which equates to more than $40M.

The Software-Based Platform for Motion Control, Machine Vision, and Programmable Logic Controllers

Besides being expensive and proprietary, migrating to newer products is challenging when hardware components are involved.

New Service Helps Robotics Companies Drive Revenues & Grow Business

Service Advantage is a substantial addition to Ricohs services suite that offers businesses access to its global network of highly skilled and certified services employees to assist with lifecycle management for electromechanical devices.

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