Automation and Robotics

Shockingly, 79% of automation distributors do not believe their customers understand the safety requirements of installing a collaborative robot. That’s according to the results of the Global Robotics Report... Read more

Gacha is the world’s first self-driving robot bus that works in any weather. What makes Gacha unique is its ability to work reliably even under difficult conditions – in the dark as well as rain, snow, or slush. Read more

To inspire students to consider a career in engineering, global engineering technologies company Renishaw hosted a regional heat of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge at its Gloucestershire, UK, headquarters. Read more

The MACH-TECH and INDUSTRY DAYS joint exhibitions will be held at the HUNGEXPO Budapest Fair Center on 14-17 May 2019, presenting the movers and shakers in a variety of industry sectors, professional novelties, cost-effective industrial solutions... Read more

In 2017, amid fears that machines would replace human workers in the future, one of the world’s most automated nations, South Korea, introduced the world’s first robot tax. It is a contentious issue — Microsoft founder, Bill Gates has previously... Read more

Liebherr, a traditional German family-run enterprise, is not only one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction machinery but has also caved out a strong position in several other industries. Read more

Jungheinrich AG is to acquire ISI Automation GmbH & Co. KG of Lemgo, Germany. The move will see the turnkey automation solution specialist become part of Jungheinrich, one of the world’s leading providers of intralogistics solutions. Read more

EEF, the UK's Manufacturers' Organisation, has changed its name and identity to Make UK in order to better approach the unprecedented challenges and opportunities the country and its industrial sector is looking to in the years ahead such as Brexit.. Read more

Autonomous logistics technologies, from warehouse automation to augmented reality and self-driving vehicles, are revolutionising the way manufacturers move goods from place to place, increasing efficiency, improving safety standards and reducing Read more

AIUT, a company from Gliwice, Poland, offers specialised solutions in industrial automation and electrics, as well as the implementation of projects in the field of robotics. Dariusz Balcerzyk reports. Read more

Amsterdam-based Open Location Platform company, HERE Technologies, specialists in mapping and location platform services, today announced the establishment of the new international Institute for Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence (IARAI). Read more

German manufacturer of embedded vision components, IMAGO Technologies, and Prophesee, French manufacturer of neuromorphic vision sensors, have announced their cooperation in the development of intelligent vision systems embedding Prophesee’s Vision S Read more

With industrial robot installations in the UK increasing for the third year in a row to 2,300 units, there has been much talk about how the future workplace will look and the threat posed to jobs by automation. 1,000 UK employees were interviewed by Read more

How much water does it take to manufacture one pair of jeans? A colossal 7,600 litres, according to Stephen Leahy’s book, Your Water Footprint: The shocking facts about how much water we use to make every day products. Read more

Singapore-based robotics and warehouse automation company GreyOrange has announced the deployment of its Butler robotics system for online fashion and lifestyle platform Zalando at their new fulfilment centre. Read more

L3 ASV announced the successful delivery of their C-Enduro long-endurance autonomous vessel to the UK's Royal Navy. The C-Enduro is used for military data gathering trials, especially by the Mine countermeasures and Hydrographic Capability (MHC) Read more

The inVISION Top Innovation Award 2019 has been awarded to Sony Semiconductor’s IMX250MZR image sensor. The prize, which has been running since 2015, is given to ten trend-setting or innovative products every year. Read more


Autonomous systems are seeing increasingly rapid uptake in the transport & logistics sector, helping companies to increase efficiency as well as lowering their environmental footprint. Read more

Sally the fresh food robot is set to make her European debut following an exclusive partnership between her creator, Chowbotics, and one of the world leaders in ready-to-use vegetables, Bonduelle. Read more

The 2019 IDTechEx Show is set to feature over 200 exhibitors and 2,500 attendees. The event will showcase the latest innovations in the fields of wearable technology, printed electronics, sensors, 3D printing, IoT, electric vehicles, energy storage a Read more

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