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Cobots

This week Denmark’s Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Simon Kollerup, unveiled what will become the new home of Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR), two flagships of the thriving Danish robotics industry... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Oregon-based robotics company Agility Robotics has launched Digit - a bipedal robot designed to work alongside humans for commercial sale - and automotive giant Ford has become its first customer, receiving the first two robots off the production... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Denmark's Universal Robots, one of the largest collaborative robot (cobot) manufacturers in the world, has announced that the Danish division of major global brewery group Carlsberg has significantly improved staff safety since integrating cobots... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

For about a year, Palmia has been testing a cleaning robot imported by Kiilto. The Finnish provider of restaurant, security, cleaning and facility services say the robot has proven itself to be an effective tool for the professional cleaning of... Read more

HYGIENE, MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICALS

More than half (60%) of the UK population are concerned that jobs will be replaced by artificial intelligence in the future, according to a new study into consumer attitudes by Kaspersky. Many of the study’s respondents also admit they are worried... Read more

Danish collaborative robot, or cobot, manufacturer Universal Robots has announced that BWIndustrie, a French specialist in machining, assembly and robotics has installed the world’s first UR16e heavy-duty payload cobot... Read more

Ford has for the first time introduced a team of collaborative robots (cobots) that works alongside engineers in Cologne, Germany, to ensure every Ford Fiesta has a perfect finish... Read more

The automotive industry has been widely automated for decades and has always been one of the first to introduce new, more advanced tools and machinery. Much of the hardware used has been relatively limited, at least when compared to many of the... Read more

Universal Robots (UR), a Danish manufacturer of collaborative robots (cobots), has announced the launch of its UR16e cobot which boasts an impressive 16 kg payload capability... Read more

Has the introduction of robotics led to household chores becoming a thing of the past? Sadly, not yet. While robot vacuum cleaners are growing in popularity, we don’t yet have a robotic personal assistant to complete all of our tedious household... Read more

A threat to jobs, a health and safety risk and a technological nightmare. Despite these common protests against robotic technology, demand is growing, creating a new challenge for robot component suppliers. Chris Johnson, managing director of... Read more

Cobots—robots that physically interact with humans in a shared workspace—first appeared on factory floors two years ago, accounting for approximately 5% of global industrial robot sales in 2016. These robotic partners were hailed as ‘the future of... Read more

The cobots have well and truly arrived – and they’re here to stay. Industry Europe looks at how how they are helping to shape the future of industrial automation. Read more

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