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The Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has deployed 16 robots in its facility which successfully imitate the actions of real workers. By the end of 2019, the Company plans to automate a total of 32 manufacturing processes... Read more

Stemmer Imaging AG has signed an agreement with 3D machine vision camera company Zivid for the distribution of its market-leading Zivid One+ cameras and software throughout Europe. Providing human-like vision capabilities, the cameras meet the... Read more

Croatian AI and robotics startup Gideon Brothers has announced a partnership with Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company Atlantic Grupa. The project sees Gideon Brothers' logistics robots, which are fully autonomous due to advanced visual-... Read more

Until recently, the Industrial Revolution was largely associated with drastic engineering efforts that transformed Britain’s industry. Two centuries later, we are experiencing another shift in global manufacturing, the Fourth Industrial Revolution... Read more

The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to jointly develop the decision making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines. Utilising NVIDIA’s end-to-end artificial intelligence platform for training, simulation and... Read more

France's rich culinary history is about to be taken to another level. Pazzi, formerly known as EKIM, is the world's first fully automated restaurant and it's opening soon having raised over €10-million Series A round of funding... Read more

The University of Lincoln in the UK has been awarded nearly £6.4-million in government funds to create the world's first robot farming centre. The money will support the creation of what is claimed to be “the world’s first centre of excellence in... Read more

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its presence felt in every aspect of our daily lives—from the new breed of virtual assistants in our homes, to the spam filters that eliminate unwanted spam emails from our inboxes. As AI algorithms—and the... Read more

Our reliance on data to complete our work, communicate with friends and stream our favourites TV series is increasing. In fact, 90% of all data that exists today was created in the last two years. While not all of this data is important to... Read more

Commonly recognised for its bulging eyes and triangular head, the praying mantis is often portrayed as a motionless predatory insect. Here, Graham Mackrell, managing director of specialist gear manufacturer Harmonic Drive UK, explains how the... Read more

The latest industrial trends, trade novelties, cost-efficient industrial solutions, the latest "conquests” of Industry 4.0 and more than 130 industrial branches at the same place and the same time... Read more

Figures by the International Federation of Robotics state that robot sales in Poland grew by 26 per cent between 2010-2015. To cater for this market, TM Robotics has established a partnership with native automation distributor, PolRobot... Read more

Following two years of construction, Japanese technology group Yaskawa has now opened its new €25-million robot production facility with European robotics development centre in Kočevje, Slovenia. The plant is intended to supplement the existing... Read more

New Zealand’s Invert Robotics, the developer of the world’s first non-magnetic, climbing inspection robot for hazardous environments, has secured an investment agreement of US$8.8million (€7.7-million) to expand its business in Europe and worldwide.. Read more

The technological and social revolutions of the past few decades have completely reshaped industry. The food packaging and palletizing industry is no exception. In fact, the last ten years alone has seen the adoption of advanced technologies at an... Read more

One of the first biologic drugs, Insulin, was commercialised by Eli Lilly in 1982 to extend the lives of diabetes patients. Now, there are over 2,700 biologic drugs available, which are changing the lives of patients with diseases such as cancer, rhe Read more

Today’s plant automation systems provide transparent monitoring of system status, plus tools such as condition monitoring or predictive maintenance – all help to reduce unscheduled downtime. However, what about brownfield installations with legacy... Read more

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£2.5-million in funding has been awarded by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), an arm of the UK Ministry of Defence, to a consortium headed up by Blue Bear Systems Research Ltd for the development of drone swarm technology. Read more

Fish and bees rarely, if ever, have a chance to interact. However, engineers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne found that, with the use of a robot translator, the two distinctly different species are able to communicate with... Read more

Rovco has expanded its international reach after forming a local partnership with Drexel Marine Petroleum Services in Egypt. The deal will see the Bristol-based firm offer its range of advanced subsea services to companies in Egypt, as... Read more

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