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Rebooting Manufacturing | MIT Technology Review

Rebooting Manufacturing | MIT Technology Review | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Smarter, safer robots could expand automation to new areas of ­production work and help many manufacturers regain a competitive edge against those using low-cost labor.
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Part 1: Future Of Robotics: Manufacturing Gets A Makeover With Baxter - Forbes

Part 1: Future Of Robotics: Manufacturing Gets A Makeover With Baxter - Forbes | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Let's start this series with something that illustrates a spectacular shift of automation in manufacturing,  Let's look at a fire-engine red robot poised to transform how humans interact with, and work alongside robots.

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What does iPhone have to do with robots?

What does iPhone have to do with robots? | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
It is hard to imagine that it has only been five years since the smartphone revolution started in earnest. The sensor driven modern marvels are not only redefining how we interact with the world, but they are also having unintended consequences.
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The Robot Factory Future - Video Library - The New York Times

The Robot Factory Future - Video Library - The New York Times | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
A new generation of adaptive vision-equipped robotics is set to change manufacturing around the world. At a lettuce factory in California, robots pack boxes alongside human employees.
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When Apple Comes Home, Thank a Robot - Robotics Business Review

When Apple Comes Home, Thank a Robot - Robotics Business Review | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Rising wages and automation alone might make Apple move to India or Africa, but not re-shore itself stateside. The robot, however, holds the automation key.
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Industry and Manufacturing: Rosie the Riveting Robot? | Robotics Trends

Industry and Manufacturing: Rosie the Riveting Robot? | Robotics Trends | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
OC Robotics develops snake robots to assist in plane assembly...
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Robots Learn To Work With Humans : Discovery News

Robots Learn To Work With Humans : Discovery News | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
New programming will allow robots to work side-by-side humans.
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Rodney Brooks’ Heartland to launch first robots - Mass High Tech Business News

Rodney Brooks’ Heartland to launch first robots - Mass High Tech Business News | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Rodney Brooks’ Heartland to launch first robots...
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Advancing tomorrow’s leaders in Robotics and Manufacturing

American Grippers Inc is proud to participate in collaborative opportunities when they have the potential to lead to innovation and the advancement of robotics technologies and is committed to advancing tomorrow’s leaders in robotics and...
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Industry and Manufacturing: The Danish Robot that Doesn't Need Sensors | Robotics Trends

Industry and Manufacturing: The Danish Robot that Doesn't Need Sensors | Robotics Trends | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Universal Robots’ lightweight robotic arms make their US debut...

Rightly compared to Baxter, the UR5 and UR10 differ mainly in being single arms with a unique non sensor based technology, measuring electrical current in the joints.

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Robots Bring Jobs Back to the US | Kuka Robotics

Robots Bring Jobs Back to the US | Kuka Robotics | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
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A Robot With a Delicate Touch

A Robot With a Delicate Touch | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Researchers are developing less threatening machines that can mingle safely with humans. One, called Baxter, will be on sale in October.
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How 128 robot arms can do the work of hundreds of Chinese electronics workers

How 128 robot arms can do the work of hundreds of Chinese electronics workers | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
 
The New York Times has a fascinating story today about how robot factories are close to replacing hundreds of thousands of low-wage workers in the world’s electronics factories. The op...
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For Manufacturing Jobs, Workers Brush Up On Math : NPR

For Manufacturing Jobs, Workers Brush Up On Math : NPR | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Today's manufacturing work requires a strong grasp of fractions, decimals and basic trigonometry — skills that many job applicants often lack.
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Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics - Robotics Business Review

Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics - Robotics Business Review | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
According to expert analyst Dan Kara, Rethink Robotics is very well positioned, in terms of executive leadership, financing and first-to-market advantage to monopolize the market for its unique class of manufacturing robots for the foreseeable...
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Robots lift China's factories to new heights | News | Tech | London Free Press

Robots lift China's factories to new heights | News | Tech | London Free Press | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The giant orange robotic arms that swiftly weld together car frames at the Great Wall Motors factory in Baoding might seem like the perfect answer to China's fast-rising labor costs - they don't ask for a raise, get injured or go on strike.
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Adept Technology, Inc. - Photo Release -- Adept Technology Delivers Largest Shipment to Date of Autonomous Mobile Robots to Swisslog

Adept Technology, Inc. - Photo Release -- Adept Technology Delivers Largest Shipment to Date of Autonomous Mobile Robots to Swisslog | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Adept Technology, Inc. today announced delivery of a record shipment of autonomous mobile robots to Swisslog for use in hospitals, labs, and clinics to transport specimens, lab samples, and pharmaceuticals. The order totaled close to $500,000 in revenue.

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MAKE’s Exclusive Interview with Andrew (bunnie) Huang – The End of Chumby, New Adventures

MAKE’s Exclusive Interview with Andrew (bunnie) Huang – The End of Chumby, New Adventures | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
One of my heroes and friends happens to be one in the same person, Andrew (bunnie) Huang.
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