International Conference on Robotics and Smart Manufacturing (Cancelled)
The International Conference on Robotics and Smart Manufacturing (ICROSMA…
Quick change tools for robots
Perform operations previously not suitable for automation.
In ‘Killer Robots’ debate, Japan shuns fully automated arms
Opponents of fully automated systems fear that machines could one day conduct wars without human control.
Make robots pay taxes? Documents detail ideas to adapt to changing labour force
Feds faced with big labour challenges, dealing with increasing automation and gig economy.
Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage
If they work successfully, the robot will help reduce safety risks and long hours for construction workers.
US officials consider robots to combat mine spills
Wastewater containing toxic heavy metals has been spewing from hundreds of inactive mines nationwide for decades.
Is technology killing jobs? Relax, no doomsday scenario here
A C.D. Howe Institute report finds some industries’ occupations will be disrupted more than others.
Feds warned not to forget ‘killer robots’ amid AI push
Budget 2017 has committed $125-million to a pan-Canadian AI strategy.
Canadian, US policy makers view robot invasion differently
US feds shrug it off, Canada feds fret… so who’s right?
Federal budget will examine how machines are replacing workers
Finance Minister Bill Morneau has tasked an advisory council to study issues related to workers being replaced by technology.
Hudson’s Bay turns to robots to amp up e-commerce offering
Products that may have taken 2-1/2 hours to locate and ship should now be out of the warehouse within 15 minutes.
Mexico taking US factory jobs? Blame robots and automation
Automation of US factories is a much bigger factor than foreign trade.
Robots at centre of China’s strategy to leapfrog rivals
Has set national goals of producing 100,000 industrial robots a year.
Anti-robot project explores human relationship with technology in AI future
Wearable machine is the antithesis of the kind of robots that leading scientists have warned against.
A robot may be doing your job in 10 to 20 years!
Report looks at the future of automation and what it means for Canadian jobs.
China’s Midea offers $5.2B to acquire robot maker Kuka
Chinese company acquired a 10.2% in the industrial robot manufacturer in February.
Dominos unveils pizza delivery robot [VIDEO]
Autonomous robots can deliver pies within a 20 km radius without recharging.
Meet Apple’s 29-armed, iPhone recycling robot [VIDEO]
Yields a 97% successful component removal rate.
Robot is fast, cuts cycle times
A reliable counterweight and mechanical springs counter balance the robot to shorten cycle times and improve accuracy.
Kitchener’s Clearpath Robotics unveils its newest robot, OTTO [VIDEO]
Canadian robotics manufacturer releases new warehouse robot with GE Ventures as strategic investor and GE as first customer.
Robot revolution transforms China’s factories
Part of a broader overhaul of the economy as China seeks to vault into the ranks of wealthy nations.
Star Wars BB-8 spherical droid comes to life [VIDEO]
The rolling robot is creating a frenzy among franchise fanatics.
BC company’s agile robots crawling where humans can’t
ROVs have combed through a tsunami-hit nuclear plant and performed search and rescue after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Japan’s “Weird Hotel” employs robots instead of humans to save labour costs
The check-in staff includes a vicious-looking dinosaur and a female humanoid with light-up eyelashes.
MH24 robot is floor- or wall-mountable
Delta robot simplifies design
Robot is IP67-rated.
PalletSolver keeps robots online
Sets up pallet patterns.
Technology, customization shift global manufacturing: study
Manufacturers consider proximity to their customers vital as technology drives an industry shift.
North American robotics companies experiencing record sales
Robotics sales have reached $679.3 million so far in 2013, a 1.9% increase over the same period in 2012.
Canon moving to robots-only digital camera production
Canon is moving toward fully automating digital camera production in an effort to cut costs – a key change being played out across Japan, a world leader in robotics.
Kuka robots team up at FABTECH Canada [VIDEO]
It was all about fabricating at the first FABTECH Canada show held at the Toronto Congress Centre March 20-22 and the KUKA Robotics Canada booth showed attendees what robotic teamwork looks like.
Q1 robot orders surge 31%
North American robotics companies report first quarter sales were the best since 2007, according to the Robotic Industries Association.