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.
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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
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A C.D. Howe Institute report finds some industries’ occupations will be disrupted more than others.
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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
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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.