Vecna Technologies CEO Debbie Theobald says the key to rapid growth in the robotics industry is finding solid applications. Two examples from Vecna's portfolio are autonomous material handling trucks and the use of "telepresence" from the hospital to the auto repair shop.
In an effort to increase both production and quality, and cut down on straining employee injuries, an Oklahoma-based hand tools and chemical products manufacturer turned to robots to help with their lines....More
Advances in artificial intelligence are sprouting like “bamboo shoots after rain”, according to the head of Honda’s research arm, so it’s time to find commercial uses for the technology by marrying research with Japan’s traditional strength in hardware....More
When companies bring products back from off-shored manufacturing operations, the processes cannot be simply dropped back into place and configured with the same machines and process flows from 20 years back. Robots offer the tremendous competitive advantage....More