Japan loves robots, of course, and the latest batch is being served up at CEATEC, where companies are showing how VR, automation and even table tennis have a role to play.
Toyota is billing Kirobo as capable of responding to human emotions while engaging in conversation and moving its head and hands.
Up in Minnesota, Donnelly Custom Manufacturing opened the door for new tasks for its human employees by bringing in collaborative robots.
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...
Have no fear of automation, engineers. Robots in the workforce are ushering in an era of customization, localization, and creativity.
MegaBots, Inc., the renegade roboticists trying to start a UFC for giant piloted robots, are opening up the hood with a series of videos about their advanced engineering practices.