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ABB robot Yumi debuts as orchestra conductor in Italy

ABB's Yumi robot leads Andrea Bocelli and orchestra in bravura  finale to robotics festival in Pisa.  A robot has been trained to conduct Italian tenor...

Could hackers force industrial cobots to go rogue?

Recent work by researchers at IOActive has revealed worrying vulnerabilities in today's commercially available collaborative robots.    One of the biggest arguments in favour of...

Deere & Company harvests Blue River Technology in smart farming drive

Agricultural machinery manufacturer Deere & Company, better known as John Deere, has announced it will acquire Blue River Technology, a Silicon Valley-based specialist in...

Tennplasco recruits collaborative robot to fill human labor gap

Plastic injection molding company Tennplasco was struggling to hire enough workers to operate machines in its factory – but Sawyer from Rethink Robotics has...

Scientists find that humans prefer awkward robots that make mistakes

Robots haven’t taken over the world just yet and may still be a product of sci-fi movies, but there’s no denying the fact that...

Underwater robot assists with Fukushima clean-up

In March 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami combined to cause a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. As...

ZMP CarriRo robot to deliver sushi in Japan

Sushi lovers are no strangers to food on demand – but now Japanese robotics company ZMP is moving from conveyor belts to autonomous robot...

Consultants set to cash in on march of the robots

Eight out of ten US corporates have begun investing time and money into robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) – and the...

Consumers welcome workplace AI & robotics, says ARM

Consumers are confident that the introduction of robotics and artificial intelligence in the workplace will enhance and not destroy their jobs, according to a...

Ford creates dedicated robotics and AI R&D team

Car manufacturing giant Ford has formed a dedicated team to extend its capabilities and research across robotics and artificial intelligence. In a blog post...

IIoT and the rise of the cobots

Spending on robotics among industrial companies will continue to climb over the next decade – but smaller, less costly and highly adaptable collaborative robots...

ABB innovation challenge sees six start-ups win funding

Swiss-Swedish power and automation company ABB and IdeaHub, an innovation platform, have identified six start-ups for funding via an 'innovation challenge'. The two companies kicked...