MassTech & MassRobotics announce ‘Robot Stories’ student-focused ‘STEMinar’

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The ‘Robot Stories’ series is targeted primarily at middle and high school students who get the opportunity to interact with several roboticists about what the future of robotics looks like. The series will be broadcast on Wednesday afternoons starting tomorrow, May 20th, with additional episodes launched on May 27th, June 3rd, and June 10th.

Becoming a Robot: Automation Helps Honor Pandemic Affected 2020 Graduates

  • by Cory Fogg
  • Feature

To bring its graduates their special day of recognition while still maintaining social distancing standards, Arizona State’s Thunderbird School of Global Management partnered with Double Robotics to provide a unique solution

ESMERA project announces 20 new experiments underway

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Out of these 69 applications, the most promising 20 experiments have now been selected. In Phase I of ESMERA, proving their concept, they get funding of up to 75.000 Euros each as well as technical support and business mentoring by the ESMERA consortium.

ABI Research Report: Record $46 billion 2019 investment in robotics industry

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Most of the funding was focused on autonomous passenger vehicles (APV’s), surgical robotics, and warehouse automation, with significant growth for field robotics and drone services.

Festo partners with MassRobotics to enhance robotic development

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Festo has entered into a strategic partnership with MassRobotics, based in Boston, to further global market growth and innovation initiatives dedicated to the development of the next generation of robotics.

Tompkins announces Denny McKnight as CEO

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After 45 years of holding the position, former CEO and Founder Jim Tompkins has decided to shift his focus and continue to actively support the firm by remaining in the role of chairman of Tompkins International.

International Federation of Robotics elects Milton Guerry President

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Milton succeeds Steven Wyatt (ABB, Switzerland), who is leaving ABB. Steven held the rotating post of President since December 2019 and prior to that served on a two-year term as IFR´s Vice President.

Epson Robots announces Air Automation Engineering as an Authorized Service Center

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The partnership establishes AAE as an official Authorized Epson Service Center and will expand beyond selling Epson Robots, automation products and integrated solutions to include maintenance and repair of the installed base of Epson robots.

Omron announces opening of California robotics headquarters

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The company has invested $10 million USD in the new 128,000 square foot facility where it will design, develop, test and manufacture robotic and safety automation solutions.

Guiding the Industry: AGVs and the Smart Factory

  • by Jonathan Wilkins
  • Feature

This article discusses how automated guided vehicles have advanced from simple materials handlers to intelligent autonomous robots.