By replacing manual techniques and automating the finishing process of its jeans, the clothing giant aims to drastically reduce its time to market and chemical usage, as well as upskill its staff.
Small, lightweight and designed to be inherently safe for close human operation, cobots are an ideal entry point for many companies looking to embrace robotics.
Automation is not just about robot welders. Helen Saunders discusses the current and future stages of business automation away from the production line.
Nuclear specialist Wood has secured about £1.5m funding after winning a prestigious competition to find the best new robotics solution ideas.
Louis Feinstein, Dassault Systèmes’ portfolio manager for mechatronics and IoT solutions, presented at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 a solution for SME manufacturers to start automating their shop floors.
How is automation likely to play out over the next 30 years? Professor Duncan McFarlane makes some predictions.
Hatched in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, robotics start-up, Grabit is harnessing static electricity, machine learning and automation to assemble the uppers of Nike trainers at 20-times the pace of a human worker.
The automation of production is accelerating around the world, according to new figures published by the International Federation of Robotics, which shows global robot density is on the rise.
More and more manufacturers are showing interest in affordable, lightweight, flexible and collaborative robots – known as 'cobots’. The Manufacturer helps shine a light
One of MIT CSAIL’s projects is working to provide context to voice recognition, focusing on context and episodic memory to help robots follow voice commands.