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.
A new mechanical exoskeleton has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use on humans.
The Government Printing Press of Italy has commissioned Tönnjes E.A.S.T. to build what is thought to be the world’s first fully automated car license plate facility.
US aerospace manufacturer Boeing has this week unveiled a prototype drone designed for mid-air refuelling of other aircraft.
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have developed a robotic learning technology that enables robots to imagine the future of their actions.
Last week's decision by the FCC to end net neutrality protections could have potentially severe implications for manufacturers into the future.