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The sensitivity of a human touch in a collaborative robot (Cobot) world

How to make collaborative robots more agile? Robot manufacturers such as ABB, Fanuc and Keyence expect a slow but steady expansion into the food industry as well as new types of manufacturing and adjacent niches of distribution and agriculture. FOOD? Japanese company Yaskawa Electric are currently experimenting with rice and tofu. Yes, you [...]

By | 2017-08-16T20:07:35+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Cobots|Comments Off on The sensitivity of a human touch in a collaborative robot (Cobot) world

ISO/TS 15066

Humans + Robots = Real Value With the introduction of cobots (collaborative robots) humans and robots are sharing and sometimes overlapping the manufacturing workspace. The ISO/TS 15066 standard provides design and implementation guidelines that limits and controls risks associated with cobot setups. ISO/TS 15066 builds on ISO 10218-1 and -2 published in 2011. [...]

By | 2017-07-08T09:25:27+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Cobots|1 Comment

The race toward self-driving car market domination has started – you will be a back seat driver by 2021

Autonomous cars are no longer a distant dream. Multiple players are currently working & testing prototypes; some are getting ready to launch their vehicles as early as 2021. Will you embrace this upcoming technology or shy away from the machine reliance it imposes on us. Tesla plans to launch their driverless vehicle by [...]

By | 2017-06-14T23:57:53+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Autonomous Vehicles|Comments Off on The race toward self-driving car market domination has started – you will be a back seat driver by 2021