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Epson to launch autonomous dual-arm robot

Epson to launch autonomous dual-arm robot

Epson has commercialized a “seeing, sensing, thinking, working” autonomous dual-arm robot that it says will expand the scope of automated production. Epson will roll out the new robot, named the WorkSense W-01, in stages beginning this winter. In recent years, manufacturers’ needs have grown more diverse with demand for products fluctuating sharply and a growing […]

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Can robots reboot manufacturing in Europe?

Can robots reboot manufacturing in Europe?

Since the mid-1990s manufacturing’s share of the European Union’s GDP has fallen from 21% to 15%, and this decline has been partly due to competition from developing economies. However, over time the collaboration between humans and robots has evolved and grown in importance on the factory floor. This trend has the potential to reignite competition […]

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