Service robots

Unlocking the potential of service robotics

Unlocking the potential of service robotics

Advances in human-robot interaction, enabled by graphics displays, artificial intelligence and sensors, are ushering in a new generation of service robots that are easy to programme and intuitive to use. In Munich, from 19 to 22 June, 2018, Automatica will demonstrate how state-of-the-art products and systems – from flexible, collaborative robot tools to smart warehouses […]

By April 4, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk hosts 10th annual robotics symposium

Schunk hosts 10th annual robotics symposium

Schunk’s Expert Days on Service Robotics have reached a major milestone, celebrating their tenth anniversary. The banner headline for this year’s event is “Smart Future with Cobots and Co-acts,” and will examine technological developments, challenges and opportunities for service robotics. The event runs from 28 February to 1 March, 2018. The topic spectrum will range […]

By February 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots meet the needs of product testing

Universal Robots meet the needs of product testing

How do you make sure that a product can handle the wear and tear of an expected life cycle and that all safety and quality standards are met? You test it. Over and over again. Nothing is more repetitive than product testing – lending itself to one of the “3D jobs” that robots excel at: […]

By February 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Service robots replacing human workers

Service robots replacing human workers

As technology improves and as prices fall, professional service robots are increasingly doing jobs formerly handled by human workers. Revenue from professional service robots reached $2.6 billion, with around 20,000 units shipped in 2015, according to a new report from IHS Markit. The emerging market for professional service robots is forecast to increase very quickly, […]

By October 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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