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San Francisco Robotics Company Expanding In 2019

Bright Machines has announced plans to open an office in Seattle next year as part of manufacturing’s march towards a more automated future.The expansion includes the hiring of Amazon’s former senior software engineering leader on Amazon’s Alexa and Amazon Cloud Drive Nick Ciubotariu as their SVP of software engineering. Founded by former executives from 3D software company Autodesk and ...

Boston Dynamics to Sell Robotic Dog “SpotMini” Next Year

Boston Dynamics announced at TechCrunch’s Sessions Robotics 2018 at UC Berkeley last week that it would be offering for sale, 100 of their four-legged robots, named “SpotMini”, next year. At present the company has built 10 examples of these robots however with advances in technology, it is now possible to manufacture these robots more rapidly. Boston Dynamics, known as the developer of ...

Automation and the Modern Manufacturing Enterprise.

Automation and advanced robotics have done so much for the modern manufacturing industry. These robotic systems offer small manufacturers the opportunity to improve their business and greatly expand their capabilities. At one time, only the largest manufacturing operations were able to afford industrial robotic arms to automate sections on their production line. However, as these robots become ...

Industrial Robotics and Automation: The Modern Manufacturer

Robotics and manufacturing go hand in hand. Offering a way to free up the workforce to work on tasks that require complex thinking, they have incredible potential and manufacturers can see that fact. Manufacturers are utilizing these advanced systems more than ever before and it’s had a monumental impact on the industry as a whole. From fear to excitement, businesses and the workforce are on ...

Automation and Self-Driving Technology: Revolutionizing Australian Mining

Self-driving trucks may be a new concept on the roads in the United States but this technology is already revolutionizing the mining industry in Australia. One mining company has broken the mold, making use of autonomous hauling vehicles to improve their operation. Rio Tinto has 73 of these incredible and innovative vehicles. Hauling iron ore for 24 hours a day at four mines in the northwest ...

The Method-2: The Next Step For Robots in Manufacturing

The South Korean robotics company, Hankook Mirae Technology, has designed a new class of robotic systems. Their towering manned robot walks like a human, stands at 13-feet tall and weighs 3,000 pounds. The Method-2 is currently housed in an engineering facility on the outskirts of Seoul but has big plans for the future.   The manufacturing industry has seen headlines referring to the ...

Robotics and Industrial Businesses: Where They Make a Difference

Robots have become synonymous with our current technological age as they make their way into manufacturing facilities, farms and nearly anywhere else imaginable. They offer relief to a workforce by handling repetitive or dangerous tasks so that humans can work on more critical roles. These robots are a very distant cousin from the robotic arms that were first deployed in the 1960’s and their ...

Drone Technology Continues to Soar: Robotic Arms Open Up New Possibilities

Commercial drones have taken off in popularity even before legal regulations were set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Now that there are laws governing the commercial use of drones, companies from many different sectors are scrambling to try to find how these amazing aerial vehicles can improve their business. At first, it may seem like they are just a novelty or only applicable for ...

Sarcos Robotics Is Making Sure Humans Stay Safe

Imagine a future where individuals can utilize exo-suits to handle all the heavy lifting in manufacturing warehouses and factory floors. Productivity, efficiency and workplace safety could skyrocket.  Sarcos Robotics is about to make that dream a reality in the near future with the help of a $10.5 million grant they received from big name investors which includes Microsoft, Caterpillar Ventures, ...