Robot density rises globally

The automation of production is accelerating around the world: 74 robot units per 10,000 employees is the new average of global robot density in...

OnRobot CEO: We Will be 50 Times Bigger in 5 Years

The Cobots are Coming During the FORUM COBOTY 2018 in Wrocław, Poland, organized by Encon-Koester, I had the opportunity to meet with Enrico Krog Iversen, the CEO of...

Baxter-making Rethink Robotics closes its doors

It was in 2012 that we first heard about Rethink Robotics' Baxter, a kind of cute-looking industrial robot that could reportedly be trained to perform...

Robots collaborate on 3D-printing concrete structures

Although we've already seen 3D printers that can create full-size concrete structures, the huge size of the devices could make them difficult to install at construction...

Ingersoll Rand to Showcase Innovative Assembly Solutions at Motek 2018 in Germany

Ingersoll Rand®, a global leader in reliable and innovative power tools will address customer needs for efficient, reliable and productive assembly systems at Motek...

Ford unveils electric autonomous F-Vision semi concept

Ford has unveiled a new concept heavy-duty truck at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 show in Hannover, Germany. The F-Vision concept is a large...

The Present and Future of AI in the Industrial Sector

Industrial companies see artificial intelligence (AI) as a key enabler for profitable growth through increasing efficiency, flexibility and differentiation – however, insufficient quantity and...

Front of Mind – AI in Manufacturing

Long a hot topic in IT departments, artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly is finding its way into boardroom discussions. Examinations of the ways to implement...

World’s first autonomous tram swings into action

The world's first autonomous tram entered operation last week, albeit as part of an initial demonstration showcasing its AI-powered driving capabilities. Taking to the...

Riderless BMW R1200GS eerily makes its way around a test track

Yamaha's Motobot is not alone, it seems. Behind closed doors, BMW has also been working on autonomous motorcycle technology for the last couple of years....