Robotic surgery: where are we today?
IDTechEx research has determined that the robotic surgery market will exceed $12bn by 2030. It is very different today than it was five years ago as it is no longer the single company market it once was.
Disinfecting robot here to fight COVID-19
Forth managing director Mark Telford and his team have responded to the fight against COVID-19 by inventing a remotely-operated disinfecting robot.
The different types of robots used to automate manufacturing
There is rarely, if ever, a one-size-fits-all approach to manufacturing. It is important that site managers know what considerations to make when choosing an industrial robot to automate their processes. In this article, Jonathan Wilkins, Director of EU Automation, discusses what manufacturers should consider when choosing what type of robot to invest in.
Upgrading surgery: the robot revolution
Large swathes of industry are implementing powered and robotic applications to ensure high-quality repeatable processes. Hospital and medical professionals are also keen to implement these applications, especially with the current pressure on the medical system, as the robot revolution is expected to ease pressures. Here, Stewart Goulding, managing director at precision drive system supplier EMS, has discussed the rise of robotics in surgery.
Plan to accelerate growth of UK drone industry
The UK Drone Delivery Group, the new drone industry initiative established to provide guidance on the steps required for the UK to accelerate the growth of the UK drone industry, has released its long-awaited whitepaper for public consultation.
Counterfeit parts: manufacturing’s next threat?
Heard of the hover fly? Adorned with black and yellow stripes, these creatures take advantage of the wasp’s fearsome reputation by using mimicry to repel predators. Deception in nature is fascinating, but in the industrial equipment world, false imitation can be problematic, especially when it comes to counterfeit parts.
Sensors are at the heart of robotic mobility disruption
“Disruption is coming to our streets and cities” said Pierre Cambou, Principal analyst, Imaging, at Yole. “Mobility has defined the way humans have organised their society for ages and our world is currently being reimagined around a new generation of robotic vehicles. They appeared insignificant two years ago when we published our first report on the matter, today they are on the brink of changing the world as we know...
Robots help to fight coronavirus worldwide
Robots play an important role in fighting the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 around the globe. Disinfection robot UVD for example has been in high demand since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Chinese hospitals have ordered more than 2,000 UVD robots by Danish manufacturer Blue Ocean Robotics.
Two UGVs to be delivered to the DTSL UK
Milrem Robotics has announced it is to deliver two unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) of the United Kingdom.
Duo partner to enable a true autonomous mission
The ability to operate in high threat environments, without putting warfighters or service people at risk, is one of the single biggest challenges for an autonomous future today.