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Ultra-cute Alexa robot acts as assistant to parents

Ultra-cute Alexa robot acts as assistant to parents
The new Hubble HUGO Robot, with colourful ‘clothes’, is now available for purchase directly from Moorebot and at Amazon. This is the only Alexa Smart Home accessory that adds a big camera eye and a Smile. More than a personal robot and smart speaker that can be used to control the smart home, it can also be used as a baby and child monitor with voice-recognition that can act as a smart assistant to parents.
16th January 2019

Taking a people first approach

Taking a people first approach
Businesses are still struggling to understand where and how to start Robotic Process Automation (RPA). This was also a key finding of global research by Softomotive into RPA for Growth Companies conducted by KS&R. 
14th January 2019

SMB Pressings uses Universal Robots Cobot in welding system

SMB Pressings uses Universal Robots Cobot in welding system
  Presswork manufacturer, SMB Pressings has increased its working capacity with investment in a new Universal Robot Welding System from Olympus Technologies, based in Huddersfield, UK.
11th January 2019


Could the screen of the future be analogue?

Could the screen of the future be analogue?
After a multi-million dollar crowdfunding campaign, Scribit has been presented at Las Vegas’ 2019 Consumer Electronic Show (CES), where it will be on display until January 11th. Designed by CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati, Scribit is a write and erase robot that can turn any vertical surface into a low-refresh screen displaying information from the web, user-generated content and art. Scribit can endlessly transform any physical wall around us into an analogue screen.
10th January 2019

Robotic soldering partnership to fully automate applications

Robotic soldering partnership to fully automate applications
It has been announced that Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, has partnered with ELMOTEC to develop robotic soldering technology using Toshiba Machine robots. The soldering machines allow customers to fully automate soldering applications, increasing efficiency of soldering for electrical and electronic components manufacturing.
7th January 2019

Collaboration focuses on next-generation machine learning

Collaboration focuses on next-generation machine learning
It has been announced by Honeywell that they are entering a strategic collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University to advance robotics technology for distribution centres. The initiative brings together Honeywell Intelligrated, a division of Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions, and Carnegie Mellon’s National Robotics Engineering Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
20th December 2018

New Guinness World Record of heaviest load carried by a drone

New Guinness World Record of heaviest load carried by a drone
The Guinness World Record for the heaviest payload lifted by a drone has been broken by FPT Industrial and Forvola, during FPT Industrial’s Tech Day event in Turin, Italy, on 23rd November. Forvola’s megadrone, with its 16 propellers, lifted a box full of FPT Industrial spare parts weighing 101kg to a height of almost 1.5 metres for more than one minute and three seconds. 
14th December 2018

Dancing robots at Rittal’s German manufacturing plant

Dancing robots at Rittal’s German manufacturing plant
High-tech production plants that ‘think for themselves’, that plan things automatically and that optimise maintenance work through Artificial Intelligence (AI), might sound like a futuristic sci-fi film, but it is fast becoming a reality at Rittal’s manufacturing plant in Rittershausen, Germany. 
6th December 2018

Shifting sands in the Robotic Process Automation market

Shifting sands in the Robotic Process Automation market
The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) market will continue to undergo dramatic and rapid maturation in 2019, but RPA companies are finding themselves at a tipping point: They will either grow into their lofty market valuations or we will start to hear the hissing of a deflating bubble and warning signs of a ‘hype cycle’ crash. By Chris Huff, CSO, Kofax
5th December 2018

Creating the next-generation of robotics

Creating the next-generation of robotics
There is no doubting that robots are on the rise. And despite some naysayers claiming that automation will take jobs away from humans, all the evidence points to robotics improving productivity, cost effectiveness, safety and actually creating employment. By next year it is predicted that the number of industrial robots deployed worldwide will increase to around 2.6 million units.
3rd December 2018


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Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019
5th February 2019
United Kingdom Farnborough
embedded world 2019
26th February 2019
Germany Nuremberg
Wearable Tech Show 2019
12th March 2019
United Kingdom London
AMPER 2019
19th March 2019
Czech Republic Brno Exhibition Centre