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Humanoid Robot Works Side by Side With People
05/22/12 — ScienceDaily — The first robots reached the world of industry over 60 years ago. Since then, for security reasons, they have performed their work isolated in cages, and that prevented collaboration between workers and machines. The research centre Tecnalia Research & Innovation is embarking on a new era by incorporating into European industry the first robot capable of working shoulder to shoulder with people. There are two aims: to improve the capacities of the workers in conditions of safety; and to increase the competitiveness of the factories in international markets. For this it has the robot Hiro, Japan's most closely…

Europe’s Largest Robotics Laboratory Opens in UK
05/10/12 — The Bristol Robotics Lab is a partnership between UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) and the University of Bristol. It is home to 70 academics and businesses who are leading current thinking in 'nouvelle' and service robotics, intelligent autonomous systems and bio-engineering. Over $2.5 million has been spent on the new facilities which cover 2,400 sqm, with over 300 metres of specialised laboratory space and two Flying Arenas. "This is probably the largest robotics lab in Europe," said Libor Kral, Head of Unit Cognitive Systems for Interaction Robotics at the European Commission. Robotics is a key element for…

FANUC Robotics Introduces M-3iA Intelligent, Flexible, and High-Speed Assembly Robot
01/16/10 — A larger version of FANUC’s M-1iA robot introduced last year, the M-3iA, which comes in a four- or six-axis model, can automate the assembly of a variety of applications that cannot be done with traditional SCARA-type robots. FANUC Robotics America Inc. has introduced the new M-3iA intelligent, parallel-link robot designed…

Seegrid’s GT3 Industrial Mobile Robot Reduces Travel Time and Labor Costs at Customer Manufacturing
06/02/09 — Seegrid Corporation (, a provider of industrial mobile robots for the material handling industry, announced Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. has sold and implemented Seegrid’s GT3 robotic tugger in a customer’s facility, providing immediate efficiencies and labor savings. | The Iowa-based customer, in its continuous efforts to improve quality and gain…

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