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18 May 2023

Using Sensors for Smart Factories & Efficient Manufacturing

With the high inflation, increasing labor costs, labor shortage, energy crisis, and hybrid working, the manufacturing industry experienced significant turmoil in 2022. Although some of these have started to get eased, 2023 is still expected to be a challenging year for the manufacturing industry.
24 Feb 2023

Cobots On the Rise For the Automotive and Material-Handling Industries

As a pioneer in adopting traditional industrial robots, the automotive manufacturing industry has significantly improved its productivity and efficiency. Although traditional industrial robots have presented significant benefits, one of the fundamental challenges is their high downtime costs.
13 Feb 2023

Sensors: Achieving Safety & Accuracy Control in 21st-Century Robotics

With an increasing demand for automation in the 21st century, robots have had rapid and unprecedented growth across many industries, including logistics, warehousing, manufacturing, and food delivery.
9 Jan 2023

Smartify Robots - Critical Functions of Sensors in Robot Navigation

Robots, by definition, are machines with autonomy. Over the past several years, robots have gained significant momentum in a variety of industries, such as logistics and delivery, manufacturing, cleaning and disinfection, and daily services.
1 Dec 2022

Sensors for Robotics 2023-2043: Technologies, Markets, and Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Yulin Wang and Dr James Jeffs
6 Oct 2022

Are Cobots Safe to Work Side by Side with Humans?

Human-centric manufacturing puts a high requirement for safety in production because machines work closely with human operators.
12 Sep 2022

Industry 5.0: Hype or Unprecedented Chance for Collaborative Robots?

Following the release of the brand new IDTechEx report, "Collaborative Robots (Cobots) 2023-2043: Technologies, Players & Markets", Yulin Wang (Technology Analyst at IDTechEx) explores Industry 5.0 and the impact on the collaborative robot market.
12 Sep 2022

Aidin Robotics

Aidin Robotics is a spin-off firm built on the technological expertise of Sungkyunkwan University's Robotics Innovatory Lab.
26 Aug 2022

Collaborative Robots (Cobots) 2023-2043: Technologies, Players & Markets

IDTechEx Report: Yulin Wang and Dr James Edmondson
2 Aug 2022

Industrial Robots versus Collaborative Robots

Innovation roadmap for the report 'Collaborative Robots (Cobots) 2023-2043: Technologies, Players & Markets'.
14 Apr 2022

Service Robots 2022-2032: Technologies, Players & Markets

IDTechEx Report: Yulin Wang
14 Dec 2020

Hyundai to Acquire Controlling Interest in Boston Dynamics

Hyundai Motor Group and SoftBank Group Corp agreed on main terms of the transaction pursuant to which Hyundai Motor Group will acquire a controlling interest in Boston Dynamics in a deal that values the mobile robot firm at $1.1 billion.
28 May 2018

Sharing the workplace with robots?

A research team is helping robot developers design machines less likely to injure the humans they work with. How? With their novel 'safety map'.
27 Oct 2017

Robots for patient rehabilitation

Researchers have begun to discover preferences in human-robot interactions and the need to personalize those encounters to fit both the human's preferences and the designated task.
4 Oct 2016

Robot specifically designed to support research

At 104 cm tall, the iCub has the size of a five-year-old child. It can crawl on all fours, walk and sit up to manipulate objects.
7 Jul 2005

RFID experience highlights from Smart Labels USA

The following is a summary of user's experiences, as they reported it, from the fourth Smart Labels USA conference in June