More than 60 industry leaders will be on stage at the Robotics Summit & Expo (May 10-11 in Boston), the premier event for commercial robotics development.
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Meet the Robotics Summit & Expo keynote speakers
Martin Buehler, Howie Choset, Marc Raibert and more to keynote the 2023 Robotics Summit & Expo, the world’s leading development event for commercial robots.
Robotics Engineering Week addresses critical development issues
Robotics Engineering Week’s sessions are focused on critical topics for robotics and automation professionals.
RoboBusiness announces full conference agenda
The RoboBusiness conference is designed to give technical professionals the information they need to successfully develop, deploy and manage commercial robots.
Robotics Summit & Expo call for speakers
The Robotics Summit & Expo focuses on the technical issues involved with the design, development, manufacturing and delivery of commercial-class robotics systems.
Robotics Summit & Expo returns to Boston in May 2022
Robotics Summit & Expo returns to Boston in May 2022 with deepened coverage, an expanded showfloor, and co-location with Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum.
This cobot can find and grasp hidden objects
A busy commuter is ready to walk out the door, only to realize they’ve misplaced their keys and must search through piles of stuff to find them. Rapidly sifting through clutter, they wish they could figure out which pile was hiding the keys. Researchers at MIT have created a robotic system that can do just […]
Can distributed AI methods make picking robots smarter?
Researchers investigate how to use training data from multiple companies without requiring participants to hand over sensitive company data.
WTWH Media launches Robotics Week series of digital events
The Robotics Week series consists of three digital events focused on autonomous mobile robots, cobots, and robotics engineering.
Beta version of ROS 2 driver available for UR cobots
Universal Robots, PickNik, and Forschungszentrum Informatik released a beta version of a ROS 2 driver. The driver works across UR’s entire cobot line, including the newer e-Series cobots.
Motional, MIT experts to discuss the future of human-robot collaboration in RoboBusiness Direct
In this RoboBusiness Direct session moderated by MassRobotics Executive Director Tom Ryden, Motional CTO Laura Major and MIT Professor Julie Shah will discuss the future of human-robot interaction.
Learn how to deploy ROS-based automation, make UV disinfection safe in RoboBusiness Direct sessions
On Dec. 3, learn from a Robot Operating System expert at the Southwest Research Institute how do develop safe advanced automation. In addition, a DreamVu robotics expert will discuss how omnidirectional 3D vision can help disinfection robots.
Houston Mechatronics CTO, CEO to discuss maritime market in RoboBusiness Direct
Nicolaus Radford, co-founder, CEO, and CTO of Houston Mechatronics, will explain market opportunities for maritime robotics, using his own and his company’s experience as examples, in this RoboBusiness Direct presentation.
PTC VP to discuss how to design robots for the digital era in RoboBusiness Direct
Digital transformation through automation is a strategic imperative for most companies. In his RoboBusiness Direct session, John McEleney, corporate vice president of strategy at PTC, will share his insights on how to design and develop robots in today’s digital era.
Digital manufacturing and robotics can yield economic benefits, says Fictiv co-founder
Despite economic hardships imposed by trade conflicts and the coronavirus pandemic, businesses can benefit from a digital manufacturing ecosystem, according to a RoboBusiness Direct speaker and Fictiv co-founder.
Harvard’s Conor Walsh to analyze assistive technologies in RoboBusiness Direct session
Conor Walsh, a recognized Harvard University professor, will share his insights on how soft, wearable robotics has evolved for industrial use in his RoboBusiness Direct session.
Six-packs now within reach of robotic grippers with new Piab vacuum system
Grabbing some beer is now possible for packaging and palletizing robots, thanks to a new gripper from Piab. It has designed a vacuum system that can handle six-packs without damaging them.
Daniela Rus, MIT CSAIL director, named to Vecna Robotics board of directors
Vecna Robotics has added noted MIT AI researcher Daniela Rus to its board of directors, shortly after appointing an executive to lead its autonomy division.
2020 RBR50 innovation award winners named
Robotics Business Review, a sibling publication to Collaborative Robotics Trends, has announced the 2020 RBR50 innovation awards, which recognize excellence and advancement of technology, business, or applications.
ARMAR-6 collaborative humanoid robot is ‘complete,’ say SecondHands, Ocado
The ARMAR-6 humanoid robot, developed by the SecondHands consortium to help warehouse and factory workers, includes advances in machine learning, robotic manipulation, and human-machine interaction.