Smith & Nephew (SNN) Buys Brainlab, Braces Robotic Ecosystem

By |June 8th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Recently Smith & Nephew plc SNN closed its acquisition of the Brainlab orthopaedic joint reconstruction business. The deal, initiated in March 2019, is in line with the company’s strategy to invest in cutting-edge technologies, which will help accelerate its presence in the multi-asset digital surgery and robotic ecosystem space.Financial terms of this acquisition deal [...]

Amazon’s Bezos says robotic hands will be ready for commercial use in next 10 years

By |June 7th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans, a development that could lead to the automation of warehouse jobs around the world. Jeff Bezos, Inc’s chief executive and [...]

World-first robotic logging truck scalers designed and built in Tauranga

By |June 6th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] The world's first two automated logging truck scalers, commissioned by Mount Maunganui-based ISO Limited, are now scanning logs at Port of Tauranga.. The Robotic Scaling Machines (RSM) give a faster, safer and more accurate measure of logs on the trucks and trailers than the manual process. Tauranga-based agritech company Robotics Plus designed and built [...]

Army To Test ATLAS Robotic Gun: Bruce Jette « Breaking Defense

By |June 6th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] The BAE Griffin III, a leading candidate for the Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, mounts the same 50 mm gun that would be used in the ATLAS automated turret. UPDATED with Robert Work comment WASHINGTON: The Army’s acquisition chief, Bruce Jette, has ordered the service’s famed night vision lab to develop an experimental “automated turret” [...]

The global robotic lawn mowers market is expected to reach $2.69 billion by 2024

By |June 5th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] NEW YORK, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The global robotic lawn mowers market is expected to reach $2.69 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 14.69% during 2018 2024.Download the full report: The rise of landscaping industry, the growth in marketing and promotional activities, and development of sustainable cities are major factors that [...]

Advances in Robotic Surgery for the Operating Room – The Queen’s Medical Center

By |June 4th, 2019|Robotics|

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Scottish Robotic Games – Edinburgh children put their ‘sports robots’ to the test

By |June 2nd, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Youngsters from Edinburgh got a real-life taste of Robot Wars today as children from across Scotland gathered at aerospace giant Leonardo’s Scottish Robotic Games. The company provides free robot making kits to students and guides them through the construction and operation of a powerful sporting robot that would make Craig Charles proud. The assembled [...]

A robotic crab-cutting machine nabbed a U.S. patent — and a St. John’s team invented it

By |May 31st, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] The granting of a patent for a fast — and fancy — way to butcher crab has global fish processors knocking on the door of the St. John's-based Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI). "We're doing something that nobody else in the world is doing," said Robert Verge, managing director of CCFI. "It's a very significant development, not just because [...]

This Robotic Sloth Is Purposely Slow

By |May 31st, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Photo credit: ALLISON CARTER, GEORGIA TECHFrom Popular MechanicsEngineers regularly swipe nature's best designs for machines that humans can use. Animals are the result of thousands of years of evolution, generally giving them sleek and enviable designs. But in some cases, slower is better. That's why a group of researchers has created the SlothBot, which [...]

How new wave of robotic automation is reshaping industry

By |May 31st, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] At the Encirc plant in Elton, near the northern English city of Chester, molten glass globules slide down a chute and emerge as wine bottles or jam jars. At 20-minute intervals, the machines are turned off a section at a time so that a worker can safely swab the glass moulds with oil to [...]