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A freelance robotics writer since 2006, Emmet is an Economist contributor, and a regular contributor to Robotics Business Review and Robotics Trends. His writing on robots has also appeared in Wired, BBC Future, BBC Focus magazine, Space Quarterly, and numerous other outlets.

What's New in Robotics This Week - Apr 21

Industrial & cobot roundup, meet the cheetah bot, drone brief (land & air), a good time to mention ISO/TS 15066, and much more. We hope that the news we have selected will interest and amuse you. Enjoy!   

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 21, 2017 7:00:00 AM
   
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What's New in Robotics This Week - Apr 21

Industrial & cobot roundup, meet the cheetah bot, drone brief (land & air), a good time to mention ISO/TS 15066, and much...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 21, 2017 7:00:00 AM
What's New in Robotics This Week - Apr 14

Spot Bot joins the US Marines, manufacturing and cobot brief, new 3D computer vision challenge, TATA launches line of...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 14, 2017 7:00:00 AM
5 Takeaways from Automate 2017

Now that we've had time to reflect on Automate 2017, here are our 5 most significant takeaways from last week's event. 

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 10, 2017 7:13:29 PM
What's New in Robotics This Week - April 7

Humans+Robots At Work & At Play; Meet The OctopusGripper; Automate; A Brief Note On Cobot's Place In The Robots-Jobs Debate;...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 7, 2017 7:00:00 AM
What Knocked Our Socks Off Today @ Automate (Day 4)

There's so much to see @ Automate 2017!

Here are the sights that really impressed us on Day 4... 

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 6, 2017 5:51:31 PM
Comau Introduces Two New Products To North American Market

Italian robotics firm Comau introduced the AURA (Advanced Use Robotic Arm) to the North American market @ Automate 2017 this...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 6, 2017 3:23:33 PM
Automate 2017: New Cobots On The Block

Automate 2017 brought both new product launches and new entrants to North American cobot market.  Here are our top picks. 

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 6, 2017 1:28:00 PM
What Knocked Our Socks Off @ Automate Today + The Robotiq Happy Hour!!

You know what? It's just as well that Automate 2017 is just four days long, because we're starting to run out of socks with...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 5, 2017 7:39:20 PM
Top 5 Robotiq Appearances at Automate 2017 (Day 3)

 

From water serving cobots to customized fingertips and tic tac toe,  Robotiq technology is being used in many exciting and...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 5, 2017 5:31:48 PM
 
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