Robots and Real-World Variability

Every day we humans navigate variation in our day. Detours on the commute, our favorite lunch item not on the menu, the list goes on and we move forward undeterred. For robots though, even the tiniest variations cause havoc. Or once did. Today, smart, collaborative robots deal with real-world variability without missing a beat, making it easier for them to work with humans and do more…

Robots and the Human Touch

Have you thought much about what touch means to us as humans? Our ability to touch and feel the environment around us is an extraordinary aspect of what makes us human. Until now, lacking this ability has sorely limited the use of robots in manufacturing environments. That’s all changing…

Mind + Maker: Manufacturers Rethink Robots

Say ‘robot’ and images of Rosie, or the Terminator, or R2D2 come to mind. But this reality is changing. Fast. Robots are smarter, safer and can perform physical tasks once considered impossible. And they’re changing the way manufacturers think about using them….