The European consortium SME Robot has completed their project to develop, test and provide intuitively trainable, space-saving, safe, 3-day deployable robots for small and medium sized manufacturers (SMEs). Watch their video which encapsulates their efforts.
US needs public/private initiatives to catch up is crux of recent presentation to US Congressional Robotics Caucus
Heartland Robotics presented manufacturing criteria and research needs before Caucus – very similar to European SME project already completed
Minimal response from Congress or the press thus far
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