The eKentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute’s new robotics center allows students to train on mobile robots and robot arms for future jobs in manufacturing and logistics.
In the latest episode of The Robot Report Podcast, we speak with Aaron Prather, senior advisor for technology, research, and planning at FedEx, about robotics opportunities in logistics, as well as about recent autonomous vehicle deals.
The Eastern Kentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute, or eKAMI, has been retraining coal miners to be robotics technicians. READY Robotics has offered its Forge/OS brand-neutral software to help.
Matt Neace, 25, was born in Whitesburg, Ky. The small town is located in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky and had a population of 1,875 in 2018. It once was known as a “diamond among the coal fields.” Coal mining long was the economic engine that fueled Whitesburg and other parts of the Appalachia region,…