Inaugural RBR50 Gala to honor the world’s leading robotics developers during the Robotics Summit & Expo in Boston.
The 2024 RBR50 Innovation Awards will recognize the leading technologies, businesses, startups, and applications of the past year.
Faster than a scalpel-wielding hand, able to snake to hard-to-reach surgical sites in a single bound—future surgeons will be super surgeons, all thanks to robotics. Alistair Fleming, VP Medical at Sagentia In many industries, the advance of robotics has created worries about robots supplanting humans. But in the world of surgery, the next generation of…
by Frank Tobe, Editor and Publisher, The Robot Report After laughing uncomfortably at the headline from The Moscow Times reporting about the recent Skolkovo Robot Conference, I parsed through the wording and found the intended meaning. But that process: from shock and incongruity, to amusement, through multiple second thoughts and a bit of research, to an…
When people start talking about how “technology will restore our economy” I tend to get a little nervous. Generally, it is not good to mix politics and science. It is worse for politicians to make national policy using science or technology as the justification. Politicians are rarely technically astute enough to interpret the opinions of […]
Sometimes a lot is made of new technology. There is a tendency to talk about the next big thing in whatever field as “The Solution”. But there’s rarely just one solution that works for everyone. Currently in the “car wars” (a favorite topic, since we are all effected by gasoline prices) many ideas have been […]
Why should you care? Because whatever the term “mechatronics” might mean to you, it affects so many aspects of our daily life. We’ve all seen commercials with a production floor full of welding robots making automobiles. Certainly automotive manufacturing would not be possible without numerically controlled machine tools, robots and much more. And the automotive […]