The IFR has cited technology trends including the rise of generative AI, mobile manipulation, and humanoid robots for 2024.
Global average robot density hit an all-time high of 151 robots per 10,000 employees – more than double the number measured only six years ago.
With new overtime regulations for truck drivers in Japan, the country could face labor shortages that robots can help address, said the IFR.
Ito brings over 40 years of robotics industry experience to the role. He began working for Fanuc in 1981 as a software engineer.
Industrial robot sales in India have reached a new record with 4,945 units installed in 2021, according to the IFR.
The robotics industry is rapidly evolving. Here are the top five trends shaping the robotics industry, according to the International Federation of Robotics.
China now has more industrial robots per 10,000 workers than the United States, according to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).
The International Federation of Robotics’ (IFR) world robotics report showed that worldwide installations reached 517,385 units.
China’s industrial robotics market saw 243,300 installations in 2021, a 44% increase from the year before, according to the IFR.
Japan has rapidly been increasing its production capacity. In 2020, its export ratio rose 78%, with 136,069 robots shipped.
For the first time, the International Federation of Robotics has called out growth in collaborative robot arms, representing an opportunity for makers and users of grippers or end-of-arm tooling, writes OnRobot’s CEO.
Factories worldwide are set to install more than 1.7 million new industrial robots by 2020, according to the new International Federation of Robotics World Robotics 2017 Industrial Robots report published today. There were about 1.8 million operating industrial robots at the end of 2016, marking an expected 14% annual growth rate between 2018 and 2020.…
by Frank Tobe, Editor and Publisher, The Robot Report CBS News Reporter Steve Kroft interviews Rodney Brooks at ReThink Robotics.Click on the image above to see the segment. UPDATE March 6: Many reacted to the 60 Minutes segment as it related to the subject of whether robotics takes away or adds jobs. Abstracts and links…