Robotics

Inspired from nature - robots can now learn to swarm on the go

A new generation of swarming robots which can independently learn and evolve new behaviours in the wild is one step closer, thanks to research from the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (UWE). The team used artificial evolution to enable the robots to automatically…

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Dressage Junior a horse-shoe in for future success, backed by FANUC UK

FANUC UK has shown its support to European dressage competitor, Maddie Frewin, for the fourth consecutive year. Maddie Frewin, 16, has been riding horses for over a decade, and earlier this year competed for Great Britain at Exloo CDI, at which she achieved the top GB score for the year, gaining in…

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igus drylin delta robot is now on tour up and down the country

With live performances at business venues up and dow­­­­n the UK and Ireland the igus drylin delta robot is now officially on tour. You may have missed its recent dates in Aberdeen and Bristol and, in Ireland, Dublin and Galway but fear not – further dates the next three…

🕘 29/07/2019

Universal Robots completes UK Cobot Automation Tour

Universal Robots, the leading provider of collaborative robot technology, is pleased to announce the successful completion of its six-month cobot automation tour. The events have introduced the power of robotics and automation to a new generation of UK manufacturers, demonstrating the potential to…

🕘 17/07/2019

Robot destroys hospital bugs - IERA Award 2019

The 15th Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award in Robotics and Automation (IERA) goes to the 'UVD Robot' by Blue Ocean Robotics. The collaborative robot autonomously drives around hospitals while emitting concentrated UV-C light to eliminate bacteria and other harmful microorganisms. As a result…

🕘 02/07/2019

IERA Award 2019 - Robot eliminates bacteria and other harmful microorganisms in Hospitals

Blue Ocean Robotics’ “UVD Robot” … – The 15th Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award in Robotics and Automation (IERA) goes to the “UVD Robot” by Blue Ocean Robotics. The collaborative robot autonomously drives around hospitals while emitting concentrated UV-C…

🕘 28/06/2019

A fifth of UK adults say robotics education should be compulsory in school

Robotics education should be made part of the school curriculum, according to a fifth of UK adults polled to mark the official start of UK Robotics Week (20–27 June 2019) 20% of a representative sample of UK adults want compulsory lessons to be given in the nation’s schools so that…

🕘 27/06/2019

Multi-Award-Winning Film Maker Anthony Geffen And Submarine Designer Patrick Lahey To Deliver Keynote Talk On World’s Deepest Dive at UK Robotics Week Showcase 2019

One-day International Robotics Showcase in London on Thursday 27th June to feature exclusive live demos of latest UK innovations plus insights from world-renowned technologists. The pinnacle showcase event of UK Robotics Week 2019 this year will host an exclusive keynote talk, “The…

🕘 25/06/2019

Yamaha robotics distributor meeting combines technology with track action

European sales and distributor partners talk business and witness the action at Barcelona MotoGP. Yamaha Factory Automation Section (FA Section) combined its business focus in robotics with the excitement of MotoGP at the annual distributor meeting in Barcelona during the MotoGP race weekend, June…

🕘 24/06/2019

Reclaiming the revolution

Until recently, the Industrial Revolution was largely associated with drastic engineering efforts that transformed Britain’s industry. Two centuries later, we are experiencing another shift in global manufacturing, the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Nigel Smith, managing director of…

🕘 24/06/2019