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automatica Trend Index 2018: What workers think about the artificial intelligence

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For the 2018 automatica trend index, a total of 7,000 employees, in the US (N = 1,000), China (N = 1,000), Japan (N = 1,000), Germany (N = 1,000), France (N = 1,000), Great Britain (N = 1,000) and Italy (N = 1,000) were interviewed in a representative survey of the population in January 2018 by a market research institute (online panel) on how robots and digitization are changing the working world. 67 percent of UK workers see artificial intelligence (AI) as a technology that makes machines better assistants in the workplace. In particular, the intelligent control over voice commands…

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automatica 2018: Robotics is breaking through into multiple service industries

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Robots are moving into the service industries, working collaboratively with people and with each other in logistics, agriculture, medicine, retail, hospitality and more. In Munich, from 19 to 22 June, 2018, automatica will show why the automation industry is getting excited about new developments in service robotics, how these robots are seeing strong growth and are even emerging within some unexpected areas. World-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli had some serious competition for star billing last month, when ABB’s YuMi robot joined him on the stage of Pisa’s packed Teatro Verdi to conduct the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra. “Tonight we’re truly writing…

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A choreography with 2,000 robots

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Shared intelligence • 2,000 robots move in perfect unison for 24 hours on end in the sheet metal workshop in Martorell • Welding, bolting, coating parts with adhesives or detecting deviations of up to 2 tenths of a millimetre are a few of their functions • Some stand up to six metres tall and can handle 700 kg of weight • They coordinate with 1,700 employees to build one car body every 68 seconds

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AUTOMATICA 2016: Industry 4.0

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Industry 4.0 stands for the fourth industrial revolution. Cars, machines and even whole factories communicate with each other. Primarily, robots should take over monotonous and dangerous tasks for humans and they should be used flexibly and ultimately, capable of organizing themselves. Human-robot collaboration is key to Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 has made a huge mark on the industrial landscape. Robots are a key element in production technology and are now at the intersection of many production processes, from assembly, handling and processing to mobile robots in logistics. The new collaborative systems make Industry 4.0 and the Smart Factory possible. Industry…

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AUTOMATICA 2016 – International Trade Fair for Automation and Mechatronics

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Professional Service Robotics - The Breakthrough of the Smart Robots Robots have left their protective cage. They now work closely with the people. Regardless of whether mining or agriculture, construction, forestry or cargo handling, whether in soil or underwater, in the air or in space: service robots relieve people not only of dangerous work, but they also provide better quality of life. AUTOMATICA will show in Munich from June 21 to 24, 2016 how the automation industry is facing the challenge of this new technology.

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