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July 14, 2017

Is iRobot protecting our waters, one Lionfish at a time?

The Guardian Robot, from iRobot (pictured above) catches the invasive Lionfish, who can consume 20 other fish within half an hour! The Lionfish has no native predators in the Atlantic,...
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July 10, 2017

How Robots Accidentally Teach Us About Human Behaviour

Humans have a long history of leeriness towards robots, and Stanley Kubrick's HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey didn't help the cause. However, it seems that robots operate as more...
pipe spool welding automation IndustryWelding
July 29, 2016

A Novel Approach to Pipe Welding Automation: How Collaborative Robots Disrupt Pipe Welding

Pipe welding often requires frequent adjustments to changing conditions. Some changes are significant enough to make automation impractical. Today, though, collaborative robotics is helping to make pipe welding automation more…

collaborative robot, spool welding robot IndustryTechnology
January 4, 2016

Collaborative Robots and Operator Skill

An expert welder knows what makes a quality weld, is capable of reading the joint, and possesses the muscle memory to guide the welding torch on the correct path. For...
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January 1, 2016

An Insightful TED talk by Anthony Goldbloom on the Future of Robotics

Machine learning isn't just for simple tasks like assessing credit risk and sorting mail anymore — today, it's capable of far more complex applications, like grading essays and diagnosing diseases....
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May 22, 2015

What is machine welding?

What are the differences between manual, machine and automatic welding? According to the ASME B&PV Code, Canadian CSA W59 and CSA W47.1, there are four modes of welding process applications: 1....