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Fabtech Expo 2017 IndustryRoboticsTechnologyWelding
October 17, 2017

Novarc is going to FABTECH!

Photo: credit Fabtechexpo.com FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Chicago November 6-9, 2017. More than 50,000 attendees and over 1,700 exhibiting companies are expected to gather...
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October 16, 2017

Welding: The Shipbuilding Industry’s Secret Weapon

The shipbuilding industry relies heavily on welding in order to achieve watertight and oil-tight joints. However, welding is the most expensive and time consuming component of the shipbuilding manufacturing process....
Turtle Rover Robot of the WeekTechnology
October 13, 2017

Enter the Turtle Rover, designed to explore Earths hidden places

We have sent rovers to explore far off places, but now it's time to explore our own planet more. The Turtle Rover is the first product from Polish start up...
ASME Section IX 2017 Edition welding journal Industry
October 2, 2017

Summary of Changes to ASME Section IX, 2017 Edition – Welding Journal

The 2017 edition of standard ASME Section IX is now published in the Welding Journal! The following article by Walter J. Sperko, P.E. discusses the significant changes that appear in...
companion robot assistant Robot of the WeekRoboticsTechnology
August 18, 2017

Say hello to Kuri the home assistant Robot!

Kuri belongs to a new class of machines that are intelligent and make useful assistants at home. While your dog is sitting on the couch while you're at work, you...
MIT Cheetah Robot of the WeekTechnology
August 4, 2017

Watch your back! MIT has created a robotic cheetah that can jump without losing its stride

MIT has created a robot cheetah that can clear obstacles over 15 inches tall. Better run fast!   Photo: credit MIT news 
spool welding robot IndustryRoboticsTechnology
August 3, 2017

3 Reasons Pipe Shops Should Consider a Collaborative Robot

Humans and machines have collaborated since cars were invented. Robots-as-tools came later and revolutionized industries such as medical surgery, where human knowledge is married to the precision of robots. In...
IndustryRoboticsTechnology
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...
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...
machine learning, anthony goldbloom, robotics, novarc IndustryRobotics
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....
Welder working with industrial welding robot. Industry
May 22, 2015

What is machine welding?

What are the differences between Manual, Machine and Automated Welding you ask? Wonder now more, we’ve got the answers for you! According to the ASME B&PV Code, Canadian CSA W59...