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ABB Expands Partnership with Volvo Cars to Supply Over 1,300 Robots for EV Production

(IN BRIEF) ABB is expanding its partnership with Volvo Cars to supply more than 1,300 robots and functional packages for the production of electric vehicles (EVs). The collaboration aims to support Volvo Cars in achieving sustainability goals as the automotive … Read the full press release

Bosch Power Tools to Acquire 50% Stake in FerRobotics for Contact-Sensitive Automation

(IN BRIEF) Bosch Power Tools plans to purchase around 50% of FerRobotics Compliant Robot Technology GmbH, a global leader in contact-sensitive automation. The deal, signed on September 29, 2023, aims to expand Bosch Power Tools’ presence in the accessories market … Read the full press release

Proptech Pioneer GROPYUS Collaborates with Automation Expert KUKA for Automated Modular Construction

(IN BRIEF) GROPYUS, a proptech firm specializing in sustainable modular construction, and KUKA, an automation specialist, have announced a groundbreaking collaboration to create a fully automated and digitally managed production facility at GROPYUS’s Richen site in Germany. The investment, valued … Read the full press release

KUKA’s Automation Expertise Boosts Productivity for German SMEs

(IN BRIEF) German SMEs are facing challenges due to a shortage of skilled workers, difficult delivery conditions, and high energy costs. A survey by the Manpower Group revealed that 75% of entrepreneurs struggled to fill job positions. To address this … Read the full press release

Study examines moral views on rescue situations involving humans and robots

(IN BRIEF) A study by the Moralities of Intelligent Machines research group investigated people’s moral views on rescue situations, comparing human rescuers with robots specifically designed for the task. The study asked participants to decide whether to save one innocent … Read the full press release

Workplace Robot Wellness Coaches: Appearance Influences Perception and Effectiveness

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from the University of Cambridge conducted a study in a tech consultancy firm, using two robot wellbeing coaches, where 26 employees participated in weekly robot-led wellbeing sessions for four weeks. The physical appearance of the robot affected … Read the full press release

Transmission production milestone for the production plant of ŠKODA AUTO in Vrchlabí, the Czech Republic

 Transmission production at the Vrchlabí plant started in October 2012 To date, more than four million DQ200 transmissions have been produced and are used throughout the Group Over 200 million euros have been invested in the site’s ongoing modernisation so … Read the full press release

La digitalización se encuentra con el diseño y el arte en el Museum für Gestaltung Zürich como parte de una exposición que comienza el 11 de febrero de 2022

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) ZURICH, 7-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Universidad de Zúrich, la universidad más grande de Suiza, y el Museo für Gestaltung Zürich, un importante museo suizo de diseño y comunicación visual, ha anunciado que la exposición Planet Digital se … Read the full press release

Digitalization meets design and art at the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich as part of an exhibition that starts on 11 February, 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 7-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Zurich, the largest university in Switzerland, and the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, a leading Swiss museum of design and visual communication, have announced the Planet Digital exhibition will be held between … Read the full press release

GaN switches: Infineon Technologies unveils its new EiceDRIVER™ 1EDN71x6G HS 200V single-channel gate driver ICs family

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 15-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), a German semiconductor manufacturer, has introduced the new EiceDRIVER™ 1EDN71x6G HS 200V single-channel gate driver ICs family aimed at enhancing the performance of CoolGaN™ Schottky … Read the full press release

Automation leader KUKA expands machine pool with an innovative welding cell for friction stir welding

(PRESS RELEASE) AUGSBURG, 20-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — KUKA, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial robots and systems for factory automation and part of Midea Group, has announced a new cell for friction stir welding, which expands contract manufacturing … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to build a 5G campus network for the Werner-von-Siemens-Centre in Berlin

Campus network for industry-related development in Berlin Network for industrial innovation (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 24-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies and the largest telecommunications provider in Europe by revenue, has … Read the full press release

ABB Robotics introduces new robotic automation solutions to improve safety, affordability and sustainability in the construction industry

9 out of 10 construction businesses predict a skills crisis by 2030, with 81 percent saying they will introduce robots in the next 10 years, while safety and the environment both catalysts for accelerating investment in robotics. (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, … Read the full press release

Swisscom 5G StartUp Challenge announced the top 10 finalists

(PRESS RELEASE) BERNE, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom AG, (SWX: SCMN), Switzerland based leading provider of communication, IT and entertainment services, has announced the top 10 picks of its inaugural 5G StartUp Challenge. This year’s Swisscom StartUp Challenge was for … Read the full press release

ŠKODA automates ordering and supply of components at its Vrchlabí plant

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies enable further automation at the high-tech Vrchlabí site CNC processing lines automatically order parts, supplied by automatic robots that report back for duty with their load carriers Automation of component ordering and supply is yet … Read the full press release

BAE Systems collaborates with RPA expert UiPath for machine learning adoption across the U.S. defense and intelligence communities

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, UK, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems teams up with robotic process automation (RPA) leader, UiPath, to develop and accelerate suites of software robots that its customers can use to automate high-volume, repetitive business processes. Don DeSanto, … Read the full press release

ABB showcases the factory of the future at Hannover Messe 2019

ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer gives a glimpse into the factory of the future to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 1-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer explained how robots and … Read the full press release

Researchers used game theory to enable robots to assist humans in a safe and versatile manner

(PRESS RELEASE) BRIGHTON, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the University of Sussex, Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have for the first time used game theory to enable robots to assist humans in a safe and versatile … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize, TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector

DELFT, Netherlands, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahold Delhaize is set to join forces with TU Delft, RoboValley and YES!Delft to explore new robotics applications in the retail sector. The work will be based at the AI for Retail (AIR)Lab Delft. The … Read the full press release

Cobots and RPA Gain Centerstage in Automotive Robotics Space; Labor Issues Prevail as a Key Challenge

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Robotics in the automotive industry has been acclaimed as the impetus behind driving optimization and rethinking of production and process through innovative measures. Prospect of artificial intelligence is promising, with the ability to … Read the full press release

Qoobo, a Pillow That Wags Its Tail to Your Touch, Is Coming to CEBIT

Yukai Engineering, a Tokyo robotics startup, to showcase its latest technology TOKYO, Japan, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Yukai Engineering Inc., a Tokyo-based startup known for creating robots that bring joy to life, will demonstrate Qoobo, a robotic pillow with a … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics releases new safety-design package for STM32 MCUs

  The industry’s first free-of-charge functional-safety design package cuts complexity and IEC 61508 safety-certification costs for STM32-based safety critical applications Safety documentation and certified X-CUBE-STL software Self-Test Library (STL) originated by ST provide everything needed to design and certify STM32-based … Read the full press release

RoboCup European Open from 30 March till 3 April at the Evoluon in Eindhoven

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 19-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The venue for this year’s RoboCup European Open, a tournament for autonomous robots, is the Evoluon in Eindhoven from 30 March till 3 April. Eye-catchers include the soccer-playing robots, service and music robots along … Read the full press release