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September 2013 – Industrial robots are a common sight on the factory floor, particularly in automotive markets. They offer high-precision handling and speed, and reduce operator risk, such as worker exposure to hazardous materials, and to production dangers in general. In the near future, industrial robots will include those that cooperate with humans, instead of replacing them. This will open up new potential for utilizing robots in factories and in the agricultural market, as well as for domestic purposes.
May 21, 2013 – A record number of industrial robots were sold in 2011, with a worldwide increase of 38% over 2010, reaching 166,000 units. Arthur Visser looks at the potential for industrial robots in 2012 and beyond.
May 2, 2013—Foxconn is said to have received the first batch of 10,000 robots.
April 16, 2013 – Multi-Contact’s new interlock system for RobiFix is fast, user-friendly, and suitable for on-the-fly locking or wall mounting.
March 12, 2013—Cables are designed specifically for mobile video conference and telepresence robot applications.