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UR e-Series Training

UR e-Series Training

Last week some engineers from our Headquarters in Somerset travelled to Universal Robots’ Headquarters in Copenhagen to attend a training course on ...

Cobot of the Month- UR e-Series

Cobot of the Month- UR e-Series

The new e-Series is the newest range of cobot from Universal Robots. This new series is intended to enable faster development for a wider variety of a...

Women in STEM

Women in STEM

Last week it was announced that Dr Sue Black OBE will become the New Professor of Computer Science at Durham University, and we couldn’t be more thr...

Skyline Robotics

Skyline Robotics

What’s the one job everyone hates doing but has to do? Cleaning. And out of the thousands of tasks that come under the cleaning umbrella, it’s win...

There's only a short window of Opportunity left

There's only a short window of Opportunity left

In a follow up to our article “Will Opportunity Rover ever Phone-Home again?”, it has been revealed that NASA plan to end their active efforts to ...

How UK Manufacturers can Protect their Business by Anticipating a Hard Brexit

How UK Manufacturers can Protect their Business by Anticipating a Hard Brexit

It was more than two years ago that the UK voted to leave the EU, yet it seems the future is still uncertain. What is certain however, is that at 11pm...

The Big Debate: What is a Robot?

The Big Debate: What is a Robot?

There is a big debate at the moment about what defines a robot. How automated and programmable must something be to fit within the “robot” categor...

How Cobots can Help SMEs in the Food Industry

How Cobots can Help SMEs in the Food Industry

Cobots are a key component of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Human/ robot collaboration (HRC) is becoming more and more common, as agile and lightw...