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Differences between a robot and a cobot

Differences between a robot and a cobot

When you’re in the business of collaborative robots, or cobots, you often get asked the question – well what is the difference between cobots and ...

Just got the hang of Industry 4.0? Well, look out for Industry 5.0!

Just got the hang of Industry 4.0? Well, look out for Industry 5.0!

Just as we all started embracing Industry 4.0 now the new buzz word is Industry 5.0, which focuses on the interaction between humans and machines, som...

Is every industry easy to automate?

Is every industry easy to automate?

After spotting a picture of Rethink Robotics’ Sawyer robot wearing a hairnet as it got stuck into production at a factory in France, we started thin...

Wage changes leading to more automation?

Wage changes leading to more automation?

A new report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies suggests that raising the minimum wage will make workers unaffordable and push more businesses to au...

Industry 4.0 is here, are you ready?

Industry 4.0 is here, are you ready?

The UK is suffering from a skills shortage, particularly in manufacturing, something that is likely to get worse over the coming years but something t...

The truth about collaborative robots

The truth about collaborative robots

The truth about smart collaborative robots? We all know robots have been around for a long time used in a variety of industrial processes, such as ...

Rethink Robotics Intera 5 Press Release

Rethink Robotics Intera 5 Press Release

Rethink Robotics Releases Intera 5: A New Approach to Automation Extensible software is redefining automation deployments and providing a gateway t...

Sawyer Case Study June 2016

Sawyer Case Study June 2016

Matthew Daly talks about Assa Abloy's experience of the Sawyer Collaborative Robot from Rethink robotics: “The team from Active8 very accurately ...