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The Government Must do more to Promote SME Finance Schemes

The Government Must do more to Promote SME Finance Schemes

Lack of funding holds back 1 in 4 SMEs According to the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) many small and medium-sized enterprises (SME...

Cobot of the Month- YuMi Single-Arm

Cobot of the Month- YuMi Single-Arm

Active8 Robot’s cobot of the month this January is ABB’s single-arm YuMi. It is ABB’s most collaborative robot to date, which can be easily inte...

Looking back and looking forward...

Looking back and looking forward...

Time flies when you’re trying to keep up with the robotics and automation industry. As 2018 is coming to an end Active8 Robots is preparing for anot...

Robotiq has raised $23,000,000 to Build More Cobots

Robotiq has raised $23,000,000 to Build More Cobots

Last week Robotiq announced that it has raised $23 Million (US Dollars) in its first round of venture investment. ­­­ Robotiq, as mentioned in our...

Force Torque Sensing- Give your Robot the Sense of Touch

Force Torque Sensing- Give your Robot the Sense of Touch

Sometimes, no matter how precisely you program your robot, you can’t account for variations in the product you are handling. When a human does thes...

2018- A Celebration of Women in STEM

2018- A Celebration of Women in STEM

2018 has been a real milestone for Women in STEM. This year’s Nobel Prize Award Ceremony saw two women receive Nobel Prizes for both the Physics an...

Vector- A small robot for a small price!

Vector- A small robot for a small price!

It seems that even Amazon, the largest online retailer in the world, agrees that robotics and STEM products will make great gifts this year. The Vect...

Cobot of the Month- FANUC CR35iA

Cobot of the Month- FANUC CR35iA

Fanuc’s new CR35iA is the world’s only collaborative robot with a 35kg payload, making it the world’s strongest cobot. The Strongest Cobot on t...