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Her Majesty the Queen and The Duchess of Cambridge meet Active8 Robot

Her Majesty the Queen and The Duchess of Cambridge meet Active8 Robot

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/femail/video-1886202/Queen-Elizabeth-meets-robot-visit-Kate-Kings-College.html The Queen and the Duchess of Cambr...

It's Happening - Robots Are Becoming Self Aware

It's Happening - Robots Are Becoming Self Aware

The use of machine learning or artificial intelligence in robotics is becoming increasingly important. A University in New York has recently taken a h...

Hundreds of robots feared lost as huge blaze Rips through Ocado Warehouse

Hundreds of robots feared lost as huge blaze Rips through Ocado Warehouse

Some 200 firefighters have been tackling a blaze today at the Ocado warehouse in Andover.  Over 30,000 orders a week are processed here by the famous...

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...