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IoT and energy saving

Out of many approaches to IoT, energy saving is one topic where you get quick results in a short time period. If the amount of electricity goes down, your costs go down! Mitsubishi's Electric Industrial IoT Evangelist, Hajime Sugiyama, will talk about the approach and methods to install IoT for energy saving. (Video courtesy of Mitsubishi Electric, Japan)

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BionicMobileAssistant as an autonomous helper

The mobile robot system can recognise objects, grasp them adaptively and work together with humans.

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Artificial feathers give flight to robotic birds

They are agile, nimble and can even fly loops and tight turns. The five BionicSwifts can move in a coordinated and autonomous manner in a defined airspace by interacting with a radio-based indoor GPS.

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SEAT builds COVID-19 medical ventilators

UR cobots' inherent flexibility helps support the rapid development and deployment of automation –a feature that really comes to the fore in times of crisis. In March, SEAT decided to transform one of its assembly lines from its original automotive role to ventilator production. The auto giant installed a UR10e at the end of the line to perform a quality check of the locking mechanism on the unit’s control box.

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