According to TechJury, each person on Earth created 1.7MB of data every second in 2020. Thanks to smartphones and tablets making the everyday digital, the volume of data collected has skyrocketed — so, when will the same be universally true in manufacturing?
The industrial robot market is embarking on a new phase of development. Robot vendors are widening the scope of their offer, targeting new application scenarios by offering machines of increased versatility.
In the last few years, COVID lockdowns combined with an economic crisis have severely disrupted global supply chains. According to data from maritime intelligence service eeSea, ten per cent of the world’s shipping capacity has been lost due to current port congestion.
After a 2-year period of contraction, industrial robot shipments saw a YoY (year-on-year) increase of over 30 percent in 2021, according to new research published by Interact Analysis.
The season of grills and gardens has begun. There is a strong trend towards outdoor kitchens. In Bissendorf, Germany, the start-up “Burnout.kitchen” has revolutionised the joy of grilling and cooking outdoors, making it an all-weather affair. Here, a KUKA robot has risen to become a celebrated “star” in production.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has arrived in the fresh produce industry and the results are astounding: waste associated with inaccurate trimming of vegetables is being slashed to zero and flawless product presentation is now a reality.
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