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Highlights

Dürr robots receive new certificate for the Korean market

Dürr, Germany - IFR Robot Supplier

Mar 18, 2015 — After receiving the new safety certificate from the Korea Testing Laboratory (KTL) our robots may now be sold on the Korean market. It is the ATEX in Europe, the FM in America and the TIIS in Japan. Korea now follows with its Korean Certification Mark (KC).

Universal Robots launches UR3 - the world’s most flexible, light-weight table-top robot to work alongside humans

Universal Robots, Denmark - IFR Robot Supplier

Mar 17, 2015 — The Danish pioneer of collaborative robots has created a new, smaller robot  for light assembly tasks and automated workbench scenarios.  The U.S. launch of the UR3 will be at Automate 2015 - Chicago, March 23.

Comau Presents RACER 999

Comau, Italy - IFR Robot Supplier

Mar 17, 2015 — A new compact robot that leverages the Turin multinational's experience with Racer 7-1.4: the 7kg payload and less than a meter reach deliver record performance.

SMART NJ 650 - Comau’s newest Robot with an Elevated Payload

Comau, Italy - IFR Robot Supplier

Mar 17, 2015 — With a load capacity of 650kg and reach of 2.70 meters, the new SMART NJ 650 completes the range of Comau robots dedicated to applications requiring strength and a high reach.

RIA to Present 2015 Engelberger Robotics Awards to Dean Kamen and Raffaello D’Andrea

Mar 17, 2015 —

The robotics industry’s highest honor, the Engelberger Robotics Award, will be presented to Dean Kamen and Raffaello D’Andrea at a special ceremony on Monday, March 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

Industrial Robots Global Study:

China to overtake EU and North America by 2017

Jan 28, 2015 —

By 2017, more industrial robots will be operating in China’s production plants than in the European Union or North America. Operating unit numbers there will double from today’s 200,000 to more than 400,000.

Blog

Topics

Industrial Robots

The IFR’s use of the term “industrial robot” is based on the definition of the ISO: an “automatically controlled, reprogrammable multipurpose manipulator programmable in three or more axes”

Service Robots

The International Organization for Standardization defines a “service robot” as a robot “that performs useful tasks for humans or equipment excluding industrial automation applications”

Robotics Research

The IFR fosters links between the robotics industry and institutes. Our members engage in an intensive exchange on new technologies and emerging robots at the International Symposium on Robotics ISR

Position Papers

Information and IFR opinion on topical issues regarding robots and automation

Case Studies

Case Studies of Industrial and Service Robots. Robots in action can be found everywhere. Robot Manufacturers give examples of robot applications in different industries

Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the worldwide federation of national standards organizations. Standards concerning robots are prepared by ISO Technical Committee 299 with the title “Robotics”

Events

TAIROS 2018

August 29- September 01, 2018

The Taiwanese robot exhibition will be located at Taipei World Trade Center, Nangang exhibiton hall

ROBOTWORLD 2018

October 10- October 13, 2018

ROBOTWORLD is a major international robot show, which consists of exhibition, contest, and conference all-in-one. This is especially driven by the Korean government since 2006 to boost industry as a whole, which had been at its fledgling stage of development.

Japan Robot Week 2018

October 17- October 19, 2018

Japan Robot Week 2018, as the exhibition specialized in service robots and robot-related technologies, has been held every following year of ‘International Robot Exhibition (iREX)’, and will mark its 4th exhibition this year.

World Robot Summit 2018

October 17- October 21, 2018

WRS will bring together the world’s most advanced robots and robotic technologies along with researchers and developers of robots and key government and private industry players from around the world.

AUTOMATE 2019

April 08- April 11, 2019

Held once every two years in the United States, Automate is the broadest automation solutions event in North America, affording the best overview of the entire industry.

ISR 2019 Americas

April 08- April 11, 2019

The 51st International Symposium on Robotics (ISR 2019 Americas) takes place at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, USA. The conference is organized in conjunction with the Automate show.

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