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Highlights

Autonomous Meal-Transport Robot For Health Care Facilities

Yujin Robot, South Korea - IFR Robot Supplier

Mar 18, 2015 — Private and public elderly and health care facilities worldwide already face labour shortages and skyrocketing costs; and fiscally constrained governments must provide high-quality care for their seniors while keeping the costs down. Kyung Chul Shin, CEO of Yujin Robot, has been appointed as chairman of KOSDAQ (Korea Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) Listed Companies Association on February 11, 2015.

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.

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”

Robots Create Jobs!

OECD research shows: companies that employ technological innovation effectively are up to 10 times more productive than those that do not. This has a positive impact on competitiveness and jobs.

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

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

automatica

June 19- June 22, 2018

Everything at automatica revolves around optimizing your production operation. The trade fair features innovative automation and robotics solutions with pioneering key technologies for all branches of industry. So you can manufacture higher-quality products quicker and more cost effectively.

ISR 2018

June 20- June 21, 2018

Robotics in the era of Digitalization! After two years the 50th International Symposium on Robotics, ISR 2018, will again be held in Munich, Germany, from June 20–21, 2018.

CiROS 2018

July 04- July 07, 2018

China International Robot Show (CiROS), co-hosted by China Machinery Industry Federation, China Robot Industry Alliance and CMEPO Exhibition Co., Ltd, is China's first national exhibition platform covering the whole product chain of robots aiming to make the most professional exhibition in robotics with the main robotics industry companies from home and abroad.

TAIROS 2018

August 29- September 01, 2018

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

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.

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