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November 13, 2018

State-run Chinese media outlet debuts AI news anchors

A mix of machine learning and AI software, China’s "composite anchors" can read the news 24/7. And yes, it's incredibly creepy.

UofT grad becomes 14th Canadian to earn robotics flight controller certification

Kristen Facciol will be sitting "on console," when David Saint-Jacques departs for the international space station on December 3.

Rethink Robotics IP snapped up by German HAHN Group

Details of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but the acquisition seems to be focused on the Intera 5 and Sawyer.

ReWalk Robotics places their 500th exoskeleton system

Meant for those with spinal cord injuries, ReWalk was the first exoskeleton to be cleared by the FDA for sale in the United States.

Waterloo University opens advanced robotics facility ‘Robohub’

The massive 3,000 sq foot facility will focus on humanoid, aerial, ground and magnetically-levitated robotics.

Robotic cutting torch

SnapCut works with Universal Robots’ e-Series line of cobots and cuts shapes in 3-dimensional steel components. » Read More

Laser Tracker

API's RADIAN Laser Trackers offer 20, 50 and 80-meter range options and offers 6 degrees of freedom. » Read More


Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Event Date: January 8-11, 2019
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Automate 2019 Conference & Trade Show

Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.
Event Date: April 8-11, 2019
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IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

Location: Montreal Convention Center, Montreal, Canada
Event Date: May 20-24, 2019
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