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Androids & Industrial Robots Alike Are Brushing Up on Hospitality Skills

Filed in Industrial Robots by on January 30, 2015 0 Comments

      We’ve seen it all; from smart cruise ships to smart restaurants… the smart hotel is finally here.         Nagasaki, a city in Southern Japan, is opening a hotel this July with a measly staff of ten; ten humans that is. It’s called Henn-na Hotel, which in English means “Strange […]

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Reshoring May Re-a-shore the U.S. Economy

Filed in Industrial World by on January 26, 2015 0 Comments

      Reshoring is happening in the United States, and is happening increasingly. During 2010 the Reshoring Initiative was founded by Harry Moser in an effort to revitalize the U.S. economy and help American manufacturers profit. Reshoring is the practice of bringing outsourced personnel and services, like manufacturing, back to the location from which […]

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The Evolution of the Occupation

Filed in Industrial World by on January 21, 2015 0 Comments

     Robotiq recently posted an article about modern automation. The article explains that automation and robotics’ reputation for stealing jobs is unwarranted. Evolving technology is simply causing the workplace to evolve. And no matter what, humans should always learn to adapt to their ever-evolving world.      Industrial robot sales increase about 9% in […]

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China Restaurant Opens as Largest Robot-Staffed Eatery

Filed in In the News, Industrial World by on January 16, 2015 0 Comments

     The future just may be upon us, folks…well, at least in China. A restaurant in Hefei recently opened with a staff made of robots. The name of the restaurant is Wall.e. Yes, just like the 2008 Disney Pixar film.      An article from Shanghaiist says Wall.e is the largest robot-themed restaurant in […]

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Robotics Achievements are Getting Hot

Filed in In the News by on January 13, 2015 0 Comments

     The inner workings of volcanoes may soon become a little less mysterious thanks to robotics. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Scientists have developed a VolcanoBot.      VolcanoBot 1, the name of a robot being tested in Hawaii, was sent inside inactive volcanic fissures on Kilauea. Kilauea is a very active volcano whose innards […]

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“Ahoy Matey!” -Robot Bartenders

Filed in In the News, Industrial Robots by on January 12, 2015 0 Comments

     Royal Caribbean’s new ship, Quantum of the Seas, is receiving rave reviews regarding its bartenders; and they aren’t quite who you’d expect. According to NY Daily News, there are two robots named B1-O and N1-C serving as mixologists. Together their names say “Bionic.”      Quantum of the Seas, a 4,180-passenger ship, began […]

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Robotics Development Helps the Paralyzed Walk Again

     The CES event in Las Vegas is winding up today. Robotics and other technologies alike displayed business and consumer technologies. Most claim to be “life changing.” One development that actually will change lives is made by ReWalk Robotics; it is a robotic exoskeleton for paraplegic individuals.      The ReWalk Personal System literally […]

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Robotics Makes History with Lifelike Prosthetic Limbs

Filed in In the News, Industrial World by on January 2, 2015 0 Comments

     Robotics is making history with a double-arm-amputee named Les Baugh.  Baugh was able to make simultaneous movements with two prosthetic arms; achieved for the first time. Scientists have been working for years on creating prosthetic limbs that closely resemble real ones…and that is just around the corner.        According to MSN’s […]

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Let the Business Purchasing Commence! Section 179 Has Passed

     Equipment purchasing just became very financially attractive this holiday season. On December 19th, President Obama signed Section 179 into law, allowing companies to write off up to $500,000 of new and used equipment purchases in 2014. There is also a 50% bonus depreciation available for claim.      In order to qualify, businesses […]

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KC Robotics Makes Fanuc R-2000iA Robots Feel New Again

Filed in Industrial Robots, Industrial World, Uncategorized by on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
KC Robotics Makes Fanuc R-2000iA Robots Feel New Again

     Buying used robots for industrial needs may sound risky, but KC Robotics goes beyond the normal re-selling standards. KC Robotics has refurbished and rebooted a handful of the FANUC R-2000iA/165F series robots which are a version no longer available new. Not only is this used robot series incredibly affordable, it excels in its […]

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