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Jim Lawton, COO at Rethink Robotics, discusses the importance and challenges of deploying cobots and advanced automation in manufacturing. more

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The International Manufacturing Technology Show is set to exhibit the latest advancements in automation including collaborative robots and mobility. more

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Sam Davies looks at how a university research group is applying 3D scanning to create a tailored fit exoskeleton. more

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Andrew Watts, CEO Newtecnic, discusses the construction industry's move towards robotics and mass-customisation that brings designers and makers together for positive disruption within and beyond the industry. more

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A group of University of Manchester students have produced a 3D printed robotic prosthetic hand they believe could offer a viable alternative for amputees. more

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Autodesk cuts ribbon on centre featuring subtractive and additive manufacturing (AM) alongside robotics to "solve world's most advanced high value manufacturing challenges". more

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KUKA MakerBot

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KUKA, an international manufacturer of industrial robotics, has revealed how it utilises MakerBot 3D printing technology in its Development and Technology Center in Augsburg, Germany. more

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Martin Dyckhoff, Director of 3D Print World, Aylesbury demonstrates the new Red Dot Design Award winning 3D printer from BQ, at TCT Show. more

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3D Hubs robotic hand

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Engineers from the University of Antwerp in Belgium are to see their sign language-conversing robotic arm mass produced by 3D printing service network, 3D Hubs. more

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Israel research 3D scan water robotics

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A group of researchers from Ben-Gurion University in Israel have combined nature with the product of human intelligence to develop a high-accuracy 3D scanning technique. more

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A few quick questions with Autodesk's new President and CEO, Andrew Anagnost on multi-purpose factories and push button manufacturing. more

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Sam Davies speaks to trinckle co-founders to discuss the impact of its paramate software on the customisation of robotic grippers. more

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Voodoo Manufacturing Project Skywalker

Voodoo Manufacturing

Voodoo Manufacturing has announced the completion of Project Skywalker, a fully functional robot-operated 3D printer cluster. Automating labour intensive processes, Voodoo expects the system to reduce costs by 90% over the next five years. more

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3D printing solutions developer, trinckle has launched its latest software program, paramate aimed to advance the way custom robotics are additively manufactured. trinckle has partnered with Kuhn-Stoff GmbH to create the software application. more

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Open Bionics $1m award

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Open Bionics, a developer of affordable 3D-printed bionic hands for amputees, has won the International UAE Robotics for Good Award in Dubai and a $1 million prize fund. The Bristol-based company beat nine other finalists to the award. more

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High-end additive manufacturing solutions leader, EOS has announced its support of the Swiss society Devanthro and the Roboy project at the Technical University of Munich. The aim of Roboy is to advance humanoid robotics to the capability of humans. more

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MIT Hydrogel Robot

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Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used 3D printing to create gel-based robots that may one day be of assistance in surgical operations. Each robot is made from interlocking cubes created with 3D printing and laser cutting. more

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Robotics research and development company, qbrobotics has incorporated additive manufacturing methods to its production processes using a Stratasys Fortus 250 3D Printer, enabling the company to produce customised sample robotics more quickly. more

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TCT Group Editor, Daniel O'Connor speaks to the creator of Roboy, the 3D printed humanoid robot designed to mimic the human musculoskeletal system. more

TCT Conference @ Formnext

John Hartner, COO at EnvisionTEC talks to Deputy Group Editor, Laura Griffiths at formnext powered by tct about the company's range of products on display. more

TCT Conference @ Formnext