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The machine shop is using the Method to create custom tooling for bespoke robot end-effector designs, reducing lead times from months to hours. Read more

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Dexter Haddington Dynamics

Haddington Dynamics

TCT speaks to Haddington Dynamics, an open sourced maker of robots who is harnessing 3D printing to manufacture its flagship product. Read more

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Robin Smith, Senior Applications Engineer at Autodesk discusses the trends and opportunities for cobots on the manufacturing line. Read more

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Deputy Group Editor, Laura Griffiths, meets with Voodoo Manufacturing Co-founder, Jonathan Schwartz at the company's high volume 3D printing factory in Brooklyn. Read more

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

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

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

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3D Hubs robotic hand

3D Hubs

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. Read 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. Read more

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HANS KWIOTEK

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

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