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Cobots & Grippers: PCs of the Robot Era
Welcome to our new column, which is in direct response to the many queries and information requests we receive
from businesses large and small—just like yours— looking to know more about cobot and gripper equipment
as well the cobot and gripper industry and its future.
We hope that the following article selection provides some insight in answer to your requests.
Cobot To-Do List: Cheaper to Buy, Easier to Use
The $6,500 cobot and cobots “mimicking humans” have arrived
Buying and Selling Cobots the WeChat Way
Once commoditized, cobots will be ordered online like laptops are today…together with financing, insurance, maintenance, and engineering expertise…all via WeChat
How to Sell Cobots in Thailand
Far away from the banners and booths, a cobot bonanza awaits
Do Cobots Have an Image Problem?
Is automation’s newest robot wonder machine experiencing market pushback. If so, what and why?
Part One of a Two-part Series
The Promise of Cobots…Delivered!
Initially dismissed as a non-factor, this brilliantly-conceived robot arm has turned the robotics industry on its head. Now, a cobot is a must-have in every robot maker’s product line, or else!
Part two of a Two-part Series
Is Disruption Ahead for the Cobot Revolution?
Does the cobot revolution need the revolution of e-commerce to drive wide-scale adoption?
When the Cobot You Bought Is a Lemon
The ubiquitous cobot? Not yet, but by 2025 there will be 840,000 kicking around…annually! Sounds like a lot of repairs in the offing
For complete details to all cobot and gripper equipment and specifications, please see the Cobotics World catalog, which is a highly trusted and well-respected information resource developed and curated by robotics engineers.
Grippers: Robots Aren’t Much Without Them
Who are the gripper-meisters? 15 leading gripper manufacturers
Gripper Disruption: Topping Off a Robot’s Arm
Will grippers become the brainy aristocrats in factories and warehouses that run the show?
Grippers Chasing Cobots to Fame & Fortune
With cobot marketplace forecast at $9.2B by 2025, every cobot will demand a “skillful” gripper
Customized Grippers: Components for AI’s Next Wave
RGS Automation sees advantages in custom-built over off-the-shelf grippers
AUTOMATICA 2018: Cobots and Grippers Rule!
How important are “smart” grippers to Industry 4.0?
The Rise of the “Smart” Gripper
What next for the all-important, business end of every robot…the gripper?
Are grippers getting a mind of their own?