Strap Yourself in for the Ride of a Lifetime

What will you do if you see a big industrial robot in the middle of a theme park trashing riders at high velocity up in the air? Imagine the thrill and rush of adrenaline you get from roller coasters plus practically unrestricted freedom of motion. Equipped with breathtaking sounds and light effects, sharp turns, hang 

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Lights, Camera…KUKA action!

Kuka robots aren’t a newbie on Hollywood movies sets. That’s no coincidence, as they have all the right looks for a fantastic scene with thrilling suspense. Who would forget the action-packed laser scene in the James Bond –Die Another Day movie? Equipped with laser tools, Kuka robots placed the beautiful Halle Berry in jeopardy as 

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Robots Bringing WOW Factor in Entertainment

Have you seen the concerts of Bon Jovi and deadmau5? Were you amazed at the robot-driven video screens used in their performances? Well those set of RoboScreens are now bringing entertainment to sea. Six ABB industrial robots with 100” video screens attached are dazzling viewers on board the Royal Caribbean Quantum and Anthem Class ships. 

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Ultra-fast Robot Catches Flying Objects

What would you do if you have a robot that can easily catch fast moving objects? The researchers from the Learning Algorithms and Systems Laboratory at EPFL in Switzerland are developing a way to transfer information from a human to a robot, enabling it to catch objects thrown at it. The most impressive thing here 

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Anyone for a drink?

It’s Friday afternoon and you’ve finally made it through the long week. What better way to celebrate it than to enjoy a nice ice, cold drink served by the world’s biggest, baddest bartending robot? This incredibly cool system, Makr Shakr, has been designed at MIT’s Senseable City Lab and produced and implemented by Carlo Ratti 

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MAR Makes a Cameo in KFC #FoodPorn

While some people can’t get enough of taking selfies, there is another delight quickly climbing the top of every social media timeline: #FoodPorn. It’s now everywhere and will make you feel hungry. Here’s a sexy food porn starring the new tasty kentucky and hunger busting Zinger Stacker. Here’s a sneak peek at what happened behind 

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A love song for a new drive: ABB ACS580

Commission effortless energy efficiency across a broad range of your variable speed applications   The introduction of the new all-compatible ABB ACS580 general purpose drive was made by a talented singer, Peppina with a live piano performance. “When they told me more about the drive I understood right away how someone could really fall in 

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RoboCup 2014: the World Championship on robotics!

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup draws to a close, there is another international soccer tournament about to kick off in Brazil. The only difference is that the stars of the game are robots! The RoboCup is an international annual robotics tournament founded by RoboCup Federation who’s ultimate goal is to collaboratively develop an autonomous 

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KUKA 16-2: World’s First Torah Writing Robot

Since 10 July 2014, a KUKA robot has been displayed at Berlin’s Jewish Museum. The robot, equipped with a quill pen and ink, has been writing a manuscript of the Torah at the speed of a human scribe. This Torah-writing robot was developed by the German artistic group “robotlab”, which frequently uses industrial robots for 

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ABB IRB 2600 Stole the Spotlight at the Solebox Shop Opening in Berlin

An in-store industrial robot that collects your preferred shoe model for you to try on.   Best known for their sneakers and surprising their customers, Solebox, drew throngs of curious onlookers by deploying an ABB industrial robot to help sort and shelve its trendy shoes. Here’s how it works: If a customer is interested in 

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