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Japanese Robots: Yaskawa Motoman Opens Shop in China; Shudder the Labor Market?

Of planet Earth’s estimated 1,240,000 operational industrial robots, about 230,000 were made in Japan and sold around the world by Yaskawa Motoman. Earlier this week, they opened their first overseas factory in China, which means that [...]
Japanese Robots: Yaskawa Motoman Opens Shop in China; Shudder the Labor Market?

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Japan’s Industrial Robotics Situation: it’s Interesting. Seriously!

Sweet, More J-Robots! …Oh. Industrial Robots? Okay, today will not be heroic rescue & recovery robots, nor life-changing assistive robots for the disabled and elderly. No, today we’re talking Japan’s industrial robots, and th[...]
Japan’s Industrial Robotics Situation: it’s Interesting. Seriously!

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Mahoro lab android automates dangerous lab work

Mahoro, co-developed by AIST and Yaskawa, is a general-purpose android for automating lab work that previously had to be done manually. The robot can do tasks, such as dispensing and culturing, faster and more precisely than people. So[...]
Mahoro lab android automates dangerous lab work

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Yaskawa Robot Lightsaber duel… The Force is strong in these ones!

At this year ICRA or International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Shanghai, the Japanese company Yasakawa demonstrates its robots skills by performing a “real” lightsaber duel between two of its Motoman industrial robots. Luc[...]
Yaskawa Robot Lightsaber duel… The Force is strong in these ones!

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