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May 17, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Four leading robotics companies to represent Canadian innovation

The International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2019 will be held May 20-24 in Montreal (Quebec), Canada, renowned as one of the world’s innovation hubs.  Four of Canada’s fastest growing robotics companies will be there to represent the nation’s…
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May 7, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Discovery event to feature leading-edge Ontario innovations

Toronto tech conference and exhibition to highlight 5G networks, autonomous vehicles, robotics, ag-tech and much more
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March 28, 2019 by Stephen Law

Clearpath brings Velodyne lidar sensors to robotics arena

State-of-the-art Velodyne sensors power Clearpath Robotics research robot platform
Feature
March 12, 2019 by Sohail Kamal, West Coast Correspondent

Genesis Robotic’s builds teamwork between man & machine

What began as a research and design company about four years ago, Genesis Robotics of Langley BC has its sites firmly focused on creating parts that will change how machines are built and how they move. Founded in 2015 by…
Product
December 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

Surface-mount infrared LED emitter are compact

TT ELECTRONICS OP207CL surface-mount infrared LED emitters are suitable for encoder applications, industrial automation, robotics, and more. The compact, infrared devices provide a large spot diameter of 7mm for reliable optical sensing and position encoder applications. Equipped with integral molded…
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July 11, 2018 by Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press, Washington

US and China continue brawl over high technology

To understand why the United States and China stand on the brink of a trade war, consider the near-death experience of American Superconductor Corp. The company, known as AMSC and based in Massachusetts, was reeling after a Chinese partner stole…
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March 5, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Sophia the humanoid robot kicks off Discovery 2018

Advanced AI-powered global star to be keynote speaker in Toronto this spring making its Canadian debut 
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September 26, 2017 by Stephen Law

Kinova beta launches new Movo platform

Kinova, Boisbriand QC-based designer and manufacturer of robotic solutions is set to unveil its latest product line with the beta launch of MOVO, a mobile manipulation platform designed to aid in the research and experimentation of mobile robotics.  MOVO has…
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September 24, 2017 by Stephen Law

Sensors for robotics market to grow to $510-million

BCC Research Finds Europe will lead market growth, while the use of sensors for robotics in consumer markets will rapidly outpace other industry growth rates
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September 20, 2017 by Jeannie Kever, University of Houston

Artificial ‘skin’ gives robotic hand a sense of touch

University of Houston researchers discover new form of stretchable electronics, sensors and skins
Feature
March 16, 2017 by Sohail Kamal, EP&T West Tech Report

AI to spark growth in hardware: Kindred to lead the way

Vancouver-based Kindred Systems Inc. creates first deliverables: Robots to modernize our e-commerce warehouses
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February 9, 2017 by Dr Harry Zervos, Principal Analyst, IDTechEx

Robotics Sensing: Why now?

Innovation in robotics is moving ahead at a fast pace, spearing ahead the expected proliferation of robots in new and existing applications. Deploying sensors in robotics allows for the creation of robots that can “see” and “feel”, in a biomimetic…