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Educational Robotics Nurtures Critical Skills like Problem-Solving and Collaborative Teamwork

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Educational robotics offers students more than just a glimpse into the world of technology. It fosters essential skills like problem-solving and teamwork. In the video, we meet Nathan, a seventh grader who recently participated in a robotics activity at school. He enthusiastically recounts the experience of controlling a robot through a computer, shedding light […]

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Young Innovator Explores the World of Robotics and Robot Programming

Shifting to the fascinating world of robotics, a glimpse of how robots are seen through the eyes of a bright young mind is in focus. As technology continues to shape our future, it’s imperative to understand its impact from all age groups. Join Sidney, an enthusiastic third-grader, as she navigates the intriguing world of […]

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Combining Robotics and AI in Schools is a Sufficient Introduction to Prepare Students for a Tech-Centric Future

Could robotics and AI (artificial intelligence) be the combination students need for a tech-centric future? As the world enters a future deeply entwined with AI, it’s more crucial than ever that future generations are raised to be creators, not just consumers. While introducing AI and STEM concepts might seem overwhelming for youngsters, some […]

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Adopting Industrial AI for Smarter Manufacturing

“The barriers are everywhere. You have to start with where the data comes in because that’s the first set of barriers,” Austin said. “Anytime you’re talking about AI, 80 percent of the issues come down to the data.” The use of Artificial Intelligence and other new technologies is becoming essential for manufacturers working to build […]

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A Day One Solution for Robotic Painting and Finishing

Derek DeGeest, President, DeGeest Corporation & LestaUSA, and Brad Ruppert, Engineering Manager and Applications Specialist for DeGeest, provided host Tyler Kern with all the details surrounding LestaUSA’s exciting “Day One” program. “Day One was something that, as we launched LestaUSA, we wanted to make sure we offered our customers,” DeGeest said. “The self-learning robotic […]

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How Lesta’s Robots Elevate Production and Automation in Wood Finishing

Wood finishing work is a craft requiring a keen eye and precise application, which has made it particularly hard to automate, but new technology is changing that. Offering insights on these new capabilities, Manufacturing a Stronger Standard brings listeners a conversation with DeGeest and Lesta USA President Derek DeGeest and Igor Kania, Wood Finishing Specialist for Lesta SRL from […]

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Surfacide experiences 500% Increase in Demand of Their Coronavirus Killing UV Robots

(Waukesha, WI)—January 5, 2021 – Surfacide®, the leader in hospital-grade, triple-emitter UV-C robot technology, is excited to announce they’ve moved to a larger facility in Waukesha, WI to accommodate rapid business growth at more than 500% in the past year. As we move into our new normal, germ-fighting, COVID-19 killing “robots” is being deployed everywhere […]

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Cyber Resilience: To Protect Corporate Assets, Businesses Must Invest in Cybersecurity Training
April 23, 2024

As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead […]

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Forming Relationships with Industry Insiders Can Quell Sales Cycles and their Length of Time
April 23, 2024

New companies are facing more and more challenges in the security industry as sales cycles are experiencing lengthier times. One of those reasons is due to the complexity of the security industry itself, along with the unique and special business models every new company will come in with. But there is a solution to […]

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From Bollards to Bytes: Why Security Firms Need to Adopt a Cyber-First Approach
April 23, 2024

How can the security industry effectively navigate the shift from traditional physical security measures to adopting a cyber-first approach in its sales and integration strategies? The transition from physical to digital security solutions was a major theme at the International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 held earlier this month. On a recent episode of […]

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Security Operations Improvements Will Come Via Worker Empowerment
April 23, 2024

The security industry can harness technological tools to optimize workflows and to help further enhance operational efficiency. Much of that can come via retooling, and educating, the labor force to enhance operations within security and control centers.  In an episode of MarketScale’s premier roundtable discussion show, Experts Talk, previewing major trends for ISC West […]

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Why Robots Aren’t Taking US Jobs
October 30, 2020

Elevating Manufacturing Begins with Efficiency There’s a common misconception in the manufacturing industry that automation and robots are set to sweep in and take jobs from hard-working humans. That simply isn’t the case. Robots aren’t here to take jobs from Americans. In fact, they are here to make companies more efficient, which keeps jobs here […]

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How Robotics Are Creating Synergy Between Employees and Technology
October 5, 2020

Phil Duffy, Vice President, Product, Program and UX Design for Brain Corp, joined host Daniel Litwin to tackle a broad, yet critical topic in today’s automated world – how robotics are building new bridges between employees and technology. Brain Corp builds the software for autonomous mobile robots, or AMRS, used by retailers and grocery […]

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Where the Robotics Industry Is Headed in 2021 and Beyond
September 21, 2020

As the world reopens, the accelerated pace of automation will likely not only pick back up in the United States – it could begin to move even faster. Robots, which have long filled a niche in America in taking on more complex tasks, may actually begin to be leveraged more often for the dull, dirty […]

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Beyond The Concept: The Role Robotics Plays in the Future of Manufacturing
August 10, 2020

It may not be Rosie from the Jetsons, but robots are certainly here to stay in American life. It just turns out robots are a lot better at manufacturing than they are around the house. Advances in robotics in recent years are changing the manufacturing industry, said Eric Potter, Director of Engineering at FANUC America. […]

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Mobile Robots Can Contribute to a Safer, More Effective Work Environment
July 2, 2020

Whether an enormous uptick in demand or a broken link, supply chains have been drastically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Zac Boehm, Director of Innovative Systems at AHS, says many of the fulfillment optimization company’s customers have seen big spikes that are requiring robots and automation to help the supply chain operate more efficiently. […]

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Orange Intelligenz: The State of the Union for Robotics
April 1, 2020

On this episode of Orange Intelligenz, a KUKA Robotics podcast, KUKA Robotics Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, North America Simon Whitton joined host Tyler Kern to deliver the State of the Robotics Union. Whitton, who boasts over 35 years of experience in the robotics industry, is uniquely positioned to talk about the industry […]

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The Roboticist Chronicles: Robots Aren’t Stealing Your Jobs, They’re Creating Them
February 19, 2020

As technology advances at an exponential rate, a common fearful sentiment among Americans is that robots are stealing human jobs. But, this long standing rumor couldn’t be farther from the truth. Robots actually create jobs, save humans from harm, and open up opportunities for new industry growth. The Roboticist Chronicles unpacks how robots are […]

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Why the World’s Largest Supplier of Robots Attends Fabtech
November 12, 2019

Matt Gresens, Sr. District Manager at FANUC America Corporation, joined MarketScale at Fabtech 2019 to talk about why the show is valuable for robotic integrators. “We’re always making sure we have the best robots out there in the world that have the best options available to make a project successful,” Gressens said. He explained how […]

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From a Small Garage to Big Success: The Story of Arc Specialties
August 12, 2019

From its inception in 1983 to now, ARC Specialties has become a case study in the growth of an American entrepreneurial endeavor. Company President Dan Allford took the business out of a garage and has since turned the automated manufacturing systems provider into an international enterprise. On the first episode of The Roboticist Chronicles, […]

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