I'm one of the many people sharing ABB's passion and great stories for robotics and industrial ingenu-ity. It’s exciting for me to be at the leading edge of a new age for one of the most fundamental things that people do - we make things. At the same time, the awareness has never been greater that economic progress, higher living standards and new ways of making things cannot come at the expense of our environment. I’m proud to contribute to this exciting and important discussion.

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Talking to ‘the Robot Tamer’

Dr. Madeline Gannon shares her views with ABB on the changing relationship of people and robots during the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China.  

The internet of things, explained over a glass of wine.

Before I get to the shop floor, I’m going to take a small detour through California’s wine country, so please bear with me.

YuMi is helping Ford “Go Further”

YuMi brings the next generation in automation to the introduction of Ford's next generation Fiesta.

It’s true, there is no ‘I’ in ‘team.’ But there is an ‘I’ in ‘collaboration.’ A lot of them, in fact.

Before we go too far down the rabbit hole of Internet of Things or Industry 4.0, let’s take a step back and look at what collaboration really means. 

Plugging into the factory of the future

“Factory of the Future” - or #FOF for those who like to get their technology news from the internet of things - could not be a hotter buzzword.

A future of collaboration, not just automation!

I recently chatted with Madeline Gannon, one of a new generation of innovators helping to challenge our concepts of how robots and people will work together

A helping hand in the fight against climate change

ABB’s YuMi robot is handing out some useful advice to Solutions COP21 visitors looking to make better choices for a better world.

Mind-controlled robots, imperial storm troopers and potato salad.

20,000 ‘Geek Picnic’ technology fans gather to see how life and technology will merge in the future.

The megatrends are among us, part 2

We’ve talked about the impact of knowledge automation and big data on manufacturing. What other megatrends are at play?
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