21 May '15, 3pm

The mkt for small, flexible robots is growing as robots in gen. are surging in popularity... ht…

A renaissance in small robots is blooming. Collaborative robots are inexpensive and tiny compared with the giant caged-in versions that dominate the automotive market. These new human-friendly robots work alongside human workers in the electronics industry, at auto suppliers, and in warehouses. They are priced down-market to attract small- and medium-size manufacturers. Below $50K is generally the target pricing. Often these robots are the first step in automation for a small shop. Rethink Robotics has mined this market for years with Baxter, and most recently, Baxter’s one-armed little brother, Sawyer. Major robotics companies have apparently decided Rethink shouldn’t have all the fun. ABB has introduced the small human-safe YuMi, and Universal Robots has introduced the UR3, a lightweight tabletop robot to compete in this market. These collaborative robots are highly flex...

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