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Eurecat trials assistive robot which can hold a conversation, provide personalised care and guide an exercise routine

2024-03-13T11:29:56+01:00February 27th, 2024|Autonomous and professional robotics, E-Health, Fires, Health, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is this week showcasing at the Mobile World Congress an assistive robot which helps people at home with a range of daily tasks and can hold a conversation and offer personalised care to users based on monitoring their state of health or mood, furnishing for example instructions for an exercise [...]

Generative AI, breakthroughs in sensor technology and the potential of photovoltaic energy among the industry trends which will shape 2024

2024-02-20T12:08:23+01:00January 24th, 2024|Automotive, Autonomous and professional robotics, Energy, Materials Processing and Capital Equipment, Press Notes, Textile|

The introduction of generative artificial intelligence in virtually every link of the supply chains of many industrial sectors, the replacement of synthetic fibres in the textile industry and its resulting impact on the reduction of microplastics, breakthroughs in automotive sensor technology and the push for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the potential of [...]

Sharework collaborative robotics project is winner at Advanced Manufacturing Awards

2024-02-20T12:32:41+01:00January 12th, 2024|Autonomous and professional robotics, Fires, Press Notes|

The European Sharework project, coordinated by the Eurecat technology centre, has picked up the award for ‘Best Automated Production and Robotic Integration’ at the Advanced Manufacturing Madrid fair for its development of a new smart system for safe and ergonomic collaboration between robots and workers in industrial manufacturing processes harnessing artificial intelligence and process [...]

New aerial material transport system using drones for the automotive industry explored

2023-10-26T14:18:57+02:00July 18th, 2023|Autonomous and professional robotics, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre is taking part in the AutoDron project which has tested a new aerial transport system for materials and components using drones for the automotive industry with flights both indoors and outdoors. It lays the foundations for future last-mile logistics to replace road transport with a disruptive system powered by autonomous aerial vehicles. [...]

Researchers from seven European countries test their drone inspection developments in Sabadell

2023-10-26T14:08:44+02:00July 6th, 2023|Autonomous and professional robotics, Construction, Press Notes, Railway|

Researchers from seven European countries have today tested their drone inspection developments at the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) Sabadell Rambla facilities in the former FGC Sabadell Rambla train station as part of a week of tests organised by the Eurecat technology centre for the Aero-Train consortium. The event took place in [...]

Collaborative robots for smart fruit handling explored

2023-07-20T13:01:37+02:00June 23rd, 2023|Autonomous and professional robotics, Food, Press Notes|

As part of the HarvBot (HARVesting coBOT) project, the Eurecat technology centre has validated the use of collaborative robots and inexpensive cameras to automate strawberry harvesting and handling in a hydroponic crop by tapping computer vision technologies to detect the fruit. In the project, which has been a pilot test for Enkitek, “new 3D printed [...]

New system enabling human-robot collaboration in industry rolled out

2023-05-18T14:24:07+02:00October 19th, 2022|Automotive, Autonomous and professional robotics, Metallic and Ceramic Materials, Press Notes|

Barcelona has today hosted the closing event in the European Sharework project, coordinated by the Eurecat technology centre, which has rolled out a new smart system for safe and ergonomic collaboration between robots and workers in industrial manufacturing processes by tapping artificial intelligence and process data analysis. The project has developed flexible software made up [...]

Healthcare and social robotics to ease transition from hospitals to homes

2023-05-18T14:32:49+02:00September 29th, 2022|Autonomous and professional robotics, E-Health, Events, Press Notes|

The XPAtient Barcelona Congress has today showcased in Barcelona the breakthroughs in healthcare robotics and underlined the significant role it will play in the coming years in social and healthcare centres and home care alike with the backing of robotic platforms which will ease the transition from hospitals to homes. The seventh edition of this [...]

Sustainability, digitalisation and automation are critical for agricultural competitiveness

2023-05-18T14:37:04+02:00September 9th, 2022|Autonomous and professional robotics, Data Science, Food, Press Notes, Smart Management Systems, Sustainability|

Research and innovation projects to unlock sustainability, digitalisation and automation in agriculture are helping enterprises in the industry to make more informed decisions and be more competitive. That’s the view of the Eurecat technology centre outlined today, 9 September, on World Agriculture Day. Nowadays “competitiveness involves applied knowledge and developing innovative solutions drawing on disruptive technologies,” [...]

Innovation in nutrition and health, robotics, digitalisation and sustainability, pillars for the future of the food industry

2022-10-17T14:49:43+02:00May 20th, 2022|Autonomous and professional robotics, Fires, Food, Nutrition and Health, Press Notes|

Technological innovation is strategic in the development of new foods and ingredients in the food industry that contribute to the well-being of different population groups, where nutrition and health, robotics, digitalisation and sustainability will be the main pillars. These are solutions that open the doors to ‘an important hybridisation of digital and industrial technologies, [...]

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