A global provider of customized procurement services compiles market  trends and technology for industrial robots.

  • Global Robotics market will continue to grow due to increased demand from automotive sector which accounts for more than one-third of robot sales.
  • In 2012, Japan, China, United States, Korea and Germany accounted for around 70 percent of the total robot sales.
  • Smaller controllers with higher processing power
  • Introduction of machines which provides the opportunity to tailor the selected robot to the requirements of the application
  • Recognition of safety issues comes with faster, more flexible robots, with greater payloads
  • Advances with human-robot cooperation
  • 3D vision safety systems

Read more by Moumita Sen, Automation.com, November 26, 2013

Industrial Robots – Trends and Technology