Toyota Invests $1 Billion in AI and Robots, Will Open R&D Lab in Silicon Valley

By Erico Guizzo and Evan Ackerman for IEEE Spectrum:  Today in Tokyo, Toyota announced that it is investing US $1 billion over the next five years to establish a new R&D arm headquartered in Silicon Valley and focused on artificial intelligence and robotics. The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) plans to hire hundreds of engineers to staff a main facility in Palo Alto, Calif., near Stanford University, and a second facility located near MIT in Cambridge, Mass. Former DARPA program manager Dr. Gill Pratt, an executive technical advisor at Toyota, was named CEO of TRI, which will begin operations in January. Toyota president Akio Toyoda said in a press conference that the company pursues innovation and new technologies “to make life better for our customers and society as a whole,” adding that he wanted to “work with Gill not just because he’s an amazing researcher and engineer, but because I believe his goals and motivations are the same as ours.”   Cont'd...

ARM Offers Free Access to Cortex-M0 Processor IP to Streamline Embedded SoC Design

ARM DesignStart portal now offers SoC designers free ARM Cortex-M0 processor IP for design, simulation and prototyping, and a low-cost simplified licensing package for commercialization.

Cosen Launches MechaLogix Cosen Predictive Computing - a Cloud Based Machine Monitoring Technology

Cosen Saws launches a cloud-based machine monitoring technology that is intuitive and user customizable. MechaLogix monitors blade performance, accurately forecasting complete breakage and the number of remaining cutting hours left before a saw blade dulls and is no longer cutting with precision. MechaLogix also reports real time machine performance data which equates to more efficient operations.

LASYS meets France: Messe Stuttgart gains cooperative venture partner

Flagship French event ESPACE LASER to d©but with joint stand at LASYS 2016

Where are the Top Robotics Employers?

The below table shows the location, the number jobs & the key employers. We only searched for jobs that had "Robotics" in the job title.

Xilinx System Generator Simplifies Wireless Design

Latest release enables rapid radio development and implementation on All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs & MPSoCs

To address emerging changes in industrial communications technology and cybersecurity, ISA publishes a new edition of Industrial Data Communications

The International Society of Automation (ISA) has published a fifth edition of its best-selling book, Industrial Data Communications.

Robotic Vision Inspection System

Although the system was developed primarily for the inspection of orthopedic parts it can equally be used for the automated inspection of any critical parts, for example aeronautical.

Mersen will demonstrate R-Tools GEN II

The 2015 IEEE ECCE conference and exposition, September 21st and 22nd in Montr©al, Canada

New Thomson video shows how the Motorized Lead Screw's Taper Lock allows quick, easy de-coupling in the field

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released a new educational video to help design engineers correctly service the Thomson Motorized Lead Screw in the field. The precision-engineered units combine a hybrid stepper motor and lead screw in one compact envelope to provide clear advantages with a solution that is smaller, stronger, and more efficient than alternate technologies.

NEXCOM IoT Controller Expedites Cyber-Physical Convergence for Smart Manufacturing

NEXCOM has developed a comprehensive series of IoT controller solutions for cyber-physical systems in Industry 4.0 to offer scalable computing performance.

Pack Expo - Matrix Debuts New Inever MVC Series for Packaging Liquids in Sachets at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 28-30

The new Inever MVC series machines use the latest motion control technology to ensure speed, accuracy, and quality in packaging sachets of salad dressings and other pasty liquids. (Matrix Booth #C-3323)

Pack Expo - Benchmark Demonstrates High Speed Non-Contact Loading and Shrink Wrapping at Pack Expo 2015

During the show, the industry leading Benchmark Automation InFlight FT feeder seamlessly delivers precise continuous motion loading of product to the companys CPX 18 shrink wrapper. (Benchmark Automation Pack Expo Booth C-3619

Photron's Rugged, Compact FASTCAM Mini AX100 High-Speed Camera System Features Superior Light Sensitivity

The FASTCAM Mini AX100, a high-speed camera with unparalleled light sensitivity and low noise performance.

Zebra Imaging Launches 3D Hologram Creator for Autodesk Revit

Easy Creation Process Brings Holographic Imaging to AEC Community

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