Building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) market makes up an important part of current world Photovoltaics market. The global market for BIPV is expected to reach the capacity of 11,392 megawatts by the year 2015 at the compounded annual growth rate of 56%.
ABB, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of industrial robotics, has reached a major milestone as a new IRB 6640 six axis robot became the 200,000th robot ABB has delivered worldwide since it first entered the business in 1974.
Acronova is celebrating the new year with their brand new website. In addition to the clean and fresh presentation, the new website gives customers easy access to latest information on products such as Blu-ray / CD / DVD duplicator, autoloader and disc publisher.
Aldebaran Robotics, the world leader in humanoid robotics, has released its latest version of the NAO robot - NAO Next Gen. The power of NAO Next Gen, the new fully programmable humanoid robot that has the most extensive worldwide use, is opening up new perspectives and fields of application for the NAO robot.
Global demand for robotics will reach $21.8 billion in 2011. That value is projected to reach $30.1 billion in 2016, after increasing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7%. The global robotics market can be broken down into four regions that account for the sale of virtually all robots - Asia, North America, the European Union, and other markets.
Increased use of robots is becoming a trend in the German machinery industry because 19% of the investigated machine-builders intend to extend the use of robots this year, concerning nine of ten investigated sectors.
PTC, the product development company and NRB Bearing Ltd, an anti friction bearing solution provider, in partnership with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and Techtronics Education today announced the launch of the second FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) in India, a mid level robotics competition targeted towards high school students.