Fanuc announces a platform for downloadable robot apps

By Business Insider

May 03, 2016

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Japan-based robotics manufacturer Fanuc announced that it is releasing a new platform for customizing industrial robots with software applications.

Other robotics suppliers will be able to use the Fanuc Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (FIELD) System to download new applications on their robots in the field, much like downloading an app on a smartphone, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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