How are we doing in mechatronics?

Jack Hollingum (Jack Hollingum is the UK Associate Editor of Assembly Automation)

Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Publication date: 1 March 1999


Mechatronics received close attention in October 1998, first at a day conference organized by the IEE looking at the Japanese experience, and then at a lecture on intelligent mechatronics. Japanese experience was looked at from the standpoint of Tom Salusbury, who had been Science and Technology Secretary at the British Embassy in Tokyo, and David Wilson, of Cambridge Consultants, who had been on two fact‐finding visits. These were followed by two speakers, Stephen King and Rick Burbridge, who worked for subsidiaries of Japanese companies, and Ian Ross, whose company, KeyMed, is closely associated with Olympus in Japan. Intelligent mechatronics was reviewed by the new chairman of IEE’s Control Division, Geoff Roberts.



Hollingum, J. (1999), "How are we doing in mechatronics?", Assembly Automation, Vol. 19 No. 1, pp. 25-29.

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