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Autonomous Solutions’ Forge
Forge is an open-interface, extensible ground robot platform developed by ASI. Forge takes leverages numerous skid-steer attachments to expand unmanned vehicle technology to a variety of applications and tasks. Developers can purchase standard software modules or develop their own through Forge API. (October 01, 2013)

Infranor Inc. Xtrafors Prime
Infranor's Xtrafors Prime series of slotless brushless servo motors produce higher torque and more speed in a smaller package. They also run smoother and are more energy efficient than traditional brushless motors. The broad family includes 8 frame sizes and produces torque up to 75 N-m. (October 01, 2013)

Precise Automation PF400
Precise presents the PF400, the world's first collaborative SCARA robot. Intrinsically safe, all forces are limited so that it cannot hurt users or equipment. Due to its revolutionary combination of safety, capabilities and performance, the PF400 is currently being used in environments where automation could never go before. (October 01, 2013)

Robotiq Kinetiq Teaching
Kinetiq Teaching is a hardware and software solution to quickly and intuitively program an industrial robot by demonstration without requiring in-depth programming knowledge. This technology - first applied to welding applications with Yaskawa robots - will enable welders and other operators to easily program industrial robots. (October 01, 2013)

Rethink Robotics Baxter Robot
Baxter is a revolutionary new category of humanoid robot that is redefining the way robots can be used in manufacturing environments. It performs a variety of simple, yet critical production tasks while safely and intelligently working next to people. (October 01, 2013)

iRobot Ava 500
In June 2013, iRobot announced that it has teamed with Cisco to bring the Ava 500 video collaboration robot to market, enabling freedom of movement, location spontaneity and the embodiment of the remote user thousands of miles away. (October 01, 2013)

International Robotics’ Social Robotics
Ongoing purpose-driven goodwill and research program in the field of Social Robotics as applied to Education. (October 01, 2013)

Robocone brings a solution to the risks related to the manual placement of signaling on the road, allowing a reduction of the accidents derived from cars' proximity and avoiding outrages and accidents. The aim is to develop a swarm of robotized cones and beaconing elements able to move and coordinate themselves. (October 01, 2013)

Five Elements Robotics Budgee
Introducing your newest friend created by Five Elements Robotics just for you: Budgee the robot that carries your stuff! (October 01, 2013)

The Aethon TUG
The TUG® autonomous mobile robot delivers goods and materials through the busy hallways of hospitals. The TUG is able to deliver medications, lab specimens, food, linens and remove trash and waste. Hospitals using the TUG are able to improve efficiency and re-focus existing staff on patient care. (October 01, 2013)

Restoration Robotics ARTAS Robotic System
The ARTAS Robotic System is a state-of-the-art medical device that safely, effectively extracts hair for transplantation. With over 8 years of research and development and clearance by the FDA and other international regulatory bodies, the ARTAS Robotic System delivers outstanding results for hair transplantation physicians in an outpatient procedure. (October 01, 2013)

ADVANCED Motion Controls Z-Drives Family
Z-Drives are plug-in style servo drives designed to be PCB embedded yet offer all of the functionality of traditional form factors. When introduced, Z-Drives revolutionized motion control by setting a new standard in power density and greatly expanding solutions in robotics and mobile applications. (October 01, 2013)

DYNAMIXEL Pro is modular actuator for full scale robots, which integrates the BLDC motor (up to 200W), controller, driver, encoder and gear system into its compact rectangular shape. Innovative cycloidal gear system is expected to provide powerful yet affordable actuation solution for field/service robots. (October 01, 2013)

SwRI ROS-Industrial
ROS-Industrial is an open-source software framework for next-generation manufacturing automation. ROS-I is creating a community of users to launch new developments in factory automation by leveraging advanced capabilities such as mobile manipulation, on-the-fly path planning, collision avoidance, grasp planning and 3-D perception for industrial robots and peripherals. (October 01, 2013)

Hstar Technologies RoNA - Robotic Nursing Assistant System
Robotic nursing assistants (RoNA), designed to function under direct nurse control to lift patients weighing 500 pounds or more, is a human-safe and clinically useful robot. It reduces incidence of clinician workplace injuries and associated workman's compensation claims, and reduces patient falls and injuries due to improper / unsafe lifting. (October 01, 2013)

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