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Techmetics Places $1M Order for Adept’s Lynx
Singapore-based Techmetics plans to use Adept's autonomous intelligent vehicles for the hospitality and food and beverage markets. (May 26, 2015)

Maxon Releases New High-Torque DC Brushless Motors
Maxon has released a high-torque version of its iron-core internal rotor drive, which is suitable for robotics. (May 20, 2015)

Fetch Robotics Chases After Logistics Industry Business
The Fetch manipulator and Freight mobile base are designed to work alongside humans in warehouses. (May 06, 2015)

Labor Shortages Prompt Strawberry Picking Automation
Strawberries aren't the easiest fruit to pick -- for humans or robots -- but the industry sees value in automation. (May 05, 2015)

Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
The University of Zurich and SenseFly have designed a system for drone self-stabilization without GPS. (April 15, 2015)

Robotics Enables ‘Omni-Channel’ Fulfillment
Supply chain automation evolves to help retailers keep up with orders across channels. (April 06, 2015)

Robotic Welding to Benefit From Updated Controls, Clearer Vision
A presenter at the Automate show said that welding robots should be controllable from iPhones. (April 03, 2015)

GuardBot Rolls From Martian Plans to Sentry Duty
The round GuardBot robot has a rugged design and potential military and civilian applications. (April 03, 2015)

Rethink Robotics’ Baxter Gets a Little Brother in Sawyer
Rethink Robotics announced its Sawyer collaborative robot, a nimbler model than Baxter that is intended for a wide range of automated tasks in global manufacturing. (March 19, 2015)

maxon Adds Stronger DCX Motors, New GPX Gears
maxon motor has released long versions of its 14, 16, 22 and 26 mm diameter DCX motors that offer higher continuous torque and higher continuous output power. maxon is also introducing four new GPX planetary gearheads. (November 12, 2014)

7 Game-Changing Robots
RoboBusiness presents the winners of the 2014 Game Changer Awards, honoring the robotics industry's remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers. (October 15, 2014)

Aisoy Robotics Aisoy1 Social Robot
Aisoy1 is a very affordable social robot that promotes social intelligence and teaches how to code. Everyone can program an Aisoy1 with Scratch and Blockly. Made for kids from 6 to 99, from the young to the young at heart. (October 01, 2014)

University of New South Wales Robotics Autonomous Seeder
The UNSW Robotics Autonomous Seeder, a light weight, modular, fully autonomous system, not only offers increased agricultural productivity, it also offers increased cost effectiveness and reduced impact on the environment by avoiding the over use of chemicals. It does so by achieving an unprecedented level of spatial accuracy (2-5 cm) via a suite of 12 high precision sensors. (September 30, 2014)

Universal Robots UR5 Industrial Arm
From a small machine shop to large automobile assembly lines, Universal Robots UR5 robot arm optimizes production in all companies needing to automate repeated tasks. The payback period is only 195 days - the fastest in the industry. (September 30, 2014)

Sensory TrulyHandsfree Voice Control
TrulyHandsfree Voice Control triggers enable a "listening" mode that awaits a designated key word or phrase. When the user says the key phrase, the device wakes up and awaits the next voice command. With the implementation of TrulysHandsfree, Sensory became a leader in enabling voice control in robotic devices. (September 30, 2014)



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