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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)

Rise Robotics Cyclone 3 Linear Actuator
The Cyclone 3 from Rise Robotics presents a revolution in creating motion with machines. Our electrically-driven patented linear drive-train is lighter and higher power than ball-screws and gearboxes. (September 30, 2014)

Nitrofirex Firefighting UAS
Nitrofirex is an innovative project that integrates two defense industry technologies to fight forest fires from the air at night and allows direct support to the ground crews. (September 30, 2014)

Hstar Technologies RoNA Robotic Nursing Assistant
RoNA SerBot is a stable, highly mobile, dexterous, autonomous, bi-manual humanoid robotic nursing assistant. RoNA SerBot is targeted to hospitals, nursing homes and patient homes. (September 30, 2014)

Harvard University Mobility-Enhancing Soft Robotic Exosuit
Harvard University's Soft Robotic ExoSuit consists of a fabric base worn by the user under their pants. The fabric has features which enhance gait by assisting underlying biological muscles. Active components are added through cables attached to motors worn on the waist. (September 30, 2014)

Grabit Each Pick Gripper
Grabit's "Each-Pick" technology will allow the acquisition and transfer of unwrapped products of various shapes, sizes and weights. "Each-Pick" technology offers flexible and labor savings automated solutions in fulfillment centers and warehouses. (September 30, 2014)

EZ-Robot Revolution Robots
Revolution Robots boast unique features inspired from science fiction - speech recognition, vision object learning/tracking, and streaming audio. Revolution robots are assembled with EZ-Bits using Clip 'n' Play technology for endless configurations using a simple, effortless and friction-fit design to create new robots easily. (September 30, 2014)

Carnegie Robotics MultiSense S21
The MultiSense S21 from Carnegie Robotics is a computer stereo vision sensor which outputs accurate, calibrated 3D images at up to 30 Hz and 15 million points per second. The MultiSense S21 addresses one of the key long-term problems in robotics and automation: reliable 3D sensing of the world indoors and out, in a wide range of conditions, at a reasonable cost. (September 30, 2014)

Autonomous Solutions Mobius Haulage A.I.
The Haulage A.I. leverages advanced multi-vehicle command and control software to set up and manage a coordinated system of haul trucks and excavators. The Haulage A.I. keeps all trucks consistently tasked, queues waiting vehicles, and regulates the haul cycle in the most efficient way possible. (September 30, 2014)

Harvest Automation HV-100
Harvest robots are helping customers solve the problems associated with the uncertainty of a workforce (availability, cost, overhead, etc.) Robots are deployed so that there is consistent and predictable quality and throughput at the beginning and end of each shift. (September 30, 2014)



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