For today’s heavy manufacturers, conveyance automation systems must be extremely robust and capable of transporting high-capacity payloads, yet also deliver the high levels of flexibility, safety and scalability expected from today’s mobile robotic systems. Modern automated guided vehicles can do just that.
High-Quality Data — Challenge Accepted
As artificial intelligence achieves greater importance as a competitive advantage and efficiency driver, the race to usable data is heating up. Yet according to Dimensional Research, 8 out of 10 AI projects fail, and 96% of those failures are due to the lack of data quality. Data quality is clearly paramount for a successful AI…
Harmonic Drive moves to larger U.S. headquarters, drive manufacturing facilities
Harmonic Drive, which has been a leader in making precision drives and motion control technologies for robotics and other applications, has expanded its U.S. headquarters.
Tiny Surgical Robots Require Equally Tiny Components
Robot that unfolds inside the body requires innovative engineering solutions.
Replicating Dinosaur Movements Through Robotics
Combining fossils with robotics helps researchers understand the evolution of land vertebrates
Harmonic Drive Launches Mini Actuator with Integrated Servo Drive
Compact device eliminates need for external drive; on display at RoboBusiness 2019.
Basler Launches Next Generation of its Time-of-Flight Camera for Precise 3D Imaging
Time-of-flight camera ideal for measuring location, position, volume, and obstacle detection use cases.
Why Adaptive Robots are the Next Big Thing
Robots must become more intelligent in order to handle the next level of tasks within automation.
RBR50 Executive Q&A: Phil Duffy, Brain Corp
Why most robotics companies don’t need to reinvent the mobile robot when it comes to autonomous navigation.
RBR50 Executive Q&A: Kristian Hulgard, OnRobot
Why customers are demanding more out-of-the-box functionality from end-of-arm robot tools.
RBR50 Executive Q&A: David Gelfuso, ADVANCED Motion Controls
Customizing motion control systems for robotics for more than 30 years.
RBR50 Executive Q&A: Victor Anjos, Kindred.AI
How Kindred addresses e-commerce fulfillment sorting operations through smarter robotics.
RBR50 Executive Q&A: Joel Reed, CEO of IAM Robotics
CEO discusses how flexible autonomous robotics can change to quickly adapting consumer demands.
RBR50 Executive Q&A: Ben Wolff, Sarcos Robotics
How exoskeletons and robots are augmenting human capabilities in the industrial workforce.
Osaro Powers the Brains Behind Smarter Picking Robots
Artificial intelligence and machine learning help pick-and-pack robots understand objects more efficiently.
Meet Bionicman, a Different Kind of Superhero
How a man with a prosthetic hand turns into a superhero that gives children with disabilities more confidence.
Vecna’s Latest Tugger Includes Auto-Hitching, Auto-Charging Features
Fully autonomous Tugger includes AI-optimized features to help operations run more smoothly.
How a Free-flying Camera Robot Supports Astronauts on the ISS
Autonomous drone can shoot video and photos of astronauts’ work, freeing up their time to perform more vital tasks.
This Suction Robot Improves Safety at the Workplace
Inspection robots fulfill ever more complex tasks and protect people from injury during dangerous tasks. The little helpers inspect huge milk tanks and climb around the outer shell of airplanes.
Locus Robotics Picks Over 3M Units for Logistics, Retail Customers in November
Leading autonomous warehouse robotics company breaks holiday peak season records with unprecedented productivity and scale.
Vention Releases First UR+ Certified Customizable Range Extender
Vention has released a modular range extender for Universal Robots’ market-leading cobots, providing a seventh axis. It comes with the URCap software.
Distribution Centers: The New Home Field for Robots
The demand for rapid and efficient e-commerce order fulfillment is leading distribution centers to turn to robots, but you should know the role of people, machine learning, and integration to be successful.
IDS Provides ‘Robot Eyes’ for Potentially Explosive Environments
ExRobotics, a Dutch maker of remote-controlled systems for the oil and gas industry, uses IDS products because of their cost and hardware and software capabilities.
Robotics Evolves Into the Distribution Center
Data science is behind improvements in machine vision, gripping, and integration, which in turn allow robots to be smarter helpers in distribution centers.
Universal Robots Introduces Orbital Sanding, Plasma Cutting for Cobots at FABTECH
The market leader of collaborative robots is launching offerings for metal fabricators, including integration with Dynabrade orbital sanders, ARC Specialties’ SnapCut, and seventh axis capabilities from Vention. The new offerings are all integrated with the UR e-Series line.