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Although the automotive industry has been using robots for decades, the rise of collaborative robots or cobots has made automation more flexible and useful to small and midsize enterprises. Multiple industries can benefit from adoption or expansion of automation, but only if they understand their own processes and needs and can work well with partners.

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Grabit Electroadhesion-based Grippers

Grabit Electroadhesion-based Grippers

Grabit grippers offer a flexible solution for handling of smart phones and tablets, printed circuit boards (PCBs), flexible circuit boards, fabrics and textiles, solar panels, glass sheets, composite pre-preg fiber sheets, and sheet metal.

Universal Robots Releases Third-Gen UR5 Industrial Arm

Universal Robots Releases Third-Gen 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.

Rethink Robotics Baxter Research Robot

Rethink Robotics Baxter Research Robot

The Baxter Research Robot helps spark new ideas, boost student engagement, and provide a revolutionary continuity of learning, from K-12 through postgraduate education and beyond.

Kairos Autonomi Pronto4 Uomo

Kairos Autonomi Pronto4 Uomo

Kairos Autonomi has a product line of Applique Kits that, when applied to unmodified ground vehicles, create optionally unmanned ground robotic systems (UGS). These UGS are capable of being controlled via tele-operation, semi-autonomous path following, or 3rd part applications. The...

RVT Capitalizing on Robotic Vision Systems

RVT Capitalizing on Robotic Vision Systems

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Robotic Vision Technologies filed a patent for a vision-based safety system that either slows down a robot or shuts it down completely when an object is detected within the safety net. Once the object is out of...

Yaskawa Motoman Releases MH50 II-Series Robots

Yaskawa Motoman Releases MH50 II-Series Robots

RBR50 company Yaskawa Motoman has introduced its high-speed MH50 II Series that features the MH50 II, the MH50 II-35 and the MH50 II-20 robot arms. All three models feature six axes and use the dynamic DX200 controller that features patented...

ABB Opens Regional Robotics Hub in Singapore.

ABB Opens Regional Robotics Hub in Singapore.

RBR50 company ABB is opening a regional robotics packaging application hub in Singapore to co-create and implement future manufacturing solutions in Singapore, leveraging technologies such as advanced robotics and automation, additive manufacturing and ICT solutions