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.
Kinova Robotics Launches Link 6, the First Canadian Industrial Collaborative Robot
Kinova has launched the Link 6, a new generation collaborative robot designed for all businesses looking to benefit from automation.
Torque Sensors Make Human/Robot Collaborations Safer for Workers
By Daniel Pintar, Senior Manager of Strategy and Business Development in Robotics and Motion, TE Connectivity As companies continue their pursuit to increase efficiency and profitability, the use of robotics, advanced automation and control systems is becoming much more common. Overall, the use of industrial robots in factories around the world is accelerating at a…
2020 RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards Digital Edition
The RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards, widely recognized as a leading indicator of robotics innovation leadership, have been broadened in 2020 to celebrate robotics innovation in a wider range of forms.
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…
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
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.
Q&A: Robotiq CTO on Cobots, Robots, and Bringing Back Manufacturing
Jean-Phillippe Jobin chats with RBR about the state of collaborative robots and focusing on applications.
Vector AMRs From Waypoint Robotics Bring Accuracy, Ease of Use to Factories
While many mobile robot companies are moving into warehouses, Vector is faster and more precise in its navigation, making Waypoint Robotics’ AMRs suitable for factories.
How Companies are Making Robots Smarter and Smoother
At RoboBusiness 2018, Elmo Motion Control’s Brian Mason will outline how advances in servo drives are providing smoother, safer, and more efficient robots.
How RF Inductive Sensors Offer an Alternative for Mobile Robot Design
New sensors entering the market provide cost and performance competitive alternative to other position-sensing encoder technologies.
Soft Robotics Offers Customizable Grippers for Universal Robots
Soft gripper is company’s first product developed for collaborative robot market
Infrastructure Robots Rise to Meet Urgent Needs
The U.S. needs help with inspecting and repairing its aging pipes, power lines, and other utilities. Providers are turning to infrastructure robots and aerial drones.
AR and VR Will Transform Manufacturing, Says PTC Exec
AR and VR are tools, not just for training, but also for evolving the nature of work in complex environments, observes PTC’s Howard Heppelmann.
Mobile Robots as a Service Can Augment Human Capabilities, Say Locus Robotics Execs
Locus Robotics demonstrates how providers of mobile robots are building products and scaling up to meet warehouse needs.
Universal Robots’ Østergaard Discusses Engelberger Award for Robotics Excellence
Esben H. Ostergaard, the CTO of Universal Robots and recipient of the 2018 Joseph F. Engelberger Award, talks about the evolution of collaborative robots and how they can help people and companies.