Industrial Robot’s Joanne Pransky interviews the CEO of AMP Robotics, a company that automates the identiﬁcation, sorting and processing recycled waste material.
Annual technology showcase attracting major robotics manufacturers beyond the consumer focus.
Omron Foundation donated a new laboratory complete with workstations and state-of-the-art equipment to give University of Houston students the opportunity to prepare for real-world engineering challenges.
Mobile cobots promise to combine the safety and flexibility of collaborative robots with mobile platforms. A recent event in Tokyo provided an advance glimpse.
OMRON’s new TM series collaborative robots are intended to be easier to use and are compatible with its LD series autonomous mobile robots.
At the Healthcare Packaging Expo, new automated solutions offered more efficient packaging, traceability, and quality control for pharmaceutical packaging.
Amid the automation for manufacturing at this year’s IMTS show are new mobile robots that are worth watching.
Omron Automation Americas’ NX1 series controller is compact and integrates machine control with with data utilization, quality management, and safety.
From the navigation of mobile robots to pick-and-place operations, as well as automated inspection and collection of data for IoT, machine vision is essential. These five providers have continued to improve their cameras and software.
As companies find increasing uses for collaborative robots that can work alongside human workers more safely, choosing the right one for your automation project can become a chore. This free guide can help you make the right choice.
The service robots category is broad, including just about all automation that isn’t industrial. A closer look reveals how suppliers and users can make the most of new technologies.
Mobile platforms for factories and warehouses were everywhere at this year’s MODEX.
Our columnist brings his international perspective to the latest robot applications shown at iRex 2017 in Tokyo. Machine learning, service robots, and Society 5.0 all have implications for automation beyond Japan.
Omron will be making its first appearance at CES 2018 and will be bringing its FORPHEUS table-tennis training robot. In addition, check out the AI conference within the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The use of robots in packaging applications continues to grow. Significant advancements in the ease of use and deployment have helped manufacturers adopt high-speed, pick-and-place robots, enabling greater throughput, higher yields, and more reliability. Robots rapidly and consistently maneuver products; make efficient use of floor space; and quickly adapt to product, packaging pattern, and container…
Omron is buying Adept, the largest industrial automation provider in the U.S., for $200 million. Both companies stand to gain distribution, and Adept hopes for financial stability.