From heavy lifting arms to collaborative robots, manufacturing and other industries now have a variety of options, depending on their needs.
Black swans are unpredictable events such as the novel coronavirus epidemic. Alan Beaulieu, president of ITR Economics, will provide guidance on how businesses can get through this crisis.
Thursday May 14, 2020 11:30 AM ET / 8:30 AM PT Bin picking comes in many shapes and sizes, from high payload automotive and heavy equipment manufacturing applications, to pick and drop e-commerce order fulfillment and part sortation applications. But one area with unique requirements is bin picking applications for machine tending where…
maxon, a Swiss developer and manufacturer of drive systems, is a long-time partner of leading medical technology companies worldwide. Its products are used in medical devices such as ventilators, respirators, protection masks and lab automation. During these unprecedented times, maxon is focused on supporting the companies producing these life-saving devices so desperately needed during this…
Modular robotics are currently a niche market, but the need for flexibility could propel demand, predicts one global market analyst.
To optimize order picking, robot designers, integrators, and users should consider the pieces, processes, and training required for industrial automation, cobots, or AMRs.
Panama-based Medcom has upgraded two production studios with camera robotics from Telemetrics that help it create more content with the same resources.
Retailers with traditional automated storage and retrieval systems can now scale to fully automate millions of each picks in break pack operations.
While much of the interest and investment in healthcare robotics focuses on surgical systems, nonsurgical applications are also maturiing.
Thursday April 23, 2020 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT The usefulness of traditional industrial robots, noted for performing repetitive tasks with speed, strength, and precision, has been limited by their inability to work directly with humans. The introduction of collaborative robots, robotic systems that can work safely in close approximation with…
The second annual Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum, which is scheduled for September in Boston, is seeking qualified and engaging expert speakers.
Diligent Robotics plans to use its funding to scale its Moxi mobile manipulation system to a wider customer base and to expand its hardware and software product development.
Blickfeld, a Munich-based startup developing LiDAR sensors for a variety of applications, including autonomous vehicles, has closed a Series A financing round. The amount of the Series A has yet to be disclosed, but it was led by the venture capital unit of Continental together with Wachstumsfonds Bayern. Blickfeld’s existing investors, Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures,…
The Sense One flash camera from Sense Photonics is a 3D, solid-state lidar that promises to help autonomous robots and vehicles see farther and more safely.
The Executive Board of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) elected Milton Guerry of SCHUNK USA as new President. Klaus Koenig of KUKA Robotics has been appointed as IFR´s new Vice President. “I feel very honored to serve as new IFR President and look forward to a successful collaboration with Klaus Koenig and our IFR…
Exoskeleton companies have long been working with healthcare coverage providers to develop general coverage policies for exoskeletons. But many providers still look at exoskeletons on a case-by-case basis. ReWalk Robotics, a developer of medical exoskeletons for individuals with lower limb disabilities, said it is making some progress with a group of German statutory health insurers…
Drone providers AeroVironment and Draganfly are widening distribution of the Quantix Mapper system, just in time for planting season in the Northern Hemisphere.
MODEX 2020 was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but exhibitors and attendees expressed optimism about the supply chain robotics market.
The partnership between Air Automation Engineering and Epson Robots is intended to lead to better support for Epson’s automation products throughout the Upper Midwest.
Initially slow to adopt robotics, farming and livestock operations are looking at automation to improve efficiency.
Ten new deployments will use Locus Robotics AMRs for fulfillment tasks.
Event seeks speakers and presentations around the design, development, manufacturing and delivery of commercial-class robotics systems.
Multi-year partnership will provide training for 400,000+ union members on use of autonomous earth-moving equipment.
Project aims to provide maps for automated driving using lower cost sensors and probes.
Organizations looking to deploy autonomous mobile robots within their environments visit with several companies at HighJump event.