The COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to innovate, including utilizing workplace robots. From telepresence capabilities to UV disinfection, mobile robots empowered people and provided business value. But even as the infection fades, their use will continue and expand.
Tessella Automation’s PISMO platform and supporting technologies speed and ease the configuration and reconfiguration of collaborative robot production systems. The result? Reduced costs along with increased automation flexibility and business agility.
The next production revolution will be a boon for a global economy that is sputtering and experiencing lagging growth and investment. This new technology wave should lead to a virtuous cycle of increased investment, higher productivity, more spending, and more investment.
In this Robot Report podcast, Motiv Space Systems’ Tom McCarthy discusses the development of the robotic arm on the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover and Cold Operable Lunar Deployable Arm. Solutions from Oxbotica and Boston Dynamics also reviewed.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT One proven method for illustrating macro trends in the robotics sector, uncovering novel technological innovations, as well as surfacing overlooked business opportunities, is to rigorously analyze sector investment. Investment levels are a key indicator of an active market and the unambiguous affirmation of the…
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, a panel of agricultural robotics thought leaders discuss the agricultural robotics sector, including existing solutions, enabling technologies and ongoing opportunities.
Eureka Robotics’ robotics solutions automate tasks that require both high accuracy and high agility, a major challenge for high precision manufacturers.
In this podcast, Association for Advancing Automation’s president Jeff Burnstein comments on 2020 Robotics Sales for North America. Also, Canvas founders discuss their robotic drywall solution.
The US’s National Institute of Standards and Technology is supporting small-to-medium manufacturers (SMMs) by researching ways to make robotics systems easier to program and use, as well as developing novel gripping and manipulation technologies.
Anthony Levandowski, who pleaded guilty to one count of trade secret theft and was pardoned by Donald Trump, simultaneously built and undermined the autonomous vehicle sector. The long term impact is unclear.
A number of companies offer automated, robotic garages, although adoption, especially in the United States, has been limited thus far. That could change as cities become more populated, and greater emphasis is placed on increasing the efficiency and sustainability of transportation systems.
HeroWear’s back-assist Apex exosuit, which reduces back strain when objects are lifted, can be adjusted to fit workers of all sizes — both men and women. Imagine that.
While third-party logistics (3PLs) companies have offered Fulfillment–as–a–Service (FaaS) for years, automation technology vendors are now beginning to provide FaaS solutions along with their more traditional technologies, products and services offerings.
In this podcast, American Robotics CEO Reese Mozer, CEO of American Robotics, the first drone company approved by the FAA to operate automated drones without human operators, discusses BVLOS. Also, Boston Dynamics’ Founder Marc Raibert reflects on dancing humanoids.
Collaborative Robots have found great success since their introduction, providing companies large and small, many of which had not previously benefited from robotics automation, with a new class of low cost, flexible automation solutions. While the use of collaborative systems has expanded rapidly, becoming the fastest growing industrial robotics sector, the technology still has not…
Waypoint’s easy to use and intuitive autonomous mobile robots can be set up and operating in under 15 minutes.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT There is not one sensor! This seminar will discuss why there is not one perfect sensor and what types of sensors are required for indoor and outdoor navigation. Main focus will be on 2D, 3D Lidar, and Camera vision. Discussion will also…
In this Robot Report podcast, Greg Smith, President of Teradyne’s Industrial Automation Group discusses the company’s robotics acquisition strategies and future plans.
FarmDroid’s robotic agricultural sowing and weeding solution allows earth to be cultivated in an ecological and CO2 neutral way, and unlike heavy equipment, the lightweight FarmDroid robot limits structural damage to the soil.
The five most popular RoboBusiness Direct sessions are available on demand. Topics include 1) robotics investment models, 2) robotics for logistics tasks, 3) the frontiers of manufacturing, 4) robotics commercializing strategies, and 5) the future of human-robot-collaboration.
RBR essential announcements for the interval ranging from January 8 – 14, 2021 include notices from Hyundai Robotics, MakinaRocks, Oceaneering International, WeRide.ai, Energy Robotics, DreamVu, Quicktron, Leadec, maxon Group, Fourier Intelligence and Naïo Technologies.
Meili Robots’ universal fleet management solution supports multiple brands of mobile robots, and integrates with all ERP systems.
In this Robot Report podcast, AMP Robotics CEO Matanya Horowitz discusses the economics of the recycling robots. Also, Festo’s Josh Fox describes winning the MassRobotics-GM Gripper Challenge.
RBR essential announcements for the interval ranging from January 1 – 7, 2021 include notices from Oxbotica, Sense Photonics, Geek+, WavEC, AMP Robotics, and Teledyne.
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, Mark Davidson, CRO of DreamVu discuss the development of UV disinfection robotics systems that use 3D visioning systems to recognize objects and autonomously navigate.