RBR picks the top news events from the past year around robots, drones, and automation efforts
Industrial robots have a good safety record, but manufacturers should be aware of standards and best practices, noted speakers at a recent RIA conference.
Vention has released a modular range extender for Universal Robots’ market-leading cobots, providing a seventh axis. It comes with the URCap software.
Integrating robots into a household environment will require a different approach to robot design than industrial automation, writes guest columnist Alexandre Colle.
Distribution centers shouldn’t just look for point solutions, notes Roger Counihan. The CRO Online Summit speaker gives a preview of how to pick a partner and sell robotics internally.
Mobile cobots promise to combine the safety and flexibility of collaborative robots with mobile platforms. A recent event in Tokyo provided an advance glimpse.
Unlike other collaborative robots, Productive Robotics’ OB7 has seven degrees of freedom and proprietary protocols for security.
Company plans on incorporating expertise in engineering, product development, and customer applications for cobot pioneers.
Many manufacturers aren’t doing enough to measure human activities alongside automated processes, found a study by A.T. Kearney and Drishti.
thyssenkrupp North America CEO Patrick Bass offers advice on how technology and employee empowerment can foster change.
Veo Robotics takes data from multiple sensors to make industrial robots more collaborative, adding value and flexibility to human-machine collaboration in manufacturing.
The market leader of collaborative robots is launching offerings for metal fabricators, including integration with Dynabrade orbital sanders, ARC Specialties’ SnapCut, and seventh axis capabilities from Vention. The new offerings are all integrated with the UR e-Series line.
OMRON’s new TM series collaborative robots are intended to be easier to use and are compatible with its LD series autonomous mobile robots.
NVIDIA research announced at CoRL this week puts smart picking within robotic grasping range.
It’s Halloween 2018, so grab your treat bag as we present robots that ‘died’ this year, as well as ones that creep us out. Bonus! How to make a robot costume!
Rethink Robotics is gone — or is it? News from Germany and China should provide relief for owners of Baxter and Sawyer cobots worried about continuing support.
Among the innovations displayed at last week’s Pack Expo were cobots for the consumer packaged goods industry from Universal Robots and its partners.
ROBO Global and Universal Robots celebrated the ETF’s birthday with panels about the robotics industry and ringing the closing bell at the NYSE.
New packaging offerings address the need for open, unguarded human-machine interactions
Rethink Robotics’ cobots were iconic, but what robot startup lessons can we take from its failure? We spoke with several industry experts to find out.
Billions are spent on autonomous vehicles, while a robotics pioneer shuts its doors highlight recent weeks in the robotics and AI transaction space.
The shutdown of Rethink Robotics is a sobering reminder of the challenges facing automation startups, even in the hot collaborative arm space.
Robotics concerns about the changing nature of work were just some of the many topics discussed in Day 2 of RoboBusiness 2018. Exhibitors demonstrated the latest in components and solutions, panelists gave advice on how to automate and measure ROI, and attendees networked.
From welding to robot-assisted surgery, robot precision is a critical enabling technology. Three experts explain the importance of accuracy and precision, the rate of change, and the market prospects.
There’s plenty of room for improvement in robot grasping, notes UC Berkeley Prof. Ken Goldberg. He gives a preview of his session, in which he will describes an approach with wide commercial application.