Building Information Modeling (BIM) has found great success in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industries, and robotics solutions are making AEC inroads. The two technologies can be synergistic, and when used together can deliver additional value to AECs.
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.
CMU becomes a space-faring university with payloads aboard an astrobotic lander.
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.
The Office of Naval Research provided the funding for the development of an underwater robotic hand equipped with a variety of sensors.
ARC Specialties uses Universal Robot cobot in new AI-powered welding system, while ATI Industrial Automation Automatic Tool Changer is certified, joins UR+ portfolio.
The Chancellor of Germany got a firsthand look at new cost-effective service robots from igus.
Value-added relationship will give Clearpath users the ability for autonomous mobile robot navigation.
Get a peek at the latest products in the world of pieces and parts for the robotics, automation, and industrial engineering market.
Gripper inspired by “origami magic ball” can grasp wide array of delicate and heavy objects.
Autonomous drone can shoot video and photos of astronauts’ work, freeing up their time to perform more vital tasks.
Parts makers announce new components for mobile robots, autonomous vehicles, and factory automation gear.
Through blockchain and a gaming-inspired simulation platform, Makerverse aims to reduce risk and cost for roboticists.
Catch up on the latest product announcements in the robotics and general engineering components space.
The latest product announcements for developers of robotics, self-driving vehicles and other automation systems.
Initial test showed ability to takeoff, hover and land; future tests will aim for forward flight of concept prototype.
Rescue robots can help save lives in the aftermath of disaster, but agencies should know more about their costs and capabilities, says Robin Murphy, founder of Roboticists Without Borders.
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.
Inspection robots fulfill ever more complex tasks and protect people from injury during dangerous tasks. The little helpers inspect huge milk tanks and climb around the outer shell of airplanes.
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.
In the near future, surgeries will include enhanced imaging, greater autonomy, and optimized learning, said experts at the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics.
Unlike other collaborative robots, Productive Robotics’ OB7 has seven degrees of freedom and proprietary protocols for security.
ExRobotics, a Dutch maker of remote-controlled systems for the oil and gas industry, uses IDS products because of their cost and hardware and software capabilities.
Exoskeletons are getting lighter, smarter, and more useful in a range of industries, from healthcare and construction to the military. Here’s a rundown of vendors and users.