At AUVSI’s annual event, commercial drone users gained the ability to tailor their UAV engines to their application requirements, thanks to the motor kit concept from 3W.
Ideal for high performance in limited space, the Gold Twitter drive weighs less than 20g and measures the size of a postage stamp, yet it can deliver over 5kW of continuous qualitative power.
In drive system planning, motion control is a topic that needs to be addressed sooner or later. Fortunately, maxon has a competent team that takes care of all questions related to controlling motors.
maxon precision motor’s new actuator is compact, accurate, and light, making it ideal for hip and knee exoskeletons.
3D printing developments are enabling the printing of ever-larger objects, while the integration of electronics and flexible sensors are driving the potential of additive manufacturing technology.
Swiss university ETH Zurich is been working on a walking robot prototype and perception using machine learning. Both technologies could help service robots catch on.
Building a successful business is hard for robotics startups, but it’s not impossible. If you can avoid these top 10 pitfalls, your technology and company can thrive in a growing market.
Recent products showcasing the push toward Industry 4.0 in Scandinavia show the region’s strong emphasis on simpler programming and mobile adaptability.
The latest quarterly figures from Robotic Industries Association parent A3 conclude that 2017 was another banner year for the growing robotics industry.
Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 820E is designed to provide a high degree of integration and processing capability for next-generation computer vision.
An autonomous wheelchair being tested in Australia demonstrates how robot kits can enable DIY developers and how individual inspiration can assist people with special health needs.
The authors of a journal article calling out 10 grand robotics challenges explain where advances are being made and why researchers need to be self-aware.
Robotics components, assistive technologies, and the usual AI and self-driving car deals made up the past week’s automation transactions.
As demand for rapid prototyping grows in industries worldwide, technological advances in 3D printing, CNC manufacturing, and other small-batch manufacturing practices are driving down both prices and production times.
When people look up at the sky, they see more and more drones. Yet the breakthrough for delivery robots will take place on the ground — if the lawmakers give the green light.
In this booth video from RoboBusiness 2017, a Schunk representative explains how collaborative robots are only as good as the quality of their end effectors.
In this video interview from RoboBusiness 2017, Harmonic Drive CEO Doug Olson discusses the growth of the industry and how precision robot components are enabling a wider range of applications.
Although we rarely notice them, electrical precision drive systems are everywhere around us — at home, on our commute, at work, and even when we grab a kebab for lunch.
In this post, Acorn explains why robotics designers need to understand the automation use cases for the products they’re working on. The end-user requirements and environment should determine the robot’s form, not the other way around.
Acorn Product Development, which is exhibiting at this week’s RoboBusiness conference, discusses why it’s improtant to design for the robots as a service, or RaaS, model.
The world’s premier automation event is an important opportunity for end users, developers, and suppliers of robotics, artificial intelligence, and unmanned systems to meet with and learn from one another.
Advanced Motion Controls’ Karl Meier provides a preview of his RoboBusiness panel on why robotics suppliers should take a best-in-class approach to robotics controls and components.
NASA’s next Mars rover will collect soil samples, seal them, and deposit them on the Martian surface for future collection and transport back to Earth. Maxon Motor supplies several drives specifically developed for mission critical tasks.
RoboBusiness 2017 is not only the best place to meet with the entire robotics and AI ecosystem; it’s also the conference that can help you maximize automation for your business. Our refocused session tracks, elite speakers, and networking opportunities are worth making plans for Sept. 27 and 28 in Santa Clara, Calif.
Georg Stieler, RoboBusiness speaker, researcher, and consultant for global robotics companies, shares his thoughts on the industrial use of robotics and AI.