Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Robots Explore Dangerous Mines with Novel Sensor Fusion Technology

The 3D Riegl scanning laser range finder and an Acumine 2D scanning millimeter wave radar were transported on Husky and used to record video footage and densely sampled data sets. The data is being submitted to the International Journal of Robotics Research to ensure that th

SAM Robotic Surrogate Operator

From AkihabaraNews and Robohub: Conceptually, it’s quite simp

The Industrial Automation Exchange

New online tool connects manufacturers with industrial automation expertise, products

Anibit Online Graphical Programmer for the Pololu 3pi Robot

From Anibit: We have adapted a graphical programming environment for the Arduino known as "Blocklyduino" to be tailored to Pololu's 3Pi Robot Platform. Blocklyduino is itself an adaptation of Blockly, a

My 2015 Predictions: Big Deployments, Big Ideas and Big Problems Solved

I see three exciting and significant trends taking place right now that I think will begin to gain some very real traction in 2015.

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Robotics and Automation - Featured Story

Winner of the AAAI Video Competition People's Choice Award

Mario Lives! An Adaptive Learning AI Approach for Generating a Living and Conversing Mario Agent:

Also Robohub has links to the rest of AAAI videos here.

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Baxter Helps Stonecutting Tools Manufacturer Maintain its Edge on the Competition

Trow & Holden Uses Baxter Robot as a Workforce Multiplier to Support a Large, Highly Specialized Customer Base

ABB Robotics unveils second generation IRC5C compact industrial robot controller

Renowned for its outstanding performance and quality, the footprint of the IRC5C is now up to 25 percent smaller than the original compact model

maxon motors - Right Angle Spiroid® Gear

Designed to achieve maximum torque with minimal space

Adept Technology Launches New Family of SCARA Robots in North America

eCobra robot models are available in 600-mm and 800-mm-reach configurations.

International LiDAR Mapping Forum: Sold Out Exhibits and Record Number of UAVs

Over 60 world-leading technology, software and service providers to exhibit at 2015 event

Robotics and Automation - Featured Product

Reiku Drossbach - Pre-engineered Robotic Cable Management Systems

Reiku Drossbach - Pre-engineered Robotic Cable Management Systems

Almost 85% of Robotics Downtime can be directly attributed to cable or hose failures. For over 40 years REIKU has been recognized as the Global Leader in Hi Tech Cable Protection Systems. The cost of production downtime and the eventual replacement of failed cables and hoses can be dramatically reduced or even eliminated with REIKU Robotic Cable Management System Solutions. REIKU works closely with all of the major Robot manufacturers developing "customer oriented system solutions".

Robotics and Automation - Featured Company

Universal Robots USA

Universal Robots USA

Universal Robots is an innovative and globally successful Danish manufacturer of industrial robots. Since the first UR robot entered the market in 2009, the company has seen substantial growth and is now in global distribution through more than 100 partners spanning over 40 countries.