Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Low Cost Vision System

The vision system sends coordinates to the robot so it can be gripped by the robot regardless of position.

NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle (MRV)

From NASA at the Johnson Space Center:

Build a Strong Sales Force

How does a company find a good rep? They need to talk to their customers for recommendations. The customer will always recommend someone, with which s/he already has a good relationship. If there is a rep association in the same industry, contact the association.

3D Robotics' Solo

From 3D Robotics: Today 3DR announced Solo, an all-in-one pers

DJI Phantom 3

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Star Wars' BB-8

From the new Star Wars:

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Universal Robots experiencing rapid growth, doubling revenue and profit in 2014

Danish robot manufacturer Universal Robots achieved a spectacular growth in the 2014 annual result just published; Revenue increased an astounding 70 percent reaching more than 36M USD with profit more than doubling to 5M USD.

DroneDeploy and DJI Announced as Platinum Sponsors of Drone World Expo

Dozens of Leading Industry Companies Sign On to Exhibit at the Silicon Valley Based Event

MakerBot PrintShop App Introduces New Shape Maker Feature - Turns 2D Into 3D

MakerBot PrintShop Version 1.5 with MakerBot Shape Maker Brings Drawings to Life in 3D with Easy to Use, No Design Experience Necessary

Blog by Grant Imahara debuts on Mouser's Popular Bench Talk for Engineers Blog Site

Follow Grant as he openly shares his thoughts with the engineering community and the public by visiting the Bench Talk blog and subscribing to the RSS feed on Mouser.com.

Robotic Technology Utilized to Repair and Prevent Gas Line Leaks in Brooklyn, New York, Infrastructure

ULC Robotics Inc.'s CISBOT technology is being used to make critical repairs in live cast iron gas mains without excavations and cessations of service.

Robotics and Automation - Featured Product

EPSON High Performance SCARA Robots

EPSON High Performance SCARA Robots

EPSON Robots is the global leader in PC controlled precision factory automation, with an installed base of over 28,000 robots and a product line of hundreds of models of easy to use SCARA, Cartesian and 6 axis robots based on a common PC based controls platform. EPSON offers powerful options such as Vision Guide, Conveyor Tracking, .Net Connectivity, GUI Builder, Force Sensing, DeviceNet, Profibus, EtherNet/IP, Ethernet I/O and more. Building on a 30 year heritage, EPSON Robots delivers robots for precision assembly and material handling applications in the automotive, medical device, appliance, biotechnology, consumer product, electronics, food, pharmaceutical, plastics, semiconductor, and other industries. For more information, visit us at www.epsonrobots.com , or contact us directly at +1.562.290.5910

Robotics and Automation - Featured Company

AMT Association For Manufacturing Technology

AMT Association For Manufacturing Technology

Represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members-those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing. Founded in 1902 and based in Virginia, the association specializes in providing targeted business assistance, extensive global support, and business intelligence systems and analysis. AMT is the voice that communicates the importance of policies and programs that encourage research and innovation, and the development of educational initiatives to create tomorrow's Smartforce. AMT owns and manages IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show, which is the premier manufacturing technology event in North America.