Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

How Open-Source Robotics Hardware Is Accelerating Research and Innovation

Erico Guizzo for IEEE Spectrum: We’ve seen how, over the last several years, open source software—platforms like the Robot Operating System (ROS), Gazebo, and OpenCV, among others—has played a huge role in helping researchers and companies build robots better and fast

Asyfeed Pocket Module Feeding System Handles Swiss Watches’ Most Delicate Parts

The feeding system can handle parts smaller than 0.1 mm and up to 10 mm in size.

Talking AUTOMATE 2017 with Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR Robots)

We will be exhibiting our MiR100™ robot—a collaborative and safe, cost-effective autonomous mobile robot that quickly automates internal transportation and logistics.

Drone Use Will Skyrocket By 2021, Government Says

Jonathan Vanian for Fortune: In addition to data about hobbyist-owned drones, the FAA said that it expects roughly 442,000 drones to be used by businesses by 2021 for tasks like taking pictures of farmland or inspecting cell phone towers. That's nearly ten times as many dro

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Special Tradeshow Coverage for Automate 2017

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Mnuchin on robots taking US jobs: 'It's not even on our radar screen ... 50-100 more years' away

David Reid for CNBC: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he was not worried about the mass displacement of U.S. workers by robots and could be a century before a labor crisis eventuates. "It's not even on our radar screen ... 50-100 more years," Mnuchin said.

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

RISE: Robots in Service of the Environment to Solve Large-Scale Environmental Challenges With Robots

Non-Profit's First Project is an Undersea Robot to Slow Invasive Lionfish Destruction

Automate 2017 - RightHand Robotics Unveils New Picking Solution for Logistics, E-Commerce, and Material Handling Industries

Company Also Announces Series A Funding Led by Playground Global

Soft Robotics Updates Brand; Launches New Site

"We are excited to officially unveil our new logo and website. The past three years have been spent building the technology and solving customers' problems. We have created a great product and felt this was the perfect time to build upon this growth and create an iconic brand," said Carl Vause, CEO of Soft Robotics Inc.

Neva Aerospace project opens doors for development of aerial robots

Launch of first VTOL-optimised turbines proved technology behind patented distributed thrust approach, and Neva is ready for development of heavy-duty aerial robots.

Training the next generation workforce for America's new Industrial Revolution

Wake Tech Community College launches Collaborative Robotics program with donation of ABB's YuMi® robot

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DENSO Small Assembly Robots

DENSO Small Assembly Robots

DENSO is the world's largest manufacturer - and user - of small assembly robots, employing over 17,000 of its robots in its own facilities. Over 77,000 additional DENSO robots are used by other companies worldwide. The compact, high-speed robots are used in traditional manufacturing sectors, as well as in advanced-technology applications in the medical, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Learn more about DENSO Robotics

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Oriental Motor Corp. USA

Oriental Motor Corp. USA

Since our founding in Japan in 1885, Oriental Motor globally has been providing the optimal motion systems as part of our total service, to meet the widest market demands. We manufacture and sell AC Motors, Stepper and Servo Motors, Linear and Rotary actuators, Network Solutions, Accessories and Thermal Management solutions. Oriental Motor's sales and service network is international, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.