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Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary - September, October, November

Back to school and back to work with the tradeshow schedule for the Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing industry heating up. This year RoboticsTomorrow has setup a special newspage devoted to news and announcements from International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS

Vacuum-based Bag Handling

Traditionally, vacuum-based bag handling systems have been marred by problems to the extent that it has been almost impossible to use them.

Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge 2014

Introduction: This challenge evaluates algorithms for object detection and image classification at large scale. This year there will be two competitions: A 

Rising Colorspace

Rising Colorspace is a site-specific installation for “Metropol Park“ at Köllnischer Park 6-7 in Berlin. It is the third systemic robot installation of our colorspace series. A robot draws his rising movements as bowlike lines onto

Digital Design using CAD/CAM for Innovative Robotic Design

With 3D CAD software, designers can actually simulate a robot's capabilities by reviewing how the robot's construction will be effected by the selected materials.

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St Robotics - R12 Robot Arm

St Robotics - R12 Robot Arm

Low cost bench top robot arms - swift, accurate, easy to program - within reach financially and technically. Their high intelligence finds them niches in the most complex tasks but they are easy to apply to any application from machine feeding to laboratory sample handling. ST robots will do most of what their big brothers will do, much that they can't do and at a fraction of the price! ST provides professional but affordable, easy-to-use, ready-to-go boxed robots. Unpack it, set it up and start programming using our comprehensive manuals. R12-firefly - low cost 5-axis 500mm jointed (articulated) robot arm. Optional electric or pneumatic grippers or vacuum pickup. Optional electric tool changers and mountings for tools. R12-six - low cost 6-axis 500mm jointed (articulated) robot arm. Optional electric or pneumatic grippers. Optional bluetooth teach pad.

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Rethink Robotics

Rethink Robotics

Rethink Robotics is helping to define the future of human-machine interaction today, with robots that are safe, affordable and practical for manufacturing, production and R&D environments. Our revolutionary Baxter collaborative manufacturing robot provides cost-effective automation for a wide range of packaging and material handling tasks. And our Baxter Research Robot provides a humanoid robot platform with integrated sensors and an open software development kit, allowing academic and corporate researchers to create custom applications and drive future innovation.