Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Deepest Underwater Consumer Drone from Blueye Robotics Reveals Ocean Depths Previously Unseen by Non-Scientists

Blueye Pioneer Dives to 150 Meters; Robust, Stable HD Camera Delivers True Colors with Super-Clear Image Quality

Q&A with INTERPOL World 2017 Speaker Mr Holland Michel, Co-Director for the Center for the Study of the Drone

The use of drones in law enforcement is a much more recent phenomenon than the military use of drones, which explains why the public is less familiar with the issue, but we're hoping to change that!

Smart grasping demonstrated at Automate and ProMat trade shows

Tactile sensing and force feedback are - and have been - problem areas for robot grasping. Humans could see, select and pick so much faster. Yet to handle the millions of different everyday items in our factories and warehouses, costly positioning and camera systems have bee

Welding With OCTOPUZ

In a continuing series, OCTOPUZ will be showing their expertise in the field of offline programming software for robotics. In this article, we will be examining robotic welding.

The Most Important Robots in Medicine

A robot could soon be a regular member of the medical staff across the country, taking a patient’s pulse, scanning vital signs, taking pictures and even reading case notes. Then, this information is sent to a nurse practitioner or a physician’s assistant, who can advise

Interested in contributing an article or review?

Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories

Robotics Software Could Be a $140B Opportunity

Wayne Duggan for U.S. News: The shift toward automation will no doubt raise demand for robotics hardware, but Loup Ventures analyst Andrew Murphy says the robotics software industry could be even bigger.

UK Robotics Week to demonstrate the nation's world-leading robotics and AI research

The UK's world-leading robotics research will be showcased at the second UK Robotics Week, which begins on Saturday, 24 June, 2017 and runs until Friday, 30 June.

The industrial robotics market will nearly triple in less than 10 years

April Glaser for RECODE: Collaborative robots are expected to account for a third of that market.

Misty Robotics Raises $11.5 Million To Put Robots In Every Home

Alex Knapp for Forbes: Misty wants to build robots like R2-D2 or Rosie from The Jetsons - useful companions with personality.

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Encoder Company - The ALL-NEW Thru-Bore Absolute Encoder, Model MA58H

As an absolute encoder, it is especially suited to applications where an encoder needs to retain position information after power-off scenarios.

Sony Makes "Core Libraries" of its Deep Learning Tools Available as Open Source

Software engineers and designers will now be able to make use of these core libraries free of charge to develop deep learning programs and incorporate them into their products and services. This shift to open source is also intended to enable the development community to further build on the core libraries' programs.

U.S. Security Associates Showcases the Sharp INTELLOS A-UGV at Summer Roadshow Events

First Authorized Guard Company of the Sharp INTELLOS Automated Unmanned Ground Vehicle (A-UGV) to Host Product Demonstrations Across the United States

Deepest Underwater Consumer Drone from Blueye Robotics Reveals Ocean Depths Previously Unseen by Non-Scientists

Blueye Pioneer Dives to 150 Meters; Robust, Stable HD Camera Delivers True Colors with Super-Clear Image Quality

TraceParts publishes key figures about the use of linear and rotary motion products in CAD projects

In its new annual activity report, TraceParts gives details about the profile of designers that used linear and rotary motion components

Robotics and Automation - Featured Product

Mudge Fasteners - Robotics Fasteners Unlimited

Mudge Fasteners - Robotics Fasteners Unlimited

From very small to very large fasteners, in a wide array of materials and platings from stainless steel to cadmium to silver, Mudge Fasteners is a one-stop shop for all Robotics screws, bolts, nuts, washers, inserts, adhesives and more. With over 60,000 products in stock, Mudge also offers custom kitting and packaging, documentation support, specials manufactured to print, performance mockups, fabrication and production consulting.

Robotics and Automation - Featured Company

OCTOPUZ Robotics

OCTOPUZ Robotics

Program and simulate ALL your robots with OCTOPUZ offline software. OCTOPUZ took a revolutionary approach to robotic programming by combining the offline programming of robots with manufacturing process simulation, making it ideal for tech AND sales teams. It is sold, supported and loved worldwide with the help of our network of international partners. How can we help you today?