Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Service Robots Use Flat Motors

Service robots being designed for the disabled must be reliable, safe, and easy to use. Having the right motion system components is essential for these highly specific applications.

Lumipen 2: Robust Tracking for Dynamic Projection Mapping

From University of Tokyo: In our laboratory, the 

Festo BionicANTs and eMotionButterflies

From Festo Bionic: With the bionic butterflies, for the first

Frankenimage

From David Stolarsky: The goal of Frankenimage is to reconstruct input (target) images with pieces of images from a large image database (the database images).

February Was Another Good Month For Robotic Investments

February was another big month for investments in robotic startup companies. 3D Robotics, Flyability, Fetch Robotics, EHang and many others.

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Robotics and Automation - Featured Story

Gear Generator

 

About Gear Generator:

Gear Generator is a tool for creating involute spur gearsand download them in SVG format. In addition it let you compose full gear layouts with connetcted gears to design multiple gears system with control of the input/output ratio and rotation speed. Gears can be animated with various speed to demonstrate working mechanism... (link)

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Harmonic Drive LLC Launches New Gearhead Website

New website features Product Selector Tool

Servo2Go - New 24V Integrated Electric Actuators are rated to 500N max. thrust

Servo2Go.com has just added remarkable new additions to its broad range of cost-effective 24V electric linear actuators from Dyadic Systems.

Party with Robots that Can Perform Surgery, Protect Warriors in Combat

Celebrate National Robotics Week April 8 at the Silicon Valley Robot Block Party

COVAL launches its mobile application with TraceParts

COVAL takes the lead in the race for 3D content in the field of vacuum-handling systems thanks to a new mobile application developed with TraceParts

Drone Maker 3D Robotics Debuts Open Source Development Platform To Advance Public App Innovation

3DR's DroneKit Development Platform Makes It Easy for Entrepreneurs and Enthusiasts to Add Custom Features or Create Entirely New Drone Apps

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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

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Bishop-Wisecarver Group

Bishop-Wisecarver Group

A WBENC certified woman-owned family of companies who work with manufacturers to engineer, manufacture, and build custom complex assemblies, linear motion solutions and optimal embedded intelligence systems. Through the integration of mechanical, electrical, software, control and systems design engineering expertise, 62+ years of experience and 20,000+ unique clients, we are a single point of service that results in custom designs, increased efficiencies and accelerated time to market.