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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

Interview with Japan Roboticist and Celebrity “Hiroshi Ishiguro”

Japan is a highly Service Robots oriented Market - Three way Dialogue Systems will be in high demand in Future.

Drone Racing League Season 2: More Funding, More Drones

Marco Margaritoff for The Drive: Drone Racing League Season 2 acquires $20m in additional Series B funding and is ready for takeoff next week on ESPN.

Impacts of Tolerances Refinement

Tolerances refinement is a well-known concept for manufacturers in the aerospace industry. This new reality has a direct impact on how they do things. To succeed reaching new market standards, an upgrading of their plants and equipment is inevitable.

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This cutting-edge drone port could be the future of the shopping mall as we know it

Megan Harney for Business Insider: CallisonRTKL wants to transform the shell of the former mall into a delivery warehouse that's ideal for drone takeoff and delivery.

Drone vs. truck deliveries: Which creates less carbon pollution?

Science Daily: A new study finds that drone deliveries emit less climate-warming carbon dioxide pollution than truck deliveries in some -- but not all -- scenarios.

Americans no longer have to register non-commercial drones with the FAA

April Glaser for Recode: The court ruled that the FAA’s drone registration rules, which have been in place since 2015, were in violation of a law passed by Congress in 2012.

The US coast guard is deploying drones to catch increasingly tech-savvy drug traffickers

Neha Thirani Bagri for Quartz: The drone takes into account things like a vessel’s size, cargo, and movement, to determine if it might be a security threat. When a “target of interest” is detected, a go-fast boat is launched, and the chase begins.

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Festo Expands Low Cost EtherNet/IP Connectivity to IO-Link Devices

The Festo CTEU-EP universal EtherNet/IP interface module now includes connectivity to third party IO-Link devices as well as Festo valve terminals.

TraceParts gives Engineers the means to easily download CAD models for PCB designs

Engineers can access PCB CAD models from the TraceParts CAD platform and download them in formats compatible with the most common PCB-design tools

Kaman Measuring Highlights digiVIT and Digital DIT at Sensors Expo and Conference

Kaman Measuring Highlights digiVIT and Digital DIT at Sensors Expo and Conference Visit Booth #1217 to see IIoT-ready inductive eddy current technology Middletown, CT - The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces it will highlight its complete range of inductive eddy current technology at Sensors Expo and Conference, which will be held from June 27-29, 2017 at the McEnery Convention Center, in San Jose, CA, Booth #1217. Stop by the booth to see demonstrations of Kaman's Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-ready devices, including the digiVIT Digital Variable Impedance Transducer and new Digital Differential Impedance Transducer (Digital DIT).

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Dynatect Automated Machine Safety Door

Dynatect Automated Machine Safety Door

Dynatect's Gortite VF (Vertical Fabric) Automated Machine Safety Door is intended for automation and safe machine access to minimize cycle time and maximize production time. The automated roll-up door separates machines with hazardous operations from other processes, material handling equipment, and people. The Gortite VF Door contains typical machine/process generated hazards including light debris, fluid splatter/mist, and weld smoke/sparks/flash.

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Dorner Mfg. Corp.

Dorner Mfg. Corp.

Founded in 1966 and based in Hartland, Wisconsin, Dorner is a privately held World Leader in the design, applications, manufacturing, and integration of conveyor systems. Companies from over 1,200 different industries worldwide turn to Dorner to achieve improved efficiency, productivity, and a positive ROI.