Industrial Robotics - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Germany's Siemens to Set up Robotics Research Center in China

Reuters: The Siemens research center at Beijing's Tsinghua University would focus on combined mechanics and electronics, human-robot collaboration and the application of artificial intelligence in robotic controllers, the German firm said.

Disruptive Changes from Robotics Driving the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Cobots and mobile robots are both new technologies that are still being developed and industry is just now learning how to implement them. Further, these examples represent new applications that use robotics in applications where they have never been used before.

Talking PACK EXPO with Harmonic Drive

Come see how our IP65 FHA Rotary Actuator withstands water being sprayed at it during the entire show! We will also have a variety of product configurations and sizes that visitors can see up close.

Talking PACK EXPO with Craig Tomita of Universal Robots

Our Pack Expo booth S-8257 will showcase a new mobile and modular tabletop system featuring vision-guided multiple part feeding and kitting with conveyor tracking and case loading/unloading.

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Special Tradeshow Coverage for PACK EXPO Las Vegas

PACK EXPO will be held from September 25th - 27th in Las Vegas. This RoboticsTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

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Industrial Robotics - Featured Stories

What Can 80 Engineers Do with 40 Robots in 24 Hours?

Ian Wright for Engineering.com: The inaugural Robotiq User Conference (RUC) will demonstrate what 80 engineers can do with 40 robots in 24 hours.

Sony backs Acutronic Robotics' hardware robot operating system

Darrell Etherington for TechCrunch: Acutronic was set up in 2016, and offers a way to allow components combine in new robotics systems easily with ready-made compliance with industry and commercial standards for easy deployment.

5 ways to advance robotics in manufacturing

Stephanie Condon for ZDNet: The maturity of automated technology used in manufacturing is all over the map, says Carnegie Mellon Prof. Howie Choset, but there are concrete ways to fix that.

Amazon robots bring a brave new world to the warehouse

Michael Pooler for FT.com: An industrial dance takes place every day and night on the floor of Amazon’s huge warehouse in Manchester.

Industrial Robotics - News Headlines

Transphorm Partner Yaskawa Electric's New Servo Motor is First to Use Gallium Nitride

Mechatronics Leader Uses High Q+R GaN FETs to Reimagine Servo Motors by Redesigning their Power Electronics Systems

Senior Management Expects Humans and Robots to be Comfortable Coworkers by 2020, But Skills and Culture Gaps Pose Hurdles

New Genpact study reveals large disparities - in business performance and attitude - between artificial intelligence leaders and laggards; opportunities exist for companies that overcome internal barriers

FANUC America Announces Winners of Advanced Automation Challenge 2.0

The challenge requires participating schools to design an automation project that relates to a real-world manufacturing application.

Industrial Robotics - Featured Product

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

Industrial Robotics - Featured Company

SCHUNK

SCHUNK

SCHUNK is a family owned operation and a global player in one. Totaling more than 60 years of experience, SCHUNK offers worldwide leading technology in gripping systems and clamping technology. With more than 2,000 employees located in more than 50 countries in a network of directly owned subsidiaries, SCHUNK offers global customer service and technical support. SCHUNK designs and manufactures an unmatched selection of gripping systems including grippers, rotary modules, linear modules, robotic components, sensors and accessories. SCHUNK lives its mission that "with a pioneering spirit and perfection, we are setting worldwide standards". As a brand ambassador of the SCHUNK team, the No. 1 goalkeeper communicates our global competence leadership for clamping technology and gripping systems. The top performance of SCHUNK and Jens Lehmann are characterized by dynamics, precision, and reliability.