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Rapid Pick & Place for loads up to 5 kg
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:13 PM
Fastest pick & place units on the market
Analog multi-positioning monitoring via teachable C-slot sensor
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:10 PM
Serves to accurately detect the size of the gripped parts which can be output as an analog voltage value as 0-5 V DC or 0-10 V DC
Compact powerhouses with integrated intelligence
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:08 PM
SCHUNK has further developed the modules of the second PowerCube generation, placing greater focus on heavy-duty use in industry.
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:06 PM
Profinet module with integrated safety technology
Re-elected as the chairman of EUnited Robotics
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:04 PM
Henrik A. Schunk considers the robotics industry to be on a continuous growth course
Midwest Engineering Systems Inc., an innovative provider of premier custom machines and integrated systems
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 07:09 AM
Midwest Engineering Systems has secured new customers from a variety of industries in 2013 such as diesel truck & aerospace.
Unmanned Ground Systems: Semi-Autonomy is the Way Forward over the Next Ten Years, says Frost & Sullivan
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:45 PM
Military vehicle manufactures may be reluctant to invest heavily in unmanned systems research and development due to a largely undefined need
Boston Engineering Corporation awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certifications
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:43 PM
Certifications recognize Boston Engineering's excellence in quality management of design and product development for medical, commercial, industrial and defense industries
FMC Technologies Awarded $30 Million Contract for Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) from Tidewater Subsea
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:42 PM
FMC Technologies will supply integrated Heavy Duty work-class ROV systems
GSS Introduces Pan Tilt Module for GoKart™ Cable Cameras
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:39 PM
Gordian Stone Solutions announces a unique pan and tilt head for the GoKart™ line of cable cameras.
INTEGRATED Engineering Software Announces the Release of Version 9.2
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:37 PM
Highlights in this version are the increase in power and speed, as well as improvements in the programs meshing and solving capabilities.
ARA's Nighthawk UAS Demonstrates Search and Rescue and Accident Reconstruction Value
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:35 PM
The usefulness of ARA's Nighthawk IV Micro Unmanned Air System for search-and-rescue operations and accident reconstruction was recently demonstrated during a training scenario attended by the Vermont State Police and an Army Civil Support Team.
Autonomous Solutions, Inc. Receives Phase II SBIR Contract for Sensor Study
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:33 PM
The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) Awards ASI with Phase II SBIR contract to continue sensor and vehicle automation study.
DE-STA-CO Introduces Accelerate Collection of Lightweight Tooling for Improved Automated Stamping
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:31 PM
Responding to customer needs for faster and more efficient automated pressroom stamping lines, DE-STA-CO introduces the Accelerate Collection of lightweight tooling. Accelerate is the world's lightest standard line of end effectors.
Quest Inspar to Accelerate Development of PipeArmor Robots
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:29 PM
Quest Inspar, which invented the robotic application of PipeArmor™ pure polyurea linings to rehabilitate pipelines, announced today that it will accelerate development of its next generation of PipeArmor robots after completing a raise of $4.2 million investment from Five Elms Capital.
Energid Technologies Contracted to Control and Simulate a Multi-Arm Robot for Assembling Satellites
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:28 PM
Advanced Software Selected to Enable Robotic Assembly in Orbit for the DARPA Phoenix Program
Photron's New, Highest Speed Camera System - 21,000 fps at Megapixel Resolution - FASTCAM SA-Z
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:48 PM
Photron's powerful ultra-high speed imaging system offers superior light sensitivity and 12-bit pixel depth (analog-to-digital converters, or ADC).
MakerBot Thingiverse Announces Math Manipulative Challenge Winners
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:13 PM
Thingiverse Helps Provide 3D Printed Math Manipulatives, One of the Most Requested Educational Tools for the Classroom
Stratasys Introduces Tough Unfilled Nylon for Additive Manufacturing
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:11 PM
Company also introduces double-capacity canisters for three popular materials
Stunning Lexus Film Takes Flight with KMel Robotics Quadrotors Powered By OptiTrack™ Motion Capture Technology
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:09 PM
Executed by CHI & Partners in collaboration with Director Sam Brown of Rogue Films and KMel Robotics, the 60-second spot utilized OptiTrack™ motion capture technology, including 35 Prime 41 cameras and Motive software, to track the flying robots.
Microchip Expands Arduino™ Compatible chipKIT™ Ecosystem with Wi-Fi® Development Board, IoT Cloud Software and Motor Control Shield
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:05 PM
chipKIT WF32 Board Integrates Microchip's Agency-Certified Wi-Fi Module, 32-bit PIC32 MCU with Full-Speed USB, and microSD Card; Shield Supports Servo, Stepper and DC Motors
UAV Company Olaeris Chooses NC for New Headquarters
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:59 PM
Hundreds of high tech jobs to be created with millions invested
Adept Technology Receives Order for Mobile Robots from Pharmacy Automation System Provider
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:56 PM
Cornerstone Automation Systems, LLC (CASI), a producer of innovative material handling, packaging and manufacturing automation, has placed an order for a fleet of Adept "Lynx" mobile robots.
New Wireless Barcode Readers Now Available from Microscan
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 04:22 PM
Microscan announces two new wireless handheld imagers. The HS-51 and HS-51X handhelds are ideal portable reading solutions for almost any 1D/2D symbol, with a compact and durable design to withstand multiple drops from 6 feet and featuring Bluetooth Class II technology.
Two become one: Hybrid servo cable with bus element now available
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:49 AM
igus® Connects the power supply and the encoder cable in one easy cable solution
Solid Concepts Partners with the Wildlife Conservation UAV Challenge
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:48 AM
Solid Concepts has partnered with the Wildlife Conservation UAV Challenge (wcUAVc) to bring unmanned aerial vehicles to national wildlife parks where animals are heavy victims to poaching.
RoboKind Announced as Finalist for SIIA Innovation Incubator Program
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:47 AM
RoboKind, Advanced Social Robotics company was chosen to participate in the Education Division of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)'s Innovation Incubator Program. The program will be held during the annual Education Business Forum, December 10-11, at the McGraw Hill Conference Center in New York.
Yaskawa America Inc. Selects HighRadius' Payments OnDemand Solution
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:45 AM
HighRadius' SAP-certified, PCI-DSS compliant electronic payments solution has been chosen by Yaskawa America to satisfy their automation initiative.
Seegrid Hires Sales Expert Gary Ensey to Grow US Western Region
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:34 AM
Ensey will oversee Seegrid's Western region of the US.
QinetiQ North America Develops Next-Gen Training Applications for its Integrated Warrior System™
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:07 AM
Two new training products, a mobile learning application and a desktop training program
Automate 2015 Launches New Website
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:03 AM
Intelligrated hires David Erickson as vice president, software development, for Knighted subsidiary
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:36 AM
Intelligrated hires David Erickson as vice president, software development, for Knighted subsidiary
Three-Phase Brushless DC Companion Device Enables Microchip to Offer Complete, Robust Motor System Solutions
Submitted on: 11/26/13, 05:53 PM
MCP8024 Three-Phase Brushless DC Companion Device Provides All Power, Sensing and Protection Functions Needed to Implement a Robust, Highly Efficient Solution
Polaris RANGER to Assist in the DARPA Robotics Challenge
Submitted on: 11/26/13, 05:50 PM
DARPA Robotics Challenge to be held December 20-21, 2013, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, in Homestead, Fla.
Chips meet Tubes: World's First Terahertz Vacuum Amplifier
Submitted on: 11/26/13, 05:48 PM
New vacuum power amplifier demonstrated at 0.85 terahertz
SERVO DRIVE RANGE COMBINES UNIVERSAL REAL-TIME ETHERNET CAPABILITY WITH SUPERLATIVE ECONOMY
Submitted on: 11/26/13, 05:24 PM
--- advanced capability (real-time Ethernet, STO, digital encoder support..) at ~25% cost reduction! --- drives are also adaptable for custom applications and private label business
A Positive Outlook for the Tooling Industry
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 06:02 PM
2014 is coming up fast and the Tooling Industry is looking positive according to a recent survey conducted by SelfLube. While attending the Fabtech trade show, SelfLube representatives interviewed companies to see what their take was on business for the new year.
FABTECH 2013 Largest Show in History
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 06:01 PM
FABTECH announces that its recently completed show in Chicago set records for numbers of attendees and exhibitors as well as for floor space.
Anaheim Automation Celebrates Their 47th Year in Business
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 05:59 PM
Anaheim Automation celebrates their 47th year in the motion control industry.
Velodyne LiDAR Technology Wins Big in China 'Future Challenge'
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 05:58 PM
Top eight finishers in 23km road test rely on company's 3D LiDAR sensors to guide their intelligent vehicles.
Faster to fill: New Triflex series TRLF-100 from igus
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 05:55 PM
The first folding Energy Chain System for 3D movements
Researchers Build Jellyfish-like Aerial Robot
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 05:54 PM
Up, up in the sky: It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a . . . jellyfish? That's what researchers have built -- a small vehicle whose flying motion resembles the movements of those boneless, pulsating, water-dwelling creatures.
New HALCON USB3 Vision Interface
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 05:31 PM
Key benefits of the new USB3 Vision standard are the high bandwidth in excess of 350 MB/s and an easy-to-use plug and play interface.
Solidoodle Releases New 3D Printer, Solidoodle 4; Announces Micro Center as First US Retail Partner
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 05:29 PM
3D-printer company Solidoodle premieres sleek, easy-to-use 3D printer for consumers and announces retail partnership with Micro Center to feature products in stores across United States.
Microscan Webinar on ID and Inspection for Consumer Electronics Manufacturing
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 12:16 PM
Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, and lighting solutions, announces that it will host an educational webinar titled "ID and Inspection from Circuit to Smart Phone" - an exploration of the role of auto ID (barcode) and machine vision technology in consumer electronics.
How Far Can Unmanned Vehicles Go? At Israel Expo, Velodyne to Explore Military Usage of High-Def 3D LiDAR
Submitted on: 11/21/13, 06:45 PM
During AUS&R in Tel Aviv, Velodyne's David Oroshnik to Assess Emerging Defense and Commercial Applications for LiDAR Technology
Plant Expansions Will Lead to Increased Use of AGVs for Food and Beverage Operations
Submitted on: 11/21/13, 06:43 PM
Seegrid, maker of flexible automated guided vehicles (AGVs), welcomed guest blog contributor and food manufacturing journalist, Thomas R. Cutler. Cutler explained that AGVs in food and beverage operations will see dramatic increases in 2014 due to plant expansion.
Yaskawa Motoman DX200 Robot Controller Provides Enhanced Safety and Energy Efficiency
Submitted on: 11/21/13, 06:40 PM
The energy-saving DX200 features faster processing speeds, enhanced control-reliable safety and improved maintainability.
Robotic Arc Welding Systems Provider, Robolution, to be Acquired by Lincoln Electric
Submitted on: 11/21/13, 06:38 PM
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Robolution GmbH, a leading European provider of robotic arc welding systems. Based outside of Frankfurt, Germany, the company serves a number of leading automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers.
Lincoln Electric Acquires Ownership Interest in Burlington Automation
Submitted on: 11/21/13, 06:37 PM
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has acquired an ownership interest in Burlington Automation Corporation.