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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Nov 19/14

Are Ag Robots Ready? 27 Companies Profiled

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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Nov 19/14
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Are Ag Robots Ready? 27 Companies Profiled

This article profiles 27 of the many companies (from conglomerates to start-ups) attempting to provide robotic solutions for farming problems and explores what they are doing, when their products will be available, and at what cost.

Atlas Karate Kid

Atlas robot at IHMC standing on a stack of cinder blocks doing various poses. Robot is built by Boston Dynamics.

Micro Stepper Motors Keep Surgical Viewing System Small

Compact, automated lens positioner allows surgeons to view retina and cornea without effort or neck strain.

ROBO-STOX® introduces European Robotics and Automation Index

ROBO-STOX® licenses their proprietary index to ETF Securities to provide European investors with highly diversified access to a new age of growth in robotics and automation.

Rethink Robotics Introduces Industry-First Robot Positioning System

This disruptive technology enables Baxter to switch between tasks without retraining by using environmental markers, called Landmarks™, in conjunction with its existing, embedded vision system.

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Project Beyond: 360° 3D Camera

From Project Beyond/Samsung:

Today we offer a sneak preview of Project Beyond,the world’s first true 3D 360˚ omniview camera. Beyond captures and streams immersive videos in stunning high-resolution 3D, and allows every user to enjoy their viewing experience in the way they see fit. It offers full 3D reconstruction in all directions, using stereo camera pairs combined with a top-view camera to capture independent left and right eye stereo pairs.

Atlas Karate Kid

Atlas robot at IHMC standing on a stack of cinder blocks doing various poses. Robot is built by Boston Dynamics.

FPV Racing League

International FPV Multicopter Racing League:


In the spec class, competitors must use a quadcopter with 2300Kv motors, 3S LiPo and 5" props. This is to ensure a level playing field amongst competitors with different budgetary constraints.

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maxon motor's - New miniature dc servo motor controller.

maxon motor's ESCON 50/5 is a mini OEM plug in module with a 4 quadrant PWM servo motor controller that efficiently controls brushed or brushless DC motors containing hall effect sensors, with power levels up to 250 watts. This compact controller runs at 98% efficiency and may be used on common 12V, 24V and 48V DC systems.

Learn More About maxon precision motors

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US Digital

US Digital has served the motion control marketplace for over 30 years with incremental and absolute optical encoders and inclinometers used for position feedback. Applications range from motor solutions and industrial automation to robotics, medical, solar and renewable energy. US Digital also specializes in custom solutions; with vertically integrated design and manufacturing capabilities, custom and standard products are delivered with best in industry lead times.

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Microscan Offers Advanced Optical Character Recognition for Machine Vision with New IntelliText OCR Tool

Teledyne DALSA Displays Industrial Vision Solutions at Rockwell's Automation Fair 2014

Schunk - Cleanroom Gripper for Small to Medium Part Handling

Patented DPFlex II Sensorless Brushless Drive Exceeds Performance of Hall-Based Drives

New DENSO VS-Series Aseptic Robot

TURCK's New Passive Junction Boxes Simplify Device Integration

Engineered Syntactic Systems Designs Mission Critical Buoyancy Solutions for Bluefin Robotics

New MA3120 Welding Robot Provides Extra Long Reach





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