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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Nov 5/14

NEXCOM IoT Controller Solution Brings Intelligence to Manufacturing

RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter
RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Nov 5/14
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NEXCOM IoT Controller Solution Brings Intelligence to Manufacturing

In this white paper, NEXCOM will explain how the NEXCOM IoT controller NIFE 100 provides a unique open-architecture solution with the configuration flexibility to surmount communication barriers in building the Factory-of- Things.

Telemedicine Robots Bring Expertise to Remote Areas

Sophisticated controls and positioning deliver a lifelike experience to doctor and patient alike.

High-torque, Compact Motors And Rugged Design Create Economical, Light-weight Bomb-disposal Robot.

In a world in which an abandoned suitcase, a box, or even a pile of rubble can conceal an improvised explosive device (IED), bomb-disposal robots have become essential.

Formosa Plastics Wins with Open Intel ® Architecture and Scalable Roadmap

Replacing legacy application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) with x86 architecture allows the company to deliver products just in time and to achieve about 20 percent of overhead in inventory.

Integrated 2D Imaging Engine from Microscan Helps Improve Production Yield, Quality and Traceability at Each Step of the PCB Manufacturing Process

Case Study: Prodrive Technologies, The Netherlands

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MegaBots: Live-Action Giant Robot Combat

From MegaBots Kickstarter:
The mad scientists at MegaBots, Inc. have been zealously working on the prototypes and final design of 15-foot-tall, 15,000-pound, walking humanoid combat robots with giant, modular pneumatic cannons for arms. A driver-and-gunner team pilot each MegaBot in a battle against other MegaBots, vehicles, and a variety of other defenses and obstacles in live-action combat – the likes of which the world has only dreamed of through video games and movies...

Meet Lowe's New Robot Retail Workers

From Business Insider: Lowe's is introducing a fleet of multilingual robots at one of its Orchard Supply Hardware stores to help out with customer service, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

Grabit Inc. Demos Electrostatic Gripper

From Grabit Inc.: Enhanced Flexibility Grabit technology eliminates the need for part-specific grippers and minimizes gripper changeover, dramatically reducing costs and downtime.

UCSD Investing in Robotics

San Diego already has major industry and defense players and employers with many robotics technologies and applications. There are also significant manufacturing sectors in San Diego and nearby Tijuana.

Watch That Windows Update: FTDI Drivers Are Killing Fake Chips

From Brian Benchoff at Hack A Day: The FTDI FT232 chip is found in thousands of electronic baubles, from Arduinos to test equipment, and more than a few bits of consumer electronics.

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IPR Robotics - Right-Sized 7th Axis Robot Linear Rails

IPR Robotics offers a wide range of servo-driven 7th axis linear rails for industrial robots. These rails come in ten different sizes and are constructed from modular high strength extruded aluminum sections to handle payloads of 100 kg to 1600 kg or from steel to handle 2000 kg payloads. This variety of rail sizes allows each application to be sized correctly, controlling the space required and the price point. The drive train design of these rails utilizes helical gear-racks and is proven over 10 years to be repeatable and reliable, even in tough foundry applications.

Learn More About IPR Robotics


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George Brown College Online Robotics Training

This self-paced, interactive Robotics Technician Certificate training program allows you to work, when you want, where you want, at your own pace. Earn college credits from a fully accredited, world-leader in Distance Education.

Find More Companies

Intelligrated introduces enhanced robotic mixed-load order fulfillment solutions at PACK EXPO International 2014

Forbes Names FANUC a Top Global Innovator for the Fourth Consecutive Year

KUKA Robotics Corporation Chills Out to -30°C at Pack Expo 2014

Team MIT-Olin Sails to Victory at RobotX Challenge in Singapore

Universal Robotics Introduces Affordable 3D Vision Package

Bimba Manufacturing Announces MythBuster Jamie Hyneman Joining its Product R&D Team

SME's AeroDef Manufacturing 2015 Explores Potential of Flexible Manufacturing

Dec 08 - 10 2014, Washington, DC




FEB 10 - 12 2015, ANAHEIM, CA


MAR 02 - 05 2015, PORTLAND, OR


MAR 12 - 14 2015, SHANGHAI,P.R.CHINA


MAR 23 - 26 2015, CHICAGO, IL


MAY 04 - 07 2015, ATLANTA, GA

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