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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Jan 21/15

Why I Automate: Manufacturer Finds Promising Gains with Automation

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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Jan 21/15
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Why I Automate: Manufacturer Finds Promising Gains with Automation

Job loss was on everyone’s mind. Results showed that the opposite took place. Higher quality led to more orders and an increase in the number of jobs.

Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary 
March, April & May 2015

Automate 2015 gets going in March and the once every 2 year Tradeshow is perhaps the biggest and most important Manufacturing show in North America.

Four Robotics Related Kickstarters For January

EVB: Replace the brain of your LEGO® EV3 with BeagleBone / X PlusOne: Your Ultimate Hover + Speed Aerial Camera Drone / The ProtoCam+: An easy way to build projects and prototypes around your Raspberry Pi Camera Module

Intuitive Robot Programming for Flexible Aerospace Manufacturing

Robots are proving to be flexible tools for aircraft manufacturing and assembly. Their full potential however can be limited by the challenges of programming a robot in a CAD/CAM environment. 

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Voxel8: 3D Electronics Printing

Voxel8 announces its dual-head printer that prints thermoplastics and highly conductive silver inks together.


From Nvidia's CES press conference:  The DRIVE PX platform is based on the NVIDIA® Tegra® X1 processor, enabling smarter, more sophisticated advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and paving the way for the autonomous car. 

VERSABALL Beer Pong Robot

From Empire Robotics:  The VERSABALL is a squishy balloon membrane full of loose sub-millimeter particles. The soft ball gripper easily conforms around a wide range of target object shapes and sizes. Using a process known as “granular jamming”, air is quickly sucked out of the ball, which vacuum-packs the particles and hardens the gripper around the object to hold and lift it. 

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DE-STA-CO - The Accelerate Collection of Lightweight Tooling

The DE-STA-CO Accelerate Collection of Lightweight End Effector Tooling will help you move parts faster in today's production line: Increased Speed: Capable of increasing productivity by 25 to 30% with lightweight components. Improved Ergonomics: 50% weight reduction with high strength aircraft aluminum vs. steel components resulting in higher safety ratings for workers. Localized Support: DE-STA-CO offers local manufacturing and support throughout Europe, Asia, North, and South America. Reduced Maintenance: Decreased downtime due to wear and tear on automation with Lightweight Tooling.

Learn More About DE-STA-CO


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>>> Featured Company

ST Robotics

Manufacturer of low cost bench top robot arms with a unique approach to robotics. We have a range of robot arms for routine testing, manufacturing, sample handling, education and many others. Our robots are not only affordable but are incredibly easy to use - anyone can apply and program an ST robot regardless of experience or lack of it thanks to our acclaimed manuals and tutorials and unlimited free technical support.

Find More Companies

Robotmaster has its first authorized distributor in Thailand

Schunk - Extremely Compact and Powerful Servo Gripper

Baxter Robot Injects Packaging Innovation into Leading Plastics Manufacturer

MCA Launches New Motion Control Online Website

igus Launches 2015 manus competition for creative bearing applications

Local Motors Debuts World's First 3D-printed Car at NAIAS 2015



Jan 27 - 28 2015, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre


Mar 03 - 03 2015, Berlin, Germany


Mar 09 - 10 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil


Mar 23 - 26 2015, Chicago, IL


Apr 20 - 23 2015, Dallas, TX


Apr 27 - 30 2015, Milan, Italy


May 04 - 07 2015, Atlanta, GA


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