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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Apr 22/15

ABB launches YuMi and acquires gomTec

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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Apr 22/15
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ABB launches YuMi and acquires gomTec

ABB leapt into the collaborative robotics space at the Hannover Messe trade show by launching their two-armed YuMi robot and simultaneously announcing their acquisition of German startup gomTec

Low Cost Vision System

The vision system sends coordinates to the robot so it can be gripped by the robot regardless of position.

Build a Strong Sales Force

How does a company find a good rep? They need to talk to their customers for recommendations. The customer will always recommend someone, with which s/he already has a good relationship. If there is a rep association in the same industry, contact the association.

Service Robots Use Flat Motors

Service robots being designed for the disabled must be reliable, safe, and easy to use. Having the right motion system components is essential for these highly specific applications.

Leap Frogging - Who is Responsible for Innovation in Robotics?

I believe that highly specialized companies developing core components are responsible for progress in the field of robotics.

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3D Robotics' Solo

From 3D Robotics:  Today 3DR announced Solo, an all-in-one personal drone whose ease of use and powerful new features kick off a new aerial age. With computing power unmatched in the industry—from two integrated Linux computers, one on the craft and one in the controller—Solo delivers several world-first technologies, such as unfettered in-flight access to GoPro controls, including wireless HD streaming straight to mobile devices, and effortless computer-assisted Smart Shot flight features that allow even new pilots to capture professional aerial video from day one.

QinetiQ North America Introduces DriveRobotics

From QinetiQ North America:  By transforming manned industrial vehicles into unmanned robots, DriveRobotics™ add-on applique kit lets building demolition and roadside construction companies convert to unmanned operations whenever operators face hazardous situations. This commercial robotic system, which can also be installed in new vehicles and existing fleets, eliminates need for spotter. Remote-control capabilities enable or facilitate machine use in demanding applications... (full press release)

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Bishop-Wisecarver Group - Extruded Profile Guides

Extrusion based linear guides provide design freedom and can incorporate additional features to lower the overall complexity of a machine. They are supplied reliably in low quantities with the perfect design features. Extrusion designs can incorporate locations for attaching gear racks, linear tape encoders, cable carriers, or wire ducts and secondary machining such as threaded end holes allow for simplified assembly. Integrate many features into your perfect extruded profile guide.

Learn More About Bishop-Wisecarver Group

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Though best known for GPS technology, Trimble integrates a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. Its integrated solutions allow customers to collect, manage and analyze complex information faster and easier, making them more productive, efficient and profitable.

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3D Printing Isn't Rocket Science. Or Is It?

Rethink Robotics Completes $40M Series D Financing

SME's THE BIG M Adds New Content Focused on The Future of Manufacturing

Microscan Machine Vision Cameras Chosen for UR5 Inline Robotic Inspection System

Universal Robots experiencing rapid growth, doubling revenue and profit in 2014

Güdel Announces TrackMotion Support for New KUKA Agilus Robot



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