FIRST® Announces 2014-2015 Rookie Team Grant Program for Students in Grades 7-12 Across North America
Need-Based Grant to Provide Aid to 700+ New - Middle and High-School - Teams Enrolling in the FIRST® Tech Challenge Program
Universal Robotics is now shipping version 4.1 of their flagship sensor-based automated learning software called Neocortex®. The software provides industrial and logistics customers automated material handling solutions for what has historically required manual labor.
UBM Canon trade event to bring thousands to Chicago area in October
U.S., International teams to compete for $2M prize, June 5-6, 2015, in Pomona, California
New Limit Alarm Current Sensing Contact Switch from NK Technologies Offers Easy Adjustment for Quick Setup and Improved Safety
The ASD current sensing contact switch is the ideal sensor for simplicity, easy installation, and reliability.
Project Tango strives to give mobile devices a human-like understanding of space and motion through advanced sensor fusion and computer vision
Setting New Standards for Stepper Motors
British engineers build 'intelli-copters', capable of learning as they fly
IMTS 2014 - New Copper-Impregnated, Ultra-Fine Grain EDM Graphite Ideal for Severe EDM Applications and Difficult Alloys
Mersen's DS4 graphite, also featuring DarkStar, is a proven ultra-fine grain material providing excellent surface finish and intricate detail along with its ease of machining and exceptional strength.
As an alternative to higher speeds and number of cycles, higher load capacities can be implemented with an unchanged installation space.
Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. has demonstrated substantial growth and success throughout the past three years that earned the company a spot on the 2014 Future 50 list.
PHYTEC introduces a new family of ARM-based Single Board Computers, the phyBOARD. In Pico-ITX form factor, the phyBOARD is ideally suited for deployment into a wide range of robust industrial applications.
Velodyne LiDAR Shines at Paris Defense Event, Demonstrating 3D Sensor in Security, Autonomous Driving, UAV Applications
At Eurosatory 2014, Company Showcases Global Reach, Displays Offerings with Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Others
Final 100 kRad (Si) testing completed at renowned Indiana University Cyclotron Facility
New modules connect industrial devices to the Cloud for wireless interoperability
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Universal Robots is a result of many years of intensive research in robotics. The product portfolio includes the UR5 and UR10 models that handle payloads of up to 11.3 lbs. and 22.6 lbs. respectively. The six-axis robot arms weigh as little as 40 lbs. with reach capabilities of up to 51 inches. Repeatability of +/- .004" allows quick precision handling of even microscopically small parts. After initial risk assessment, the collaborative Universal Robots can operate alongside human operators without cumbersome and expensive safety guarding. This makes it simple and easy to move the light-weight robot around the production, addressing the needs of agile manufacturing even within small- and medium sized companies regarding automation as costly and complex. If the robots come into contact with an employee, the built-in force control limits the forces at contact, adhering to the current safety requirements on force and torque limitations. Intuitively programmed by non-technical users, the robot arms go from box to operation in less than an hour, and typically pay for themselves within 195 days. Since the first UR robot entered the market in 2009, the company has seen substantial growth with the robotic arms now being sold in more than 50 countries worldwide.