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Reliable Quality Inspection of Plastics With Autonomous Machine Vision

Autonomous Machine Vision (AMV) is a new approach to quality assurance, designed to be more than automatic, but autonomous, from determining the ideal number of samples the system needs to learn the characteristics of an item.

10 Factors Warehouse Managers Should Consider for Goods-to-Person Fulfilment

In this article, let's dive deeper into how it works and what factors you should consider if you are thinking to switch to using the Goods-to-Person fulfillment model.

Robotics Designed for Harsh Environments

In the following article we will discuss how one company employs creative design techniques and online configuration tools to provide customized motors and gearheads for their latest robotic arm and gripper – able to fit into a wide variety of applications.

Roadblocks to Autonomous Security Robots

There are concerns regarding the use of fully autonomous security robots which may get in the way of bringing them to market. Whether those concerns are legitimate or not may impact how quickly robotics will be adopted for security purposes.

Why Use Offline Robot Programming Software and How to Get Started

If you have added manufacturing robots to your facility, you are already aware of the advantages they provide and the ROI. Robots do have a downside, however, when it comes to programming—most of the time, they must be offline to be updated or programmed.

Parcel: A Lower-Cost Way To Automate Last-Mile Delivery Hubs

Solving the challenge of the last mile using traditional methods, like human teams and traditional automation systems, can require a massive upfront investment of capital and time – and often isn’t enough to gain an edge in an already cutthroat market.

Could Cobots Be the Answer to the Welder Shortage?

The American Welding Society has predicted a deficit of 400,000 welders by 2024. According to specialist welding technologists K-TIG, a US welder’s skills are in such high demand they can demand a salary of $100,000.

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AN IDEA STRENGTHENS THE BACK OF THE WORLD

The turning of the lead screw transfers the motor power to the spring. It presses from the lower belt on the upper belt, supports the upper body and relieves the lumbar spine.

How Implementing Robotics Affects Business Insurance

Insurance can generate high costs, with general liability alone costing businesses a median of $500 a year. If robots can reduce premiums and claims, it would make a strong argument in their favor.

Contamination-free automation

Like any mechanism, robots can shed particles from belts, gasses from hoses and dust particles from the movement of the end effectors. It is this particle disbursement that can be the critical issue for clean room robotics.

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Introducing TOCABI, a full-size humanoid avatar.

Started in 2013 with the lower legs, Mathew Schwartz began working on the design of the robot while he was a researcher at the Digital Human Research Center, AICT, a research lab in South Korea run by Seoul National University at the direction of Professor Jaeheung Park.

SPIROL Product Catalog Available on TraceParts CAD-Content Platform

TraceParts provides lead generation programs for industrial marketers with its Product Catalog Services (PCS) and Digital Marketing Services (DMS).

4 Fabrications Offer Complete Sheet Metal and Section Services

4 Fabrications is ready to help you with your sheet metal fabrication projects. We got the experience, skills, and technology to deliver world-class results.

Commercial UAV Expo 2021 Reconvenes In-Person, Exceeds Expectations

The full power of the drone industry was on display as nearly 2,000 commercial drone professionals gathered in-person

Interview released with the Deputy Commanding Officer of the 10th AAMDC, US Army Europe, ahead of the Air Missile Defence Technology 2021 Conference

SMi Group reports: An interview has been released with an expert speaker from US Army Europe ahead of the Air Missile Defence Technology Conference in London this November.

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IDS NXT is the future: One platform, countless possibilities

IDS NXT is the future: One platform, countless possibilities

IDS NXT: a platform for a new generation of vision systems for industrial applications. It lays the groundwork to provide easy-to-use yet flexible complete systems that can be used to implement all steps of a vision solution. With IDS NXT ocean, a complete solution especially for AI-based image processing is now available. It allows to solve tasks where classic, rule-based image processing has reached its limits - without any programming effort.

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