Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Recent advances in robotic programming have reduced the implementation time of robotic automation to a point where even small and medium sized manufacturers with high-mix, low-volume production can get a robotic packaging application up and running in just a few hours
Rain Announces $9.7M in Seed Financing to Enable Rapid Wildfire Response with Prepositioned Autonomous Aircraft
Leveraging broadly deployed early wildfire detection sensors, pioneering technology gives fire agencies new ability to scale and expedite wildfire response
One of the key advantages of AMRs lies in their adaptability. Manufacturing processes often require frequent changes, reconfigurations, or repositioning of equipment and materials. AMRs can quickly and easily adapt to these changing requirements.
Virtual Testing Helps Precision Gear Start-up Increase Understanding of Design Performance and Reduce Costly and Time‑intensive Physical Prototyping
Encoders make industrial robots accurate enough to perform positionally accurate machining and handling tasks on large components. Let’s talk about how.
Delta Line motors, particularly those in its rapidly expanding frameless range, offer exceptional power density and are well suited to meet the need for compact yet powerful motion solutions.
Ease of use will be prioritized, with user-friendly programming interfaces and modular designs, while industry-specific solutions and cost reductions will drive wider adoption across various sectors.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories
From bomb disposal and construction site monitoring to surveillance and firefighting, remote controlled robots allow humans to act in hazardous situations without putting themselves in harm’s way.
This advancement significantly improves robot utility and is a step towards building "Large Behavior Models (LBMs)" for robots, analogous to the Large Language Models (LLMs) that have recently revolutionized conversational AI.
According to IDTechEx's research, there has been a significant cumulative increase in funding for various types of mobile robots (e.g., mobile picking, intralogistics, material handling, etc.) from 2015 to 2022.
Robotics and Automation - News Headlines
• OptiFact collects, manages, and analyzes data from hundreds of factory devices centrally, saving up to 25% time in data collection and analysis • The new platform, which complements ABB Robotics' existing digital solution suite, helps factory operators increase production uptime by up to 20% • Pilot projects confirm OptiFact's ease of use, ability to speed decision-making and optimize operations
On a global scale, the United States accounted for 7% of robot installations in 2022, placing the US third in the world following China and Japan
Japanese exports achieved a new peak level at 207,737 units in 2022, adding another 12% to the previous peak level of 2021
Robot Funded by Can Manufacturers Institute to Save More Than 1 Million Aluminum Beverage Cans Annually from Landfill
Ardagh Metal Packaging and Crown Holdings Finance EverestLabs AI and Robotic Technology for Caglia Environmental's California Recycling Facility with a 50-Percent Revenue Share
A3's Artificial Intelligence & Smart Automation Conference Heads to Pittsburgh in October; Agility CEO Damian Shelton to Keynote
Association for Advancing Automation (A3) expands powerhouse briefing into two-day event, including new half-day introductory course, to help manufacturers in data strategy, advances in AI robotics, machine vision, and AI-powered optimization and prediction
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HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of personal systems, printers, and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. HP 3D Printing technologies are reinventing design and manufacturing, by unlocking the full potential of 3D printing."