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Industrial Robots Have Moved From Maturity Into A Fast-Growth Phase

The past five years have been a roller-coaster ride for the industrial robot market. A market decline in 2019 was followed by disruption in 2020, a record high in 2021, and we now see a long-term positive growth forecast.

Exploring the Design and Benefits of Modular Conveyor Systems

In the following white paper, we explore four conveyor options that fit our modular automation system, enabling you to design a full integrated conveyor system for your application.

Everything Under Control

In modern systems, "pick-and-place" is performed by automated grippers. They must be able to operate both powerfully and delicately and do so precisely and reliably millions of times over. Increasingly, the necessary power comes from electric motors.

Universal Robots - Centercode Case Study

Universal Robots sought a partner to help transform their traditional, ad hoc, check-the-box user testing program into an efficient source of actionable product feedback to give them a significant edge on their competition.

Top of the Shops: Smart Warehouses & Evolving E-Commerce

Following the substantial rise that the e-commerce industry has experienced in the past few years and the consequential strain placed on warehousing facilities, sales growth is starting to slow following its pre-pandemic high.

What Is Multipath Interference? How to Minimize It in Time-of-flight Cameras?

Multipath interference is one of the biggest challenges faced in time of flight cameras. In this article, learn what multipath interference means, and the 3 methods you can use to minimize it.

What’s the Difference Between a Servo Motor and Motion Controller?

In the automation world, there can be a fine line between what is considered a motion controller and what represents a basic servo drive. It is critical to understand the functionality and intelligence of each device.

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Robotic Welding Trends for 2022

Like most manual and fabrication processes in the digital age, welding has been enhanced and improved by technological concepts such as automation in recent times.

Using ASICs to enable high-performance, cost-effective position sensors

‘Position sensor’ is a broad term covering a range of technologies. In this article, we consider sensors that measure rotation and linear displacement.

Applications Open for Second AWS Robotics Startup Accelerator to Scale Robotics Startups Focused on Automation and IIOT

MassRobotics announces the second cohort for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Robotics Startup Accelerator delivered by MassRobotics to address the biggest challenges in the automation, robotics and industrial internet-of-things (IIoT) industries.

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OnLogic Karbon 800 Series of Rugged Computers Now Shipping

Powered by 12th Generation Intel processors, formerly known as Alder Lake, the Karbon 800 is available in four models, engineered for IoT and edge computing in challenging environments.

AI Tech Company Nala Robotics Signs Expansion Deal with Slice Factory Pizza Chain

Newly Introduced Pizzaiola to Serve Up Pizza Restaurant's Signature 28-inch Jumbo Pies, Including Pasta Dishes and Wings

Renice SSD solutions for Industrial Robot application

Today, Industrial Robots are frequently used in various fields, including industry, security, and military. Robots used in daily life only need to use ordinary memory cards to meet their operational recording needs. As for Industrial Robots, they are usually used in harsh environments, which requires them to be equipped with industrial-grade components. How to solve the control and data storage problems of Industrial Robot in harsh environments? Renice can provide support.

Agenda released for the Air and Missile Defence Technology Conference 2022

SAE Media Group reports: The brochure and agenda have been released for the Air and Missile Defence Technology Conference in London, UK, this November.

Industrial robot market worth over $11.8bn in 2021

• Market to grow to $20bn by 2026 • Shipment growth rates saw YoY increase of over 30% in 2021 • Industrial robot market moves from "mature" to an exciting growth phase

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TUV Rheinland Robot Integrator Program

TUV Rheinland Robot Integrator Program

The industry's first comprehensive Robot Integrator Program saves robot integrators significant time and cost investments by allowing them to mark each cell compliant with ANSI/RIA R15.06 with the TUV Rheinland Mark. As opposed to a traditional certification or an on-site field labeling, TÜV Rheinland's Robot Integrator Program certifies the knowledge and skill-set of robot integrators in addition to testing robotic cells and processes against ANSI/RIA R15.06. This reduces the need for frequent onsite or off site testing and allows manufacturers to apply a single TÜV Rheinland label to multiple cells. The Robot Integrator Program individually assesses a robot integrator's understanding of the ANSI/RIA R15.06 standard along with the ability to consistently produce compliant robot cells. Following the requirements and procedures of the new program will enable robot integrators to produce individually compliant robotic cells under one serialized TÜV Rheinland Mark, which meets the national electric code and allows acceptance by Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and end users.

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Omron Automation

Omron Automation

Omron is an industrial automation partner that creates, sells and services fully integrated automation solutions that include robotics, sensing, motion, logic, safety, and more for manufacturers in the automotive, semiconductor, food and beverage packaging and other industries. Established in 1933, Omron helps businesses solve problems with creativity worldwide, with more than 37,000 employees serving over 110 countries. Adept Technologies is now a valued part of the Omron family.