Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

What People Really Think of Autonomous Cars

The vision of fully driverless and connected traffic is just as exciting to some as it is worrisome to others: are self-driving cars safe enough without any human involvement?

Choosing the Right Inertial Sensor for your Robot

The latest generation inclinometers provide much more stable performance and higher accuracy.

Intelligent Robot Vision Solutions for Your Industry 4.0 Processes

Vision systems from SICK enable flexible automation for positioning, inspection, and measurement tasks. It also promotes the use of collaborative robots or “cobots” as a means to effective and safe human-robot collaboration.

Picking: the Foundation of E-Commerce Order Fulfillment

Picking is a specific, repetitive task that takes place in every fulfillment warehouse. It’s also one of the biggest expenses, often making up more than half of operational costs.

Husky UGV Turns Over a New Leaf

The modern-day desire for efficiency through automation has spread its way into every industry. Even in the agriculture sector, unmanned ground vehicles are being considered to supplement work with crops and improve farm management.

The Collaborative Robot Market Will Exceed US$11 Billion by 2030, Representing 29% of the Total Industrial Robot Market

“The hardware innovation is still trailing behind, and most of the value related to cobots does not come from collaboration. It comes through ease-of-use, re-programmability, lower total cost compared to industrial systems, and re-deployability.

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Flexibility of Mobile Robots Supports Lean Manufacturing Initiatives and Continuous Optimizations of Internal Logistics at Honeywell

Three mobile robots from Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) are helping Honeywell Safety & Productivity Solutions keep its manufacturing processes lean and agile and optimizing workflows by automating the transfer of materials throughout the facility.

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Industrial Robotics Companies to Watch Out for in 2020

The role of robots is increasing in the automation of business processes. Robots are even touching human life and are also being used in customer-facing roles.

Acura Provides All Access Look into the Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC)

"Inside PMC" is an all-access pass to one of the world's most advanced manufacturing facilities and home of the second-generation Acura NSX supercar

Successful AirBox Drone Delivery Tests Conducted in Antigua

AirBox Technology is a patented product invented by Mr. Pargoe to provide remote secure delivery access points to anyone in the world. Its core product, the AirBox Home, includes a proprietary Internet of Things (IOT) board capable of communicating with both service provider

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Stäubli Robotics to Exhibit Stringent Solutions for Packaging at PACK EXPO

Completely redesigned four-axis machines present new capabilities for sensitive environments

Robotics Leader Miko Raises $7.5M Series A Investment

New capital to fund global market expansion, product development and R&D

KUKA Joins Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

KUKA joins the coalition of aerospace companies as a participating member to enhance support for the aerospace industry

GreyOrange Partners with Eight Supply Chain Industry Leaders in the United States

GreyOrange Delivers New Technology and Resources to Help Partners Better Serve Customers

Rising Demand of Agricultural Foods Believed to Impetus the Growth of Autonomous Robots Weeder Market

Autonomous robots weeder refers to robot which works without being controlled by a human operator.Increasing use of advance farming methods is expected to drive the overall market of autonomous robots weeder over the forecast period i.e. 2018-2027.

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Reliable Inspection from SICK

Reliable Inspection from SICK

Take your quality inspections to the next level with tailor-made 3D solutions from SICK, Inc. The TriSpector1000 is a stand-alone, configurable 3D vision sensor that reliably inspects objects regardless of variations in color, height, shape, or position. It is suited for solving quality control issues and can be used for volume & thickness measurement and inspection of box integrity. Check out SICK's quality inspection solutions at Pack Expo 2019 in Booth #LS-6419.

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Robotmaster (Hypertherm Inc.)

Robotmaster (Hypertherm Inc.)

Robotmaster seamlessly integrates robot programming, simulation and program generation using industry proven CAD/CAM tools typical of CNC Manufacturing. Optimized and error-free programming for such tasks as trimming, 3D machining, de-burring, polishing, welding, dispensing, grinding and painting.