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Surgical Robots and Their Rapid Adoption in Minimally Invasive Surgeries

By using robot arms controlled through a computer, surgeons are now able to perform small incision surgeries that are minimally invasive and offer an improved level of precision.

The Strangest Reasons We've Seen Robots Engineered For So Far

Robots — we can't live with them and we can't live without them. Some potential applications of robotics are strange but ultimately very promising, while others seem downright pointless.

Drive Systems – Success Through Interdisciplinary Approaches

There is much more to consider than just the design and the motor selection. Interdisciplinary thinking, specific engineering knowledge, depth of experience, and a clear understanding of the requirements are critical factors.

DHL Express Launches Its First Regular Fully-Automated and Intelligent Urban Drone Delivery Service

DHL Express and Ehang entered into a strategic partnership in China to realize a major innovation in smart logistics • Solution includes fully autonomous loading and offloading and will increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness with less energy consumption

Applications of Nanometer-Level Precision Motion Control Solutions

This article will look at the top-end solution in terms of accuracy and repeatability, and the applications that benefit from a motion control solution that has achieved quantum-sized improvements in the precision achievable across numerous applications.

Real Estate Drones Are Here to Stay but Guidelines Need to Be Followed

To legally use a drone, the pilot must be 16 years of age or older and have an FAA UAV operator’s certificate (per Part 107). Operating a drone can present a real and significant threat to life and property.

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SCARA Robots - The Next Move in Automotive Sector; Towards the Automation!

SCARA robots offer a better precision at a very low operational cost. This has led to a greater adoption of SCARA robots in the automotive industry, thereby propelling the global SCARA robots market.

XPRIZE and California Governor Gavin Newsom Partner To Design an Incentive Prize For Innovation To Battle Wildfires

This competition hopes to leverage cutting edge sensors, networks, artificial intelligence, robotics and material sciences to both detect wildfires at their earliest inception and extinguish them before they spread.

Construction Robotics Market to Reach $226 Million Worldwide by 2025, According to Tractica

More than 7,000 Robot Assistants, Infrastructure Robots, Structure Robots, and Finishing Robots Will Be Deployed for Construction Between 2018 and 2025

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MANHATTAN ASSOCIATES CREATES NEW PROGRAM TO ADVANCE WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION

Manhattan Automation Network certification assures ease of integration

Novarc Technologies Launch Collaborative Robot Demonstration Units in Germany and United Arab Emirates

Manufacturers in Europe and the Middle East can now visit demo centres to see Novarc's Spool Welding Robot, the World's First Collaborative Welding Robot in Action

LORD Corporation Implements the Latest Inertial Sensing Technology on Clearpath Robotics Research Robot Platform

Innovative LORD Technology Provides Advanced Navigation for All-Terrain Autonomous Operation

Locus Robotics Announces Technology Collaboration Partnership with RightHand Robotics

TOP ROBOTICS COMPANIES JOIN FORCES TO BUILD AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS FOR HIGH-VOLUME ORDER FULFILLMENT WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS

Accu Tech USA Announces New Distribution Partnership with TECHMAN ROBOT

Under the agreement, Accu Tech USA will provide the complete range of collaborative robots offered by TM ROBOT to its US customers. Products will be available to order from Accu Tech USA beginning April 2019.

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Since 1961, MICROMO has partnered with OEMs to deliver high precision, high performance, custom micro motion system solutions to markets such as medical, robotics and automation in North America. MICROMO's tradition of innovation started decades ago in Germany. The groundbreaking invention of the FAULHABER coreless winding started it all for a market that produces millions of motors today. How can the MICROMO team help you deliver your next innovation to market first? Learn more about MICROMO's solutions for the most demanding applications, our diverse motion products and technologies, online ordering, Engineering and R&D teams, Clean Room Assembly, Machining Center and other services at our Clearwater, FL facility at www.micromo.com.