Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

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.

Zone Picking vs. Wave Picking: Which Method is Best?

Before selecting a picking technique for your operation, evaluate your current inventory situation, workforce, technology, infrastructure and warehouse layout. Once you assess all of these factors, you can confidently determine a picking methodology

Everything You Want to Know About Alpine Conveyors

The Alpine Conveyor is a compact spiral configuration commonly used as an accumulation or elevating buffer zone between machines or as a process step for cooling or drying. It can also be used for line balancing or product changeover purposes.

The Perfect Storm of Automation, Autonomous Machines and Artificial Intelligence

What if you need to be an expert by the time you graduate from school simply because autonomous machines and automation have taken over work that is predictable and regular?

FEATURED ARTICLE:

New Collaborative Robot Vacuum Tool

The NEW Collaborative Robot Vacuum Tool (CRVT) from Bimba adds unparalleled flexibility to your collaborative robot. The standard CRVT is highly configurable to meet your application needs, but simple to install and operate.

Interested in contributing an article or review?

Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories

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

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

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.

RE2 Robotics Receives $3 Million in Funding to Develop Dexterous Underwater Robotic Hand for U.S. Navy

Using next-generation tactile sensing technology and a multi-finger, electromechanical design, STARFISH will allow operators to locate, identify and neutralize hidden and visible explosive threats on land and underwater. STARFISH-enabled manipulators will be deployed on both ground-base and underwater robotic system to defeat explosive threats.

AEC Next and SPAR 3D Expo & Conference Gets Underway Tomorrow

Co-Located Events Focused on AEC and 3D Technology Set to Welcome Nearly 2,000 attendees and 100+ Exhibitors May 21-23 in Anaheim, CA

Responsibilities of the machine vision inspection system manufacturer

Sipotek is a professional china automated optical inspection machine manufacturers located in shenzhen city,major products including visual inspection machine and automated optical inspection (AOI) machine.

7 Briefings from Leading Vendors to be Delivered at the Future Soldier Technology USA Conference

SMi Reports: Seven high-level briefings from key industry suppliers will be presented at Future Soldier Technology USA 2019 taking place June 24th-25th.

Robotics and Automation - Featured Product

IDS NXT - Novel Vision app-based sensors and cameras

IDS NXT - Novel Vision app-based sensors and cameras

App Your Sensor®! What would smartphones be without apps? They would be mobile phones that can't do much more than make phone calls and sending SMS. Apps turn smartphones into intelligent assistants with any number of different tasks. Transferred into the world of image processing, this app-based approach transforms cameras and sensors into customised, smart vision sensors.

Robotics and Automation - Featured Company

Staubli Corporation

Staubli Corporation

Stäubli is a leading manufacturer of textile machinery, quick release couplings and robotics systems. With a workforce of over 4500 employees Stäubli is present in 25 countries supported by a comprehensive distribution network in 50 countries worldwide. Stäubli's North American headquarters is located in Duncan, South Carolina and has over 200 employees supporting Textile, Connectors and Robotics customers, with a dynamic sales force strategically placed on the West Coast, Canada, Mexico, and elsewhere throughout the continent.