Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

SME, Stratasys Announce Winners of FANUC-Inspired SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition

SME created the Additive Manufacturing Competition to attract and introduce the younger generation to emerging technologies that manufacturers have adopted over the past few years.

World’s First Composite Concrete 7th Axis used for the First Time In Series Production at Car Manufacturer

Commissioned OEM Eisenmann alpha-tec regularly automates complex railway-oriented applications with industrial robots and is familiar with the latest developments on the 7th-axis market. That's why they use the world's first composite concrete 7th axis from IPR

Autonomous Mobile Manipulation Robots and e-Commerce Fulfillment

The sophisticated integration of perception sensors, autonomous navigation, manipulation, and artificial intelligence in Swift warehouse robots enables maximum picking productivity across single pick, trays, and totes.

Solving the Mysteries of the Universe

Instead of a new eyepiece or objective lens, the four-meter reflector telescope is being outfitted with about 5,000 fiber optic sensor-equipped, pencil-sized robots. The 5,000 robots will fit inside ten wedge-shaped petals.

Smart Production Lines in Automotive Industry Use Cobots

Much like other industries, the automotive industry is changing. With the increase in the variety of vehicle models, variants, and derivatives being produced and the shorter product life cycles in the automotive industry.

Is Robotization Destroying or Creating Jobs?

The human vs. robot topic in workplaces has been in the spotlight for quite a while. While many people are concerned about the risk that robots would massively replace humans, the truth is that robotization is actually creating jobs.

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ABB Robotics to Develop Solutions for the Hospital of the Future

ABB’s research team will work on the TMC campus with medical staff, scientists and engineers to develop non-surgical medical robotics systems, including logistics and next-generation automated laboratory technologies.

Neuron EV Unveils the Future of Smart Travel and Residence

The primary goal of MAP is to make static structures mobile, thereby expanding their functionality. It's designed to be compatible with standard shipping containers. MAP integrated shipping containers are self-driving spaces with limitless customization.

Robotics Zone Showcases Innovation at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO

The new destination area is an ideal place for attendees to get ideas and inspiration, meet leading robot providers and interact with cutting edge robotic technologies first-hand.

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Pleora Delivers Design Advantages to Flat Panel Detectors for Industrial and Medical X-Ray Systems

New hardware and IP sensor networking products help manufacturers meet cost, size, and performance demands for industrial, radiography and dental flat panel detectors

UBTECH Partners with Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute Summer Scholars to Grow the Robotics Innovators of Tomorrow

Three-Day Event Offers Learning, Collaboration, and Robot Programming Challenge

AI Hardware Summit: Next 12 Months of AI Hardware Industry to Be Mapped out at Silicon Valley Event

Hyperscalers, semiconductor companies, device manufacturers and the critical mass of AI hardware start-ups from across the globe, will present their approaches to processing machine learning training and inference workloads in both server and client computing at the AI Hardware Summit, September 17 - 18, 2019.

Advanced Intelligent Systems Announces Partnership with AgriNomix, North American leader in Horticulture Automation

Affordable solution to the labor shortage in the agricultural industry moved ahead today with AIS and AgriNomix partnership

Basler Expands 3D Camera Portfolio with blaze

New, universally usable Time-of-Flight camera with high precision for cost-efficient 3D imaging in real time.

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Founded in 1966 and based in Hartland, Wisconsin, Dorner is a privately held World Leader in the design, applications, manufacturing, and integration of conveyor systems. Companies from over 1,200 different industries worldwide turn to Dorner to achieve improved efficiency, productivity, and a positive ROI.