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Kodiak Robotics Releases Safety Report on Self-Driving Trucking

Self-driving vehicles have spent their fair share of time in the spotlight recently. Most conversations about the technology revolve around cars and public transportation, but that's not its only application. Driverless trucks are showing promise.

Qualcomm Launches World’s First 5G and AI-Enabled Robotics Platform

The Platform Facilitates Accelerated Development of Innovative, Power-Efficient, High Computing Robots and Drones for Enterprise, Industrial and Professional Service Applications.

Linux-based Software for Automation

Linux has a lot to offer the automation industry. It is a stable and scalable alternative to Windows operating systems that allows for arguably greater connectivity between devices and systems.

Automakers and Their Suppliers Turning More and More to Robotic Testing

Robotic testing using a forming gas or helium is proving to be the easiest, most efficient way to ensure fuel-injection system safety and reliability without the need for additional manpower.

Preparing to be Acquired: COVID-19 Has Inspired Small Manufacturers to Embrace Robotics

Every position is being assessed by small manufacturers. Jobs that can be replaced with robots make the company more attractive for a potential buyer.

Avoiding Unnecessary Downtime in Semiconductor Production

Since the CrackScan and EdgeScan inspection solutions have been proven to increase productivity, a semiconductor producer and technology leader has now opted for the ISRA technology that is unique on the market.

3PL-Provider Romark Logistics Automates Inventory Counts With Drones

Warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) are an integral part of the move towards intelligent automation. It is a trend that will accelerate, as the world responds to a normalization of consumer demand.

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Security Never Sleeps: Robotics in Law Enforcement

By the year 2022, robotics in law enforcement is expected to be a $5.7 billion industry. This statistic is on trend with a datasheet which found that police agencies recently acquired a record number of robotics available from the U.S. military.

GoBe Robots Launches New Telepresence Robot to Reduce CO2 Emissions by Thousands of Tons

Blue Ocean Robotics' subsidiary GoBe Robots announces a new generation of its climate-friendly telepresence robots with significant demand driven by COVID-19 pandemic.

AI and Robots Redefining the Construction Industry

AI-enabled construction robots are helping the construction industry realize its true potential by simplifying the laborious tasks and executing them with precision.

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Artist Pindar Van Arman develops ST Robotics' collaborative robot into the world's most evocative painting robot

Pindar van Arman has developed a unique application for an ST robot for painting portraits using AI the system works the same way a human artist would- painting a part of the portrait - stepping back, comparing the painting with the subject then going back to add more or change something.

BlackBerry QNX Software Now Embedded in More Than 175 Million Vehicles

BlackBerry has a broad portfolio of functional safety-certified and secure software including its QNX operating system, development tools and middleware for autonomous and connected vehicles.

Advancing the Future of Robotics and IoT Systems: Eclipse Cyclone DDS now a Tier 1 ROS Middleware

With the latest ROS 2 Foxy Fitzroy release, ADLINK, Rover Robotics, Box Robotics and an entire community of contributors helped move industrial robotics development forward.

Vecna Robotics Recognized for Excellence in Robotics, Supply Chain and Logistics Automation

Leader in Autonomous Mobile Robots and Workflow Orchestration Recognized by MIT Startup Exchange, Robotics Business Review and Supply & Demand Chain Executive

UltraFlex demonstrates automated, robotic induction brazing of heat exchangers

In a recent customer-requested test application, UltraFlex Power Technologies demonstrated how a fully automated, robotic induction heating process could be used for the brazing of heat exchangers.

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Discover how human-robot collaboration can take flexibility to new heights!

Discover how human-robot collaboration can take flexibility to new heights!

Humans and robots can now share tasks - and this new partnership is on the verge of revolutionizing the production line. Today's drivers like data-driven services, decreasing product lifetimes and the need for product differentiation are putting flexibility paramount, and no technology is better suited to meet these needs than the Omron TM Series Collaborative Robot. With force feedback, collision detection technology and an intuitive, hand-guided teaching mechanism, the TM Series cobot is designed to work in immediate proximity to a human worker and is easier than ever to train on new tasks.

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Parker LORD – MicroStrain Sensing Products

Parker LORD – MicroStrain Sensing Products

Parker LORD - MicroStrain Inertial Sensing Products manufactures the smallest and lightest industrial-grade inertial sensors available that are used in advanced manufacturing, off-highway vehicles, commercial and military manned and unmanned vehicles, and civil structures. Products come temperature compensated using a proprietary calibration process and include inclinometers, vertical reference units, IMUs, AHRS and INS/GPS for navigation, stabilization, mobile mapping, terrain compensation and more. Contact LORD for additional custom designed solutions.