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Naïo Technologies Unsupervised Work of its Full Range of Robots

After 10 years’ existence, Naïo Technologies is consolidating its status as the agricultural robotics leader by being the first company in the world to certify that its large scale agricultural robots will be operating unsupervised in fields from the spring of 2022!

Soft Robotics Set to Unveil mGripAI™ at the International Processing and Production Expo

By combining 3D vision, artificial intelligence, and Soft Robotics' industry-proven, IP69K-rated, soft grasping, mGripAI provides industrial robots with the hand-eye coordination of human workers.

Robotics of Tomorrow: The Right Network for Warehouse Peak Efficiency

To run at peak efficiency 24/7 and support the sophisticated systems of autonomous robots, automated inventory identification, and other emerging technology, warehouse management and IT teams must consider new networking options.

Robotic Dress Pack Component Basics

Robotic dress packs are tasked with protecting, managing, securing and guiding cables and hoses over millions of work cycles. These high demands place an enormous amount of stress on every component within the system.

Advancing AMR's with LIDAR

Advanced 3D lidar sensors emit pulsed light waves into the surrounding environment. These pulses bounce off surrounding objects and return to the sensor. The sensor uses the time it took for each pulse to return to the sensor to calculate the distance it traveled.

Trends Shaping the Automation Industry

The topic of retrofitting, i.e., the modernization of machines and systems into the digital age, is also an important trend in terms of sustainability, energy saving and resource optimization that we are also serving.

From Good Wood - Fully Automatic Wood Parts Inspection

"The German Brush Company" has implemented an image processing system from the Bavarian system house Simon IBV GmbH that uses robust IDS industrial cameras and SIMAVIS® H image processing software to detect even barely perceptible tolerance deviations particularly reliably.

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Innovative AI Targets the Problem of Drivable Path Detection in Winter Weather

Winter weather is an issue for self-driving cars for many of the same reasons it is for humans. While cars don’t have eyes, driverless technologies rely on sensors that need a clear view of their surroundings.

Robotics Pioneer Exotec Raises $335M Series D to Improve Supply Chain Resilience for Global Retailers

Goldman Sachs Asset Management invests in Exotec robotic systems to improve warehouse working conditions while also optimizing operational efficiency

How Are Cobots Disrupting Automotive Manufacturing?

Cobots are creating a disruption in automotive manufacturing, offering a number of benefits to businesses. How and why are these cobots being used, and what will their long-term impact be?

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Powered Roller Conveyors Create Flexible, Streamlined Transport Systems

Robotunits has launched its Powered Roller Conveyor family of 24-V components designed to make it quick and easy for plant managers and control engineers to configure and build a complete transport system.

KHK USA Inc. Releases Video Tutorial Demonstrating Features of Interactive Catalog

Easily Select Among KHK's Enormous Catalog of Stock Metric Gears

Augmented Intelligent Co-Worker Picks Up Slack For Job Shops And Contractors

Engineered with seven joints like a human arm, the OB7 requires no programming, yet has greater freedom of movement than conventional cobots.

Seegrid to Unveil New Autonomous Lift Truck at MODEX 2022

Seegrid Palion Lift to be Debuted at Industry's Largest Trade Show

Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation Meets Development Milestone for its Guardian® XT™ Robotic Avatar System

The Guardian XT system is a dual-armed teleoperated robot designed to perform tasks with human-like dexterity while keeping the operator at a safe distance in challenging and hazardous conditions, including at height.

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High Performance Servo Drives for localized and distributed control applications from Servo2Go.com

High Performance Servo Drives for localized and distributed control applications from Servo2Go.com

Engineered to drive brushless and brush servomotors in torque, velocity or position mode, Servo2Go.com offers a broad selection of servo drives in a wide range of input voltages and output power levels.

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