Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

The Invasion of AI/ML into Android Smartphones

The migration to utilizing AI and ML in mobile systems locally ‘in memory’ has happened very fast within a few short years.

Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) Inventory Counts using Drones in Warehouses & Distribution Centers

This, in turn, is driving inventory stakeholders to move their top-tier sites from majority bulk storage to majority racking, and from traditional aisles to very narrow aisles (VNAs). Rack heights have steadily increased from 25 feet, on average, to 35 feet or more.

Why Smart Warehousing is the Future of Ecommerce

Smart Warehousing is growing at an incredible pace, and it also happens to be the future of ecommerce. In this piece, I’m going to set out the main reasons why.

RoboticsTomorrow - Special Tradeshow Coverage
FABTECH EXPO Chicago

FABTECH EXPO takes place in Chicago, IL November 11th - 14th. This RoboticsTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Integration of Robotics & AI in Architecture for Future Homes

So, will AI replace the architect? With the aid of AI, the role of the architect or designer will change. Artificial intelligence will have the ability to generate rapid mass production in the future.

Rise and Rule of Cobots

The market for cobots has seen an exponential boost in demand; In fact, it is the fastest growing segment of industrial automation today.

Rebel Robot Helps Researchers Understand Human-machine Cooperation

In a new twist on human-robot research, computer scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a handheld robot that first predicts then frustrates users by rebelling against their plans, thereby demonstrating an understanding of human intention.

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Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories

FANUC Introduces Collaborative Arc Welding Robot at FABTECH 2019

FANUC’s new collaborative arc welding robots offer the same high level of performance that FANUC ARC Mate robots are known for including world-renowned technology and proven reliability.

Clearpath Robotics Announces Dingo™ Indoor Research Robot

Dingo is a compact, lightweight and cost-effective indoor robotic platform that is extensible and programmable, and designed to accelerate robotics research and education.

Sewbots Transforming The Textile Industry

Groundbreaking developments in recent years in the fields of Robotics and AI have allowed the textile industry to progressively adopt automation in their manufacturing processes.

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Collaborative Robotics Market Value to Reach $9.7 Billion by 2025, According to Tractica

Efficiency, Quality, and Automation Gains Are Propelling the Adoption of Cobots

Commercial UAV Expo Americas 2019 Completes 5th Annual Event, Exceeds All Prior Records

3,100+ commercial drone thought-leaders and professionals from around the world gather in Las Vegas for CUAV19, a 32% increase over 2018

Teledyne e2v introduces industry's first 1.3MP Time-of-Flight sensor

New Bora 3D CMOS image sensor enables vision-guided robotics, logistics and surveillance

The Annual Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics 2020: 'Surgery and Beyond'

20th - 23rd June 2020, Royal Geographical Society, London

KUKA Demonstrates Grinding Solution Alongside 3M at FABTECH 2019

KUKA leaders will be sharing their robotics and manufacturing expertise with attendees through four speaking sessions at North America's largest welding and finishing show

Robotics and Automation - Featured Product

Machine vision software with new deep learning features: MVTec HALCON 19.11

Machine vision software with new deep learning features: MVTec HALCON 19.11

MVTec HALCON is the comprehensive standard software for machine vision with an integrated development environment that is used worldwide in all kind of industries. It enables cost savings and improved time to market. HALCON's flexible architecture facilitates rapid development of any kind of machine vision application. The software provides outstanding performance and a comprehensive support of multi-core platforms, special instruction sets like AVX2 and NEON, as well as GPU acceleration. The latest version HALCON 19.11 offers a wide range of new and improved machine vision functions. Particular emphasis was placed on the integration of further deep learning features. Now users benefit from massive simplifications for their applications, like faster inspection with anomaly detection, more transparency with the Grad-CAM heatmap and the support of ONNX format.

Robotics and Automation - Featured Company

SICK, Inc.

SICK, Inc.

SICK is one of the world's leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for industrial applications. From 2D and 3D smart cameras to low-cost vision sensors, SICK offers a range of high-quality vision solutions to fit your needs.