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Chemical Manufacturing Leader Polysciences Partners With Formic to Introduce Automation To Their Production Process

With a unique capability of offering concept-to-commercialization services to their clients, making continuous production improvements for commercialization is a key focus.

Customer Renews Contract as Cyngn's Autonomous Vehicles Yield 4x Efficiency Gain

USC has enjoyed tremendous growth over the three decades it's been in business. The company has become familiar with the hurdles intrinsic to manufacturing and distribution: supply chain disruptions, soaring labor costs, and the relentless pursuit of operational efficiency.

Chinese cars in motion thanks to Stäubli connectors

Stäubli’s MPS tool changer provides JAC with flexibility and minimal technician intervention during the manufacturing process, particularly during the handling and welding processes. Water, air and electrical circuits can be connected and disconnected simultaneously.

Nanopositioning and Motion Control Solutions for the Semiconductor Industry

Recently, the convergence of photonics and electronics, known as Silicon Photonics, has marked a significant advancement in both performance and the reduction of power consumption.

The Role of Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) in 3D Time-of-Flight Cameras

An Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) detects movements and rotations across six degrees of freedom, representing the types of motion a system can experience.

Why Do Hardware Startups Fail?

Hardware businesses are notoriously challenging in the vast, dynamic world of startups. There are over 72,500 startups in the U.S. alone, yet only half have a survival rate beyond five years. In hardware startups, the stats are even worse.

Those who adapt the fastest win.

A new type of tool changer now turns the specialist for large series into a flexible all-rounder, with which even small series and individual pieces can be produced economically.

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ABB identifies new frontiers for robotics and AI in 2024

Marc Segura, President ABB Robotics Division, identifies three drivers for robotics-driven AI solutions in 2024, as ABB continues expansion into new segments not previously served by robotic automation.

4 Reasons Mobile Construction Robots Are a Contractor's Best Friend

Construction contractors face various challenges. Fortunately, today’s mobile robots can help with many of them. The growing market offers many types of mobile robots; contractors will get the best results when they’re aware of the problems these advanced machines can so

LUCID Showcases its Latest 3D Time-of-Flight Cameras for Enhanced Logistics and Automation Efficiency at MODEX 2024

LUCID will demonstrate the Helios2+ Time-of-Flight camera, offering two on-camera depth processing modes: High Dynamic Range Mode (HDR) and High-Speed Mode.

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XPONENTIAL 2024 ANTICIPATES ELEVATED GLOBAL PRESENCE IN AUTONOMOUS AND ROBOTICS INDUSTRY

Official delegations from Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Germany, India, Latvia, Netherlands, South Korea and Taiwan to attend XPONENTIAL 2024

EU Automation's New Guide: Boosting uptime with condition-based maintenance and real-time monitoring

February 2024 - Automation parts supplier EU Automation has published a new guide that is a must-read for engineers wanting to deploy condition-based maintenance (CBM) to improve operating efficiencies and increase profitability. It provides valuable insight so engineers can best implement a CBM strategy to realise its full benefits.

SVT Robotics Enhances SOFTBOT® Platform to Maximize Uptime With Real-Time Monitoring and Alerts

With the expansion of the platform, IT teams will now be able to monitor their overall system health across multiple technologies and facilities.

Robotics Company Electric Sheep Debuts New Robot Powered by AI Working as an Autonomous Agent in Outdoor Environments

ESR Builds First Trimming, Edging and Blowing Robot to use AI and Large World Models to Work Alongside Landscape Crews

Wiferion - PULS to showcase their latest AGV wireless charging systems at IntralogisteX 2024

Contactless industrial wireless charging for AGVs Visit Wiferion - PULS on stand 914 At IntraLogisteX 2024, 19th - 20th March, NEC Birmingham

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Knight Optical - Unlocking Precision for the Robotics and Automation Revolution

Knight Optical - Unlocking Precision for the Robotics and Automation Revolution

In the era of Industry 4.0, automation and machine learning drive the future. Knight Optical stands at the forefront, collaborating globally to supply precision optical components that power the robotics and automation sector. From UAVs, drones, and robotics to machine vision, LiDAR-driven car sensors, and renewable energy, our optics empower innovation. Optical components play an important role within the industry, including: Optical windows and domes safeguard systems in unmanned vehicles while preserving the field of view for cameras. Infrared lenses with aspheric surfaces elevate thermal imaging. Optical filters excel in machine vision, with colour glass, interference, and dichroic filters in our stock. Knight Optical provides stock components and custom solutions made to your exact specs. With every component undergoing rigorous metrology and QA checks before shipment, you are sure to experience true precision, innovation, and assurance.

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Oriental Motor Corp. USA

Oriental Motor Corp. USA

Since our founding in Japan in 1885, Oriental Motor globally has been providing the optimal motion systems as part of our total service, to meet the widest market demands. We manufacture and sell AC Motors, Stepper and Servo Motors, Linear and Rotary actuators, Network Solutions, Accessories and Thermal Management solutions. Oriental Motor's sales and service network is international, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.