Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Purdue Polytechnic to dedicate nation's largest smart manufacturing ecosystem for engineering technology
This interdisciplinary program synergizes science, engineering, information systems and computing, focusing on manufacturing's next evolutionary step called Industry 4.0. The new facility ecosystem also has wide-ranging applications, opening up potential curriculum expansion
A smooth production process is critical for a company’s success. The constantly growing demands of the market and increasing cost pressure require innovative solutions to optimize production. This is where transfer systems come into play.
This paper reviews the concept of Functional Safety as it relates to machinery. The design steps for a safe machine are outlined and the methodology for determining appropriate PL/SIL safety ratings discussed.
The easy-to-integrate system consists of a module for robot arms, a computing unit with pre-installed intelligent software and a camera module, each equipped in series with two uEye+ XCP cameras from IDS.
To enable the industry to keep pace with trends through quick and cost-efficient development, Markus Fenn and Prof. Dr. Stefan May developed Eduard, a teaching and prototyping platform that can be used to map current trends.
One of the key elements to consider when selecting LiDAR technology is whether you need safe LiDAR or LiDAR. But what makes LiDAR safe? And when do you need a safety-rated device? Well, look no further, we’ve got the answers for you right here!
The World Robotics 2021 Industrial Robots report shows a record of 3 million industrial robots operating worldwide – an impressive 10% increase from the previous year.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories
People could manage emergency weather events more effectively with robots. These are a few ways technology is already helping them live in a world heavily affected by climate change.
A mantra often heard within the manufacturing and logistics industries is that robots are not taking the jobs of humans. And, in many ways, this is true. Today, automation is even a necessary solution to plug a shortage of human labour.
Terabase Energy Completes First Commercial Deployment of Terafab™ Solar Construction Automation System
The benefits demonstrated by this project underscore the transformative potential of automation in advancing solar construction practices, enabling us to accelerate and de-risk our project pipeline
Robotics and Automation - News Headlines
The new system, aided by the Internet of things, improves the detection capabilities of autonomous vehicles even under unfavorable conditions.
Bitdeal expands its global presence, offering diverse development services to over 20+ industries with a team of 200+ experienced Blockchain experts. Their aim is to transform client dreams into reality through 8+ years of excellence and 500+ successful projects worldwide.
Cloud-based software empowers customers using Mobile Industrial Robots' autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) to make data-driven decisions, optimizing fleets performance, minimizing downtime
• Designed to meet growth opportunities in key markets including electronics, automotive and renewable energy production • Delivers 10% increase in throughput compared to other SCARA robots in its class by handling more and heavier workpieces at once • Offers 200% stronger push-down capability for force-intensive operations - improving productivity and product quality
Shapiro Administration Invests Millions in Astrobotic Technology, Helping the Leading Space and Robotics Company Expand and Create Nearly 300 High-Tech Jobs Ahead of December Moon Launch
Astrobotic has purchased a vacant five-story building and plans to create a 'space campus' that will create jobs, spur innovation, and invest in new technologies. Since January, the Shapiro Administration has facilitated over $1 billion in new private sector investments in Pennsylvania - and this latest investment is helping Pennsylvania innovate and lead America back to the moon.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Product
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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Omron is an industrial automation partner that creates, sells and services fully integrated automation solutions that include robotics, sensing, motion, logic, safety, and more for manufacturers in the automotive, semiconductor, food and beverage packaging and other industries. Established in 1933, Omron helps businesses solve problems with creativity worldwide, with more than 37,000 employees serving over 110 countries. Adept Technologies is now a valued part of the Omron family.