Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
How can industrial robots gain new abilities that can increase their operational value while remaining safe and secure in a factory collaborating with humans?
Robot tank cleaners are creating a new wave of employee safety. They are utilized to complete dangerous tank cleanout while an employee controls every movement of the robot in the safety of their workspace outside the tank.
Time is compelling the need to normalize this disparity and speculation on what AI can do and what AI can’t do without humans in the transformation. At the same time, the human intelligence, wisdom and empathy cannot be overpowered by AI including its ethical usage.
Aerial Drones And Launch Of Novel Technologies Opens New Opportunities For Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery
Last-mile delivery is the toughest and the most expensive endeavor in the supply chain. Thanks to the instant gratification of millennials, today’s customer preference is extremely sensitive.
Technology advances have touched almost every industry and process — even those under the seas. Today, experts have robots helping oceans through satellite systems, low-cost sensors, big data and more.
We are working toward the intimate physical integration of humans and robots. One example is robots that assist humans in collaborative physical tasks, like manipulating heavy objects in a warehouse.
ATX West, MD&M, Plastic West, West Pack and Design & Manufacturing take place in Anaheim, CA February 11th - 13th. This RoboticsTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories
LinePar explores the integration of sophisticated robotic systems equipped with newer iterations like collaborative robots, AGVs, robotic vision, exoskeletons, etc., that are radically changing the ways of automotive manufacturing.
Rapid proliferation of industry 4.0 technologies is likely to drive SCADA market. The market is expected to witness a robust growth rate on account of increasing adoption of automation technologies by manufacturing, utility, and oil & gas industries.
Innovative manufacturers should strategically embed three classes of automated systems into their production processes: industrial robots, autonomous robots, and co-bots. These precision tools will allow higher control of processes and thus lead to higher product quality.
Robotics and Automation - News Headlines
As in previous years, IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH was able to exceed industry expectations in 2019. With a sales increase in the higher single-digit percentage range, the company has held its ground well in the market, contrary to the 7% sales decline forecast by the VDMA for machine vision. The increase in sales was particularly strong in North America compared to the previous year.
The presentation of the coveted trophies of the German Design Awards took place on February 7, 2020 in front of around 1,500 participants from politics, business, design and the press at the international consumer goods fair „Ambiente" in Frankfurt am Main.
International Lidar Mapping Forum Announces New Keynotes: Jack Dangermond and Geospatial Executives Panel
Jack Dangermond, Founder & President of Esri, to keynote before joining Joe Astroth, CEO of Cyclomedia USA; Robert Mankowski, VP of Digital Cities at Bentley Systems; Michel Stanier, EVP of Teledyne Geospatial; and Jim Van Rens, Senior Vice President at RIEGL USA for Geospatial Executives Panel
Saint-Romain, France - Feb 19, 2020 - TraceParts, a world-leading supplier of digital content for engineering, has announced that it has improved a feature on the engineering platform for its customers, both parts manufacturers and distributors.
Allen's 25-year track record in sales, marketing, and customer success will help drive growth in BG's grocery and convenience store group
Robotics and Automation - Featured Product
Vert-X 05E Series of dual angle/speed sensors. The series features easy mounting in small and narrow spaces with a 5 mm body depth and mounting flanges with metal inserts. The sensors make measurements only 6 mm from edge of product for close-to-wall measurement applications. Vert-X 05E Series sensors measure angles from 0 to 360°, rotational speed and direction with repeatability to 0.1°.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Company
IDS is a leading manufacturer of industrial cameras "Made in Germany" with USB or GigE interfaces. Equipped with state of the art CMOS sensors, the extensive camera portfolio ranges from low-cost project cameras, to small, powerful models with PoE functionality or robust cameras with housings that fulfill the prerequisites for protection code IP65/67. For quick, easy and precise 3D machine vision tasks IDS offers the Ensenso series. With the novel vision app-based sensors and cameras of IDS NXT the company opens up a new dimension in image processing. Whether in an industrial or non-industrial setting: IDS cameras and sensors assist companies worldwide in optimizing processes, ensuring quality, driving research, conserving raw materials, and serving people. They provide reliability, efficiency and flexibility for your application.