Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

The Role of Robotics in Developing Advanced Autopilot Capabilities

Interest in autopilot capabilities is growing in multiple sectors. Engineers should understand the role of robotics in these systems if they hope to meet this growing demand. Here is a closer look at this technology and how it leverages robotics.

Making “cheddar” with industrial automation - Achieving 83 per cent waste reduction in food manufacturing

Ultrasonic uses energy from microscopic vibrations of a blade to pass easily through the material and offers a more effective solution for cutting food products. When paired with automation, ultrasonic technology can deliver precise and accurate cutting for manufacturers.

Harvestance - Developing and Designing Vacuum Grippers for Production Line Robots

Harvestance has received numerous inquiries for the design and manufacture of customized, lightweight, and strong grippers for collaborative robots, aimed at automating production lines.

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A "compact automation" is a mechatronic system that performs a whole series of consecutive production steps autonomously. "Compact" refers to the small dimensions, in the millimeter and centimeter range, of the products to be processed.

Painting Robots: Benefits, Applications, and Sourcing Tips

In this guide, we'll explore the benefits of using painting robots and their applications in various industries. Additionally, we'll guide you through the process of sourcing the right paint robot for your needs.

The Rise of Robot Machining: Unleashing the Future of Manufacturing

The integration of robotic technology into machining has been a game-changer for some manufacturers. No longer constrained by workspace size and CNC machine cost, there is almost no limit to the possibilities of robot machining.

Robotics Applications in Manufacturing and the Sensors Used for Maximum Efficiency

Autonomous industrial robots can increase production volumes exponentially, yielding high profits. The International Trade Administration has reported that increasing robot density by a small 1% among all industries can improve productivity by 0.8%.

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Pik'r Range Picking Robot Enhances U.S. Open Experience at Pinehurst

As golfers perfect their drives on the newly converted Cradle 9-hole course, the Pik'r robot is enhancing the efficiency and safety of golf ball retrieval.

South Korea Tops in the Use of Robot Workers with 1,012 Installed Units Per 10,000 Employees

South Korea has Almost 7x more Robot Workers than the Global Average; the United States and Most European Countries are Far Behind

The future of manufacturing: How cobots can combine with robot offline programming and 3D simulation

Cobots need effective programming to fulfil their capabilities on the factory floor. Without it, manufacturers face a scenario where they can’t deploy them in the most pressing areas.

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Robotic Unitizing Palletizer Reaches a Literal 15 Year Milestone

Motion Controls Robotics' Unitizing Palletizer, featuring FANUC robots on Güdel rails, has traveled an astounding 300,000 miles-farther than a trip to the moon! This milestone underscores the groundbreaking impact of advanced automation on the palletizing processes and operational productivity.

Revolutionizing Robotics: Vadzo Imaging Launches AR0821 4K HDR USB 3.0 Camera

Vadzo Imaging, a pioneering force in advanced imaging solutions, announces the release of the AR0821 4K HDR USB 3.0 Camera, tailored specifically for the robotics industry. This cutting-edge device represents a significant leap forward in visual technology, promising unparalleled clarity and precision in robotic applications.

Geek+ order fulfilment robots help PChome meet next-day delivery deadlines, hit sustainability targets

Hundreds of Geekplus Shelf-to-Person robots have been deployed in Taiwan's largest intelligent warehouse, replacing the company's person-to-goods picking operation. PChome has measured a 3x efficiency improvement.

Arrive AI eclipses $1.25M mark in crowdfunding for the third straight time

Latest raise brings the leader in Autonomous Last Mile delivery to more than $11 million in investments

MassRobotics Healthcare Robotics Catalyst Program Opens Applications for Cohort 4, Presented by Festo, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Novanta and MITRE

This initiative aims to accelerate innovation and adoption in the healthcare robotics sector by providing startups with the resources, mentorship, and connections necessary for success.

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Looking for a reliable solution to enhance your automation process? Look no further than the DESTACO Robohand Grippers. These grippers are designed for the modern world of robotics, offering unparalleled performance and precision. Whether you need to grip fragile items, irregularly shaped objects, or heavy-duty components, the DESTACO Robohand Grippers have got you covered. Their modular design allows for quick and easy customization, ensuring a perfect fit for your application.

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