Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

An Electric New Era for Atlas

Our new electric Atlas platform is here. Supported by decades of visionary robotics innovation and years of practical experience, Boston Dynamics is tackling the next commercial frontier.

Maximizing ROI for Mobile Robots: A Systems Strategy

Mobile robots are more than mere devices; they embody intelligence, communication capabilities, and mobility. The primary function is to transport goods, but it operates within the broader context of a business strategy.

A Cut Above: Adding Next-level Protection for Next-generation Welding

By partnering with Roboworld since their first Cobot rolled off the line on Day 1, all of Vectis’ robotic welding systems and teach pendants have included Robosuits® and Pendant Armor®.

Productivity Inc. Wants Your Robot to Do More

Using ATI’s QC-11 Tool Changer and RCT-151 Radially-Compliant Deburring Tool along with a Renishaw probe, they produced a demonstration highlighting their expertise in aiding potential customers to maximize productivity of the robots already installed in their facilities

Fostering Innovation: The Keys to Success

In a world that's always evolving, innovation is how we keep up, grow, and thrive. So, when we talk about nurturing innovation, we're really talking about fuelling the very essence of human progress and hope.

What are the Key Camera Features of Warehouse Automation Drones?

Warehouse automation drones require advanced camera vision sensors and technologies to ensure performance. Enhancing the navigation accuracy and decision-making capabilities of drones can be achieved by incorporating appropriate camera features into their embedded systems.

Reshoring with robots - UK manufacturers can use automation to bring production back home

The advantages of all-electric injection moulding machines demonstrate how automation and robots can help manufacturers bring their operations back home to the UK. Reshoring can be achieved with cost- and energy-efficiency as well as productivity benefits.

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XPONENTIAL 2024 Launches Next Week in San Diego

Pertinent keynotes, defense programming, international participation, and a start-up pavilion will move the autonomous and robotics industry forward

Are Labeling and Palletizing Robots the Secret Weapon Manufacturers Need?

Robots are not magic fixes to all manufacturing industry obstacles, but they can allow users to overcome many challenges when implemented thoughtfully.

Amazon announces over €700 million investment in robotics and AI powered technologies across Europe

Amazon is using its Innovation Lab, home to a diverse team of scientists and engineers from all over the world, to develop and test new technologies to better support employees and deliver for customers.

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

Stäubli Robotics Is Changing the Way Work Works: Discover How at Automate 2024

Live demos, exhibits, and hands-on experiences will focus on robot-based automation solutions that realize the vision to "make work easy and safe"

Innovation Pioneer RobotLAB Proudly Announces Expanded Software and Updated Technology for Award-winning Pepper Robot

Leading Robotics Integrator Delivers Evolving Business Solutions as Robotic Investments Increase within Critical U.S. Industries

Crown Digital Spearheads the Future of AI in F&B with Ella the Robobarista at AIM Global

Ella the Robot Barista Leaves Imprints in Barcelona and Kuala Lumpur to Shape Global AI Guidelines, Sets Sights on Participating in Asia Pacific Industry Conferences

Intelligent industrial camera with 4K streaming and excellent low-light performance

IDS expands its product line for intelligent image processing and launches a new IDS NXT malibu camera. It enables AI-based image processing, video compression and streaming in full 4K sensor resolution at 30 fps - directly in and out of the camera. The 8 MP sensor IMX678 is part of the Starvis 2 series from Sony. It ensures impressive image quality even in low light conditions and twilight.

Registration Is Open for PACK EXPO International 2024

The largest international packaging and processing show this year is breaking records with new solutions, inspiring thought leadership, and a personalized experience for attendees

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MVTec MERLIC 5.4 now available

MVTec MERLIC 5.4 now available

MVTec has launched the newest version 5.4 of its easy-to-use machine vision software MERLIC on Oct. 25. Its focus is on easier process integration. MVTec MERLIC 5.4 includes state-of-the-art machine vision technologies, plug-ins for direct communication with different PLCs and can be used to create complete machine vision applications. Try the new MERLIC 5.4 now!

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MacroFab

MacroFab

MacroFab operates the largest technology platform for electronics manufacturing, offering prototypes, high-volume production, and extended services through a network of over 100 factories across North America. A trailblazer in EMS manufacturing and digital supply chain solutions, MacroFab's robust platform and marketplace foster efficient electronics production, bringing manufacturing closer to the end user. MacroFab delivers unmatched efficiency and accessibility to the hardware tech community.