Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Overcoming the Challenges of Automated Bin Picking

According to Universal Robots (UR), in 2019, around 38 per cent of the manufacturing labor force still moved parts manually between bins and manufacturing machines, rather than use industrial robots.

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Industrial Robots Vs (or With?) Cobots

Apart from being unsafe for workers, and thus requiring specific safety measures within their working area, industrial robots are also exceedingly expensive and difficult to set up and redeploy.

Using Remote Operation to Help Solve Labor Shortage Issues in the Supply Chain

Our remotely operated forklifts allow operators to do their jobs from up to thousands of miles away. This is critically important to our customers, who have been dealing for decades with a labor shortage that recently has become even more acute than ever before.

Accommodating Market Volumes and Staying Competitive with Scalable Sensor Solutions

As companies continue to integrate more automation into their warehouses and DCs, the need for intelligent sensors to monitor and guide that equipment in a very safe, efficient, and productive manner will also increase.

Power Conversion Breakthroughs Fuel a Robot Revolution

Today’s integrated power modules are addressing the demanding size, weight, power budgets and cost efficiencies required to move robots from factory, residential and commercial applications into a vast new landscape bounded only by the imagination.

The Next Big Thing in Manufacturing: XaaS to Boost Productivity and Revenue

The traditional portfolio mix of heavy hardware-orientation with associated software is transitioning to application and non-control software. The move to solutions combining hardware, software, and services is real.

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Safely Integrating Robots and AI Into Your Warehouse Workforce

While integrating robots and AI into our warehouses can help with production and quality assurance, care must be taken when this tech is first introduced. Managers need to familiarize their employees with these innovations..

Berkshire Grey and FedEx Expand Their Robotic Automation Solutions Relationship

The new product development agreement is an expansion of this collaboration and offers new opportunities for the two companies to work together to further increase efficiencies across the FedEx enterprise using AI-enabled robotic automation.

FANUC America Nearly Doubles Michigan Campus to Accommodate Automation Demand

The global automation solutions leader invests in US manufacturing with plans of a second expansion in three years to meet growing need

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A2Z Drone Delivery's New RDS2 Delivers Any Box Up to 22 Pounds

The second generation RDS2 (Rapid Delivery System) offers the highest payload capacity of any tethered delivery system on the market and eliminates the need for specialty payload boxes; the RDS2 is also factory installed on the company's all-new RDST integrated cargo drone, a ready-to-fly commercial delivery platform ideal for enterprise deployment or entrepreneurs eager to expand drone service offerings.

RoboTire Installs First Revolutionary Tire Changing System at Discount Tire

Automotive startup helping bring innovation to tire change experience for leading retailer

Automate REWIND Brings Back the Best of Automate 2022

Starting today, watch-or re-watch-keynotes, theater sessions, exhibitor spotlights and Automate LIVE interviews from North America's largest robotics and automation trade show

Geek+ announces $100 million series E1 financing round with strategic investment from Intel, valued over $2 billion

Geek+, the global leader in autonomous mobile robot technologies, announced it has closed a new, $100 million series E1 funding series, with the company valued at over $2 billion. Investors in the round include Intel Capital, Vertex Growth, and Qingyue Capital Investment. The company will use this funding to accelerate its global market expansion and invest in its AMR technology research and development for key product innovation.

Robotic Process Automation: Technology Fundamentals

The global robotic process automation market size is projected to surpass USD 23.9 billion by 2030 up from USD 2.65 billion in 2021.

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Discover how human-robot collaboration can take flexibility to new heights!

Discover how human-robot collaboration can take flexibility to new heights!

Humans and robots can now share tasks - and this new partnership is on the verge of revolutionizing the production line. Today's drivers like data-driven services, decreasing product lifetimes and the need for product differentiation are putting flexibility paramount, and no technology is better suited to meet these needs than the Omron TM Series Collaborative Robot. With force feedback, collision detection technology and an intuitive, hand-guided teaching mechanism, the TM Series cobot is designed to work in immediate proximity to a human worker and is easier than ever to train on new tasks.

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Milvus Robotics

Milvus Robotics

Milvus Robotics designs and develops autonomous mobile robots that perfectly fits to your intralogistics needs. Our robots are designed to work independently alongside human workers, so we make sure that our autonomous units will give people the assistance they need without any disruption to their normal routine whilst maximizing уоur profit, maintaining production quality, reducing risk and taking your organization to the next level.