Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Understanding the Role of Machine Vision in Industry 4.0
Today it is being applied to diverse areas such as monitoring processes for predictive maintenance, and robotic guidance that makes it possible for robots to safely work with and respond to human interactions.
AMRs in Fleet Operation and Test Deployment
Manufacturing companies are turning to AMR support in increasing numbers, not just on a small scale, but the interest in entire AMR fleets is gaining significant traction.
How Robotics Can Help Global Renewable Energy Goals & Create Jobs
By buffering the dangerous aspects of solar module maneuvering and installation, these smart robotic arms are creating processes to move solar equipment faster and build sites with fewer errors.
The Innovation Behind the Orbital Flex™ Design Gear Solution
Motus Labs was built around the concept of innovation in the robotic gear solutions space, & we’re constantly looking for ways to improve the customer experience and the performance of our robotic gears. This idea is even further supported by our recent gear solution desig
3D Time-of-Flight Camera Aids Robotic Palletizers
Regardless of the palletizing method, the goal of any supply chain operation is to ship out the most product possible. This can only be done by making the best use of the space on each individual pallet, even if it means just one more package per pallet.
Motors and Motion Control Technologies in Orthopedic Surgical Robotics
Motors found inside orthopedic tools normally serve as the primary power source for driving devices like bone saws, drills or shavers. In these variable speed applications, motors need to be exceptionally small in diameter, lightweight & capable of running at high speed.
Innovation in Mobile Robots for Warehouse Automation
The software is where the real magic is, though, at ForwardX. Our f(x) Fleet Manager is constantly improving using deep learning AI that analyzes every input and creates the most efficient process when dispatching AMRs for large orders or multiple orders.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories
Consumers are Ready for a Robot-Assisted World
Leveraging innovations in machine intelligence, environmental sensing and automation, leading technology manufacturers are now selling a variety of autonomous mobile robots capable of assisting consumer-facing workers with an approachable, friendly design.
Zipline Unveils New Autonomous System Capable of Quiet, Fast and Precise Home Delivery
The company’s next generation home delivery platform is practically silent (designed to sound like wind rustling leaves), and is expected to deliver up to 7 times as fast as traditional automobile delivery, completing 10-mile deliveries in about 10 minutes.
ABB to expand Robotics factory in US
Newly expanded, highly automated facility will create new jobs in the state of Michigan. Expansion featuring the latest in automated and advanced manufacturing processes to open November 2023
Robotics and Automation - News Headlines
Precision Drive Systems Signs Spindle Diagnostics and Repair Agreement with Patrick Industries
Precision Drive Systems (PDS), a global solution provider of precision motor spindles, expert engineering and support, and repair services headquartered in Bessemer City, NC, has announced that it has signed a contract to be the strategic provider of spindle monitoring and repair services for Patrick Industries' portfolio of manufacturing companies. Patrick Industries is a leading manufacturer and distributor of component products and building materials for recreational vehicles, manufactured housing, marine, and various other industrial markets.
SGS Unveils Performance Factory: The Next Generation in Performance and Durability Testing
SGS's PROF combines real human dynamics and cutting-edge robotics to create a single highly versatile testing platform.
Synergy launches future of warehouse automation connectivity
This latest technological differentiator from Synergy Logistics facilitates a much more efficient and adaptable warehouse that accelerates integration and gives customers the freedom to choose robotic and automation devices that best fit specific operational needs and can futureproof the business and workforce needs.....
LUCID Launches Triton2 - 2.5GigE Camera Family Redefining the Base GigE Transfer Rate
LUCID Vision Labs, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of unique and innovative industrial vision cameras, today announced the launch of its new Triton2 camera family featuring a 2.5GigE interface and the latest Sony Pregius S sensors.
Robohood AI-Driven Robotic Painter Opens New Studio in South Florida
Robohood, the world's first robotics & AI-driven art & technology company opens new showcase studio in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Robotics and Automation - Featured Product
BitFlow Introduces 6th Generation Camera Link Frame Grabber: The Axion
BitFlow has offered a Camera Link frame grabbers for almost 15 years. This latest offering, our 6th generation combines the power of CoaXPress with the requirements of Camera Link 2.0. Enabling a single or two camera system to operate at up to 850 MB/S per camera, the Axion-CL family is the best choice for CL frame grabber. Like the Cyton-CXP frame grabber, the Axion-CL leverages features such as the new StreamSync system, a highly optimized DMA engine, and expanded I/O capabilities that provide unprecedented flexibility in routing. There are two options available; Axion 1xE & Axion 2xE. The Axion 1xE is compatible with one base, medium, full or 80-bit camera offering PoCL, Power over Camera Link, on both connectors. The Axion 2xE is compatible with two base, medium, full or 80-bit cameras offering PoCL on both connectors for both cameras. The Axion-CL is a culmination of the continuous improvements and updates BitFlow has made to Camera Link frame grabbers.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Company
Brenton Engineering Company
Brenton is a global leader in designing and manufacturing integrated end of line packaging systems, specializing in case packing and palletizing using both robotics and other automation. With over 30 years of experience in providing solutions for the consumer packaged goods, food, beverage, other manufacturing industries, Brenton centers on creating collaborative, long-standing partnerships across a diverse customer base while utilizing the latest technology to address changing market conditions.