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How can you print something larger than the printer itself? That’s the problem researchers Xu Zhang, Mingyang Li, Quang-Cuong Pham, and others set out to solve at the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing...
“The robot saves at least five hours in transport time a week, and the working day is quieter and calmer,” Broberg said. “I already take 15,000 to 17,000 steps a day in my job, so I definitely don’t miss the walk to the pallet stacker."
It is true that a collaborative robot is designed to work without additional physical guarding like fencing. But the robot is rarely a lone component in a system.
Acquisition of Proven Leader in Mission-Critical Robotics Systems for $385M Will Provide FLIR Entry Into Attractive Unmanned Ground Vehicles Market for Military, Public Safety, and Critical Infrastructure
Comau developed e.DO precisely to support and stimulate students' involvement and creativity during in-school and extracurricular learning activities.
There is an increasing demand for collaborative robots that can work autonomously and adapt to changing production conditions. This requires reliable sensors that detect human presence and can overcome future challenges with the development of collaborative technologies.
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Japanese investment and telecoms giant SoftBank puts $37m into next generation robotics company Boston Dynamics after it bought the business from Google.
Columbia Engineering researchers have made a major advance in robotics by creating a robot that learns what it is, from scratch, with zero prior knowledge of physics, geometry, or motor dynamics.
ASU's Southwest Robotics Symposium previews the new technology guiding the next wave of human-robot interaction
“We can rely on the brain of the human and the muscles, eyes and sense of touch of the robot in places where humans cannot, or should not, be,” said Khatib. “For example, we will be able to safely repair underwater structures
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VadaTech, a leading manufacturer of integrated systems, embedded boards, enabling software and application-ready platforms, announces the ATC500. The ATC500 is an AdvancedTCA Blade with two XCVU13P FPGAs and multiple ADRV9009 for Wideband Massive MIMO Software Defined Radio.
Manufacturers are Throwing Away as Much as $80,000 - $90,000 per Shift Operation Due to Improper Integration of Collaborative Robots
According to Ultra Tech Automation, Manufacturers Are Paying a Price-Cost, Status, Lack of Innovation-Because They Don't Know How to Effectively Deploy Their "Cobots"
Solid basis for camera-guided six-arm robot for the automated loading of CNC machines
Key Decision Makers from the Central and Eastern Region will present at Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe 2019
SMi Group reports: The 5th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe conference returns to Prague with a more expansive and focused agenda.
Board-level cameras with liquid lenses and "Active Focus"
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