Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
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.
RoboBusiness 2022 will take place October 19-20 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Since its founding in 2004, RoboBusiness evolved into the world’s premier robotics business development event.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories
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..
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.
The global automation solutions leader invests in US manufacturing with plans of a second expansion in three years to meet growing need
Robotics and Automation - News Headlines
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.
Automotive startup helping bring innovation to tire change experience for leading retailer
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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.
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.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Product
Robotmaster® offline programming software for robots helps manufacturers maximize their productivity and profitability with an intuitive and powerful programing solution ideal for production runs of all sizes and varying part complexity as a result of integrated CAD/CAM functionality.
Robotics and Automation - Featured Company
Brenton is a global leader in designing and manufacturing integrated end of line packaging systems and machines, specializing in case packing and palletizing using both robotics and other automation.