Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

New Ideas, Collaboration Help Brenton Drive Four Major Product Handling Upgrades to KW Container

This cell included four robots picking lids and packing them into one of four SKUs. This cell, encapsulated in a small footprint, also included an auto adjustable case sealer to accommodate the four different SKU boxes, a palletizer and stretch wrapper.

Flexiv's Rizon Robot Used in Avant-Garde Art Installation

Cutting-edge robotics technology and an experimental art installation are united by the vision of Greek artist Stavros Didakis.

Metaverse Companies: The World of the Virtually Limitless Possibilities

Here, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of metrology-tested, high-precision optical components – investigates the fascinating metaverse and explores some of the most recent advances.

General Purpose Programming Languages Are the Future for the Industrial Automation Industry and Are Overtaking Traditional PLC IEC 61131-3

IEC 61131-3 is the de facto standard in the industrial automation industry. It encompasses 5 different programming “languages”. It makes designing simple programs straightforward and easy, and it does this very well.

Subsea Technologies: Optical Components in Deep Waters

Here, Knight Optical dives into the world of subsea technologies and runs through the optical components that are used to guarantee their high performance.

Tazza! A 3D-Based Robot Pick-and-Place Vision System

The vision system performs three key tasks: scanning in 3D the raw white vessels; analyzing the 3D scans to establish the vessels’ size, shape, position; and communicating the results to the cobot so it can accurately reach the teacups as they move along the production lin

How to Choose the Right Sensor in Ambient Conditions

One of the key considerations while choosing the perfect set of sensors for your robotic designs include their resistance to ambient situations such as temperature, lights, interferences and obstructions.

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Ottonomy.IO Partners with Pittsburgh International Airport's xBridge to Innovate Customer Experiences at the Airport

Volunteer customers will be able to order and receive beverages at designated drop-off points in PIT's Airside Terminal. Ottobot from Ottonomy is the first fully autonomous robot for deliveries inside airports and is currently deployed at multiple airports.

Mouser Gives a Closer Look at Autonomous Mobile Robots in New Installment of Empowering Innovation Together

The final installment of Mouser’s 2022 Empowering Innovation Together program explores the cutting-edge applications of autonomous mobile robots and includes a new episode of The Tech Between Us podcast.

How AI is reshaping the edge computing landscape

How much computing power is needed at the edge? How much memory and storage are enough for AI at the edge? Minimum requirements are growing as AI opens the door to innovative applications that need more and faster processing, storage, and memory.

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RBTX Online Marketplace 2.0: Low-Cost Automation is now even easier

The intuitive design offers users an immediate overview of the right components and more than 100 cost-effective automation solutions

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions highlights pump solutions for electric vehicle lithium-ion battery production

On offer are Bredel hose pumps and Bredel APEX products, which provide constant production cycle efficiency and help manufacturers meet ever-more demanding battery production schedules.

Micropsi Industries' AI Software MIRAI Now Compatible with FANUC Robots, Enabling Increasingly Flexible Automation

Compatibility enables FANUC customers to add valuable hand-eye coordination to their robots, including the CRX series

U.S. Air Force to share UAV development plans at the UAV Technology USA 2023 Conference

Key U.S. Air Force speakers at the forefront of UAV development and integration has been announced to speak at the UAV Technology USA in February 2023.

RIVELIN ROBOTICS REFLECTS ON PHENOMENAL FORMNEXT

Across all four days of the additive manufacturing (AM) industry's largest exhibition, the Rivelin Robotics stand was inundated with enquiries and requests for demonstrations of the NetShape Robot (NS-0) that was on show.

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RZ/T2M Group Microprocessors

RZ/T2M Group Microprocessors

Renesas Electronics RZ/T2M Group Microprocessors integrate functions for motor control, networking, and functional safety (FuSA) into a single chip. The RZ/T2M Group MPUs feature a dual Arm® Cortex®-R52 CPU for real-time control and large, tightly coupled memory (576KB) directly connected to the CPU to realize high-performance real-time processing.

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Pleora Technologies

Pleora Technologies

Pleora is a leading supplier of AI, embedded, and sensor networking solutions. The company was formed in 2000 and has gained a well-earned reputation for technology leadership and innovation. Manufacturers rely on our products, standards expertise, and systems knowledge to bypass development and integration complexities in a diverse range of demanding real-time imaging application for the industrial automation, security & defense, and medical imaging markets. Visit www.pleora.com