Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Six high-tech companies to join the Innovation Hub at Les Roches Crans-Montana hospitality school

The Innovation Hub at Les Roches Crans-Montana welcomes its first incubation projects and embraces the cutting-edge digital expertise of six world-class tech companies.

What Skills Are Needed to Be a Connected Worker?

Industrial analysts frequently debate what traits people need to shine in today's workforce. A person working on a production line needs manufacturing skills, plus communication capabilities, the willingness to be a team player and more.

Robotics Leads the Way For Space Exploration

Motiv Space Systems made several contributions to the Mars 2020 Mission. The Perseverance Robotic Arm was the highest visibility subsystem development. This role required a close relationship with the JPL systems engineering team responsible for the sample and caching effort

Staying Competitive with Automation

Automation is making conveyors a more integral component because of the contributions they’re making to the overall efficiency and productivity of today’s processing and packaging lines.

Taking a CAD/CAM approach to Offline Robotic Programming

With all the benefits offered by robots, the biggest barrier is the complexity of programming. More specifically, the expertise required to effectively program a robot can take years.

Human-Robot Collaboration for Assembling Tasks in Manufacturing

Wire Cobots is one of the currently final five experiments who have successfully passed from Phase I to Phase II in the ESMERA project. Thus, they are supported and mentored even more on their path towards industrialising their robotics product.

RoboticsTomorrow - Fall Product Special - Part 2

It has been over 6 months without any in person events. With that in mind we are putting together a special feature article for the fall to highlight some of the new products and services our partners have rolled out during that time. Part 2.

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Robotics and Automation - Featured Stories

How Robotics Are Being Used in the Packaging Industry

If the packaging sector hadn't been an early adopter of automation, it would have struggled through the pandemic. That's not to say that the situation has been easy, but it could've been much worse without robotics.

These Robotic Turtles are Nobody's Prey

The BERNARD prototype may look just like a tortoise; but it reacts like an intelligent, fearsome animal, delivering a barrage of light, sound, and non-lethal electric shock tuned to the predator attacking it.

Toyota Research Institute Showcases Latest Robotics Research Aimed at Amplifying Human Ability in the Home

TRI’s robotics research is guided by the Japanese notion of Ikigai, a powerful idea that every person’s life should have meaning and purpose. TRI’s human centered approach turns typical AI philosophy on its head.

Robotics and Automation - News Headlines

VadaTech Announces a new 3U VPX with Multi-Channel, Multi-Protocol Avionics, MIL-STD-1553/ARINC429/ARINC717

VadaTech, a leading manufacturer of integrated systems, embedded boards, enabling software and application-ready platforms, announces the VPX339. The VPX339 is based on the Data Device Corporation (DDC), BU-67118 multi-channel, multi-protocol avionics product.

ITC manufacturing one of the largest induction melting coils in the industry

Induction Technology Corporation (ITC) - a leading manufacturer of induction melting solutions with over 40 years of experience in the industry and part of UltraFlex Power Group since June 2019 - recently demonstrated one of the largest, customer-specific induction melting coils in the industry.

Simbe Unveils Tally 3.0, The Most Advanced Autonomous Inventory Robot on The Market

Platform Updates Include a Best-in-Class Optical System and Enhanced Data Processing Functions, Solidifying Simbe's Industry Leadership

RobotShop Will Favor Remote Work Even After Covid-19 Crisis

RobotShop.com, the world's leading source of robotics technology, announces today that it is transforming its business to favor remote work for the majority of its activities, even after Covid-19 Crisis.

Fetch Robotics Partners with VARGO® to Introduce Integrated Fulfillment Solution

New solution will combine the power of Fetch's autonomous mobile robots with VARGO®'s leading warehouse execution software system to enable optimized picking

Robotics and Automation - Featured Product

IDS NXT is the future: One platform, countless possibilities

IDS NXT is the future: One platform, countless possibilities

IDS NXT: a platform for a new generation of vision systems for industrial applications. It lays the groundwork to provide easy-to-use yet flexible complete systems that can be used to implement all steps of a vision solution. With IDS NXT ocean, a complete solution especially for AI-based image processing is now available. It allows to solve tasks where classic, rule-based image processing has reached its limits - without any programming effort.

Robotics and Automation - Featured Company

CIMON Inc.

CIMON Inc.

CIMON is a leading industrial automation company focused on process control and manufacturing. Since its foundation in 1999, CIMON has grown from emerging Asian markets into Europe and North America thanks to several award-winning product lineups, including the Xpanel HMI series, PLC and PLC-S series, Xpanel Hybrid, UltimateAccess SCADA software, and industrial PCs. CIMON has been working with manufacturers for over 20 years and has gained the trust of well-respected companies such as LG, Samsung, General Motors, Kia, Hankook, SK Chemicals, Posco, and Durex. Hardware and software are developed simultaneously at CIMON, allowing for optimal product supply and system design solutions that increase facility efficiency and response time in the market while reducing long-term costs. Some industries CIMON works with include the automotive industry, oil and gas industry, power plants, electronics, water and wastewater management, aerospace, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, food and beverage, chemical, packaging, paper and pulp, farming, and many others.