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Teradyne and Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) Announce Teradyne's Acquisition of MiR

Teradyne, Inc. and the shareholders of Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) today announced the acquisition of privately held MiR of Odense, Denmark for €121 million ($148 million) net of cash acquired plus €101 million if certain performance targets are met extending through

What's the Difference Between Analog and Neuromorphic Chips in Robots?

Encompassing a mere four square centimeters and holding more than 5 billion transistors, the chip also features 1 million digital neurons that function via 256 million digital synapses. It's hard to ignore the chip's parallels to the human brain

Securing The Robots

There is no magic bullet for robot security. They are simply devices executing code, which are just as likely to be compromised as any other device in an organisation.

What is Structured Light Imaging?

Structured Light imaging is commonly used for machine vision because it can yield high resolution results. Some of the methods can be used effectively in moderate and high-speed applications.

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USA Ranks 9th In Global Robotics & Automation Job Loss Report

John Koetsier for Forbes: In worst-case scenarios, 800 million jobs could be lost globally; in best-case scenarios, robots squeeze humans out of just a few at-risk occupations.

Exyn Technologies and Velodyne LiDAR Create Fully Autonomous Indoor Aerial Vehicles

Collaborative effort proves the business case of 3D LiDAR, sending autonomous navigational technologies into perfect flight

VTT has 3D printed a smart metal part: a step towards artificial intelligence

VTT's proof of concept demo showed that a range of sensors or smart identifications can be added to 3D printed metal parts during manufacture, in order to track the performance and condition of machines or devices, or verify the authenticity of the parts.

BitFlow Predicts Vision-Guided Robotics to Become Major Disruptive Force in Global Manufacturing

As the plant floor has become more digitally connected, the relationship between robots and machine vision has merged into a single, seamless platform, setting the stage for a new generation of more responsive vision-driven robotic systems.

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FlightWave's UAS Platform with Swappable Power Sources to be Displayed at AUVSI XPONENTIAL

Jupiter craft offers the commercial drone market high endurance, a large payload capacity, and unprecedented flexibility.

DENSO Products and Services Americas Announces Senior Management

Effective April 1, the changes support the company's ongoing expansion to meet the growing demand for DENSO aftermarket automotive, commercial and industrial products.

Stäubli Showcases Safe, Reliable Quick Couplings at OTC 2018

Stäubli's non-spill, quick-release couplings and wide range of dependable quick connection systems have established it as an industry leader

Loomo by Segway Robotics Ends Crowdfunding Campaign Having Raised $1,093,312

Segway Robotics prepares to ship Loomo to consumers after a successful campaign

Commercial and Collaborative Robot Shipments in E-Commerce Fulfillment to Increase Twenty-Fold by 2026

Robots will start to populate e-commerce warehouses at a high rate. ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies, estimates that shipments of global commercial and collaborative robots in e-commerce fulfillment will reach 443,000 units in 2026, twentyfold of current shipments in 2018

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