Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Matt Simon for Wired: The company is developing machine learning algorithms that will automatically detect diseased plants and kick them out of the system before the sickness spreads. Underdeveloped plants would also get the boot.
Drone-based inspections provide cost reduction and revenue enhancement opportunities of over $600/turbine when compared to ground-based inspections. The savings value is two folds ($1200/turbine) when compared to corrective/reactionary maintenance.
Home-use assistive devices will first require a great deal of training and effort for the user. As a result, we thought the integration of the Amazon Echo would greatly assist this process, and facilitate ease of use as Echo also continues to improve.
Researchers at Keio Universityās Haptics Research Center have developed a āreal-time-avatar-robotic armā that transmits sound, vision, and highly sensitive feelings of touch to remotely located users. This innovative touch sensitive robotic technology was reported in t
Following a number of successful implementations, weāre starting to see robots and their human counterparts work side by side in warehouses, deliveries and at sorting centers. Logistics plays a fundamental role in the success of the manufacturing process and by using robot
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Robert Buderi for Xconomy: āhelping people stay in their home as they age and maintain the lifestyle advantages of living at home.ā And that means, he says, āWeāre going to need a lot of robots.ā
Lauren Goode for The Verge: Martino calls this box āthe gizmos,ā but its real name is Aeroscope. Itās DJIās new solution for detecting rogue drones that are flying nearby.
Catherine Clifford for CNBC: "The Internet lets every person reach out and touch all the information in the world. But robotics lets you reach out and touch and manipulate all the stuff in the world ā and so it is not just restricted to information, it is everything,"
Alison DeNisco Rayome for TechRepublic: By 2023, we will see an increasing use of humanoid robots for education, as well as in the retail industry, to better personalize customer support.
Robotics and Automation - News Headlines
In Munich, from 19 to 22 June, 2018, automatica will show why the automation industry is getting excited about new developments in service robotics, how these robots are seeing strong growth and are even emerging within some unexpected areas.
On Nov. 29-30 KUKA's Metal & Arc TechCenter grand opening will feature thirteen live robotic automation demonstrations, tours of the new TechCenter and presentations on the latest technology.
Need an assistant? KUKA offers robotic arms for integration into your medical device, on display at RSNA
At the 2017 RSNA show, KUKA is demonstrating sample applications in which the lightweight robot LBR Med can be integrated into your new systems to assist clinicians
Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the reclassification of the MDP Series axial fans from IP55 to IP68 degree of protection.
Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the release of our new DC input AZ Series Multi-Axis Drivers with built-in EtherCAT communications based on the closed loop, absolute type AZ Series driver.
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