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Segway-Ninebot Unveils New AI-powered Products, Delivering Take-out with Low-cost DeliveryBots

Segway-Ninebot officially released three new AI mobility products in two categories, including KickScooter T60, Powered By Segway, Segway DeliveryBot S2, and Segway Outdoor DeliveryBot X1.

What People Really Think of Autonomous Cars

The vision of fully driverless and connected traffic is just as exciting to some as it is worrisome to others: are self-driving cars safe enough without any human involvement?

Choosing the Right Inertial Sensor for your Robot

The latest generation inclinometers provide much more stable performance and higher accuracy.

Intelligent Robot Vision Solutions for Your Industry 4.0 Processes

Vision systems from SICK enable flexible automation for positioning, inspection, and measurement tasks. It also promotes the use of collaborative robots or “cobots” as a means to effective and safe human-robot collaboration.

Picking: the Foundation of E-Commerce Order Fulfillment

Picking is a specific, repetitive task that takes place in every fulfillment warehouse. It’s also one of the biggest expenses, often making up more than half of operational costs.

Husky UGV Turns Over a New Leaf

The modern-day desire for efficiency through automation has spread its way into every industry. Even in the agriculture sector, unmanned ground vehicles are being considered to supplement work with crops and improve farm management.

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Flexibility of Mobile Robots Supports Lean Manufacturing Initiatives and Continuous Optimizations of Internal Logistics at Honeywell

Three mobile robots from Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) are helping Honeywell Safety & Productivity Solutions keep its manufacturing processes lean and agile and optimizing workflows by automating the transfer of materials throughout the facility.

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The Collaborative Robot Market Will Exceed US$11 Billion by 2030, Representing 29% of the Total Industrial Robot Market

“The hardware innovation is still trailing behind, and most of the value related to cobots does not come from collaboration. It comes through ease-of-use, re-programmability, lower total cost compared to industrial systems, and re-deployability.

Industrial Robotics Companies to Watch Out for in 2020

The role of robots is increasing in the automation of business processes. Robots are even touching human life and are also being used in customer-facing roles.

Acura Provides All Access Look into the Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC)

"Inside PMC" is an all-access pass to one of the world's most advanced manufacturing facilities and home of the second-generation Acura NSX supercar

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AlphaStep AZ Series Stepper Motor Drivers Are Now Available with EtherNet/IP™

EtherNet/IP communication protocol is now available with Oriental Motor's αSTEP Hybrid Control System AZ Series stepper motor drivers. The combination of EtherNet/IP communication protocol and αSTEP Hybrid Control System open loop performance, closed-loop control technology allows manufacturers the room for significant design flexibility, innovation and IIoT connectivity.

Disruption in Human Robot Collaboration

How will human directors and teams of robots interact to achieve the next generation of productivity growth?

Temi robot not in conformity with CE marking: ZoraBots puts an end to its partnership with temi company

ZoraBots has decided to stop its partnership with temi company, cancelling orders and distribution in Europe agreement. Within the reasons that have led to this decision, it's worth pointing out the fact that temi didn't pass the CE marking test and is not ready for the market at this time. The ZoraBots's managing board regrets this disagreement but wishes to affirm in the same time that the company did everything to find constructive solutions.

Stäubli Robotics to Exhibit Stringent Solutions for Packaging at PACK EXPO

Completely redesigned four-axis machines present new capabilities for sensitive environments

Robotics Leader Miko Raises $7.5M Series A Investment

New capital to fund global market expansion, product development and R&D

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DENSO Small Assembly Robots

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DENSO is the world's largest manufacturer - and user - of small assembly robots, employing over 17,000 of its robots in its own facilities. Over 77,000 additional DENSO robots are used by other companies worldwide. The compact, high-speed robots are used in traditional manufacturing sectors, as well as in advanced-technology applications in the medical, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Learn more about DENSO Robotics

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Honeywell Intelligrated

Honeywell Intelligrated

Honeywell Intelligrated is a leading single-source provider of automated material handling solutions and intelligent software that drive fulfillment productivity for retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers around the world. Through a broad portfolio of automation equipment, warehouse execution system software, services and support, our solutions give businesses a competitive edge in increasingly complex commerce and fulfillment environments.