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Accel Robotics Launches Autonomous 'Valet Market' Store With Last Step™ Delivery in San Diego

Valet Market is a new way for consumers to shop for everyday items. They simply download the app and use their phone to check in to the store. Once inside, shoppers can select desired items and walk out without having to wait in line to check out.

Growth in Automation in E-commerce

Where there is e-commerce, there is inevitably logistics management. After all, what could be more efficient than a network-connected fleet of AGVs to travel around huge warehouses and find the required product in record time?

Boxed Bot QBox Software from Quest

The Boxed Bot is extremely flexible, allowing an operator to design and produce exact pallet patterns quickly and easily from bags to boxes and other product types, and does so with a small footprint starting at just 8’x10’.

AMR Manufacturer, Integrator, and Owner: What Are Your Safety Responsibilities?

The challenge for many companies is how to consistently maintain a safe workplace without creating barriers to productivity or innovation. Enter autonomous mobile robots (AMRs).

Upcoming WindRiver Webinar - ROBOTICS: THE ERA OF AI AND AUTONOMY

In this webinar we will look at how integrating robotics into the working world means that both cobots and autonomous systems will be important differentiators for production, processes, and innovation.

Case Study: Grippers from Zimmer Group Automate a Cleaning Machine for Sterile Glass Vials

The introduction of modern automation technology into the sensitive production areas of pharmaceutical and medical technology was rapid. However, the conditions for the entry of systems, components and robots into this sector are anything but easy to meet.

COVID-19 and Robotics: How the Past Year Transformed Automation

As life drastically changed and businesses were forced to operate in new ways, robots were not only leveraged to adapt to current circumstances, but to prepare for those to come.

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How Do Robotics Affect Skilled Trade Jobs?

With more companies bringing robotics and automation into their facilities, many people understandably wonder if machines will eventually replace their jobs.

As the use of robotics and automation increases, so too does the need to protect these valuable assets.

The risk to humans in warehouses is well known with the UK logistics sector reporting around 28,000 non-fatal accidents at work annually but businesses are now realising the risk of safety to highly sophisticated and expensive assets noting that these too require protection.

How to Optimize Your Warehouse With AS/RS

Running a well-optimized warehouse can help maintain high productivity levels, reduce error rates and keep clients satisfied. There are many ways to achieve better optimization, and installing automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) is a popular solution.

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Bionically inspired adhesion technology: SCHUNK ADHESO Gripper

Imagine gripping smooth surfaces with ease, leaving no trace of residue or imprint. With the ADHESO gripper from SCHUNK, it's possible.

Berkshire Grey Accelerates Company Momentum In 2021

Company expands global presence and creates competitive advantages for top global retailers, grocers and logistics providers through AI-enabled Robotic Automation.

RMGroup's partnership with ASTI Mobile Robotics extends capabilities

The move will see RMGroup include AGVs and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) in their extensive product portfolio of packaging machinery and robotic automation solutions.

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Parker LORD MicroStrain Sensing System
Parker LORD MicroStrain Sensing System

Parker LORD MicroStrain Sensing System

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Harmonic Drive LLC

Harmonic Drive LLC (HDLLC) designs and manufactures precision servo actuators, gearheads and gear components. Harmonic Drive® gears play critical roles in robotics, medical diagnostics and surgical robotics. We work with industry-leading customers and companies of all sizes to provide both standard product and custom-engineered solutions. The majority of the products sold by HDLLC are proudly made at our US headquarters and manufacturing facility in Massachusetts.