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Preparing food often involves some amount of nuance and reacting on the fly to different variables. This unpredictability is why kitchen robots haven’t seen much use. That is, until now.
Automation can be seen as a complex area, and it is yet to reach its full potential – the challenge remains for robots to accurately and efficiently ‘pick’ items – but this shouldn’t steer organisations away from making that initial investment.
Logistics is a constant race to deliver at fast speeds while maintaining a standard of impeccable accuracy at the lowest possible cost. The rise of intense competition makes next-generation applications essential for becoming a trendsetter in this industry.
Since the robot will be moving in confined areas, often along many customers, a very high level of safety must be achieved to avoid collisions and accidents.
Whether it is smart phone manufacturing, car-making or the food and beverage sector, factories around the world are already equipped with robots and other automated technologies. So how much of a threat is the possibility of these robots being hacked?
Five autonomous mobile robots (AMR) MiR1000 have improved productivity, safety and eliminated storage problems within the Florisa plant, a company that operates in the textile segment, with production focused on the dyeing of natural and artificial fibers.
As automation becomes more pervasive in manufacturing, Flex's François Barbier discusses the positive impact robots and other advanced technology solutions have on their human counterparts.
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Recent FAA rule changes will shift how drones may operate over people and moving vehicles. These more flexible rules relating to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) use may lead to significant changes in how drones are used in manufacturing.
The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is helping to accelerate the field of soft robotics by sharing the design source files and full build instruction for its innovative domestic robot hands.
The 2020 Honeywell Intelligrated Automation Investment Study revealed that e-commerce (66 per cent) grocery, food and beverage (59 per cent) and logistics (55 per cent) industries are most willing to invest more in automation.
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RobotLAB and SoftBank Robotics America Announce Exclusive Channel Partnership to Offer Pepper and NAO in North America
RobotLAB will also distribute Whiz in select markets as part of the Whiz Partnership Program.
Remember the time of open-source changing the scenario in the development process? Blockchain is another global revolution in the world of technology which came up as an option in 2016 and 2017. Although Blockchain will likely take years to become a lower cost, more efficient way to share information and data between open and private business networks.
UK ADULTS REVEAL THE EVERYDAY JOBS THEY'D HAPPILY HAND OVER TO ROBOTS - TOPPED BY CLEANING, GARDENING AND DIY
Changing public attitudes on robotics polled ahead of week-long UK Festival of Robotics celebration (19th - 25th June 2021)
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Geek+ _ Bin-to-Person Picking Reimagined
The Geek+ RoboShuttle™ bin-to-person picking solution can achieve high-density storage by using the innovative Geek+ C200 narrow aisle design while maintaining high operating and storage efficiency. The robot uses the Geek+ intelligent system, with AI algorithms covering order analysis and robot scheduling to make entire warehouse operations more flexible, scalable, and productive. The RoboShuttle™ can be connected to a variety of automation equipment such as conveyor lines and other robots, which is convenient for integration and customized project deployment.
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