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New Indoor Drone Uses UVC Lights for Disinfection of Essential Businesses

The Aertos drones are able to fly stably indoors without external navigational aids such as GPS, VOP, LORAN, magnetic bearings, optical flow, or similar external navigational aids.

AI for All - All-in-one Solution Makes the Technology User-friendly

Deep learning opens up new fields of application for industrial image processing, which previously could only be solved with great effort or not at all. The new, fundamentally different approach to classical image processing causes new challenges for users.

How to Improve Worker Safety Around Robotics

Industrial robots offer increasingly compelling opportunities to help companies get more done and promote consistency in the workplace. Robot safety is another area of concern, especially since robots can reduce some of the risks that cause accidents.

Public Benefits of Drone Technology

Drones offer some promising solutions to some of our perennial public challenges. We’ll take a look at a few key areas in which they’re already starting to make a difference across various community issues.

How the Automotive Technology Showcased at CES Could Impact Vehicle Manufacturing

Which automakers are best poised to succeed in the future of mobility? That’s the question prompting the appearance of many of the world’s top automotive manufacturers – including Ford, Honda and BMW – at major technology shows like CES 2020 in Las Vegas.

The Hero of Notre-Dame

In spring, the famous cathedral of Notre-Dame was damaged in a devastating fire. However, the Paris fire department prevented the complete destruction of the building – with the help of a special unit in their ranks.

The Importance of a Reliable Supply Chain for Robotics Companies

Friction in our supply chain -- delays or quality issues, for example -- directly impacts our bottom line. We’re a quickly growing company and we need to be agile enough to take advantage of new opportunities as they arise.

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PTC to Sponsor Global Design Competition, "Robots to the Rescue"

FIRST teams around the world to compete virtually in its design competition, Robots to the Rescue, in which teams will be challenged to design a robot that can solve a current real-world problem.

How do Exoskeletons Impact the Workplace?

Although some of the work in factories is automated, human input is still crucial and remains at the heart of many operations, including value-added and repetitive ones, but which require a high level of precision.

Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles: IDTechEx Analysts Discuss How Coronavirus Pushes Logistic Automation up the Agenda

Last week Amazon announced that it planned on hiring 100,000 extra workers to meet the rise in demand for online shopping created by Coronavirus-caused shutdowns and social distancing.

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OnRobot Soft Gripper Brings Highly Flexible, Food-Grade-Certified Handling to Challenging Pick-and-Place Applications

The new OnRobot food-grade Soft Gripper is able to pick a wide array of irregular shapes and delicate items in food and beverage, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals production, as well as manufacturing or packaging

RE2 Robotics Joins PPE Connect PGH by Manufacturing Face Shields for Clinics in Western Pennsylvania

PPE Connect PGH's goal is to help improve access to Personal Protective Equipment for Pittsburgh-area healthcare workers

Amid Covid-19 Chaos, Digital Freight and UK Drivers Take on the Challenge

With measures to counter the spread of Covid-19 across the UK coming into effect, national supply chains are being put to the test as demand for essential goods soars across the country. While some industries have experienced a reduction or halt in activity, volumes in demand for the food, beverage, and hygiene sectors have entered into peaks typically only seen during the Christmas period, according to digital road freight platform, Ontruck.

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LORD Sensing Systems - Inertial Sensing Products
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LORD Sensing Systems - Inertial Sensing Products

The C-series high performing inertial sensor package provides an OEM form-factor that is optimized for size and weight in Off Highway, Unmanned Ground Vehicles/Mobile Robots and Unmanned Aerial Systems. It's compact and low-profile anodized aluminum housing can be connected directly to a printed circuit board using a UART header or a Samtec FFSD ribbon cable and 2-56 fasteners.

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LORD Microstrain

LORD Sensing, Microstrain manufactures the smallest and lightest industrial-grade inertial sensors available that are used in advanced manufacturing, off-highway vehicles, commercial and military manned and unmanned vehicles, and civil structures. Products come temperature compensated using a proprietary calibration process and include inclinometers, vertical reference units, IMUs, AHRS and INS/GPS for navigation, stabilization, mobile mapping, terrain compensation and more. Contact LORD for additional custom designed solutions.