Industrial Robotics - Articles, Stories & Interviews

6 Cool Servo Drive Features You Might Not Know About

Servo drives have evolved far beyond the basic power amplifiers they once were. They can now be complex pieces of electronic equipment with dozens of additional features to expand upon and improve their motion control capabilities.

Could Your Robot Be Spying on You? - Cybersecurity Tips for Manufacturers Employing Robotics

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?

Toyota Research Institute Shares Design to Help Advance the Field of Soft Robotics

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.

Better Together: the Human and Robot Relationship

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.

Smart Floating Arms

They move like snakes and reach places that are too narrow or dangerous for humans. The robust robotic arms of the Tokyo-based company HiBot take inspection, maintenance and repair to new levels.

5 Ways Robotics-as-a-Service Benefits Your Automation Goals

As proved in 2020, manufacturing, distribution, and warehousing organizations that adapt quickly to evolving conditions survive and thrive. Now, planning for Black Swan events has become a top consideration for global supply chain companies.

Why is Robotics-as-a-Service So Important Now

“Robotics-as-a-service” is a model in which customers purchase automation on an “as-needed” basis. This could be monthly pricing or usage-based pricing. Upfront costs are typically negligible or non-existent.

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Seafood Processors Turning to Robotics And Automation

New developments in robotics — including smart robotics, collaborative automation, and similar technology — may be essential for processors handling these modern challenges.

Robots at the ready - The future of warehouse automation

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.

Retrofitting Older Machines Provides Valuable IIoT Update

Retrofit machines can bring legacy devices into the Internet of Things. Sensors and digital controls provide valuable information and integrate older machines into new, intelligent factory management systems.

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Articulated Robotic Systems Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2027

An articulated robot is a robot which is fitted with rotary joints. Rotary joints allow a full range of motion, as they rotate through multiple planes, and they increase the capabilities of the robot considerably. An articulated robot can have one or more rotary joints, and other types of joints may be used as well, depending on the design of the robot and its intended function.

Robotify Partners with Steve Wozniak's Woz ED to Virtualize the STEM Learning Experience

Robotify has partners with Steve Wozniak's Woz ED to provide thousands of students across the globe with the world's most premium robotics technology.

Automate 2022 Countdown Begins

North America's Leading Automation Trade Show Expected to Bring 20,000 Attendees and 600 Exhibitors to Detroit June 6-9; On Pace to Be the Largest Event Ever Focused on Robotics, Machine Vision, Motion Control, Artificial Intelligence and Smart Automation Technologies

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George Brown College -Online Technical Training - Robotics Technician Program
George Brown College -Online Technical Training - Robotics Technician Program

George Brown College -Online Technical Training - Robotics Technician Program

As one of North Americas largest distance education providers, George Brown College offers a self-paced training alternative for students who cannot attend the traditional college environment on a full or part-time basis. Our Robotics Technician program is designed for students interesting in building their technical knowledge and skills in industrial robots. Areas of study include: Motion programming, Palletizing and conveyor systems, Computer networking and integration, Automated sorting systems, Vision and tactile sensors.

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REIKU NORTH AMERICA

Almost 85% of Robotics Downtime can be directly attributed to cable or hose failures. For 50 years REIKU has been recognized as the Global Leader in Hi Tech Cable Protection Systems. The cost of production downtime and the eventual replacement of failed cables and hoses can be dramatically reduced or even eliminated with REIKU Robotic Cable Management System Solutions. REIKU works closely with all of the major Robot manufacturers developing "customer oriented system solutions".