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Questions to Ask Before Selecting Your Air Gripper

The array of gripper choices in the automotive, pharmaceutical and electronics and industries for pick-and-place automation systems are numerous. The many gripper styles – all of which have their own size, method of operation, and level of human interaction – is daunting

How Smart Manufacturing Solutions Address Current Megatrends in the Packaging Industry

Flexibility is the ultimate strategy for success in today’s challenging market for food and beverage packaging. Companies are striving to produce increasingly large varieties of products – including various sizes and combinations.

Five Methods to Transfer Products with Conveyors

There are many reasons to transfer a product from one conveyor system to another. Whether you’re moving a product to another line for further operations, into a repair area, or into a rejection location, different transfer methods might be in order.

Ergonomic Under Load: Vacuum Handling Systems for the Logistics Industry

In order to become more efficient and work more quickly but at the same time protect the health of their employees, it is worth investing in ergonomic lifting devices.

Seen, stored, learned - Self-learning robots solve tasks with the help of an Ensenso 3D camera

At the Institute for Intelligent Process Automation and Robotics of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the Robot Learning Group (ROLE) focuses on various aspects of machine learning. The scientists are investigating how robots can learn to solve tasks by trying the

Cut From the Same Cloth - Automatic 3D Recognition and Marking of Wooden Beams

An Ensenso N35 camera is used to capture the beam position and geometry. As soon as the timber is in the printing position, the robot automatically places the flange-mounted camera so that it can detect the surfaces of the beam.

Good Things Come in Automated Packages

Precision soldering applications have long been dependant on manual processes, making it virtually impossible to provide consistent quality. Human error is always a risk with manual soldering.

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The Incredible Potential of Soft Robotics

Alternatives to hard components hold potential for applications from surgery to space exploration

Advanced Robotic Systems in the Automobile Industry

LinePar explores the integration of sophisticated robotic systems equipped with newer iterations like collaborative robots, AGVs, robotic vision, exoskeletons, etc., that are radically changing the ways of automotive manufacturing.

SCADA Market to Cross 50 Bn US-Dollar by 2026

Rapid proliferation of industry 4.0 technologies is likely to drive SCADA market. The market is expected to witness a robust growth rate on account of increasing adoption of automation technologies by manufacturing, utility, and oil & gas industries.

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Wind River Battles COVID-19 by Donating Software and Technical Expertise to Accelerate Mission-Critical Innovation While Most Are Working from Home

The actions include donating software and design and implementation services for those making a difference in the COVID-19 battle, while facing challenges as they address working remotely from home and technical upskilling.

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

Berkshire Grey Announces Robots as a Service (RaaS) for Omni-channel Solutions

RaaS helps Retailers and eTailers launch robotic solutions without upfront capital expenditures unlocking the value of robotic fulfillment for enterprises both struggling to keep up with current demand and those planning for future surges.

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