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Benefits of Collaborative Robots

It is true that a collaborative robot is designed to work without additional physical guarding like fencing. But the robot is rarely a lone component in a system.

How Do You Know If Your Company Is Ready For AI?

Regardless of the size of the company or industry in which it operates, adding automation into a business environment can mean a significant shift in the way an organization conducts itself.

Making Robotic Systems Maintenance Easy at Kuka

Ease-of-use is a key element for improving maintenance pains for electronics manufacturers. When the robotic cell is designed for simplicity, it makes maintenance and management much easier for electronic manufacturers.

Talking ATX West with Omron

Booth #5095 - In the Factory Harmony exhibit, OMRON pick and place automation demonstrates the potential for machines to manage fine detail work with speed and accuracy.

Talking ATX West with Dorner

Booth #5014 - The next generation of AquaGard 7350 Conveyors feature an improved frame design, nose bar transfer options and the industry’s safest and most robust curve modular chain.

A Step Closer to Self-Aware Machines - Columbia engineers create a robot that can imagine itself

Columbia Engineering researchers have made a major advance in robotics by creating a robot that learns what it is, from scratch, with zero prior knowledge of physics, geometry, or motor dynamics.

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SICK is taking safety to the next level with collaborative robot systems

There is an increasing demand for collaborative robots that can work autonomously and adapt to changing production conditions. This requires reliable sensors that detect human presence and can overcome future challenges with the development of collaborative technologies.

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ASU's Southwest Robotics Symposium previews the new technology guiding the next wave of human-robot interaction

“We can rely on the brain of the human and the muscles, eyes and sense of touch of the robot in places where humans cannot, or should not, be,” said Khatib. “For example, we will be able to safely repair underwater structures

Ryder Redefines the Smart Warehouse; Deploys Innovative Mix of Startup Technologies

Partnerships with innovators in robotics, drones, sensors, and wearables make the smart warehouse customizable, flexible, and scalable

OMRON Showcases The Harmony Between Humans And Machines With The Largest, Most Advanced Interactive Exhibit Of AI, Robotics & Automation At CES 2019

Global technology leader returns with AI-equipped table tennis tutor and a glimpse at the factory floor of the near-future, in which humans and machines work collaboratively

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VadaTech presents a Base Board for Wideband Massive MIMO Software Defined Radio at MWC19

VadaTech, a leading manufacturer of integrated systems, embedded boards, enabling software and application-ready platforms, announces the ATC500. The ATC500 is an AdvancedTCA Blade with two XCVU13P FPGAs and multiple ADRV9009 for Wideband Massive MIMO Software Defined Radio.

Manufacturers are Throwing Away as Much as $80,000 - $90,000 per Shift Operation Due to Improper Integration of Collaborative Robots

According to Ultra Tech Automation, Manufacturers Are Paying a Price-Cost, Status, Lack of Innovation-Because They Don't Know How to Effectively Deploy Their "Cobots"

SHERPA Robotics Chooses EPUMENT® Mineral Casting

Solid basis for camera-guided six-arm robot for the automated loading of CNC machines

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Harmonic Drive Introduces New Lightweight Versions of Select Gearhead Products.
Harmonic Drive Introduces New Lightweight Versions of Select Gearhead Products.

Harmonic Drive Introduces New Lightweight Versions of Select Gearhead Products.

Harmonic Drive LLC, a leader in high precision motion control introduces new lightweight versions of select gearhead products. The new gearheads are ideal for designs where weight is a critical factor. Building on the success of Harmonic Drive LLCs current gear units, new lightweight versions were the next logical evolution of the CS/ SH product lines. With weight reductions of 20-30% without any reduction in torque ratings, the Lightweight (LW) gear units provide exceptional torque density.

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DESTACO

DESTACO is now the worldwide leader in the innovation, design, manufacture and support of clamping, gripping, transferring, indexing and robotic tooling solutions for workplace and automation needs.