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Robotics Leads the Way For Space Exploration

Motiv Space Systems made several contributions to the Mars 2020 Mission. The Perseverance Robotic Arm was the highest visibility subsystem development. This role required a close relationship with the JPL systems engineering team responsible for the sample and caching effort

These Robotic Turtles are Nobody's Prey

The BERNARD prototype may look just like a tortoise; but it reacts like an intelligent, fearsome animal, delivering a barrage of light, sound, and non-lethal electric shock tuned to the predator attacking it.

Integrated Wheel Drives Lower Cost of Mobile Robot Ownership

The lifetime cost of ownership of a mobile robot is largely influenced by the design of its drivetrain. If the OEM uses well designed and proven components, the mobile robot will provide many years of service with minimal downtime for maintenance.

Precision Micromotors in Defence Robots

The defence sector is a valuable contributor to the economy, providing a large number of jobs and investing in a number of industries. However the relationship is mutualistic, with advancements in industry benefitting the defence sector.

Covid-19: Drive Technology and Physical Distancing

The sanitary crisis linked to the diffusion of Covid-19 requires everyone to apply measures of social distancing. Motorized and automated solutions are being developed at high speed as a solution.

Case Study - Asparagus Picking Agricobot

ST Robotics has been making and selling low cost bench top robots for 3 decades. Along the way we have been involved in a wide range of applications and projects. One application area is agriculture.

Is the Gartner Magic (Quadrant) Obsolete?

It seemed no organization had its finger on the pulse of technology more than research consulting firm Gartner. But today, that position has eroded, and the merits of one of the company’s most widely known and used tools, the “Magic Quadrant,” has lost its relevance.

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Toyota Research Institute Showcases Latest Robotics Research Aimed at Amplifying Human Ability in the Home

TRI’s robotics research is guided by the Japanese notion of Ikigai, a powerful idea that every person’s life should have meaning and purpose. TRI’s human centered approach turns typical AI philosophy on its head.

Jobs in Robotics & How to Get Them

As robotics continues to grow, new applications are being introduced that are making it more lucrative to enter the industry. The possibilities for increasing accessibility make developing skills in voice-activation and human interfacing especially important.

Service Robotics Market Size Worth USD 54.4 Billion By 2026

There has been an increase in the demand of service robotics solutions across the world owing to greater need for automation of services. With the increasing use of cobots in service applications, the overall demand for robotics has increased drastically over the years.

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Zethcon's Synapse WMS selected to support 3PL Midwest Warehouse's 17 U.S. facilities

Zethcon Corporation, a provider of modern warehouse software, has successfully implemented their flagship product, Synapse WMS, to manage 6 million square feet of warehousing space across 17 facilities for Midwest Warehouse, a 3PL company.

ACEINNA Joins STMicroelectronics Partner Program to Accelerate Customer Time-to-Market

Partnership combines ACEINNA's Integrated Precise Positioning & Advanced Guidance Expertise with ST's products, technologies, and solutions

Trimble and Boston Dynamics Announce Strategic Alliance to Extend the Use of Autonomous Robots in Construction

Integration Between Robots, High-Accuracy GNSS, Laser Scanning and Total Station Technologies to Improve Project Safety, Productivity and Quality

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ATI Industrial Automation - Manual Tool Changers
ATI Industrial Automation - Manual Tool Changers

ATI Industrial Automation - Manual Tool Changers

Simpler, stronger, and more precise. ATI Industrial Automation has developed a series of Manual Tool Changers that provides a cost-effective solution for quickly changing tools by hand. They feature a unique design that combines high strength, excellent repeatability, and a patent-pending screw-cam locking mechanism with multiple fail-safe features, which resists vibration and prevents loosening. These robust and compact Manual Tool Changers can handle payloads up to 80 pounds (36 kg) and pass pneumatics and electrical signals.

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