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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - July 6/16

Aerospace: KUKA Omnimove Delivers Gigantic Aircraft Components With Millimeter Precision

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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - July 6/16
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Aerospace: KUKA Omnimove Delivers Gigantic Aircraft Components With Millimeter Precision

Construction of the Airbus A380 in Hamburg involves moving aircraft components measuring 15 meters in length and weighing up to 90 tonnes.

Flexible Feeding - Greater Speed

The system has been designed to enable the picking surface to be changed very quickly.

Transforming 64-Bit Windows to Deliver Software-Only Real-Time Performance

Freed from the isolation of the real-time system and from other functions such as the user interface, OEMs are able to explore more innovative solutions with less risk and overhead.

Why the Future of Robotics Lies in the Code

While the exterior mechanics of a robot may be fascinating, it is their programming and software that has the most utility for future workforces.

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Toyota's U.S. Robotics Boss Promises Results Within 5 Years

Yuri Kageyama for News Factor:  The U.S. robotics expert tapped to head Toyota's Silicon Valley research company says the $1 billion investment by the giant Japanese automaker will start showing results within five years.

Robotic Motion Planning

George Konidaris and Daniel Sorin of Duke University have developed a new technology that cuts robotic motion planning times by 10,000 while consuming a small fraction of the power compared to current options. Watch one of their robotic arms in action as they explain how their innovative solution works.

Teaching robots the physics of sliding and pushing objects

Jiaji Zhou for RoboHub:  The Manipulation Lab at the CMU Robotics Institute proposes a computational model that relates an applied robot action to the resultant object motion. Their research won the Best Conference Paper Award at ICRA 2016. 

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>>> Featured Product

maxon motor's - The ultra-fast brushless DC motor

maxon motor launches new high-speed motors that are configurable online. The new ECX brushless motors are quiet and feature very high efficiency. The ECX motors are available with diameters of 8, 16 and 19 mm achieving speeds of up to 120,000 rpm. They run very smoothly and are highly efficient. With maxon motor's online configurator, it is easy to put together a customized DC motor to include gearhead, encoder and controller. The customized motors are ready to ship in 11 days!

Learn More About maxon precision motors

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>>> Featured Company

IPR Robotics

IPR develops and manufactures top quality EOAT and robot accessories. We deliver the Hands and Feet of Robots! Our product range includes grippers, tool changers, load limiters and force, torque sensors, compliance wrists, alignment devices, custom EOAT and robot 7th axis. These products are integrated into many successful EOAT applications around the world. We are considered the leaders in the area of complex EOAT for assembly and insertion tasks.

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RE2 Robotics and Endeavor Robotics Integrate IOP-Compliant, Advanced Manipulators onto a Widely-fielded Less than 20-lb. Robotic System
New Protocols Enable Robots to Cooperate with One Another on Complex Jobs Using Body Language
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