How Do You Train a Retail Robot?

Here are some lessons learned while shepherding grocery robots as they've logged more than 250,000 miles of pilot runs and hundreds of actual deployments.

Discussing ATX West with ATI Industrial Automation

"Customers continue to shift toward more flexible solutions to support a variety of tasks. ATI's product families are configured to order and designed to increase process flexibility." Booth #4411

Discussing ATX West with Staubli

"Stäubli's vision for the factory of the future is built on interconnected devices that operate collaboratively with humans to improve efficiency and the quality of goods," said Sebastien Schmitt, Robotics Division Mgr of Stäubli NA." Booth #4524

How to Make Autonomous Driving Safe

To achieve large-scale commercialization of autonomous vehicles, a new generation of high-precision 3D environment sensing solid-state LiDAR technology products will be required to fulfill the industry's strict requirements.

Venture Capital-as-a-Service (VCaaS)

VCaaS is financially and strategically beneficial to both the corporate partner and to the startup as the operating costs and time required for the company are significantly lower than if it were to train and pay its own team of venture capital investors.

5 More Ways Robots Keep People Safe

Robots may have been accused of stealing jobs, but they're actually doing more than most people realize to keep workers safe as they go about their daily tasks. Let's take a closer look at five more ways that robots are helping to accomplish this.

Enterprise Application Automation -- This is Bigger Than Just RPA

Reengineering strives to break away from old rules about how we organize and conduct business, it involves recognizing and rejecting some of them and then finding imaginative new ways to accomplish the work.

Top Article from 2019 - Advanced Machine Learning Software for Robotic Systems

With labor shortages globally and consumer demand for products increasing, we are seeing the most demand for our system in the material handling space, companies that lease space and technology for e-commerce fulfillment and distribution centers.

Implementing Drones to Inspect Electric Utility Wires

It's plotting a new course to the destination utilities are already sailing to (a proactive condition based asset management) and that this new course or technology is often seen as a disruption first before realizing it as an opportunity.

How Verizon 5G is Powering the Future of Robotics

5G, especially when combined with MEC (Mobile or Multi-access Edge Compute), can fundamentally change robotics. With massive and low-latency connectivity, robots can offload their computing and intelligence to edge servers that have much greater capacity and scalability.

What is Machine Vision?

Machine vision is used in a variety of industrial processes, such as material inspection, object recognition, pattern recognition, electronic component analysis, along with the recognition of signatures, optical characters, and currency.

Wireless Charging to Bring 'True Autonomy' to Mobility Era in Robotics

Imagine a factory floor with fast wireless charging pads or stations that doesn't require a human operator to make a physical connection and placed strategically around a facility to enable maximum uptime.

3 HR Headaches Robotics Can Solve

Not only can robots easily assist with large payloads and separate people from traditionally dirty tasks, but they also take mundane duties off of workers' plates, such as fastening.

RoboticsTomorrow.com - Q&A with ElecroCraft

We provide motion control solutions in the form of electric motors, drives and motion control solutions for OEM Customers who are unsatisfied with having to design around inflexible off-the-shelf products.

Advancing AI to Get Robots to Work With Humans

CEO Jeff Linnell brings an unorthodox approach to robotics. Part Cinematographer, part Creative Director and part self-taught Engineer, Jeff is a serial robotics entrepreneur and a thought leader.

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