AI-Powered Kindred INDUCT Automates Induction of One Million Items with 95% Accuracy

An INDUCT workcell was incorporated into an existing induction line at a global logistics facility and transportation hub where 200,000 small parcels are sorted each hour, and up to 400,000 parcels are processed during the peak holiday season.

Year in Review: 2022's Top New and Emerging Technologies

With another year over and more global issues to address, not only are there many technologies and innovations to reflect on this year, but there are also exciting new developments on the horizon for 2023.

Will RTLS be the Next Big Step for Automation?

RTLS has aimed to track the precise location of all objects within a system, whether that be a factory, transit yard, warehouse, hospital, or military base. This is usually achieved through a system of tags and sensors.

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Currently in the Písek location, 14 MiR robots are deployed. 7 of them, heavy duty MiR robots, mainly MiR600s, work in the area of finished goods, bringing empty pallets to the assembly lines and picking up full pallets to the logistics area.

Warehouse Robots and Why Flooring is Important

One of the best ways today to improve business efficiency is through the use of warehouse robots. And while planning is underway to adopt warehouse robots, it's important to consider the most ideal flooring.

Boston Dynamics Atlas Gets a Grip

Atlas assists at a simulated job site, Boston Dynamics engineers continue to push the humanoid robot one step closer to performing real-world manipulation tasks at human speed.

Why Do AGVs Need Reliable Motors?

Any automated system is only as good as its reliability. An automated guided vehicle (AGV) for example, needs to do the job it is programmed to do; without error, quickly and efficiently.

Flexible feeding for a smarter production line

Vibratory feeders are used to align and feed small products and parts during the assembly and production process using gravity and vibrations. They are a common element of many operations and an effective way of automating production lines.

How Remote On/Off Benefits Automation Applications

When used with a computer or server, remote on/off allows end users to turn equipment on and off using a remote signal from a network, timer, sensors, or user input. Remote on/off provides several benefits to machine vision and automation applications.

Universal Robots Predicts 2023 Automation Trends Helping Manufacturers Meet New-Year Goals

The collaborative robot pioneer and market front runner has announced January as "National Cobot Awareness Month," spearheading new products and initiatives prompting manufacturers to address hiring woes and production challenges.

Why Manufacturing's Technological Evolution Must Never End

Whether it's focusing on streamlining businesses and processes through more efficient methods, or improving the safety and hygiene for the workers, innovation can be seen everywhere.

A Guide to Selecting the Right LiDAR Sensors

With an array of LiDAR sensors available in the market, featuring different capabilities and specifications, picking the right one for a specific application can get overwhelming.

BitFlow Identifies Five Machine Vision Trends for 2023

Today, the market for machine vision worldwide is over $14 billion (USD). Annual growth is pegged at approximately eight percent for machine vision cameras, lens, frame grabbers, processors, and software with no signs of slowing.

AGV or Conveyor - Which System Should You Choose?

Material logistics plays a crucial role in manufacturing processes and warehouses, but should a company choose an autonomous guided vehicle (AGV) or a conveyor system? Leaders in intralogistics solutions give their opinions on when and why each technology can make sense.

New technology revolutionizing mobile robot fleets

If firms are not able to get various robots to talk to each other, they may purchase all their equipment from a single manufacturer, despite the solution not being optimal.

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