Locus Robotics Announces $25 Million Series B Funding

LED BY SCALE VENTURE PARTNERS, INVESTMENT WILL POWER CONTINUED GROWTH OF LEADING E-COMMERCE WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS PROVIDER

New Frameless Brushless Servo Motor Kits from Maxon

Available in size ranges from 30 Watt to 260 Watt, these EC (electronically commutated) frameless slotted motors feature low voltage windings, high pole pair count and are shipped as BLDC motor kits with the rotor and stator delivered separately without bearings and motor shaft.

SPS Drives brings servo actuators and sushi

Aerospace, medical and automotive engineers will be able to speak with experts from high precision gearing manufacturer Harmonic Drive AG to improve the accuracy and efficiency of their applications at this year's SPS IPC Drives show in Nuremberg. Harmonic Drive AG will be launching its FHA-C Mini Servo Actuators with Absolute MZE encoder at stand 119 in hall four, from November 28-30, 2017.

Smarter tech for safer food

Food safety has been one of the top priorities for food manufacturers and consumers for many years. In fact, the 2016 food manufacturing outlook report by US magazine Food Processing found that a quarter of manufacturers considered it their top priority. Here, Shan Zhan, Global Business Manager for Food & Beverage within the ABB Control Technologies business unit, explains how smart technologies are helping manufacturers exceed food safety standards.

Installing automated linear transfer tool tray systems in your plant can help eliminate the barriers to high quality production of assembled parts

Installing automated linear transfer tool tray systems in your plant can help eliminate the barriers to high quality production of assembled parts

Yaskawa Motoman Collaborative Robot Offers Flexible and Affordable Task Automation

Featuring power and force limiting technology, Yaskawa Motoman's new six-axis HC10 collaborative robot works safely with, or in close proximity to humans by stopping the robot in the event of contact with an operator.

Robotic Solutions in the Supply Chain

Following a number of successful implementations, we're starting to see robots and their human counterparts work side by side in warehouses, deliveries and at sorting centers. Logistics plays a fundamental role in the success of the manufacturing process and by using robots, we are able to evolve business models to increase productivity - and profitability.

The Revolutionary Industry 4.0/IIoT Ready Festo VTEM Digital Pneumatic Valve Terminal Debuts as an Encompass Referenced Product at Automation Fair 2017

The VTEM's first-of-its-kind digital valves change functionality based on various combinations of downloadable apps and conform to the National Science Foundation's definition of a cyber-physical system*. (Festo Booth # 1307)

Suning Hits US$15 Million In Sales In First Seconds of Singles Day

Event Marks First Use of AI-powered Robots to Deliver Goods

Omron Microscan Releases New High-Performance Smart Camera

Omron Microscan Systems, Inc., introduces its newest smart camera, the HAWK MV-4000. With its exceptional processing capabilities in a compact form factor, this powerful yet easy-to-use camera constitutes a "golden middle" between PC-based devices and the average smart camera on the market.

Seegrid Partners with Bell and Howell, Expanding Service and Support for Self-Driving Industrial Vehicles

Bell and Howell to service autonomous pallet trucks and tow tractors for Seegrid customers across North America

Interview with Bruce Welty, co-founder of Locus Robotics

My view is that companies (1) start with a problem that is suited to be solved by a robotic solution, then (2) design and build a robot that solves that problem and finally (3) build a business model that makes the robot the best economic solution to the problem.

DENSO's New Robot Product Catalog Features Latest HSR High-Speed SCARA

The 52-page publication, which is offered in an interactive online version or as a download at www.densorobotics.com/catalog

Enterprise Robot Shipments Will Reach 1.2 Million Units Annually by 2022, According to Tractica

Logistics Robots and Agricultural Robots to Drive High Volumes, with Additional Growth in the Telepresence, Customer Service, and Construction Markets

Robotiq Updates FT 300 Sensitivity For High Precision Tasks With Universal Robots

Force Torque Sensor feeds data to Universal Robots force mode

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EPC'S NEW 3D Configurator is more than just a fun tool

EPC'S NEW 3D Configurator is more than just a fun tool

EPC is excited to announce our NEW online 3D Configurator. This new tool makes it even easier to configure EPC's products exactly how you need them for your application. The 3D Configurator interface is intuitive and works in any web browser for both desktop and mobile. It'll only take you a moment to learn your way around the program. Careful, though: it's so fun to play with, you may spend a whole afternoon on it!