The big advantage of the proFPGA concept is its modularity.
Market Leaders Enable Seamless Design-to-3D Print Workflow
"May the best robot win" has been a frequently uttered phrase throughout the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, held this Friday and Saturday at the Fairplex in Pomona, California.
by Shigeru Sato and Monami Yui for Bloomberg Business: Venture capitalists who have long avoided investing in Japan may think again as startups in the country develop a new generation of robot technology, according to consultant Koichi Hori. While Japan has little chance of catching up to the U.S. in digital media, the next phase of technological innovation will be in robotics with artificial intelligence, said Hori, who headed Boston Consulting Group Inc.’s Japan office before founding Dream Incubator Inc. in 2000. That plays to Japan’s strengths in engineering, he said. “Digital media will only be in the mainstream for about three years, or five years at most,” Hori, 70, said in an interview in Tokyo on May 27. “From that time on, robots and robotics will be the eye-catchy industries. Japan has a good chance, particularly in the area of hardware for robots.” Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing for a “robot revolution” to help reclaim the dominance of Japanese technology after companies such as Sony Corp. lost ground to Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. With venture investment less than 3 percent that of the U.S., Japan has struggled to replicate Silicon Valley’s success as a hub of innovation. Cont'd...
25 teams compete on a disaster-simulated course, and one winning robot will take home $2 million. CuriosityStream will bring you top of the line coverage of the event. Get up close with the robots, meet the brains behind the technology - and explore the past, present, and future of robots with our new lineup of Science/Technology programming. Join CuriosityStream and DARPA as we discover which robot will save the day!
Balluff's SuperShorty Inductive Sensors are extremely lightweight, and with diameters as small as 6.5mm and lengths as short as 6mm, they are the shortest inductive sensors on the market - making them ideal for robotic end effectors.
DARPA competition puts robots from 24 international teams through difficult tasks of mobility and manipulation; ultimate goal is to develop robots able to help humans in disasters.
Automated storage and retrieval systems now support MRO activities in a small, compact footprint. Kardex Remstar products offer several ways to help reduce downtime in highly automated facilities.
At TU-Automotive Detroit, Velodyne LiDAR to Help Make Sense of Sensor-Driven Future for Autonomous Vehicles
Which Way for Sensors? Velodyne's Wolfgang Juchmann to Offer LiDAR Market Leader's POV During Nation's Biggest Connected Car Event
R.M. Hoffman Company designated official United States distributor for the Moenninghoff product line.
German-based Moenninghoff and R.M. Hoffman Company are introducing a new partnership that will bring Moenninghoff tooth clutch, high-precision voice coil actuator, and robust flexible coupling products to new markets.
June 8-13 the fourth running of the NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge
Adept plans to use the net proceeds of the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes.
The new iglide L500 material is suitable for applications in fans and electric motors, among others.
Material handling industry veteran to lead regional business development efforts
MecklerMedia's Inside 3D Printing in Association with KINTEX in Seoul, South Korea Announces Agenda; June 24-26, 2015
"By attending Inside 3D Printing Seoul, attendees will gain exclusive access to the next-generation of innovative tools, techniques, and solutions impacting the additive manufacturing ecosystem."
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DENSO is the world's largest manufacturer - and user - of small assembly robots, employing over 17,000 of its robots in its own facilities. Over 77,000 additional DENSO robots are used by other companies worldwide. The compact, high-speed robots are used in traditional manufacturing sectors, as well as in advanced-technology applications in the medical, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Learn more about DENSO Robotics