44 High-School Robotics Teams Participated, Two Are Eligible to Attend the VEX Robotics World Championship April 18 - 21 in Anaheim, CA
Quantum is moving forward with its aggressive acquisition plans in order to capitalize on the robotics tipping point now at hand
By building domestic production capacity and inventory, GAM enhances customer experience and expedites shipping of robust, feature-rich standard and custom components
Beckhoff Automation introduced the AM8800 stainless steel servo motor series. The stainless steel motors are implemented completely in a food-grade design; they can be used in extremely harsh or corrosive environments and are particularly suitable for use in the food, chemical or pharmaceutical industries.
Aerotech introduced the A3200 Automation Controller, a motion control industrial computer The controller is a rugged, compact panel-mount or rack-mount (1U or 4U) computer designed for industrial environments.
Utilizing digital motors driven by steel-reinforced, polyurethane timing belts, R12-six is suited for testing, sample handling, and machine feeding. Self-contained 6-axis bench-top unit is available with optional incremental optical encoders, plus hand that incorporates mounting plate for grippers and vacuum cups.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has completed tests determining that unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, can be used effectively to assess storm damage on utility distribution systems.
Robotmaster CAD/CAM software for programming robots - Robotmaster seamlessly integrates robot programming, simulation and code generation delivering quicker robot programming. Ideal for all applications including trimming, de-burring, dispensing, grinding, polishing and mold
The Pentagon’s research and development agency has announced a contest to develop ground robotic capabilities to execute complex tasks in dangerous, degraded, human-engineered environments. The program will focus on robots that can utilize available human tools, ranging from hand tools to vehicles.The DARPA Robotics Challenge will consist of three key events – a Virtual Disaster Challenge, and two (2) Disaster Response Challenges. Participation in the Virtual Disaster Challenge is required only for teams working exclusively on control software development. The agency has not yet announced how much it intends to spend on the program or the size of the prize but previous contest awarded two million dollars for the top prize with one million dollars for the runner up. The full contest details and registration can be found here .
Why are unmanned systems developers offering so many different kinds of platforms and ideas, when there is comparatively little demand by the civilian market? Why are there more offerings than customers?
Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, HDT Global is widely recognized as the world leader in the design and manufacture of many products in use by U.S. and allied military units, civilian governments, and commercial customers today.
It will be worth your time to analyze each segment of your business and decide if automation is right for your business and if automation can produce more efficiency or profit.
Adept and Bremer Werk fur Montagesysteme GmbH Deliver Future-Proof Assembly Concept for High-End Razors
When Philips, a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting products, decided to build an assembly line capable of manufacturing their current line of high-tech shavers and support any future redesigns, they turned to Adept Technology (Nasdaq:ADEP) as their supplier of robotics and flexible feeding systems.
Advantech's Five Mega Missions for Enabling the Intelligent Planet as Industrial Computing Enters its Golden Decade
According to IDC (International Data Corporation) research, the number of intelligent embedded devices worldwide will grow to 25 billion by 2020, with over 30% of these being in the energy, transportation, and surveillance sectors.
If machine tools are loaded automatically, a reliable, precise, and space saving workpiece change is playing an important role.
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RTX64 turns the Microsoft 64-bit Windows operating system into a Real-time operating system (RTOS). RTX64 enhances Windows by providing hard real-time and control capabilities to a general purpose operating system that is familiar to both developers and end users. RTX64 consists of a separate real-time subsystem (RTSS) that schedules and controls all RTSS applications independently of Windows.RTX64 is a key component of the IntervalZero RTOS Platform that comprises x86 and x64 multicore multiprocessors, Windows, and real-time Ethernet (e.g. EtherCAT or PROFINET) to outperform real-time hardware such as DSPs and radically reduce the development costs for systems that require determinism or hard real-time.