Supporting automation is challenging and can be very complex. Our engineers are working with many generations of hardware and software and applications. They need to be confident in their ability to solve problems they've never encountered.
Wisconsin's Madison College is home to the Automated Manufacturing Systems Training (AMST) Program. Students in the AMST program develop competencies in a wide array of automation areas..
Top Article for 2018 - How Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Can Create More Employment Opportunities
The impact of AI and robotics on employment goes far deeper than just job creation. AI, and subsequently, robotics, are niche technologies that demand an extensive understanding of every associated parameter.
PACK EXPO International takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL October 14th - 17th. This RoboticsTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.
More Than 69,000 Students Worldwide to Explore Teamwork and Advanced Technology with FIRST® Tech Challenge ROVER RUCKUS Presented by Qualcomm
7,000 Teams of Students Tackle New Space-Themed Robotics Challenge During 2018-19 Season
With the help of telepresence robots, teachers can teach a lesson from anywhere. The robots are in classrooms. Their cameras and sensors are the eyes and ears of the teacher.
Offline Robot Programming is a technology that is quickly being implemented in manufacturing facilities all over the globe. This implementation results in an increase in efficiency, time and cost savings, and results in less down time.
Matt Simon for Wired: The United States has a serious problem with getting women into STEM jobs and keeping them there.
Greg Nichols for ZDNet: The reason is that programming a robot is no easy task, which presents challenges when it comes to deployment. That's particularly true of small- and mid-sized businesses, which are unlikely to have a qualified roboticist onboard.
Elizabeth Woyke for MIT Technology Review: At least 15 community colleges offer them, but its not clear how many students parlay their new skills into jobs.
PACK EXPO was held from September 25th - 27th in Las Vegas. This RoboticsTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.
WPI.edu: The programs stature as a successful academic pioneer in the robotics field has grown worldwide
Penns School of Engineering and Applied Science: Burka hopes to build up a database of one thousand surfaces to help coach robots on how to identify objects and also to know what theyre made of and how best to handle them.
The companys new "Education Bundles" introduce educators to the most innovative robotics platform on the market today.
Phys.org: A new interactive design tool developed by CMU's Robotics Institute enables both novices and experts to build customized legged or wheeled robots using 3D-printed components and off-the-shelf actuators.
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Schmalz Technology Development - Vacuum Generation without Compressed Air - Flexible and Intelligent
• Vacuum generation that's 100% electrical; • Integrated intelligence for energy and process control; • Extensive communication options through IO-Link interface; Schmalz already offers a large range of solutions that can optimize handling process from single components such as vacuum generators to complete gripping systems. Particularly when used in autonomous warehouse, conventional vacuum generation with compressed air reaches its limits. Compressed air often is unavailable in warehouses. Schmalz therefore is introducing a new technology development: a gripper with vacuum generation that does not use compressed air. The vacuum is generated 100% electrically. This makes the gripper both energy efficient and mobile. At the same time, warehouses need systems with integrated intelligence to deliver information and learn. This enables the use of mobile and self-sufficient robots, which pick production order at various locations in the warehouse. Furthermore, Schmalz provides various modular connection options from its wide range of end effectors in order to handle different products reliably and safely.