RoboCup 2018: S&T Test Methods Used to Evaluate Rescue Robots

Without standards and benchmarks for developing and testing machines, there are no clearly-defined rules by which the robots can be compared.

Protecting your Robot with Robosuit

A Robosuit® is a conformal, custom-fitted cover that protects a robot from extreme manufacturing (or operating) conditions. It fits over the robots castings and servo motors without impacting the robots articulation or work-envelope (reach).

How Drones Can Change the Way we Drive

One of the major ways in which drones may change the way we drive and travel is by helping first responders to clear road collisions much more quickly and efficiently.

Lack of Machine Guarding Again Named to OSHA'S Top 10 Most Cited Violations List

The absence of required machine safeguarding remains a perennial member of OSHAs Top 10 Most Cited Violations, and 2017 was no exception. It was named number eight on the list with a total of 1,933 violations.

Wind River Brings Safety-Critical Expertise to Functional Safety for Industrial IoT

With the accelerating growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), it is increasingly important to identify and implement safety-related systems for smart grids, connected vehicles, robotics, industrial control systems, smart factories, and more.

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Piab’s Kenos KCS Gripper

Piab's Kenos KCS Gripper

Piab's Kenos KCS gripper enables a collaborative robot to handle just about anything at any time. Combining Piab's proprietary air-driven COAX vacuum technology with an easily replaceable technical foam that molds itself around any surface or shape, the gripper can be used to safely grip, lift and handle any object. Standard interface (ISO) adapters enable the whole unit to be attached to any cobot type on the market with a body made in a lightweight 3D printed material. Approved by Universal Robots as a UR+ end effector.