The MiR250 Hook can autonomously connect to and tow carts that weigh up to 1100 lbs.
KUKA releases version 4.0 of the KUKA.sim virtual robot simulation software. The release includes advanced programming features along with new safety simulation capabilities.
Vention’s manufacturing automation platform accelerates the design and deployment of modular applications for robot guidance systems with SICK.
Gideon Brothers announces it has raised $31 million in Series A investment to expand its AMR product line.
FANUC extends its SR Series SCARA robot product line with four new models, all with the new web-based iRProgrammer software interface.
Bright Machines intends to go public this year though a merger with SCVX, a a special purpose acquisition company.
Path Robotics today raised $56 million in Series B funding for its autonomous welding system. Founded in 2014, the Columbus, Ohio-based company has now raised $71 million in funding. This latest round was led by Addition and saw participation from returning investors Drive Capital, Basis Set, and Lemnos Lab. The company’s robotic welding systems use…
ForwardX Robotics will use the funding to accelerate development of new and existing products and expand its market share worldwide.
Many of the world’s great technologies realize their full potential only 50-100 years after invention. Consider the printing press. During the first century after the Gutenberg press was invented, books were printed in impressive quantities but lacked their current level of utility. Why? It was simply because the pages lacked consistent numbers. It was only…
FANUC launches a new feature that enables FANUC CNCs to directly program robots through G-code. This new feature helps to unify the programming of both CNCs and robots, and reduces operator training. FANUC CNCs now have the ability to control connected FANUC robots providing machine tending or other assistance through FANUC’s Quick and Simple Startup…
The mobile manipulator is available in two configurations: one that has to be manually moved around with a pallet jack and one that can autonomously navigate around a facility.
Veo Robotics, a Waltham, Mass-based company turning traditional industrial robotic arms into collaborative machines, named Calvary Robotics as its initial certified systems integrator partner. Founded in 1994, Calvary Robotics is a leading developer of custom turnkey automation solutions, robotic platforms and material handling systems. Veo’s flagship product, FreeMove, uses advanced computer vision and 3D sensing…
Welcome to Episode 29 of The Robot Report Podcast, which brings conversations with robotics innovators straight to you. Join us each week for discussions with leading roboticists, innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community. You can subscribe to The Robot Report Podcast on Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, SoundCloud, Spotify and more. Please subscribe to the podcast and leave us a…
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has dominated 2020, affecting daily lives and every industry around the world. Early in the year, it aggravated a manufacturing slowdown that was the result of both expected economic cycles and trade tensions between China and the U.S. At the same time, COVID-19 has accelerated demand for robotics in supply chain and…
In this Q&A, Vincent Guo from Siemens Digital Industries Software discusses how digital twins, augmented reality, and virtual reality can help production environments with productivity and social distancing.
ABB has expanded its Wizard Easy Programming tool to its IRB 1100 industrial robot range to make it easier to install, program, and operate robots without specialized training.
WiBotic, which has developed wireless charging systems for mobile robots, aerial drones, and lunar systems, has joined the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute.
Sierra Ventures and Orbital Ventures have led the $10.75 million Series A financing round for Akasha Imaging, which is developing deep imaging technology to help robots see fine details.
Mech-Mind Robotics, which combines 3D vision, deep learning, and motion planning to make industrial automation more intelligent, has raised nearly $15 million to accelerate development and marketing.
Comau said its new MATE-XT exoskeleton is designed to be resistant to environmental conditions, is EWS-certified for reducing biomechanical risk, and can provide a demonstrable ROI.
In his RoboBusiness Direct session, Matthew Robinson, ROS-Americas program manager at the Southwest Research Institute, will discuss how the Robot Operating System can aid safe advanced automation. In addition, a DreamVu robotics expert will break out how omnidirectional 3D vision can benefit disinfection robots.