NVIDIA’s latest innovations aim to ride the wave of generative AI advancements made in recent months.
ABB transforms AMR performance with launch of Visual SLAM technology
ABB Robotics is introducing VSLAM to its Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs). ABB AMRs can use their surroundings to plan and avoid obstacles.
Kollmorgen, OTTO Motors enter strategic technical collaboration
The partnership between Kollmorgen and OTTO Motors is a significant step forward for the autonomous material handling business.
Dobot launches new CR20A cobot
The newest cobot from Dobot features a 20 kg payload and vibration dampening algorithm to improve cycle times.
ARM Institute opens call to help manufacturers adopt robotics
The ARM Institute is seeking small and medium-sized businesses in Pennsylvania that are interested in exploring the use of robotics.
Microsoft, Siemens to drive industrial productivity with generative AI
Azure OpenAI Service powered assistant can augment the creation, optimization and debugging of code in software for factory automation.
OTTO Motors launches OTTO 600 and improved software
OTTO 600 is the latest midweight AMR from OTTO Motors, capable of carrying payloads up to 600 kg (1,322 lb).
Rapid Robotics and Universal Robots team up to accelerate cobot deployments
UR and Rapid Robotics announce a new partnership that enables faster cobot deployments in North America.
Epson signs Motion Automation Intelligence as distributor in central and southeast regions
Epson’s Robots offer customers value and simplicity through Motion Ai’s manufacturers and Premier Automation Solutions
ARM Institute endorses 4 training programs
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute selected four more training programs to receive ARM endorsement.
Mobile robot shipments increased by 53% in 2022
Interact Analysis released its latest report on growth in the mobile robot market, which includes sales of AGVs and AMRs.
How ROS 2 fixed a robot arm’s latency, jerky motions
Optimax approached PickNik Robotics for help improving the smoothness and latency of their robots using by using ROS 2.
SME to offer Robotics in Manufacturing Fundamentals certification
SME recently announced that it has developed the Robotics in Manufacturing Fundamentals (RMF) credential.
Bright Machines brings in $132M for its Microfactories
Bright Machines raised $132 million in debt and Series B equity funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $330 million.
ROEQ doubles capacity of OMRON LD-250 with new cart system
ROEQ is delivering top modules and cart systems for OMRON’s LD-250 autonomous mobile robot, boosting its carrying capacity to 500kg (1,102lbs).
GelSight announces GelSight Mini tactile sensor
GelSight announced the release of the GelSight Mini, a tactile sensor that gives robots the sense of touch.
Hot stamp robotic marking system automates tire manufacturing
Desmasa developed a solution that functions as an outside station on a line for testing finished products, so it can be added to any production line.
Peer Robotics successfully raises $2.3 million in seed funding
The solution features a human training feature in which the AMR learns a path through the facility by simply being pushed along its intended path.
Realtime Robotics integrates RapidPlan software with Siemens Process Simulate
The partnership will allow customers to use Realtime Robotics’ motion planning and control software without leaving Siemens Process Simulate.
ARM Institute conducting national AI survey
The survey aims to identify tools, strategies and guidance that should be prioritized to help manufacturers implement artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions for advanced manufacturing robotic systems.
Dexterity partners with Dematic to deploy full-task robots
This partnership is the next step in the two companies’ goal for Dematic to sell and deploy Dexterity robots globally.
Accenture acquiring robotics integrator Eclipse Automation
Accenture said the acquisition will enable it to offer automated production lines that leverage the cloud, data and AI.