In Q1 2023, North American companies ordered just 9,168 units, according to A3, down 21% from the same quarter in 2022.
Cincoze adds to its line of embedded computers for industrial automation
Cincoze recently launched the DX-1200 embedded computer, the latest addition to its Rugged Computing – DIAMOND product line.
Amazon’s Robin robot has handled 1B packages
Robin uses artificial intelligence, computer vision and machine learning to help employees handle and sort customer packages before shipping.
Yaskawa releases MotoPick 4 software & robotic pallet builder
Yaskawa released its MotoPick 4 software system, and is expanding its Smart Pendant’s capability with its new Pallet Builder extension.
Relativity Space launches first 3D printed rocket
Relativity Space successfully launched the first 3D-printed rocket, however, the rocket failed to reach orbit.
A3: Robot sales reach a new high in 2022
North American companies ordered 44,196 robots in 2022, an 11% increase from 2021, according to the Association for Advancing Automation.
Rapid Robotics to offer Yaskawa industrial robots
Rapid Robotics is now integrated with the entire Yaskawa robotics portfolio, and can deliver more speed and higher payload robots.
Yamaha Motor announces robotics business in Singapore
The new company will be named Yamaha Robotics Solutions Asia Pte. Ltd. and registration was completed on January 13, 2023.
Watch Boston Dynamics’ Stretch unload a DHL trailer
Strech’s first commercial application is with DHL Supply Chain, a company that Boston Dynamics has been collaborating with since 2018.
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
Editor’s Picks: best robots of CES 2023
Robots were everywhere at CES 2023. Mike Oitzman highlights some of his favorite robots he saw in Las Vegas.
Siemens, Comau collaborate on Sinumerik Run MyRobot
Siemens has entered into a cooperative agreement with Comau to offer their jointly engineered product the Sinumerik Run MyRobot / DirectControl.
Robot sales on track to hit a new high in 2022
North American robot sales are on track to reach record highs for the second year in a row according to A3.
Fruitcore Robotics brings in over $24M
Fruitcore Robotics brought in 23 million euros, over $24 million, in Series B funding.
FANUC robots to integrate Wandelbots Teaching
Wandelbots, the Dresden, Germany-based robotics software developer, announced that it has added FANUC to its portfolio of robotics manufacturers.
Meet ABB’s SWIFTI CRB 1300 industrial-grade cobot
The ABB SWIFTI CRB 1300 robot arm combines industrial robot speed, payload, and accuracy with collaborative robot safety.
Sarcos tests robotic baggage handling system
Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation has been collaborating with Changi Airport Group to develop a baggage loading system.
IFR: China surpasses U.S. in robot density
China now has more industrial robots per 10,000 workers than the United States, according to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).
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.
ABB opens robotics mega factory in Shanghai
ABB opened a new 67,000-square-meter robotics factory in Kangquiao, Shanghai, China last week.
Micropsi control software now compatible with FANUC robots
MIRAI controller generates robot movements directly and in real time through human demonstration.
Soft Robotics picks up $26M
Soft Robotics brought in $26 million in the first closing of its Series C funding round to expand commercial deployment of its mGripAI.