ATI Industrial Automation said its RCE-710 end-effector package is designed to be easy to use for material removal applications such as deburring in welding.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation said its new RV-8CRL is a vertically articulated industrial robot arm designed to be a high-quality, low-cost system for a wide variety of applications.
Flexiv said its recent demonstrations of force-sensing robotics applications show how robots and AI can improve manufacturing.
The Compact ServoWeld actuator’s compact profile combines a hollow-core servo motor integrated into a high-force welding actuator for faster resistant spot-weld cycles.
ABB is extending its family of small six-axis industrial robots with the launch of the IRB 1300. The IRB 1300 offers a 27 percent improvement in cycle times and is nearly 60 percent lighter and 83 percent smaller than ABB’s IRB 1600. With a footprint of just 220 mm by 220 mm, the IRB 1300 is…
Siemens’ maritime battery production line in Norway has eight configurable robot cells and seven AGVs for handling inter-cell logistics.
AV&R has applied its expertise in robotic surface finishing for aerospace and other industries to the production of artificial knees and hips.
XYZ Robotics has raised close to $20 million in an oversubscribed Series A+ round as it continues developing and deploying vision-guided robots for logistics applications.
Switzerland-based SUHNER said its POLYDrill line enables numerous configurations with multi-spindle heads for robotic drilling applications.
Shangha-based SK Automation, which received funding in 2019 and serves major automakers, announced an oversubscribed initial public offering.
The ARM Institute announced the selection of five sustainment projects focused on strengthening U.S. Department of Defense equipment maintenance with robotics.
In July 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and surgical robots continued to receive funding at steady levels in comparison with the same period last year.
Dexterity Inc., which has raised $56.2 million so far, has developed robotics hardware and software for picking, collaboration, and packing.
Yaskawa America has released Yaskawa Compass, software with a graphical interface intended to make CNC programming easier for industrial automation.
Clara Vu, CTO of Veo Robotics, explains how speed and separation monitoring are part of the picture for making robots more collaborative in manufacturing settings.
SUHNER has announced new end-of-arm tooling to help manufacturers automate drilling, grinding, polishing, filing, cutting, and deburring.
Wandelbots, which has developed the TracePen tool for manual training of robot motions, has raised $30 million for its global expansion.
Industrial and robotics R&D policies vary by nation, and the International Federation of Robotics has released a report compiling statistics from leaders including Japan, China, South Korea, Germany, and the U.S.
An SVB report on “The Future of Robotics: An Inside View on Innovation in Robotics” discusses investment trends, maturing Industry 4.0 technologies and applications, and
Energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings maker igus has made its robot control software freely available for simulation and programming of a variety of robots. The platform is designed to be easy to use for newcomers to robotics.
In April 2020, the reality of the COVID-19 shutdowns rippled across industries, slowing investment across the board. However, some sectors, such as logistics and healthcare, continued to receive funding.
Photoneo’s director of AI explains the ways in which 3D computer vision, machine learning, and robotics can help logistics operations with depalletization.