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.
Realtime Robotics, a Boston-based developer of responsive motion planning for robotics and autonomous vehicles, today launched its Realtime Controller. It claims the controller simplifies the programming and deployment of robotic workcells. The Realtime Controller will be available in North America, Europe, Japan and China beginning in May 2020. The Realtime Controller is an industrial hardware…
The new Robot Control Mate add-on for ABB’s RobotStudio allows users to commission and control SCARA robots directly from their personal computers or laptops.
Ripcord is applying industrial automation lessons to the digitization of millions of paper records to help business processes be more efficient, remotely accessible, and less wasteful.
Autonomous vehicle Waymo received the biggest investment in March 2020, but other fundings and acquisitions continued as the novel coronavirus pandemic spread.
At this week’s ATX West 2020 manufacturing event, DENSO Robotics was showcasing new robots aimed at entry-level manufacturing applications, as well as a new series of high-performance robots for large part manufacturing. The new products include the LPH series, aimed to meet demand for precision robots for light-duty manufacturing applications, and the VM-VL series, large…
ABB is introducing a new harsh environment version of its IRB 1100 robot and OmniCore controller, designed with enhanced protection against water and dust. The entire body of the new IRB 1100 has an IP67 rating, with all electrical components sealed against contaminants. This makes it resistant to water and provides the robot with protection…
This week, Toshiba Machine Co. announced the launch of two collaborative robots at the International Robot Exhibition, or IREX 2019, in Tokyo. The new robots expand Toshiba’s industrial robotics offerings, according to the company. TM Robotics, Toshiba’s official robot distributor for the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, will support the new products. Toshiba…
Techman Robot announced an AI vision-directed robot arm and the TMmanagement factory management software at IREX 2019.
The 12 robots from ABB participating in the holiday displays at Bloomingdale’s flagship store trim a Christmas tree, play karaoke, and serve coffee, among other interactions with visitors.
ARM, the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute, has announced four projects that responded to its fifth project call and have received funding.
B&R, a unit of ABB, is fully integrating ABB’s robots with the rest of its industrial automation offerings, providing a unified interface and development environment.
OnRobot’s One-System Solution enables multiple robots to easily integrate with its end-of-arm tools. The Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program recognized it with a Gold Award, to be presented at the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum.
In this first part of a two-part look at the China robotics scene, the managing director for Asia at STM Stieler updates his observations by looking at causes for the manufacturing slowdown and discussing robot leaders.
Veo Robotics says its FreeMove system, which is designed to make industrial robots slow down or stop when a human enters a workcell, could help manufacturers achieve new levels of productivity.
Miso Robotics is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign as it expands deployments of its Flippy burger-flipping robot.