MGS, a contract manufacturer for a major European medical device maker, turned to Stäubli robots to support automated inspection of single-use catheters.
Ouster and CronAI are combining their award-winning lidar sensor and platform for processing image data at the edge, respectively, for 3D perception for early customers.
Ocado, a leading British online supermarket, has acquired two U.S.-based robotics companies for $287 million in hopes of making its warehouses more efficient. Ocado purchased San Francisco-based Kindred Systems, which specializes in robotic piece-picking, for about $262 million and Las Vegas-based Haddington Dynamics, a developer of low-cost robotic arms, for about $25 million. The acquisitions…
Labor shortages, dynamic work sites, and the need for accurate data are helping drive demand for robots, drones, and AI designed to serve the construction industry.
VW Commercial Vehicles plans to deploy 800 ABB industrial robots to support its transition to electric vehicles in the plant for its ID. Buzz van.
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, or ARM, Institute has selected eight new projects focusing on high-value ways to empower U.S. manufacturers using robotics and automation.
Scientists at the University of Leeds said their development of magnet-guided, semi-autonomous robotic colonoscopy could make the procedure easier for examiners and less painful for patients.
In September 2020, healthcare robotics, drones for inspection, and industrial automation received funding, but transactions slowed for autonomous vehicle developers.
Botrista Technology said its DrinkBot adds robotics components and cloud-based software to the beverage service industry.
OrionStar said its new Robotic Coffee Master has two six-axis arms and relies on 3,000 hours of machine learning to simulate master-level brewing techniques.
Omnirobotic, which has been developing a “cognitive engine” for general manufacturing, raised $5 million toward further developing and commercializing its Omniscanner and Omnibrain AI platform.
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.