igus is launching a new energy supply system for SCARA robots in cleanrooms: the Clean SCARA Cable Solution.
The system, created by ABB and UTMB, can increase the number of neutralizing antibody tests performed from 15 a day to over 1,000 daily.
As one of the busiest parts of a hospital, the pharmacy has, over the years, relied on technology to streamline its operations. From electronic tablet counters to completely computerized stocking and labeling solutions, technology has had a transformative impact on pharmacies across the world. Challenge Still, factors weighing on the efficiency of drug dispensing are…
MGS, a contract manufacturer for a major European medical device maker, turned to Stäubli robots to support automated inspection of single-use catheters.
As part of NIST grants to Manufacturing USA Institutes, ARM Institute member Wilder Systems has received $600,000 to develop the safe use of collaborative robots for laboratory testing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robotics and automation can help manufacturers, healthcare workers, and consumers get through the novel coronavirus situation, says German association VDMA.
Silicon Valley Robotics spotlights Celltrio, a startup applying South Korean robotics experience to laboratory automation.
The second annual Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum is seeking expert speakers to share their insights and experiences around developing assistive, medical, and surgical systems.
As part of our ongoing coverage of technology developments and applications in response to COVID-19, here are more robots addressing the pandemic.
‘Ferrobots,’ or magnetically controlled robots on a chip, promise to revolutionize medical diagnostic testing and other industries, just as Amazon’s warehouse robots have, said UCLA researchers.
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…
Novo Nordisk, a Danish company researching and developing biologic treatments for chronic diseases, has teamed up with HighRes Biosolutions to build a “Lab of the Future.”
There was no mobile, automated semiconductor production system that enabled component transfer from one step to the next — until KUKA’s new wafer-handling robots.
From soft polymers to the hardest steel, robotics designers should know their materials options that best suit the intended uses of their machines.
OnRobot, which nakes grippers for cobots and industrial robots, is opening a new R&D office in LA. We spoke with the former CEO of Perception Robotics about OnRobot’s strategy.
Guided by artificial intelligence and powered by a robotic platform, a system developed by MIT researchers moves a step closer to automating the production of small molecules that could be used in medicine, solar energy, and polymer chemistry. The system, described in the August 8 issue of Science, could free up bench chemists from a…
The Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum, which is produced by WTWH Media and The Robot Report, is looking for speakers to share their expertise on the design, development, and manufacture of commercial healthcare robotics systems.
Inaugural conference and expo addressing healthcare robotics engineering challenges co-locates with DeviceTalks, a leading technical and business development event for the medical device sector. Business-to-Business publisher WTWH Media has announced the launch of the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum, an international conference and expo focused on easing, speeding and improving the design, development and manufacture of…
The piSOFTGRIP from Piab is vacuum-controlled, comes with a stainless-steel fitting, and is made of food-grade silicone.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — At ATX West here this week, Stäubli International AG showed off its robot arms and controllers, including its TX2 collaborative robots, for meeting Industry 4.0 automation demands. Switzerland-based Stäubli displayed the capabilities of its six-axis TX2, including cobots for sensitive environments, in a “Smart Factory” setting. One flex-feeding demonstration used the TX2…