The CGV offers built-in, adjustable compliance that allows the unit to compensate for irregularities in part surfaces and maintain contact with a workpiece.
Researchers taught a Unitree Go1 quadruped how to use its front legs to climb walls, press buttons and kick a soccer ball.
Destaco’s cobot tooling solutions are designed for gripping, palletizing, machine tending, tool changing, and tool extension applications.
ASTM International announced that its developing a standard based on the grasp strength of robot end-effectors.
Soft Robotics applies NVIDIA Isaac Sim’s synthetic data to food processing automation in efforts to improve safety and increase production.
With a new routine where Atlas assists at a simulated job site, Boston Dynamics engineers have pushed the humanoid one step closer to performing real-world manipulation tasks at human speed.
Soft Robotics brought in $26 million in the first closing of its Series C funding round to expand commercial deployment of its mGripAI.
Researchers at Harvard have created a tentacle-like gripper that can grasp irregularly shaped or soft objects without damaging them.
The piCOBOT L is particularly attractive for e-commerce, logistics and warehouse applications, and assisting with lifting heavier items.
The gripper can pack manufactured components with three fingers, place them in boxes and place a layer of protective cardboard over them.
The MAXXgrip is robot vendor independent and can be deployed on any industrial robot or cobot. The articulating fingers stabilize items during pick and place operations.
The committee will initially develop standards for the performance of grasping-type end effectors, mobile manipulators and robotic assembly systems.
Amazon said preliminary tests show a prototype pinch-grasping robot achieved a 10-fold reduction in damage on items such as books and boxes.
The new tool can design a 3D-printable passive gripper and calculate the best path to pick up an object.
Florian Pestoni says “necrobotics” is where ethics and technology must meet. Just because it can be done, it doesn’t mean we should.
A Rice University research lab manipulates dead spiders’ legs with a puff of air to turn the spider into a gripper.
Researchers at the MIT developed a system that can help robots retrieve target items from a pile of items with some RFID tags.
Soft Robotics plans to make its mGripAI solution available for order fulfillment, sortation, decanting and kitting.
CSAIL’s Perceptual Science Group created touch sensors for their gripper, allowing it to feel with the same sensitivity as human skin.
Odense Robotics’ 300 members, made up of robot, automation and drone companies, nominated and voted for the winners.
Box manufacturer Alliora had wanted to add automation to its production lines for a while. Unfortunately, its first experience was difficult.
Pharm Robotics is bringing the first autonomous dairy cow inoculation solution to market, using industrial robots to inject pharmaceuticals.