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.
Festo, a Magswitch distribution partner since 2019, reports surging interest in the E-Series of intelligent magnetic grippers from Magswitch.
A research team from five different universities developed robotic grippers inspired by insects that are able to handle delicate objects.
FarmHand’s four, multi-jointed fingers resemble human hands, but the ends of the fingers are covered in gecko-inspired adhesives
ATI’s QC-29 Robotic Tool Changer is designed for robots in the 25 – 35 kg payload class. It’s the first standard ATI Tool Changer designed with a rectangular body that mounts directly to 40mm and 50mm robot wrists.
MIT’s researchers have taught a simulated robotic hand to manipulate objects with one hand facing upwards and downwards.
Wavemaker portfolio company Future Acres is exploring how to leverage some of the IP to enhance its Carry mobile robot.
The ATX West show is next week. Check out our show guide with a curated list of robotic vendors to visit while at the show.
ATI Industrial Automation established an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) plan in 2012. The federally-qualified ERISA benefit plan makes employees owners in the company.
Guided by a set program that autonomously switched between off, low, medium, and high pressures, the robotic hand was able to press the buttons on the controller to successfully complete the first level of Super Mario Bros. in less than 90 seconds.
OpenAI disbands its robotics research team due to lack of large enough data sets to effectively generate reinforcement models.
ATI is a leading developer of end-of-arm tooling, including robotic changing systems, force/torque sensors, and collision sensors for industrial, collaborative, and medical robotic applications.
The technology uses tactile sensing to identify objects underground and might one day help disarm land mines or inspect cables.
The Soft Bubble Gripper uses visuo-tactile sensing techniques that allow a robot to recognize objects by shape, track their orientation in its grasp and sense forces as it interacts with the world.
Soft Robotics has added JMP Solutions to its Preferred System Integrator program. This partnership will help expand robotic adoption in the food sector enabled by Soft Robotics food-grade soft gripping, 3D vision, and AI technologies. Soft Robotics Preferred System Integrator Program is an initiative to help integrators win more business with its industry-leading technologies, including…
Root AI, a Somerville, Mass.-based startup developing the Virgo harvesting robot for indoor farms, was acquired by AppHarvest for $60 million. AppHarvest is investing approximately $10 million in cash and the remaining balance in AppHarvest common shares to acquire Root AI. Founded in 2018, Root AI’s 19 full-time employees are expected to join AppHarvest’s technology…
Piab, a leading end-of-arm tooling developer, has introduced its piSAFE program that enables new benefits in applications where safety, flexibility, speed and performance are key. The solutions in the piSAFE program are developed to provide configurable and low-weight products that can be adapted to a customer’s specific needs. While maintaining leading vacuum performance through Piab’s…
Researchers studied how reinforcement learning enabled a robot arm equipped with a parallel jaw gripper and tactile sensors to insert unknown objects into a hole.
The TC1 has four integrated pass-through air ports plus optional electrical passthrough modules that connect directly to cobots from Universal Robots.