Bosch Rexroth hopes to help industry keep up with rising demands by making robot tooling more flexible and easier to use.
FAULHABER highlights a new tool changer that can turn specialized robots into flexible machines that can do a range of tasks.
NVIDIA picks robots that showed special prowess — swimming, diving, gripping, seeing, strolling and flying — through 2023.
In addition to Sanctuary AI’s internal developments, IP assets from Giant.AI and Tangible Research have accelerated progress on its roadmap.
igus said the new finger gripper for its ReBeL cobot is made of motion plastics, offering functionality and affordability.
ISO and ASTM have defined an additive construction standard in what could be the first of joint efforts around robotics in that industry.
SCHUNK said this solution is designed for any gripper application that requires flexibility, including robot applications that move workpieces of different sizes or in close proximity to each other.
ATI Industrial Automation has introduced the MC-50 Manual Tool Changer, which provides high performance, reliability, and quality.
The new lightweight palletizing gripper from Piab lifts sacks and bags with weights of up to 110 lbs (50 kg).
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.