We posed the following question on a recent episode of The Robot Report Podcast: why did Aurora buy Uber’s Advanced Technology Group (ATG)? Well, it appears access to Uber’s existing investors and partners was a big reason why. Aurora today announced a partnership with Toyota and Denso. The companies will develop a fleet of autonomous…
DENSO, Drishti join forces to apply computer vision to productivity
Drishti’s ‘action recognition’ technology, which uses AI and computer vision to improve productivity on the manufacturing floor is working with DENSO and looking at robots as well as line workers.
DENSO shows new entry-level, large-part assembly robots at ATX West
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…
Uber ATG gets $1B to accelerate toward self-driving car production
Uber’s Advanced Technology Group unit is partnering with Toyota, DENSO, and SoftBank to accelerate development and commercialization of self-driving cars. This deal is the latest in a well-funded race.
DENSO awards Battle Creek student scholarships
DENSO Manufacturing Michigan (DMMI) in Battle Creek, the city’s largest employer and one of the top automotive thermal systems and component producers, today awarded scholarships to four outstanding students through partnerships with the Battle Creek Community Foundation (BCCF) and the Battle Creek Area Math and Science Center (BCAMSC). Scholarship resources come from the DMMI Scholarship […]
DENSO I/O command-slave function allows PLC or PAC control
DENSO Robotics announced that its latest RC8 robot controller features a built-in I/O command-slave function that allows DENSO robots to be controlled directly by Rockwell and Omron PLCs or PACs. Beta testing for Siemens and Mitsubishi PLCs and PACs is in progress. “Ease of use has always one of our chief considerations,” said Peter Cavallo, […]