The new OMRON TM20 cobot is lightweight and features a 20 kg payload and 1300 mm reach.
ROEQ doubles capacity of OMRON LD-250 with new cart system
ROEQ is delivering top modules and cart systems for OMRON’s LD-250 autonomous mobile robot, boosting its carrying capacity to 500kg (1,102lbs).
How 5G connectivity can enhance AMRs
Autonomous mobile robots can gain several operational capabilities when they take advantage of 5G performance.
Omron launches compact GigE vision cameras
Measuring 1.25 inches per side, the cameras are small and lightweight. The cameras support Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS, Linux, and single-board computer operating systems.
OMRON buys 10% stake in cobot maker Techman Robot
Since 2018, the TM series cobot arms have been sold as a co-branded product globally through OMRON’s distribution network.
Omron introduces light-duty i4L Series SCARA robots
Omron has introduced its i4L Series of light-duty industrial SCARA robots. The series has three models that offer reaches of 350mm, 450mm, and 550mm and a 5kg maximum payload capacity. The 4-axis robots, which feature three rotational axes and one linear axis, offer repeatability of ±0.01. Omron said the compact design, speed and flexible programming…
HD-1500 adds heavy-duty option to Omron mobile robot lineup
Omron Automation Americas has added the HD-1500 autonomous mobile robot to its lineup, providing an option for moving heavy or bulky payloads that works with its fleet management software.
Omron Asia Pacific and Techmetics Robotics launch LD UVC disinfection robot
Omron Asia Pacific said its partnership with Techmetics Robotics has produced an autonomous mobile robot designed for safe and automated disinfection of public spaces indoors.
Omron LD-250 mobile robot launches worldwide
Omron is now selling its LD-250 mobile robot worldwide. The Omron LD-250 is the strongest mobile robot in the company’s LD series with a payload capacity of up to 250kg. It features a maximum speed of 1.2 m/s and a maximum run time of 13 hours before it needs to be recharged. Other models in…
Omron to debut mobile manipulator, integrated grippers at Pack Expo
Omron, an industry leader in end-to-end automation, will demonstrate an interactive collection of manufacturing equipment, including an autonomous mobile manipulator and Robotiq grippers integrated into its TM Series cobot.
Vacuum grippers from Robotiq now compatible with Omron cobots
Manufacturers can start production faster with AirPick and EPick, says Robotiq.
Automate/ProMat 2019: 10 takeaways for robotics developers
Collaborative robots, mobile platforms, and the enabling hardware and software were all on display at Automate/ProMat, but what was new and noteworthy?
Omron to demonstrate flexible manufacturing and traceability at Automate 2019
Omron Automation Americas, a provider of end-to-end solutions for industrial automation, will be at the upcoming Automate Show to demonstrate applications for the factory of today and that of the future. Omron plans to display diverse technologies, including systems for traceability and flexible manufacturing. The biennial Automate Show gives attendees the opportunity to see many…
Expert roundtable: mobile robotics challenges & opportunities
Even as the market for autonomous mobile robots grows, developers need to understand how they compare with other technologies and where demand is highest.
Omron to show collaborative robot and flexible manufacturing at PACK EXPO 2018
Visit Booth N-4740 at PACK EXPO 2018 where Omron will be displaying new technologies including sensing, control, safety, vision, motion and robotics that will help manufacturers upgrade their traceability systems and streamline their flexible production lines. This is essential to compete successfully in an industry where high variety and extensive customization is the norm. Flexible…
Universal Logic Announces New Neocortex DIY Software
Universal Logic has announced a new version of its signature Neocortex artificial intelligence product designed for do-it-yourself engineers. Neocortex DIY software allows engineers to configure and deploy AI-based robot cells for variable picking in both manufacturing and consumer products supply chains. Based on the Neocortex platform, Neocortex DIY extends perception, directs grasping, and guides robots,…
Omron’s ping-pong bot wants to soften the robot-human interaction
Japanese robotics company Omron has developed a robotic ping-pong system that looks to approach the human-robot interaction on a gentler level, according to a report from The Verge. The Forpheus robot, in its 4th generation, was recently shown at the CEATAC trade show with updates that include a companion arm to serve balls in the…
Top trends, new markets for industrial robots
We spoke with several robot manufacturers to get their thoughts on where the industry is headed and what new things to watch for. Where industrial robots have been Over the past several years, there’s been a trend of more small- and mid-sized companies adopting robot technology—not to mention a reshoring angle to the industry, said […]
SAE 2016 World Congress: Details from Omron on upcoming automotive technology event
Recently, we got word from one of our esteemed contacts at Omron, Monika A. Minarcin, that Omron will be a Gold sponsor of this year’s Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress & Exhibition at Cobo Hall in Detroit — April 12th through 14th. They’ll also be showcasing a mobile Adept Lynx platform among other technologies. Minarcin manages automotive and semiconductor initiatives at […]
The future of Automation & Robotics in the food industry
by Laura Studwell, Food, Beverage, and Packaging Industry, Marketing Manager and Dan Dibbern, Robotics Product Manager, Omron The growing sophistication of robots has sparked debates among experts over what the food industry will look like in the next decade. The pace of robotic encroachment is a new development in this industry—and we’re just beginning to […]
OMRON to acquire U.S. based Adept Technology
OMRON Corporation, a manufacturer in the field of automation based on its core sensing and control technology, and Adept Technology, Inc., a provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot solutions and services, announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement whereby OMRON will acquire Adept. OMRON plans to acquire 100% of the outstanding […]
Omron’s Sysmac Delta Robot Series increases production in high-speed pick & place packaging applications
Omron Automation and Safety offers the Sysmac Delta Robot Series to help machine builders add efficient pick-and-place capability to packaging and small parts assembly line projects. Omron’s integrated Sysmac robotics solution offers the capability to integrate machine control, motion, remote I/O, HMI, safety, vision and robotics all in one controller, over one network, using one […]