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Webcast: Evaluating Automation for Retail and E-Commerce
In this Robotics 24/7 Roundtable, attendees can hear from e-commerce, retail, and omnichannel experts on best practices for selecting and using a variety of robots.

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Motion Control and Vision Advances Drive Collaborative Robot Applications
In this free download, we examine how advances in perception and motion control are enabling robots to operate safely around humans and be used in new ways.

In a Post-COVID World, Experts Point to Automation
The manufacturing sector is experiencing a crisis. Post-COVID demand and severe labor shortages have pushed many businesses to their breaking point. But there is a light at the end of...

Festo and SICK’s New Safety Program Designed to Teach Students the Importance of Risk Assessment
FESTO and SICK have developed a curriculum designed to inform students about the many facets of robotic safety.

How Many Degrees of Freedom Does My Robot Arm Need?
Degrees of freedom represents the ability of a robot to move in multiple directions, but more isn't always better. The number of axes in a design should be tied to...

MachineMetrics New Universal Robots Connector Provides Health and Performance Data
MachineMetrics said its product provides greater real-time insights into the status of Universal Robots' cobots.

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Belgian Traditional House Provides Tourist Attraction With Low-Cost Automation From RBTX
Who says automation has to be expensive? In Bruges, Belgium, the chocolate shop Roose’s Chocolate World has a robot called Chocomatic built at a bargain price. It packs chocolates...

MAXXgrip Promises to Advance Material Handling Robotics Performance
The Gripper Co. said its new MAXXgrip robotic gripper combines compliance with suction for hybrid grasping with speed and gentleness for e-commerce.

ASTM International Creates Subcommittee on Robotic Grasping and Manipulation
ASTM International's new subcommittee intends to help robotics users select end effectors by developing standards for grasping and manipulation.

The ARM Institute Announces Executive Promotions as Activities Diversify
The ARM Institute, continuing its mission to improve U.S. economic competitiveness and robustness, has named a chief technology officer and a chief strategy officer.

Aerobotix and FerRobotics Create End of Arm Tool for Sanding in Hazardous Environments
Aerobotix and FerRobotics said their new Class II, Division 1 sander tool can eliminate the risk of silicosis and combustion in hazardous environments.

A3’s International Robot Safety Conference to Be in Person for the First Time in Three Years
The International Robot Safety Conference, which runs from Sept. 27 to 29 in Columbus, Ohio, will spotlight standards developments and feature a host of industry experts.

Doosan Robotics Partners With Industrial Automation Supply to Distribute Cobots in the Northeast
Doosan Robotics, which claims to have the world's largest collaborative robot lineup, is working with IAS to make them available in New England and the Northeast U.S.

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3 Essential Jobs Formant Helps Robot Operators Achieve
In robot operations, efficiency and speed are key. Whether you're launching a mission or teleoperating a robot to correct a sudden spill, having every capability needed to oversee a mission...

Reshoring Is at Risk From Global ‘Education Gap’ in Automation, Finds ABB Survey
ABB is investing in robotics training programs as a global survey finds that over 70% of U.S. and European businesses plan on reshoring and need skilled workers.

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Next Generation Leadership, Sustainability and Social Impact
Stanford University's 2022 Conference on “Next Gen Leadership, Sustainability & Social Impact” brings together thought leaders from academia, ​industry, and family offices in a unique two-day event exploring transformative people, technologies, and...

Smart Robotics Expands Smart Palletizer Cobot Line to Optimize Box Stacking
Smart Robotics said the three newly engineered versions of its Smart Palletizer collaborative robot system can make warehouse palletizing more resource-efficient.

Advances in Vision Systems Unlock New Cobot and Mobile Robot Capabilities
Improvements in vision systems, motors and software have helped robots better understand their environments.

Flexiv Robots Perform COVID Tests and Massages at World Artificial Intelligence Conference
Last week in Shanghai, Flexiv’s adaptive robot arms were busy at work on the World Artificial Intelligence Conference floor.

4 Reasons Why Your Supply Chain Suffers and 5 Ways to Make It Better
Supply chains are facing challenges ranging from labor shortages to dynamic markets, but a fulfillment expert offers five tips including automation to overcome them.



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