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FANUC to Introduce New DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS Delta Robot for Primary Food Handling at Automate 2022
FANUC will have plenty of demonstrations at Automate 2022 this year, including for its new food handling robots and cobots.

AMD Kria KR260 Robotics Starter Kit Designed to Kick-Start Application Development
AMD says the latest addition to its Kria portfolio of system on modules includes native ROS 2 support and prebuilt interfaces for robots, machine vision, and industrial controls.

igus Turns to Unity to Update Interface and Back End of Its Online Robot Configurator
Game on! Using video game engine Unity, igus recently updated its linear robot configurator to be easier and more intuitive to use.

RightHand Robotics to Give RightPick 3 European Debut at LogiMAT 2022
RightHand Robotics, whose RightPick 3 applies AI and a multifunction gripper to pick items without prior models, is expanding its European presence and exhibiting in Stuttgart.

AB Dynamics Driving Robots Provide Next Gen Crash Testing for NASCAR
AB Dynamics provided three robots that conducted a controlled crash at the Talladega Superspeedway to within 2 cm and 1 degree of the prescribed impact point and angle at 130 mph.

Flexxbotics Raises Series A for Cloud Platform Linking Robots, Manufacturing Systems
Flexxbotics, which provides connections between robots, other equipment on the manufacturing floor, and enterprise software, has raised funds to continue development at MassRobotics.

Qualcomm Unveils Next-Gen 5G, Edge AI Systems for Autonomous Mobile Robots and Drones
Qualcomm said its new Qualcomm Robotics RB6 Platform and RB5 AMR Reference Design will bring 5G and edge AI to systems for industrial automation, delivery, urban air mobility, and more.

Stratom Launches Summit Off-Road Autonomy Platform for Vehicles in Complex Environments
Stratom said its new Summit modular software platform is designed for flexibility, safety, and easy implementation of autonomous systems for indoor, outdoor, and off-road applications.

MIT Team Develops Teleoperated Robot to Treat Endovascular Patients Within Stroke’s ‘Golden Hour’
Engineers developed a telerobotic system to help surgeons remotely treat patients experiencing stroke or aneurysm. With a modified joystick, surgeons may control a robotic arm at another hospital to operate...

More Surgical Robots Answer the Call
More and more hospitals and health centers are taking advantage of robotics for surgeries. Here’s a look at some of their benefits.

ABB High-Speed Alignment Software Promises to Accelerate Six-Axis Robots by 70%
ABB says its High-Speed Alignment software uses computer vision to increase robot speed and accuracy for assembly and picking applications, particularly in electronics manufacturing.

Sarcos and RE2 CEOs Talk Next Steps After Acquisition Announcement
Sarcos CEO Kiva Allgood and RE2 Robotics CEO Jorgen Pedersen discuss their complementary technologies and plans after Sarcos' $100 million purchase of RE2.

FORT Robotics Announces Embedded Wireless Safety Controller for Mobile Robots at MODEX
At MODEX 2022, FORT Robotics said its new Nano Safety Controller enables remote control of mobile robots and reliable safety commands over Internet Protocol Networks.

ABB Releases Two New Manufacturing Robot Lines to Increase EV Output
With its new range of robots, ABB hopes to help automotive manufacturers meet electrical vehicle demands.

Mujin to Unveil Mixed Case Palletizing System, Other Warehouse Robotics Applications at MODEX 2022
Mujin will demonstrate its technology along with partners including FANUC, Kawasaki, Mitsubishi, and Yaskawa Motoman, as well as products from MHS, Tompkins Robotics, and Universal Robots.

HAI Robotics to Launch Third Warehouse Automation Project With Anta
HAI Robotics is providing autonomous totes-to-person systems to Chinese apparel retailer Anta at a brand-new warehouse in China, helping to increase storage density and throughput.

4 Advantages That Robots Offer for Flexible Manufacturing
Flexible manufacturing is increasingly necessary for automakers and other production environments. The latest robots and software allow factories to be more responsive to changing demand.

Titan Medical Passes Milestone With More Than 200 Patents and Patent Applications
Nearly 14 years after its founding, Titan Medical has grown its patent portfolio for its medical workstations and patient carts. It has clarified its third-party licensing strategy.

Omron Automation Americas Opens Advanced Motion R&D Center in California
Omron Automation Americas' new Omron Advanced Motion Research and Development Center in Chatsworth, Calif., will work with customers on smaller, faster, and more accurate motion controllers.

InOrbit Launches Configuration as Code to Help Robot Operations Developers
InOrbit says its new Configuration as Code capability enables robot operations developers to apply software best practices and tools to understanding and managing fleets of robots.



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