Festo Plans to Demonstrate Two Agile Flying Robots at RoboBoston
September 30, 2022
Festo will show off its BionicOpter and BionicSwifts at MassRobotics' RoboBoston event in Boston. The flying robots are designed to be more maneuverable than other drones.
Festo and SICK’s New Safety Program Designed to Teach Students the Importance of Risk Assessment
September 26, 2022
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?
September 25, 2022
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...
European Space Agency Chooses Astrobotic and Lunar Logistics Services for First Commercial Delivery to the Moon
September 24, 2022
Astrobotics is working with Lunar Logistics Services and the European Space Agency on this mission.
KUKA Develops Modular Housing System With Waypaver International to Make Housing More Accessible
September 23, 2022
KUKA and Waypaver have teamed up on a new system that combines robots with plant floor plan layout logistics.
Pittsburgh Robotics Network to Show Regional Strengths at Discovery Day 2022
September 21, 2022
The Pittsburgh Robotics Network will connect the general public with robotics researchers, educational institutions, and employers at its first Discovery Day.
MassTech Hosts Second Annual Manufacturing Mash-Up at Polar Park
September 19, 2022
The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative designed the Manufacturing Mash-Up to give manufacturers and potential partners opportunities to network and accelerate innovation.
The Next Chapter of Surgical Robotics
September 18, 2022
Universities and hospitals are conducting several surgical robotic firsts as the technology continues to be developed.
The ARM Institute Announces Executive Promotions as Activities Diversify
September 16, 2022
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.
A3’s International Robot Safety Conference to Be in Person for the First Time in Three Years
September 14, 2022
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.
Reshoring Is at Risk From Global ‘Education Gap’ in Automation, Finds ABB Survey
September 13, 2022
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.
Students to Test Their Skills in Competition Hosted by Festo, Didactic, SICK, and Siemens at IMTS 2022
September 13, 2022
The competition will take place during the popular tradeshow and features lessons on robot risk assessments, in-depth data collection, and more.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln to Lead $25M Project for Robotics Innovation
September 6, 2022
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is among the partners that will benefit from a $25 million award as part of the Build Back Better Regional Challenge program.
Kiwibot Lands at FSU as Part of Sodexo Deal
September 5, 2022
Kiwibot has added another college to its lists of customers as part of a large deal it made with Sodexo earlier this year. 15 of its robots will be moving around...
New Robotics and AI Lab at Saint Leo University Designed to Give Students Hands-on Time with Robots
September 3, 2022
A new lab at Saint Leo University in Florida was designed to teach students about a range of robotics applications.
Southwestern Pennsylvania Gets $62.7M Grant to Build Robotics and Autonomy Cluster
September 2, 2022
The Southwestern Pennsylvania New Economy Collaborative is among the recipients of federal Build Back Better Regional Challenge grants for technology and workforce development.
North American Robot Sales Reach New Records for Third Quarter in a Row, Says A3
August 31, 2022
North American robot sales continued to set records for year-over-year growth, according to the Association for Advancing Automation. FANUC also saw strong demand.
Fraunhofer IML Research Uses NVIDIA Isaac Sim on Omniverse to Advance Robot Design With Simulation
August 31, 2022
Fraunhofer IML, a German institute for material flow and logistics, is using NVIDIA Omniverse, Isaac Sim, and Jetson for simulation in its logistics robot research.
Dual-Mode, Piezotronics-Based Force Sensor to Lead to New Human-Machine Interfaces, Say Taiwanese Researchers
August 26, 2022
Piezoelectronic advances leading to a dual-mode, piezo-gated thin-film transistor may lead to more power-efficient human-machine interfaces, say National Cheng Kung University researchers.