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GreyOrange Receives SPARK Matrix Recognition for Ranger Robots, GreyMatter Software
GreyOrange has combined its Ranger autonomous mobile robots and GreyMatter optimization software for multi-agent management of warehouse operations.

NVIDIA Puts Isaac Sim on the Cloud, Releases Isaac Nova Orin for Mobile Robot Developers
NVIDIA said that Isaac Sim is now available on the cloud, that Jetson Orin Nano has 80x performance over Xavier, and that Isaac Nova Orin reference platform is out.

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.

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.

North American Robot Sales Reach New Records for Third Quarter in a Row, Says A3
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.

Robotics and Automation Help Companies Through Economic Challenges, Says Thomas H. Lee Partners
Thomas H. Lee Partners is a leading investor in supply chain and logistics automation startups. Despite economic headwinds, the private equity firm still sees robots as transformative.

NileCAM81_CUOAGX Multi-Camera System From e-con Systems Offers High Resolution for Robots
NileCAM81_CUOAGX can deliver high resolution in a variety of conditions, making it suitable for robots, autonomous vehicles, and other applications, says e-con Systems.

Dual-Mode, Piezotronics-Based Force Sensor to Lead to New Human-Machine Interfaces, Say Taiwanese Researchers
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.

Kawasaki Robotics to Unveil Scalable Automation at PACK EXPO International
Kawasaki Robotics plans to show a range of packaging and palletizing workcells for a range of applications, company sizes, and industries at PACK EXPO International.

IEEE Entrepreneurship Impact Award Nominations to Close Soon
The IEEE Entrepreneurship Impact Award will recognize individuals who have made "significant" contributions to a regional ecosystem. It is among the awards available to technical startups.

Advantech and Overview Combine Tech for Real Time AI Inspection System
Advantech and Overview.ai are offering edge AI cameras with deep learning technology to help manufacturers automate visual inspections without tech expertise.

Robotics Define Next Generation of Electronics Manufacturing
From cobots and AMRs to SCARA and delta robots, automated machines continue to make their mark in the electronics-manufacturing space for customers looking for a strong ROI.

Automation Is at the Forefront of Industry 4.0 Revolution
As more warehouse operators digitize their operations, automation and related technologies will be at the forefront of the change.

AHS and Hy-Tek Partner With Tompkins Robotics to Expand Automated Material Handling
AHS, formerly Advanced Handling Systems and now a unit of Hy-Tek Material Handling, will offer Tompkins Robotics' modular and scalable tSort to its integrated supply chain offerings.

Siemens Switchgear Expands Deployment of Geek+ Mobile Robots for Lean Production
Siemens Switchgear has expanded its deployment of four types of Geek+ mobile robots as the electronics components maker automates both picking and picking-line distribution.

ABB joins Berkshire Grey’s Technology Alliance Program to Deliver AI Enabled Warehouse Robots
Berkshire Grey announced that ABB has joined its Technology Alliance Program, joining other businesses distributing and supporting warehouse robots and AI.

FANUC America Again Expands Michigan Campus to Accommodate Automation Demand
FANUC America said its expanded campus in Auburn Hills, Mich., will include robotics production, research, and training facilities, with a total of nearly 2 million sq. ft.

6 Robotics Firms Make List of ‘Top 50 Most Promising Private Advanced Manufacturing Companies’
Advanced manufacturing includes AI and robots for tasks ranging from materials movement to welding. CB Insights recognized six companies for their commercial and fundraising success.

Special Focus Issue
Precision and Automation in Manufacturing
In this Special Focus Issue, learn how robot precision is improving with advances in perception, software, and controls, leading to new applications in manufacturing and other industries.

Rockwell Automation Launches PowerFlex 755TS AC Drive to Widen Applications
Rockwell Automation is offering its PowerFlex 755TS drive with TotalFORCE technology in Asia-Pacific to improve motor-control productivity and ease the maintenance burden on staffers.



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