Agility Robotics Builds RoboFab, Scaling Production of Humanoid Robots
September 18, 2023
Agility Robotics said its RoboFab, which is under construction in Salem, Ore., will enable it to meet demand for its Digit humanoids in warehouses.
MassRobotics to Host Sixth Annual RoboBoston and Robot Block Party
September 12, 2023
MassRobotics and partners including Boston Seaport by WS Development will offer educational opportunities and show the public robotics and related technologies on Sept. 28 and 30.
Robotiq Introduces PE20 Integrated Cobot Palletizing System
September 5, 2023
Robotiq said its PE20 palletizing system works with its PowerPick20 vacuum gripper and the UR20 arm, plus standardized hardware and software for ease of use.
Humanoid Robot Holy Grail: Decoding the Language of Human Touch
September 3, 2023
The sense of touch is something humans take for granted, but recent advances promise to make robots safer and more useful, in contrast to the hype and fears around humanoid...
Soft Robotics to Demonstrate mGripAI for Food Picking at PACK EXPO 2023
September 1, 2023
Soft Robotics will show how mGripAI, which combines machine vision, compliant grippers, and AI for dexterous picking, can pick and pack food at PACK EXPO.
UR20 Cobot From Universal Robots Stretches Out to Welding at FABTECH 2023
September 1, 2023
The UR20 cobot will be among the exhibits for increasing productivity, improving quality, and maintaining end effectors at Universal Robots and partner booths.
Universal Robots Offers Tips, Demos for Palletizing at PACK EXPO
August 29, 2023
Universal Robots shares best practices on preparing for automated palletizing and packaging, as well as a justification tool and demonstrations to catch at PACK EXPO 2023.
MIT Develops AI Technique Enabling Robots to Manipulate Objects With Their Whole Bodies
August 27, 2023
MIT researchers have developed an AI technique called smoothing to address challenges in contact-rich manipulation planning for robots to determine how to handle objects.
ARM Institute Funds Eight Member Projects to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing
August 25, 2023
The ARM Institute named the latest projects that it is funding that identify and work to solve challenges with robotics and AI, ranging from metalwork and food handling to hypersonics...
University of Bristol Team Designs Dual Arm Robot That Can Learn Bimanual Tasks From Simulation
August 23, 2023
University of Bristol researchers have developed the Bi-Touch system to enable a robot to quickly learn from its environment and train in a virtual world for manipulation.
euroTECH Partners With Cobot Lift for Exclusive Distribution in Germany
July 21, 2023
euroTECH, which provides vacuum systems, has partnered with companies such as Cobot Lift to add capabilities and automate new applications such as moving bagged goods.
Automation Explorer Tool From SCHUNK and READY Robotics to Use NVIDIA Omniverse to Aid Deployment
July 21, 2023
Automation Explorer uses SCHUNK's automation technology, NVIDIA Isaac Sim, and READY Robotics' ForgeOS to simulate systems and ease deployment among applications.
SKA Custom Robots and Machines Collaborates With PickNik on Field Robotics Development
July 20, 2023
SKA, which has engineered medical, mining, and inspection robots, is teaming up with PickNik, which develops software for robotic manipulation across domains.
AMD and MassRobotics Announce Five Winners of the AMD Robotics Innovation Challenge
July 12, 2023
AMD and MassRobotics announced the five startups that won the AMD Robotics Innovation Challenge, as well as three runners up. They all demonstrated new robot applications.
Markforged’s Director of New Platforms Discusses Relationship With Rapid Robotics, New Headquarters
July 10, 2023
Markforged's 3D printers are helping Rapid Robotics develop and manufacture end-of-arm tools at a faster rate than it would with traditional systems.
At Automatica, Fizyr, Zvid, and The Gripper Company Partner to Show Picking Cell That Can Handle Transparent Poly Bags
June 28, 2023
The company's new robotic pick cell combines Zvid's cameras with Fizyer's deep learning software and The Gripper Company's MAXXgrip.
New Advancements in Biodegradable Soft Robotics Components Improve Industry Sustainability
June 10, 2023
Advancements in technology show how biodegradable soft robotics point the way to a greener future.
Automate 2023 Shows Renewed Focus on Manufacturing, Partnerships, and Data as a Differentiator
May 26, 2023
Automate 2023 featured hundreds of exhibitors, and Robotics 24/7 spoke with many of them, as well as attendees and speakers to cull the latest manufacturing trends.
NVIDIA to Present Robotics, Simulation Research at ICRA 2023
May 25, 2023
NVIDIA will present more than a dozen research papers on how robots can be trained in simulation to work in the real world at the annual IEEE International Conference on...
Soft Robotics Demonstrates mGripAI for Food Handling at Automate 2023
May 24, 2023
Soft Robotics is showing in Detroit how its mGripAI has combined 3D vision, AI, and soft grippers to automate food handling and other applications.