Doosan Robotics Discusses NINA Cobot, CES 2022, and Growing Service Applications
January 16, 2022
From prosumer camera work to food and restaurant service, Doosan Robotics is developing collaborative robots for non-manufacturing applications worldwide.
ARM Institute Picks Team to Develop Virtual Reality to Help Manufacturing Workers Get Robot Credentials
January 13, 2022
The U.S. Department of Defense and the ARM Institute have chosen SimInsights, APT Manufacturing Solutions, and IBL Education to develop virtual reality for assessing robotics skills.
Festo Reports Strong Demand for Magswitch E-Series Magnetic Grippers
January 12, 2022
Festo, which is distributing Magswitch's E-Series magnetic grippers, says their novel design characteristics enable fast and effective gripping of objects without damage.
Universal Robots CEO Discusses Cobot Leader’s Outlook for 2022
January 11, 2022
Universal Robots expects strong growth in 2022, despite the pandemic and the need to educate small businesses on the potential benefits of cobots, says Kim Povlsen.
Doosan Robotics Raises $33.7M, Shows Off NINA Cobot at CES 2022
January 6, 2022
Doosan Robotics has raised funding to expand in North America and Europe as it displayed robots for prosumer camera operators, palletizing, and food service.
Unitree Technology Launches Z1 Robot Arm for Its Quadruped Robots
December 31, 2021
For mobile manipulation to be commercially viable, both the platform and its robotic arm must be cost-effective and capable. Unitree has developed the Z1 for its quadrupeds.
Plus One Robotics CEO Reflects on Robotics Pickup in Second Half of 2021
December 30, 2021
Plus One Robotics, which provides AI for human-in-the-loop picking, saw demand grow, strengthened partnerships, and raised funding for global expansion, noted CEO Erik Nieves.
Miso Robotics CEO Discusses Crowdfunding, Flippy 2 Frying Robot, and 2022 Wishes
December 29, 2021
From partnerships with national restaurant chains and the new Flippy 2 food-preparation robot to successful crowdfunding, Miso Robotics' CEO reviews the company's good year.
Robotics Leaders Look Ahead to Technology, Business Developments in 2022
December 27, 2021
More human-machine collaboration, a mix of specialization and generalization, and new robotics offerings are among the things that six experts predict for 2022.
Restaurant Robots Should Start With Workflow, Says Wings CEO
December 16, 2021
From food preparation and internal logistics to last-mile delivery, robots can help restaurants of all sizes, but they should break down workflows first, says Haitham Al-Beik, CEO of Wings.
Scape Technologies Partners With Machine Tool Provider Demek, Announces HEYCO Tool Orders
December 13, 2021
Scape Technologies A/S today announced a partnership with Estonia-based Demek CNC and an order from hand tool producer HEYCO-WERK as it continues to serve the automotive industry.
MassRobotics Marks Another Year of Growth, Successful Partnerships
December 10, 2021
At an annual event, MassRobotics noted the many ways in which public-private partnerships have helped Massachusetts robotics innovators and entrepreneurs in the past year.
HowToRobot.com Launches U.S. Marketplace to Connect Industrial Robot Buyers, Sellers
December 9, 2021
Denmark-based HowToRobot.com says its online marketplace can help robotics users, integrators, and suppliers connect to eliminate the headaches of sourcing components and systems.
Robotics Leaders Ask Policymakers to Reconsider EU AI Act
December 8, 2021
Leaders of Europe's biggest robotics associations and technology innovators called on legislators to amend proposed regulations that would affect deployments of AI and robotics.
READY Robotics, Futura Automation Partner to Aid Manufacturers in Western U.S.
December 3, 2021
Futura Automation has joined READY Robotics' network of distributors and integrators and will include the Forge/OS software to help manufacturers apply automation to new applications.
ATI Industrial Automation Releases QC-29 Tool Changer for Smaller Robots
November 30, 2021
ATI Industrial Automation says its QC-29 robotic tool changer can provide flexibility for lighter industrial robots,
Nimble Robotics Says Its Picking Robots Have Picked More Than 15M Objects
November 25, 2021
Nimble Robotics says that Fortune 500 retailers are using its picking robots to address record labor shortages and meet rapid growth in e-commerce fulfillment demand.
ARM Institute Issues Project Calls for AR in Manufacturing, Endorsement Auditors
November 24, 2021
The ARM Institute is seeking project proposals to help the U.S. Air Force improve robotic manipulation and to evaluate education and training programs for robotics and manufacturing.
Smith+Nephew Launches CORI, ‘Turnkey’ System for Robot-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery
November 23, 2021
Smith+Nephew says its CORI handheld robotic system to assist surgeons with knee replacements can improve patient outcomes and is immediately scalable to the U.K.'s National Health Service.
Polar Hardware Automates for the First Time With Formic Machine Tending Robot
November 22, 2021
Polar Hardware, which manufactures door and truck body hardware, struggled to meet production goals and has turned to Formic's robotics-as-a-service and collaborative robots.