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,
Eureka Robotics Develops Software to Add Sensitivity, Dexterity to Industrial Robots
November 29, 2021
The force-feedback algorithm in Dynamis, which was first demonstrated in NTU Singapore's Ikea Bot, is designed to enable robots to manipulate small and delicate parts without damaging them.
Mecademic Announces International Partners for Small Industrial Robot Arms
November 26, 2021
Montreal-based Mecademic has announced partners in North America, Europe, and Australia as it expands its global offering of compact and precise robot arms.
New SCARA Robots Offer Speed and Precision for the Next Industrial Revolution
November 23, 2021
The global market for SCARA robots is growing, driven by the need for higher manufacturing throughput while maintaining quality. These four products offer precision and ease of use.
Toposens Partners With Infineon for New Ultrasonic 3D Sensor
November 15, 2021
Inspired by the echolocation of bats, Toposens has released an ultrasonic sensor that relies on microphone technology from Infineon to create 3D maps for robust robot sensing.
10 Technologies for Autonomous Vehicle, Robotics Developers From NVIDIA’s GTC 2021
November 12, 2021
From autonomous trucks to robots in factories and warehouses, NVIDIA made a host of announcements at its GTC event, including new libraries, integrations, and simulation products.
Q3 Robot Sales of $1.48B Put 2021 on Track for Biggest Year Yet, Says A3
November 11, 2021
Not only did North American third-quarter orders of robots continue a strong trend, but they also demonstrated that more industries are adding automation, according to A3.
Einride and GE Appliances Announce First Electric, Autonomous Truck Fleet in the U.S.
November 1, 2021
As part of its $1 billion investment in U.S. manufacturing and distribution, GE Appliances is working with Einride to bring the autonomous pods to U.S. corporate campuses.
10 Industrial and Service Robotics Trends in the IFR’s World Robotics 2021 Report
October 28, 2021
Worldwide industrial and service robotics shipments began to recover last year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the International Federation of Robotics' annual report.
ATI Industrial Automation Develops Mini43LP Force Torque Sensor for Compact, High Precision Applications
October 26, 2021
ATI said its Mini43LP force/torque sensor is designed to be suitable for smaller applications including electronics assembly, robot-assisted surgery, and laboratory automation.
Robot Orders in North America for Q2 Increase 67% Year Over Year, Reports A3
October 20, 2021
In the second quarter of 2021, North American manufacturers increased their orders for robotics to new heights as the pandemic made labor shortages more acute, reported A3.
Choice of a Cobot or an Industrial Robot Depends on the Application
October 9, 2021
The Southwest Research Institute breaks down tasks into those best for industrial robots in comparison with those where collaborative robots would make more sense.
ABB Launches SCARA Robot for Precise, High-Speed Assembly
September 22, 2021
ABB said its expanded SCARA robot line will shorten cycle times and maintain high-quality production to help its electronics customers launch new products faster.
Thomas H. Lee Partners to Acquire Semiconductor Solutions Group From Brooks Automation for $3B
September 20, 2021
Thomas H. Lee Partners is acquiring Brooks Automation's namesake group, which will continue to provide automation for the semiconductor manufacturing industry.
3 Ways in Which Robots Are Helping the Supply Chain Industry
September 20, 2021
Collaborative robot arms, automated storage and retrieval systems, and mobile robots can not only improve efficiency, but they can also affect worker safety and morale.
What to Look for When Performing Industrial Robot Maintenance
September 19, 2021
The art of robot maintenance requires knowledge of the different types of industrial automation, as well as the functions, components, and best practices of each.
Fabtech 2021 Exhibitors Offer Systems for Small and Midsize Manufacturers
September 18, 2021
As manufacturers struggle with skilled staffing shortages, exhibitors at Fabtech 2021 displayed robots for gripping delicate objects, painting, and other production processes.
Agile Robots Raises Series C Funding, Claims to Be First Unicorn in Field
September 13, 2021
Agile Robots, which has headquarters in Munich and Beijing, has developed software and hardware and said it is the first intelligent robotics company worth $1 billion.
Ossia Receives European, U.K. Regulatory Approval for Cota Wireless Power System
September 8, 2021
Ossia, which has developed the proprietary Cota system for remote wireless power delivery to specific devices, has obtained regulatory approvals in the U.S., U.K., and Europe.
Xiaomi Acquires DeepMotion as It Moves Into Automotive Sector
September 1, 2021
Xiaomi has reported record Q2 revenue and is diversifying from consumer electronics into electric and autonomous vehicles with its purchase of Deep Motion Technology.