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ASTM International Continues Work on Mobile Manipulator Performance Standard
ASTM International will discuss a performance standard for mobile manipulators, as scientists announce progress in research into finray-effect grippers for high-speed assembly.

Soft Robotics Uses NVIDIA Isaac Sim to Apply Automation to $8T Food Market
Soft Robotics has used synthetic data and simulation to train its mGripAI system to accurately and safely pick food items that may be occluded in a pile or reflecting light.

Exotec Adds Three Modular Technologies to Skypod Warehouse Automation
Exotec released a new conveyor system, machine vision-guided robotic picking, and system status software based on its ongoing product roadmap and customer feedback.

Atlas Humanoid Robot Gets a Grip in New Videos From Boston Dynamics
Atlas is now able to do more humanlike motions, thanks to software and electrical development around perception, locomotion, and manipulation at Boston Dynamics.

Universal Robots Predicts That Automation Will Help Manufacturers Meet 2023 Goals
Universal Robots predicted that turnkey workcells including collaborative robots, end effectors, sensors, and software, will help welding and other companies adopt robots in 2023.

5 Advantages of Using Robots in Electronics Manufacturing
Electronics manufacturing includes numerous opportunities for robots to increase productivity, worker safety, and quality. Here are five examples in the growing space.

RBTX Online Marketplace 2.0 Designed to Further Ease Robotics Development
The RBTX Robotics Marketplace 2.0 includes enhancements to connect users with providers of low-cost automation, consulting, and complete systems to address their specific needs.

Bridgestone Begins Testing Soft Robot for Piece Picking at Logistics Sites
Bridgestone is branching out from tires and hoses to rubber actuators for soft robotic grippers in a proof of concept under way at partner warehouses.

Collaborative Automation Can Boost Palletizing Prowess
Collaborative automation can address palletizing challenges by improving throughput and safety for small and midsize enterprises, according to gripper maker OnRobot.

Webcast: Robotic Piece Picking With Machine Vision
In this Robotics 24/7 Roundtable, viewers can learn about the latest advances and applications for robotic piece picking in multiple industries.

Soft Robotics Picks Up Series C Funding From Food Producers for Its Grasping Tech
Soft Robotics, whose mGripAI picking system combines compliant grippers, machine vision, and AI, has raised funding from major food producers to expand deployments.

Flexiv Selects Sycodal as Its First Canadian Distribution Partner
Flexiv robots will soon be used by customers in Canada thanks to this partnership.

Team NimbRo Wins ANA Avatar XPRIZE, Demonstrating Effective Robot Telepresence
Team NimbRo from the University of Bonn swiftly demonstrated robotic telepresence, moving, perceiving, and manipulating in a test environment in record time.

Goods to Robot Systems Take E-Commerce Fulfillment to the Next Level
Goods-to-robot systems combine automated storage, bin-picking robots, and machine learning to speed order fulfillment for retailers and e-commerce providers.

Mujin Debuts QuickBot Robotic Case Handler to Simplify Warehouse Automation
Mujin demonstrated its QuickBot depalletizing system at A3's AMR and Logistics Week and announced that it will be available through a robotics-as-a-service model.

Soft Robotics, Partners to Demonstrate mGripAI at PACK EXPO 2022
Soft Robotics will display mGripAI, which is designed for easy integration into picking of food and consumer goods, at several booths in Chicago this week.

Plus One Robotics Parcel Handling Systems Surpass 500M Picks
Plus One Robotics, whose PickOne vision software and Yonder human-in-the-loop remote supervision suite enable fast, reliable picking, celebrated the parcel-handling milestone.

BeBop Sensors Seeks to Surpass Human Sense of Touch With RoboSkin
BeBop Sensors has been shipping its RoboSkin flexible sensors to warehouse automation and prosthetics customers and improved its spatial resolution in response to their feedback.

Robot Block Party Held by MassRobotics Shows Off Massachusetts Innovations
At its Fifth Annual Robot Block Party, MassRobotics and numerous companies showed the public how robots have developed to help companies and consumers.

MAGNI TH and euroTECH to Jointly Exhibit Vacuum Handling on Lift at Bauma 2022
MAGNI TH, which provides telescopic handlers, and euroTECH, which makes vacuum grippers, will jointly display their technology at a European construction event.



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