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Zebra and Matrox to Showcase Technologies at Vision 2022 and A3’s Vision Show
Zebra will be exhibiting its range of machine vision systems at upcoming shows in Stuttgart, Germany, and Boston, including systems it acquired with Matrox Imaging.

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.

Bosch Rexroth to Display Autonomous Mobile Robots at AMR and Logistics Week 2022
Bosch Rexroth plans to share the latest developments in its mobile robots and software with manufacturers at A3's Boston event next month.

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.

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.

Innovation at the Intersection of Agriculture and Robotics
University researchers are testing autonomous systems in the agricultural space as they hope to expand robotics reach in the industry.

ASPINA Develops Autonomous Mobile Robot for Manufacturing Plants
ASPINA, which makes motors for a variety of industries, has developed an autonomous mobile robot for the manufacturing floor that it said is superior to automated guided vehicles.

Resgreen Group Says LilBuddy Mobile Robot Proves Agility, Exceeds Payload Expectations
Resgreen Group said the pilot testing underway for its LilBuddy system proves the mobile robot is agile, thanks to omnidirectional casters, and it can operate on uneven surfaces.

Nippon Pulse Says Second Generation Box Controllers Are Faster to Deploy
Nippon Pulse America said its new CMD-4EX motion controller includes a Commander core module, a new USB interface, and helical interpolation on X, Y, and Z axes.

FANUC Announces New Machine Learning Tool for Predictive Maintenance
FANUC America said its AI Servo Monitor works with its MT-LINKi software for preventive maintenance of the drive systems for its servomotors and spindle motors.

10 Noteworthy Robot Exhibits at Automate 2022
With more than 550 exhibitors on the show floor at Automate in Detroit, there was a wide selection of robots to see. Here are some that stood out.

Robots Don’t Need to Cost an Arm and a Leg
From picking cucumbers and preparing meals in restaurants to packing chocolates, more agile and affordable robots are increasingly accessible.

Bosch Rexroth to Present Factory Automation at Automate 2022
Bosch Rexroth will demonstrate motion control technologies, drives and motors, and an autonomous mobile robot that uses its RoKIT Locator Software at Automate in Detroit.

Siemens to Present the Integrated Future of Robots and Digitalization at Automate 2022
Siemens plans to present its drives and motors, motion controllers, PLC systems, and other technologies for digitalization of manufacturing at Automate 2022.

Motor Technology Improvements Make Robots More Capable
Motors are important components for robotic development. Improvements to the technology are making autonomous machines more accurate, efficient, and powerful.

FANUC to Introduce New DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS Delta Robot for Primary Food Handling at Automate 2022
FANUC will have plenty of demonstrations at Automate 2022 this year, including for its new food handling robots and cobots.

igus Turns to Unity to Update Interface and Back End of Its Online Robot Configurator
Game on! Using video game engine Unity, igus recently updated its linear robot configurator to be easier and more intuitive to use.

Robot Vibration Reflects Tradeoff Between Flexibility and Precision
Collaborative robots often trade precision for flexibility, gaining vibration on the way. Precision ball cycloidal reducers make possible a higher degree of motion control, says HSOAR.

Comau Introduces N-220 Industrial Robot With Streamlined Design for Ease of Use
Comau says its new N-220-2.7 industrial robot arm has a modular design for ease of use, integration, and maintenance.

AutoStore Introduces Bin Lift 2.0 to North American Market
AutoStore has launched its Bin Lift 2.0 in North America. The company said the new vertical lift is quieter and more versatile than its predecessor.



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