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Akribis Systems announces new compact rod motors
Akribis Systems recently announced its RDM-A series rod motors designed for compact spaces, which includes a tubular design and multiple axis control capabilities.

United Robotics Group debuts uLink series of service robots at VivaTech 2024
United Robotics group released its uLink series of service robots, targeted at the retail, warehouse logistics and manufacturing industries, at VivaTech 2024 in Paris.

Automate 2024: Caster Concepts focuses on taking AGV performance to a new level
Caster Concepts demonstrated a host of offerings related to AGV design and performance at Automate 2024 in Chicago.

Faulhaber announces new integrated motion control system
Faulhaber’s new IMC for its 2200 series of BX4 series brushless motors can integrate a full-featured servo controller and a 12 bit encoder over RS232 or CANopen interfaces.

Tormach unveils 1500MX CNC for milling applications
Tormach’s new 1500MC CNC mill is optimized to pair with its ZA6 industrial robot arm for light machine tending capabilities.

ABB identifies three major trends for AI and robotics in 2024
ABB identified three major trends for AI in robotics in 2024, focusing on new levels of robotic autonomy, AI robots in new sectos and more opportunities for education and training.

MODEX 2024: Tuesday recap of robotics news and notes from Atlanta
Day 2 of MODEX 2024 saw a busy day on the floor at the Georgia World Congress Center, as attendees from all over the world took in the sights and sounds from...

6 Business Use Cases for Mobile Robots in Manufacturing
Mobile robots are improving in capabilities, thanks to improvements in software and hardware, and here are some examples of potential benefits.

AMD Releases Kria K24 SOM and KD240 Drives Starter Kit to Aid Developers With Edge Compute
AMD noted that the energy savings from its Kria K24 edge processor can add up when multiplied across electric motors and industrial robots.

PBC Linear to Demonstrate Deeper CNC Integration for Cobot Feeder at FABTECH
PBC Linear this week plans to show how its Applied Cobotics Cobot Feeder works with Universal Robots' technology to accelerate machine tending for manufacturers.

igus Partners With MassRobotics Associated Network to Aid Small and Midsize Businesses
igus, which offers numerous motion plastics and low-cost automation products and services, has joined the MassRobotics Associated Network to expand its audience in North America.

Apollo Humanoid From Apptronik Designed to Transform the Nature of Work
Apollo, a new humanoid from Apptronik, is the result of years of development work and is designed to be easy and affordable to manufacture and use.

RoboSource Showcases Best Practices for Robotics Innovators and Entrepreneurs
RoboSource, a networking and information event held by MassRobotics and Venture Cafe, provided advice from robotics suppliers, startups, integrators on hardware development.

Yaskawa Offers to Boost Stability, Increase Flexibility, and Scale Up Production at PACK EXPO
Yaskawa Motoman and Yaskawa America plan to display robots for packaging, logistics, and bin picking for food and beverage, consumer goods, and other industries.

ST Robotics Integrates Controllers With igus Robots
ST Robotics said its systems, which integrate its controllers with igus Cartesian and delta robots, offer enhanced performance.

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Unitree Introduces Quadruped Robot of Embodied AI, the Unitree Go2
Unitree said its new Unitree Go2 quadruped robot is designed to be more perceptive, rugged, interactive, and affordable than its predecessor models, opening up new applications.

Development of Battery-Free Multi-Rotation Absolute Mechanical Encoder
In recent years, greater accuracy, better reliability, and safety are demanded of motors, especially motors used in critical positioning applications. Such systems typically utilize servo motors with encoder feedback along...

Everything You Need to Know About Stepper Motors
Stepper motors are often misconceived as the lesser of servo motors, but as a matter of fact, they are highly reliable just like servo motors.

DNP to Enter into Development and Manufacture of Encoder Disks that Support Factory Automation
As demand for factory automation increases, DNP said there is an increased need for these types of components.

Automate 2023 Shows Renewed Focus on Manufacturing, Partnerships, and Data as a Differentiator
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.



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