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MIT CSAIL Designs Dexterous Robot Hands to Easily Manipulate Multiple Objects
MIT CSAIL has built a model-free framework that can learn to reorient more than 2,000 geometrically different objects from above or below, with implications for logistics and manufacturing.

Learn OnRobot Platform Guides Users for Collaborative Applications
OnRobot aims to ease the design and deployment of common collaborative robot applications using its tooling by offering the free Learn OnRobot Web-based training platform.

ATI Industrial Automation Develops Mini43LP Force Torque Sensor for Compact, High Precision Applications
ATI said its Mini43LP force/torque sensor is designed to be suitable for smaller applications including electronics assembly, robot-assisted surgery, and laboratory automation.

How to Pick a Collaborative Robot
After reviewing the benefits and limitations of collaborative robots, the Southwest Research Institute describes factors to consider when choosing a cobot to buy.

Soft Robotics Launches SoftAI to Help Food Industry Adopt Robots
SoftAI can augment industrial robots with "hand-eye" coordination, says Soft Robotics. It could drive automation adoption for a more resilient food supply chain, it said.

Five Robotics Failures and What Developers Can Learn From Them
Humanoid robots, fruit-picking robots, and the ongoing self-driving car race show that rather than blame luck or overestimate technology, designers can learn from past mistakes.

MHS Robotics Spins Out From R&D Unit to Provide Supply Chain Technologies
MHS Robotics offers autonomous mobile robots, computer vision, machine vision, simulation, 3D cameras, and end effectors for e-commerce and parcel logistics facilities.

German, Canadian Researchers Work to Improve Robot Picking in FLAIROP Project
Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Festo, Darwin AI, and the University of Waterloo are working to apply deep learning to improve robotic picking in warehouses.

Soft Robotics Raises $10M to Help Meet Pandemic-Induced Demand for Food Automation
Soft Robotics, which makes the mGrip modular compliant gripper and the SoftAI software for tasks such as food handling, plans to continue expanding its commercial operations.

Soft Robotics Names AMP Automation as a Preferred System Integrator
Soft Robotics, which makes the mGrip compliant gripper, 3D vision, and AI systems, is working with AMP Automation to expand robotics adoption in the European food and beverage market.

Korean Researchers Develop Hybrid Robotic Hand for Improved Grasping
Researchers at DGIST have developed and tested a new type of human-like mechanical hand that combines the benefits of existing robot hands while eliminating their weaknesses.

OnRobot, Vention to Bring ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Cobot Applications in Manufacturing
Vention has added OnRobot's end-of-arm tooling for light industrial and collaborative robots to its Web-based Manufacturing Automation Platform for designing, ordering, and deploying automation.

Toyota Research Institute Shares Punyo Bubble Gripper Design to Advance Soft Robotics
The source files for the Punyo Soft Bubble Gripper, which Toyota developed for household manipulation, are freely available to researchers working on soft robotics technology.

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Partners With Soft Robotics for Materials Handling
Applied Manufacturing Technologies will integrate end-of-arm tooling from Soft Robotics to meet increased demand for materials handling robots in multiple industries.

RightHand Robotics Opens RightPick Center Europe in Germany
RightHand Robotics, whose RightPick 3 robotic system is designed for item handling, has opened a business development and training center in N├╝rnberg, Germany.



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