Siemens has entered into a cooperative agreement with Comau to offer their jointly engineered product the Sinumerik Run MyRobot / DirectControl.
The US is restricting the sale of the most powerful artificial intelligence processors to China.
With FORT’s NSC embedded, users are able to send commands through the company’s patented technology for safety and data integrity.
State-of-the-art computing and sensor architecture powered by the new Jetson platform enables next-gen 3D-sensing for AMRs.
NVIDIA has over one million developers now deploying on Jetson with John Deere, Medtronic, Hyundai Robotics, Komatsu, Meituan among early adopters
ABB said both controllers include more than 1,000 hardware and software functions encompassing areas such as programming, offline commissioning and simulation, maintenance, vision and safety.
The new MC 3001 are unhoused versions of the FAULHABER motion controllers and, by means of the integrated output stage with optimized current measurement, can control dc micromotors, linear dc servomotors or brushless dc motors from the company’s product line from 6 to 30 mm. With an overall height from 2.6 mm and a format…
Yaskawa is tapping Realtime Robotics’ motion planning technology to improve a variety of materials handling and fulfillment applications, including piece picking and mixed case palletizing. Yaskawa said using Realtime’s technology enables its robot cells to be deployed and used more efficiently. The first of these mixed pallet robot cells will soon start being installed at…
A new ROS driver for ABB robots was introduced at the recent ROS-Industrial Conference. The driver, which is now available on GitHub, is designed to ease interaction between ABB robot controllers and ROS-based systems by providing ready-to-run ROS nodes. Here is a look at the included (principal) packages are brief descriptions for each: abb_rws_state_publisher: Provides…
MGS, a contract manufacturer for a major European medical device maker, turned to Stäubli robots to support automated inspection of single-use catheters.
Freedom Robotics explains how it helped support the ERC Space and Robotics Event with teleoperation and remote monitoring software, as well as lessons learned for industrial automation.
Scientists at the University of Leeds said their development of magnet-guided, semi-autonomous robotic colonoscopy could make the procedure easier for examiners and less painful for patients.
Titan Medical, which has been developing the Sport single-port robotic surgical system, has received U.S. patents for an in-body camera positioning system and hand gesture controls.
Army researchers developed a reinforcement learning approach that allows swarms of unmanned aerial and ground vehicles to optimally accomplish various missions while minimizing performance uncertainty. Swarming is a method of operations where multiple autonomous systems act as a cohesive unit by actively coordinating their actions. Army researchers said future multi-domain battles will require swarms of…
FANUC America has added five-axis workforce training tools to its simulation and CNC Guide offerings, the latter of which is free through September 2020.
Wandelbots, which has developed the TracePen tool for manual training of robot motions, has raised $30 million for its global expansion.
POSITAL FRABA said its new hollow shaft kit encoders incorporate an integrated rotation counter that records every single revolution — without any need for external power supply, maintenance-prone batteries, or complex gears.
Boston Dynamics has built partnerships to add capabilities to its Spot quadruped robot. The Rocos cloud-based management platform allows for greater autonomy as well as remote control.
Realtime Robotics, a Boston-based developer of responsive motion planning for robotics and autonomous vehicles, today launched its Realtime Controller. It claims the controller simplifies the programming and deployment of robotic workcells. The Realtime Controller will be available in North America, Europe, Japan and China beginning in May 2020. The Realtime Controller is an industrial hardware…
The new Robot Control Mate add-on for ABB’s RobotStudio allows users to commission and control SCARA robots directly from their personal computers or laptops.
Olis Robotics, whose Olis Master Controller uses machine learning for more precise controls, is working with remotely operated vehicle maker Aleron Subsea to offer easy ROV upgrades.
Tokyo Tech scientists have designed a new arm controller for surgical robots that combines two types of gripping features for more precision.