Week long digital event series is designed specifically to address challenges, and alleviate the burden, of AMR selection, adoption and management.
White Paper: Additively Manufactured Robotic End-of-Arm Tooling
A growing number of opportunities exist for robotics-enabling technology OEMs and system integrators offering solutions that leverage the capabilities of the respective technologies for the benefit of the other. This is especially true for the use of 3D printing for the fabrication of robotics end-of-arm tooling.
Webinar: Collaborative Robotics 2021 – New Systems, Applications and Opportunities – April 21
What’s new for collaborative robotics systems, enabling technologies and applications? What’s next? Attend this online session on April 21st to find out.
The Robotic Assembly of Garments – An ARM Institute Project Highlight
As this Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM) project illustrates, ARM is placing a great amount of emphasis on sewing and textile handling. The reason is completely in keeping with ARM’s charter to “accelerate transformative robotic technologies to increase U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness.”
Capabilities Alignment Critical for Military Exoskeleton Development
As this case study from Boston Engineering attests, the process of developing and testing exoskeleton technologies for military applications requires a capabilities alignment across all program participants, including military, industry and academic contributors. Direct feedback from soldiers, including their insights into the effect of exos on cognitive function, is also critical.
How Embodied Brought Moxie to Market at the Lowest Price Possible
To bring Embodied’s Moxie social companion robot to as many families as possible, the company knew the price point needed to be much more affordable than robots of the past AND present. Here’s how they did it.
Collaborative Robots and Lean Integrators Bring Automation to Small and Medium-Size Enterprises
The emergence and rapid proliferation of collaborative robots have resulted in the proliferation of a new class of ‘lean’ integrators specially adapted to the needs of SMEs who wish to leverage automation. The lean integrator has evolved precisely to deliver robot installations that yield higher productivity at a lower price point, and that can be installed in a fraction of the time of a traditional robot work cell.
Telemetrics Robotic Cameras Help Panamanian Studio Improve Efficiency
Panama-based Medcom has upgraded two production studios with camera robotics from Telemetrics that help it create more content with the same resources.
3 Nonsurgical Healthcare Robotics Applications to Watch
While much of the interest and investment in healthcare robotics focuses on surgical systems, nonsurgical applications are also maturiing.
Canadian Firm Rupert Resources Explores Finnish Gold Mine Via Autonomous Drones
Data from Exyn Technologies could assist in calculating remaining ore from old mine.
Future paint shop concept uses AGVs to address flexible manufacturing
Engineering firm breaks up large paint process into smaller steps to reduce rigidity.
How Phoenix Children’s Hospital uses robotic guidance for neurosurgery
The addition of a robotic assistant for cranial procedures helps surgeons improve accuracy, reduce recovery time for pediatric patients.
Robots for Cannabis Production Show High Growth Potential
As states continue to legalize cannabis, increased demand will likely drive the adoption of automation and robotics.
How a Drone Mined Data from a 70-Year-Old Gold Mine
Aerial robots from Exyn Technologies able to capture hard-to-access data from underground mine.
How a Pediatric Robot is Making Education Real for Nursing Students
Robotic simulators help train medical students face real-life scenarios without endangering patients.
How XPO Logistics Uses Robots to Meet E-Commerce Demand
Customizing robotics solutions and software the key to success for world’s second-largest logistics company.
Salad-Making Robot Earns Good Grades at Holy Cross
‘Sally’ robot prepares custom salads for students looking for healthier food options.
Case Study: Why Ford Deployed AMRs to Automate Spanish Factory
Mobile robots from MiR used to automate internal logistics processes.
How SoftBank Robotics Builds Human Trust When Building Pepper
SoftBank designers discuss the psychological and social aspects of human-robot interaction.
Hirebotics, Universal Aim to Address Skilled Welder Shortage with BotX
New application merges cobot with arc welding via robots-as-a-service offering.
Under the Sea: Drone Startup Boxfish Helps Antarctic Researchers
Capturing video of whale behavior in one of the world’s coldest regions requires underwater drones.
How State Farm Earned National Waiver for Drone Flights
Behind the scenes of how State Farm and Virginia Tech researchers were granted a national drone waiver for insurance claims inspections as hurricanes were threatening the U.S. East Coast.
At Windover Construction, Drones Go Beyond ‘Eye in the Sky’
The use of drones in construction is expected to rise, particularly as surveyors, builders, realtors, and insurers apply new techniques such as AR and VR for gathering and understanding data.
The Essential Interview: Rescue Robots Developer Robin Murphy
Rescue robots can help save lives in the aftermath of disaster, but agencies should know more about their costs and capabilities, says Robin Murphy, founder of Roboticists Without Borders.
Creator Offers Better Burger Experience With Robot Cooks
As robots move into food preparation, Creator is focusing on quality rather than mass production, explains Martin Buehler.