In this month’s issue of The Robot Report, a special print insert in Design World, we get a grip on robotic manipulation and end-of-arm tooling.
A comparison of 100 collaborative robots by maximum payload, maximum horizontal reach, repeatability and degrees of freedom.
Why aren’t robots with high degrees of freedom more popular? Energid CEO Neil Tardella explains that it’s a matter of cost and flexible programming.
In this contributed piece, Kollmorgen engineers describe environmental factors to watch for that could affect the performance of robot motors, gears, and sensors.
Former integrators for Rethink Robotics explain what went wrong with the company’s cobots and comment on HAHN Group’s plan to revive the Sawyer product.
Why did Rethink Robotics shut down? It’s a combination of design, target market, and timing, finds our editor.
A GM pioneer in the development of collaborative robots points out some lessons to be learned from Rethink Robotics’ demise.