The uEye+ cameras can be used with robots that navigate autonomously or for robots that pick up and manipulate items.
Cameras / Imaging / Vision
This cobot can find and grasp hidden objects
A busy commuter is ready to walk out the door, only to realize they’ve misplaced their keys and must search through piles of stuff to find them. Rapidly sifting through clutter, they wish they could figure out which pile was hiding the keys. Researchers at MIT have created a robotic system that can do just […]
Radio frequency perception helps cobot grasp hidden objects
RF Grasp could one day perform fulfillment in packed e-commerce warehouses. Its RF sensing could even instantly verify an item’s identity without the need to manipulate the item, expose its barcode, then scan it.
Velodyne Velarray M1600 LiDAR designed for mobile robots
A Robot Operating System (ROS) driver is available for the Velarray M1600, providing a user-friendly interface for developers.
ForwardX launches six Max mobile robots for warehousing and manufacturing
ForwardX Robotics said its six new autonomous mobile robot models are intended to help manufacturers and warehouse operators automate more scenarios.
Four collaborative robots from Techman help automaker with visual inspections
Techman Robot said its collaborative robot and smart vision system have helped a Japanese automaker improve its quality inspection process, just as it benefited Continental with a pick-and-place operation.
Learn how to deploy ROS-based automation, make UV disinfection safe in RoboBusiness Direct sessions
On Dec. 3, learn from a Robot Operating System expert at the Southwest Research Institute how do develop safe advanced automation. In addition, a DreamVu robotics expert will discuss how omnidirectional 3D vision can help disinfection robots.
SICK launches compact TiM2xx LiDAR sensors for AMRs
The TiM240 is the first variant in the TiM2xx LiDAR series and has an enclosure rating of IP65 for indoor use. The TiM240 scans a 240° area up to 10m away at speeds up to 15 times per second.
Tally 3.0 inventory robot includes improved autonomy, upgrades from Simbe Robotics
Simbe Robotics said Tally 3.0 is the most advanced inventory robot on the market. It includes an updated optical system and enhanced data-processing functions for actionable retail intelligence.
OnRobot updates Eyes vision software to facilitate flexible robot applications
OnRobot said the software update for its Eyes vision system can help users apply robots to flexible production and industrial inspection.
PAL 3D Vision System to provide perception for RAAD Systems’ mobile robots
DreamVu’s PAAL Vision System is designed to provide a wide field of view for autonomous mobile robots such as RAAD Systems’ AMP platform for warehouse logistics.
OnRobot Eyes to give 2.5D vision to cobot arms
OnRobot Eyes is a 2.5D vision system that can be mounted on a cobot’s wrist or externally in a production cell. It is OnRobot’s first product that isn’t a gripper, force torque sensor or tool changer.
SICK launches nanoScan3 2D safety laser scanner
SICK’s nanoScan3 2D safety laser scanner combines smart safety functions with measurement data quality for accurate and reliable localization.
MODEX roundup, Day 3: Robots, research and a side sweeper
In our final MODEX roundup, we look at new research collaborations, new markets for ForwardX, and a side sweeper attachment from Avidbots.
SRAP from SICK adds safety controls for collaborative robot applications
The Safe Robotics Area Protection, or SRAP system from SICK is designed to be easy to integrate, provide safety around automation, and reduce downtime.