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.
Cameras / Imaging / Vision
A Robot Operating System (ROS) driver is available for the Velarray M1600, providing a user-friendly interface for developers.
ForwardX Robotics said its six new autonomous mobile robot models are intended to help manufacturers and warehouse operators automate more scenarios.
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.
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.
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.
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 said the software update for its Eyes vision system can help users apply robots to flexible production and industrial inspection.
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 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’s nanoScan3 2D safety laser scanner combines smart safety functions with measurement data quality for accurate and reliable localization.
In our final MODEX roundup, we look at new research collaborations, new markets for ForwardX, and a side sweeper attachment from Avidbots.
The Safe Robotics Area Protection, or SRAP system from SICK is designed to be easy to integrate, provide safety around automation, and reduce downtime.