ABB expanded its cobot portfolio with the GoFa and SWIFTI lines that offer higher payloads and speeds to complement its YuMi cobots.
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Ned offers repeatability of 0.5mm, a payload of 300g, and a maximum reach of 400mm. The cobot is based on Ubuntu 18.04 and ROS Melodic.
Povlsen, a Danish native, held various executive business and technology leadership roles at Schneider Electric, a global energy management and automation company.
The system contains a 7-axis cobot arm, robotic liquid handlers for collection tube plating, PCR testing prep, a RT-qPCR analyzer, a hazardous waste bin, and control software.
The new driver will take advantage of ROS 2 features such as component nodes and zero-memory copy integration with ros_control. From a performance perspective, the major benefit is decreased latency.
RoboBusiness Direct session to provide an update about the state of collaborative robots and where the industry is heading in the future.
The series includes three models (HCR-3A, HCR-5A, and HCR-12A) that offer new functionality for Hanwha cobots, including easier integration of end of arm tooling.
The COVID-19 slowed the cobot industry, but Interact Analysis indicates there will be a V-shaped rebound in 2021.
A Canadian bakery uses a UR10 cobot and six-finger Soft Robotics mGrip gripper to grab loaves of bread and carry them to a bagging machine.
Flexiv competes with collaborative robotics makers such as ABB, Doosan Robotics, KUKA, Universal Robots and more.
Research leads to the creation of an open-source C++ library that can be used to detect regions that need more attention during human-robot collaboration.
Universal Robots has sold its 50,000 collaborative robot arm. President Jürgen von Hollen is stepping down at the end of 2020.
Acieta’s FastLOAD CX1000 cobot cell is equipped with a FANUC CRX-10iA/L 6-axis cobot that offers a 10 kg payload and 1418 mm reach.
In this RoboBusiness Direct session moderated by MassRobotics Executive Director Tom Ryden, Motional CTO Laura Major and MIT Professor Julie Shah will discuss the future of human-robot interaction.
Han’s Robot, which has rebranded itself as Neura Robotics, announced a new lightweight collaborative robot arm, as well as mobile robots and mobile manipulator combinations.
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.
ONExia’s PalletizUR 2.0, which is based on the Universal Robots cobot, can simultaneously stack two pallets up to 70 inches.
Cobot Expo 2.0 will feature 25-plus live demos from Universal Robots’ partners, as well at 15 informative keynotes. Attendees will learn about cobot applications such as welding, machine tending, autonomous bin picking and end-of-line packaging, while hearing from top automation experts about safety, ROI and service.
The Education Program provides a pathway to master cobot programming and deployment as part of an Industry 4.0 career.