Zippertubing, which provides coverings for cabling for the automotive and aerospace industries, needed reliability and throughput. It found them with a UR5 cobot arm and accessories.
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The CEO of OnRobot describes the promise and prospects for cobot grippers, which are necessary for a widening range of applications and helping the robotics market grow.
Doosan Robotics’ M Series Cobots are now available to customers in China. The M Series Cobots offer reaches between 900-1,700 millimeters and payload capacities of 6-15 kg.
Advanced Osteotomy Tools needed a cobot that was easy to use and sensitive to surgeon direction for its CARLO laser bone surgery system. It found one in the LBR Med from KUKA.
Learn about the current state of collaborative robotics, including emerging capabilities, new applications and powerful enabling technologies, and what to expect in the future.
Collaborative robots can help small and mid-size enterprises stay competitive, providing the benefits of industrial automation but with greater ease of use, affordability, and flexibility. Dutch manufacturer DEONET is an example of how robots that work alongside people can boost quality and productivity. DEONET was founded 25 years ago and is based in the technology […]
Universal Robots added the UR16e collaborative robot to its e-Series line-up that was first introduced in June 2018. The UR16e features a 16 kg (35 lbs) payload, which is the company’s strongest cobot ever. The UR16e also has a 900 mm reach and ± 0.05 mm repeatability. The UR3e, UR5e and UR10e, the other cobots in UR’s e-Series, […]
RT Corp., a Tokyo-based developer of service robots founded in 2005, raised 400 million yen ($3.8 million) in Series B funding for its food-picking collaborative robot Foodly. RT said it will use the funding RT to strengthen its business structure and hire personnel. Foodly is designed to work alongside people in food factories. RT said […]
Air Hydro Power is now offering Universal Robots-certified training in collaborative arms in multiple U.S. states.
Omron, an industry leader in end-to-end automation, will demonstrate an interactive collection of manufacturing equipment, including an autonomous mobile manipulator and Robotiq grippers integrated into its TM Series cobot.
Hirebotics offers BotX Welder for hire to help metal fabricators address skilled worker shortages and the need for quality.
There was no mobile, automated semiconductor production system that enabled component transfer from one step to the next — until KUKA’s new wafer-handling robots.
Ket-Met, a Finnish subcontract machine tooling shop, found that its existing CNC machines required too much manpower to stay competitive. It reduced machine hour costs by 40% with UR cobots.
Thanks to new technology that enables them to create simple tools, robots may be on the verge of their own version of the Stone Age. Using a novel capability to reason about shape, function, and attachment of unrelated parts, researchers have for the first time successfully trained an intelligent agent to create basic tools by […]
Guided by artificial intelligence and powered by a robotic platform, a system developed by MIT researchers moves a step closer to automating the production of small molecules that could be used in medicine, solar energy, and polymer chemistry. The system, described in the August 8 issue of Science, could free up bench chemists from a […]
ABB announced today that it will introduce collaborative robots to medical laboratories as it opens a new healthcare hub at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) innovation campus in Houston, Texas. The facility will be ABB’s first dedicated healthcare research center when it opens in October 2019. ABB’s research team will work on the TMC campus with […]
The new Catbot cobot from Elephant Robotics includes features such as voice control for ease of use.
Soft Robotics’ new Mini Finger product joins its modular mGrip line for compliant picking of fragile items in tight spaces.
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.
We hope you enjoy the latest edition of The Robot Report, a special print section dedicated to collaborative robotics that was featured in the February 2019 issue of Design World, our sister publication and flagship publication at WTWH Media. Here is a breakdown of the collaborative robotics topics covered inside: Inside NVIDIA’s Collaborative Robotics Lab […]