The financing will be used to further develop its lab automation platform Automata Labs for use in and outside of the UK.
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How a box manufacturer tackled labor issues with robotics
Box manufacturer Alliora had wanted to add automation to its production lines for a while. Unfortunately, its first experience was difficult.
Yaskawa robots switch between cobot, industrial mode
Meeting safety standards (ISO 13849-1) and complying to ISO TS15066, each robot offers four modes of collaborative operation and can shift between collaborative speed in power force limiting mode or full speed in industrial mode.
Universal Robots makes record $311M in 2021
On the backs of Universal Robots and Mobile Industrial Robots, Teradyne’s robotics group increased revenues 34% in 2021
Tactile sensing creates advantages for cobots
Tactile sensing technologies allow collaborative robots to feel many classes of objects – hard, soft, rigid, flexible, etc.
Universal Robots gains major endorsements for cobot education program
These recognitions will help schools immensely when they apply for funding to get cobots into classrooms, while also ensuring the courses they offer are recognized and wanted by the industries that employ their graduates.
OMRON acquires 10% of cobot maker Techman Robot
Since 2018, the TM series cobot arms have been sold as a co-branded product globally through OMRON’s distribution network.
Universal Robots earns record $78M in Q3 for cobot arms
This marks a 2.6% increase from the $76 million UR earned in Q2 2021, but it’s a massive 46% increase year over year and a 31% increase from Q3 2019.
When to use collaborative robots for manufacturing
Automating part of the production line is a big step for companies. Instead of going all the way with a traditional programmable robot, a collaborative robot arm can be a valuable in-between solution. Also known as cobots, the technology is more affordable, more space-efficient, and excels at ease of use. Cobots enable rapid replacement of […]
miniPAL 2.0 cobot palletizer features 25% increased payload
miniPAL 2.0 features the enhanced UR10e cobot arm that increases the system’s payload to 27.55 lbs (12.5 kg).
UR robotic welding applications at FABTECH 2021
FABTECH 2021 is the launchpad for innovative new cobot applications including heavy-duty water-cooled welding, hardfacing, plasma cutting and flexible machine loading.
Collaborative Robotics Week agenda announced
Collaborative Robotics Week (Sept. 7-10) will provide a snapshot of the state of the sector, including emerging capabilities, powerful enabling technologies, as well as new business models enabled by cobots.
Novarc cobot SWR+HyperFill increases heavy fabrication productivity
The system uses a long-reach manipulator, with a three-axis robotic arm at the end, which works with a human operator to increase their dexterity and flexibility.
Rapid Robotics raises $37M for automation as a service
Rapid’s solution is the Rapid Machine Operator (RMO), a cobot specially designed and priced for machine operation.
How the UR+ ecosystem is fueling cobot market growth
Learn how UR+ approved products are tested and certified, and how the UR+ program is driving market growth into an increasing number of applications and supporting faster system integrations.
Universal Robots grows revenue 75% in Q2 to $76M
UR is on pace to sell 1,000 cobots into welding applications in 2021, which is more than triple the pace from 2020.
Doosan Robotics names William Ryu CEO
Ryu is expected to enhance technological collaboration with the parent company’s new business areas, while initiating more customer-oriented businesses to expand collaborative robot applications and advance robotics technology.
Researchers develop human-aware motion planning algorithm
To demo the algorithm, the cobot helped put a jacket on a human, which could potentially prove to be a powerful tool in expanding assistance for those with disabilities or limited mobility.
Universal Robots launches tour for ActiNav system
Universal Robots also expanded its network of ActiNav Solution Providers, a vetted and select group of systems integrators.
Machine tending cobot creates higher volumes for engineering shop
LJB can now alleviate its longer lead times by running second, third, or overnight shifts thanks to the OB7 cobot arm.