Flexxbotics, a spinout of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, focuses on improving robot utilization and efficiency to shorten a customer’s return on investment.
Productive Analytics enables OB7 cobot users to monitor status in real time
Productive Analytics is currently available for free to users of Productive Robotics’ OB7 cobot and is designed to help monitor jobs such as machine tending.
Rocketfarm develops UR cobot support for OPC UA Industry 4.0 protocol
Collaborative robotics market leader Universal Robots and software company Rocketfarm have announced that UR cobots can now support the OPC UA industry-standard communications protocol.
Körber unifies brands for supply chain offerings, including autonomous mobile robots
Körber Supply Chain said it brings unique depth and breadth of expertise in technologies such as autonomous mobile robots to simplify supply chain complexity.
Productive Robotics OB7 cobots receive software update
Productive Robotics, a Santa Barbara, Calif.-based developer of collaborative robot arms, launched a software update for its line of OB7 cobots. The software update enhances the connectivity features of the OB7 cobots. The company said the updates include: The ability for OB7 cobots to directly monitor and control machines they’re working with. This includes instant connection […]
Kassow Robots adds standard features to 7-DOF cobots
Kassow Robots’ lineup of 7-axis collaborative robot arms now comes standard with three I/O ports and a free drive button. The Denmark-based company was launched in part by former Universal Robots Co-founder Kristian Kassow. The company had its coming out party at Automatica 2018. Head of Sales Dieter Pletscher said the I/O ports will streamline […]
One System Solution from OnRobot wins Gold in LEAP Awards
OnRobot’s unified interface connects any of the company’s end effectors to a wide range of robot arms, and it was recognized in the Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program’s awards for industrial automation.
coDrive cuts the pneumatic tether, enabling mobile cobot applications
Collaborative robot arms and end effectors can be used for a widening variety of applications, thanks to Soft Robotics’ new coDrive technology, which provides a portable pneumatic power supply for its soft grippers.