maxon’s “medical fast track” process will ensure the best possible service for critical application needs to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. This fast track system is reviewed in real-time to expedite urgent requests for product.
Collaborative Robotics News
MiR100 mobile robot transports sterile goods inside hospital
Five departments at Zealand University Hospital in Denmark receive daily deliveries from the hospital’s sterilization center via a MiR100 autonomous mobile robot.
Bosch Rexroth partners with Geek+ to develop logistics AMRs
Mobile robotics leader Geek+ and drive and control technology provider Bosch Rexroth said they are collaborating to better serve the global logistics market.
FLOW Core software from Omron designed to simplify mobile robot fleet management
Omron Automation Americas announced FLOW Core, a new software package designed to simplify integration, maximize reliability, and support flexibility in mobile robot applications.
Digital issue on collaborative robotics
We hope you find the latest edition of The Robot Report informative. This month’s issue is devoted to collaborative robots. The insert appeared in the March 2020 print issue of Design World, sibling publication to The Robot Report, Collaborative Robotics Trends, and Robotics Business Review. The March 2020 issue includes the following articles: MiR, UR opening $36M […]
The state of collaborative robotics
Join us on April 23 to learn about the current state of collaborative robotics, including emerging capabilities, new applications, powerful enabling technologies, and what to expect in the future.
Nominations Open for RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards
Robotics Business Review is seeking nominations from the most innovative and influential robotics and automation companies from around the world for the 2020 RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards.
7 reasons manufacturers should invest in cobots
Ease of programming, versatility, and a fast payback period are just some of the reasons why manufacturers should consider investing in collaborative robots.
Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum 2020 announces call for speakers
The Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum seeks speakers for its second conference, which will be in Boston in September.
Yaskawa’s new HC20XP collaborative robot features 20 kg payload
Yaskawa introduced the HC20XP collaborative robot with a 20 kg payload and 1,700 mm maximum reach for material handling, machine tending and assembly tasks.
Cambrian Intelligence making it easier to automate tasks with cobots
Cambrian Intelligence is giving collaborative robot arms skills for manufacturing tasks such as pick and place, binpicking, cable insertion and more.
Wholesaler ICM uses MiR mobile robots to keep up with demand for protective gear
Not only has automation helped Danish wholesaler ICM improve efficiency, but three MiR1000 mobile robots from Mobile Industrial Robots have also improved worker satisfaction.
DHL deploying 1,000 mobile robots across North America
DHL Supply Chain is one of the early adopters of autonomous mobile robots. It announced in 2018 a multi-year plan to invest $300 million in emerging technologies across its North American operations.
MODEX roundup, Day 3: Robots, research and a side sweeper
In our final MODEX roundup, we look at new research collaborations, new markets for ForwardX, and a side sweeper attachment from Avidbots.
Kassow Robots adds KR1410 cobot to 7-axis lineup
Kassow Robots, founded by a former Universal Robots co-founder, introduced the KR1410 cobot and started production of the KR 1805.
UR+ application kits look to simplify cobot deployments
UR+ ecosystem is expanding today by adding “plug-and-produce” application kits that make it easier to automation among widely used applications.
Day 2 MODEX roundup: Deals yes, handshakes no
On Day 2 of the MODEX materials handling event, companies continued to announce new partnerships and customer deals that involved autonomous robots.
Robotics Summit & Expo call for presentations now open
Robotics Summit & Expo 2020 seeks industry leaders to share their expertise about developing the next generation of commercial-class robots.
Waypoint Robotics partners with Numina Group on batch fulfillment, offers AMR top module
Waypoint Robotics has integrated its Vector mobile robot with Numina Group’s RDS Batch Bot coordination software. It is also offering the Kingpin system for moving carts.
MODEX roundup: Robot firms trumpet new products, partnerships
On the opening day of the MODEX intralogistics show, several robotics companies announced new products and partnerships to help automate materials handling.