Tactile sensing technologies allow collaborative robots to feel many classes of objects – hard, soft, rigid, flexible, etc.
Collaborative robot markets are expected to see high growth in the years ahead, with end effectors representing the largest component market.
For manufacturers to become agile and autonomous, robots must be faster and easier to program and implement. Enter ‘no code’ programming.
A detailed look at some of the more notable winners from the RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards.
Sameer Wasson, manager of Texas Instruments’ processor business unit, explains how machine learning is benefiting human-robot collaboration.
Ash Sharma, an analyst at Interact Analysis, explains forecasts of growth in autonomous mobile robots, particularly for e-commerce order fulfillment.
Rodney Brooks, co-founder of iRobot, Rethink Robotics, and Robust.AI, will discuss mega trends and their affect on robotics development in his RoboBusiness Direct keynote.
The rapid proliferation of cobots have resulted in the emergence of a new class of ‘lean’ integrators adapted to the needs of SMEs who wish to automate.
In a blog post, 6 River Systems CTO Chris Cacioppo explains how his company’s systems, including the Chuck robotic cart, are helping to keep warehouse workers safe during the novel coronavirus crisis.
In a conversation with ITR Economics President Alan Beaulieu, WTWH Media will look at how organizations can better prepare for ‘black swans’ such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ease of programming, versatility, and a fast payback period are just some of the reasons why manufacturers should consider investing in collaborative robots.
New gripper options and sensors are widening manufacturing applications for collaborative robots, according to experts from Gibson Engineering and Robotiq.
Why did Rethink Robotics shut down? It’s a combination of design, target market, and timing, finds our editor.
A GM pioneer in the development of collaborative robots points out some lessons to be learned from Rethink Robotics’ demise.
Rethink Robotics received a virtual wake, as industry observers commented on the shutdown of the cobot pioneer.