Omron Automation Americas has launched the heavy-duty HD-1500 autonomous mobile robot, with a 1,500 kg payload capacity, soon after it launched the LD-250 robot.
Mobile Industrial Robots has named Søren E. Nielsen as its new president, and the onetime chief technology officer will bring business continuity as the autonomous mobile robot contends with the COVID-19 pandemic and global growth.
Vecna Robotics has added noted MIT AI researcher Daniela Rus to its board of directors, shortly after appointing an executive to lead its autonomy division.
Kivnon is offering a 40% discount for trade-ins of automated guided vehicles or autonomous mobile robots of any brand for its own AGVs or AMRs.
End-of-arm tooling maker Soft Robotics has announced the appointment of a new executive chairman and a new chief operating officer, as well as the departure of its CEO.
The Robot Report, a sibling site to Collaborative Robotics Trends, has launched The Robot Report Podcast, featuring leading robotics technology and business innovators.
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.
Austria-based Agilox said its “intelligent guided vehicles” use swarm intelligence to dynamically respond to customer needs with minimal investment in infrastructure or setup.
MTEK has made its MCell Insertion software-defined robotic system for electronics assembly generally available. The Swedish company said MCell can improve performance and reduce costs.
Denis Lussault, the new vice president of autonomy at Vecna Robotics, has close to 20 years of engineering and management experience and will lead the company’s autonomy division.
Mike Harper, an experienced robotics and application engineering executive, is tasked with growing AutoGuide Mobile Robotics through today’s trying business environment and beyond.
Geek+ said its new C200M autonomous mobile robot can use warehouse space more efficiently and reach farther into shelves, with an extended cargo storage range.
POSITAL FRABA’s multi-turn kit encoders are designed to work without batteries, be robust, and be easy for robotics developers and others to install.
With the Injection Molding Machine Interface, Universal Robots has launched a way for plastics manufacturers to integrate its cobots with injection molding machines.
The Red Dot international design competition gave two awards to 6 River Systems’ Chuck mobile robot for “incomparable functionality.”
Universal Robots’ new ActiNav application kit is designed to simplify the integration of autonomous bin picking of parts using collaborative robots.
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.
Mobile robotics leader Geek+ and drive and control technology provider Bosch Rexroth said they are collaborating to better serve the global logistics market.
Omron Automation Americas announced FLOW Core, a new software package designed to simplify integration, maximize reliability, and support flexibility in mobile robot applications.
The Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum seeks speakers for its second conference, which will be in Boston in September.