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.
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.
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.
Körber Supply Chain said it brings unique depth and breadth of expertise in technologies such as autonomous mobile robots to simplify supply chain complexity.
The software is based on Blockly, an open-source visual coding method that presents programming code as interlocking blocks. A user can simply drag and drop functions on YuMi’s FlexPendant to adjust its actions.
Universal Robots’ new ActiNav application kit is designed to simplify the integration of autonomous bin picking of parts using collaborative robots.
Omron Automation Americas announced FLOW Core, a new software package designed to simplify integration, maximize reliability, and support flexibility in mobile robot applications.
Cambrian Intelligence is giving collaborative robot arms skills for manufacturing tasks such as pick and place, binpicking, cable insertion and more.
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.
Robotiq’s Finishing Copilot software has a new weaving motion and variable trajectory planning that enables cobots to adjust their own path.
UniCarriers, the third-largest forklift manufacturer in the world, will help Vecna Robotics reach more users with its automated pallet jack and Pivotal orchestration software.
Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise has long talked about ease of use being a major challenge when it comes to robotics. Today, the San Jose, Calif.-based company is taking steps it hopes will make it easier to deploy its autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and iterate through workflows. Fetch has launched its Workflow Builder toolkit that […]
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 […]
The Safe Robotics Area Protection, or SRAP system from SICK is designed to be easy to integrate, provide safety around automation, and reduce downtime.
When programming a robot to perform a task, it is very often the case that the robot motions involved must not cause the robot to collide with itself, its environment, its tooling and/or payload, or other robots. Robot programmers can either manually teach the robot trajectories/waypoints that move the robot and its end effector to […]
Robot operations, especially in industries that are just starting to automate or must manage multiple robots, can be a hurdle to adoption, says the CEO of InOrbit, which offers a cloud-based service.
Startup SE4 is developing a robot operating system that combines computer vision, VR, and AI to enable humans to teleoperate robots with minimal latency.
AWS RoboMaker is designed to ease development of robotics applications. Amazon Web Services is making it available in more regions worldwide.