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.