Like many companies that turn to automation, FMO Surface had difficulty attracting human employees for monotonous yet demanding tasks.
KUKA launches new iiQKA.OS operating system
KUKA Robotics launches a new open source operating system called KUKA iiQKA.OS – designed from its core, to be easy to use.
Human-robot collaboration improves Ford’s headlight adjustment process
In the automotive industry, vehicle fog lights have typically been adjusted manually by humans. To provide relief for human workers of this ergonomically-unfriendly task, and to improve the overall adjustment process, Ford VOME (Vehicle Operation Manufacturing Engineering), Dürr Assembly Products and KUKA jointly developed an automated alternative to the conventional process as part of a feasibility […]
Cobots gaining traction in healthcare industry
Robots and robotic technologies have a long history of success in healthcare. But recent advancements in the field of collaborative robots have made for additional possibilities to support the healthcare sector across a variety of applications. Corey Ryan, Manager of Medical Robotics at KUKA Robotics, is one of the keynote speakers at the Healthcare Robotics […]
CARLO surgical platform includes KUKA LBR Med for precision, responsiveness
Advanced Osteotomy Tools needed a cobot that was easy to use and sensitive to surgeon direction for its CARLO laser bone surgery system. It found one in the LBR Med from KUKA.
KUKA develops mobile manipulator robot for cleanroom chip handling
There was no mobile, automated semiconductor production system that enabled component transfer from one step to the next — until KUKA’s new wafer-handling robots.
Rutgers develops system to optimize automated packing
Rutgers computer scientists used artificial intelligence to control a robotic arm that provides a more efficient way to pack boxes, saving businesses time and money. “We can achieve low-cost, automated solutions that are easily deployable. The key is to make minimal but effective hardware choices and focus on robust algorithms and software,” said the study’s […]