Factory automation

Chinese LiDAR sensor wins Edison Award, helps in pandemic

03 April, 2020

The RoboSense RS-LiDAR-M1 is a compact MEMS LiDAR sensor that incorporates sensor hardware and AI perception algorithms in the one unit.


COVID-19 impact: mobile robotics market to grow

03 April, 2020

A new ABI Research white paper identifies the short- and long-term impacts the global pandemic will have on industrial, collaborative and commercial robotics.


Pepperl+Fuchs R2300 3-D LiDAR sensor

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The R2300 3-D LiDAR sensor is equipped with pulse ranging technology (PRT), which provides precise measurements with high accuracy and short response times.


Helping factory robots find their way

31 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Mobile Industrial Robots

Mobile Industrial Robots enables navigation around factory floors using AI inference.


Robotics companies help with COVID-19 response

23 March, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, robotics providers are responding with technological assistance.


Balluff BML absolute magnetic encoder

23 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The BML absolute magnetic encoder is designed for any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end of travel is required.


OnRobot Gecko SP adhesive gripper

20 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Scott Automation & Robotics Pty Limited

The Gecko SP is a compact, single-pad version of the Gecko no-mark adhesive gripper.


Origami-inspired robot hand is soft and strong

20 March, 2020

Gripper device inspired by origami magic ball can grasp wide array of delicate and heavy objects.


SMC LE series motorless electric actuators

18 March, 2020 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The LE series of motorless electric actuators is compatible with motors from 16 different manufacturers.


Achieving a safe mobile robot installation

17 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Mobile Industrial Robots

Many companies have questions on how to ensure a safe autonomous mobile robot installation.


Tentacle bot mimics the agility of an octopus

17 March, 2020

Octopus arms can untie knots, open childproof bottles and wrap around prey of any shape or size.


Basler, Cognex and FLIR Systems top MV vendor assessment

05 March, 2020

ABI Research has analysed and ranked 12 international industrial machine vision vendors on innovation and commercial criteria.


ABB and Covariant partner on integrated AI robotic solutions

28 February, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB accelerates expansion into distribution and e-commerce fulfilment sectors with Covariant AI technology.


Software upgrade enhances robot guidance

27 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Datalogic Automation Pty Ltd

Datalogic has introduced its IMPACT 12.2 software to further enhance the traceability and ease of use of vision-guided robots and cobots.


MV systems in manufacturing to approach 100 million by 2025

24 February, 2020

Advanced chipsets, software and standards usher in next-gen machine vision technology.


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