Factory automation

Start-up company launches new class of robot: the 'sidebot'

17 June, 2021

Wyzo, a start-up company with backing from companies such as Demaurex, the inventor of the delta robot, has launched a new class of robot — the Wyzo 'sidebot'.

OMRON iX3 and iX4 parallel robots

09 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

The iX3 and iX4 parallel robots have been designed with high payload and high speed for fast and flexible picking and packaging applications.

ICP DAS XP-9781-IoT Windows PAC

08 June, 2021 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The XP-9781-IoT is a 7-slot PAC with E3845 CPU and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, combining computing, I/O and operator interface into a single unit.

Pepperl+Fuchs R2300 3-D LiDAR sensor

04 June, 2021 | 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.

Boston Dynamics unveils new robot for warehouse automation

04 June, 2021

Stretch is designed to make warehouse operations safer and more efficient.

ADLINK Technology NEON-2000-JNX AI smart camera

03 June, 2021 | Supplied by: ADLINK Technology Inc

The NEON-2000-JNX series is an industrial AI smart camera that integrates the NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX module, providing an all-in-one solution.

Ximea xiMU industrial cameras

01 June, 2021 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

Ximea xiMU industrial cameras offer 5 MP resolution and weigh only 3.4 g.

Modular-enabled automation: opening up new opportunities

01 June, 2021 by Ralf Jeske, Global Product Manager, ABB | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Many process businesses are starting to adopt modular automation to realise the productivity, efficiency and reliability benefits the technology can deliver.

Claroty finds severe memory protection bypass vulnerability in Siemens PLCs

31 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Claroty

Vulnerability enables hackers to gain read and write access anywhere on the PLC and remotely execute malicious code.

ABB robots increase automation in the solar industry

28 May, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Producing a solar collector every six minutes, robots make Absolicon's solar technology a cost-competitive alternative to conventional industrial heating.

New law of physics helps understand the friction of touch

17 May, 2021

Researchers in the US say they have discovered a new law of physics governing the friction that occurs when we (or robots) grip objects.

Robotic 3D printer looks to put pedal to the metal

13 May, 2021

South Australian high-tech manufacturer AML3D is ramping up production of its 3D printing and robotic welding units to fuel increasing global demand.

TR-Electronic analog encoders with remote teach-in

06 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

TR-Electronic is offering analog encoders with a multifunctional analog interface.

Pepperl+Fuchs UC18GS ultrasonic sensors

03 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The UC18GS ultrasonic sensor offers features that meets a broad range of application needs.

MiR reports manufacturers turning to greater automation post pandemic

03 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Mobile Industrial Robots has reported a 55% increase in AMR sales in Q1 2021, which the company believes has been triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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