Factory automation

Australian researchers design bespoke surgical snakebots

19 July, 2019

Researchers at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision are creating bespoke, miniaturised surgical robots uniquely matched to individual patient anatomy.

Robot-ants that communicate and work together

15 July, 2019

A team of researchers in Switzerland has developed tiny robots that are inspired by ants, and can work collaboratively and autonomously.

The spread of robotics: ABB to develop solutions for hospitals

12 July, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

New facility at Texas Medical Center's innovation campus to focus on non-surgical medical robotics systems in the 'Hospital of the Future'.

Dytran series 3133 miniature triaxial accelerometer

09 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Dytran series 3133 is a miniature, hermetically sealed, IEPE triaxial accelerometer, weighing 0.8 g.

maxon motor brushless DC motor

08 July, 2019 | Supplied by: maxon motor Australia Pty Ltd

Brushless DC design has the advantages of both outrunner and inrunner motors.

ABB wins award for submersible inspection robot

02 July, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB's free-swimming robot for transformer inspection services receives 'Power Product of the Year' award in the UK.

Helping robots spot objects amid clutter

24 June, 2019

Researchers have devised an approach to quickly finding hidden objects in dense point clouds.

SICK partners with MassRobotics to assist robotics start-ups

17 June, 2019

SICK has announced a partnership with non-profit start-up incubator company MassRobotics.

Maximum pleasure, minimum consumption

07 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Festo Pty Ltd

Intelligent module optimises compressed air consumption for ice-cream production line.

Pepperl+Fuchs factor 1 inductive sensors

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

Pepperl+Fuchs' broad portfolio of reduction factor 1 sensors is designed to enable maximum flexibility in automation machinery design.

Ahlborn FHA696 GF1 moisture sensors

27 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The Ahlborn FHA 696 GF1 sensors can be used for determining the moisture content in granulated materials.

Beijer Nexto Xpress compact controller

16 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Global Automation Asia-Pacific

Beijer Electronics has released the Nexto Xpress compact controller that enables Industry 4.0 applications via its built-in OPC UA interface.

ABB paint solutions for electric vehicle factory in China

06 May, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB Robotics is to provide advanced robotics painting solutions to SAIC Volkswagen, including environmentally friendly paint technologies.

Collaborative robots and Industry 5.0 on display at NMW

03 May, 2019

Universal Robots will demonstrate its collaborative man and machine workforce solutions at National Manufacturing Week this year.

NZ company Invert Robotics expands into global market

03 May, 2019

Top tech investors support global expansion of the world's first non-magnetic, climbing inspection robot for hazardous environments.

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