Factory automation

Beckhoff C6043 compact industrial PC

04 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

Beckhoff has added the C6043 to its range of ultra-compact industrial PCs.

Beckhoff AM8300 servomotor series with water cooling

29 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

The AM8300 servomotors expand the Beckhoff range to include a modular motor series with integrated water cooling.

Softing smartLink SW-HT adds support for Turck and Siemens I/O

28 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Softing Industrial Automation GmbH

Softing's smartLink SW-HT HART multiplexer software supports Turck excom and Siemens ET 200iSP remote I/Os.

GMV and ANYbotics partner on industrial inspection technology

27 November, 2023

Strategic partnership to increase efficiency in automated inspections through the use of autonomous robots.

Report gives first overview of Australian robotics industry

24 November, 2023

A new report reveals how Australia's robotics industry is leveraging the country's unique strengths in the global robotics race.

Pepperl+Fuchs R202 series cubic photoelectric sensors

06 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The R202 series photoelectric sensors were developed with the special requirements of the material handling industry in mind.

University launches robotics hub to automate asset management

06 November, 2023

The University of Sydney has launched the Australian Robotic Inspection and Asset Management Hub with the aim of transforming the way important assets are handled.

ABB Robotics launches industrial education robot

30 October, 2023

ABB Robotics has launched the IRB 1090 industrial education robot, authenticated by STEM.org, designed to upskill students.

Tiny, self-driving robot powered by light, radio waves

24 October, 2023

The MilliMobile, developed by researchers at the University of Washington, is a tiny self-driving robot that requires no external power source or batteries.

Vision, colour and contrast sensors — operation and main applications

19 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik Sp. z o.o.

Over time, we have adapted machines to recognise colours just like we do — but colour recognition with specialist sensors is not as simple as it might seem.

5 smart machine trends OEMs need to know

13 October, 2023 by Meighan Heard | Supplied by: Mitsubishi Electric Australia

These five smart machine trends can assist OEMs to create a foundation for improving machine intelligence and reshape business models.

Researchers design algorithm to stop cyber attacks

12 October, 2023

Australian researchers have designed an algorithm that can intercept a man-in-the-middle cyber attack on an unmanned military robot and shut it down in seconds.

Spot gets new hardware and capabilities

12 October, 2023

Boston Dynamics has announced that it is adding a new set of features and hardware to its well-known Spot robot.

Pepperl+Fuchs L2 CAN ultrasonic sensors

05 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Pepperl+Fuchs L2 CAN sensors are the company's first ultrasonic sensors to offer an integrated CAN interface.

World Robotics report 2023: Asia further ahead than ever

04 October, 2023

While there has been growth in industrial robot installations in all regions and major markets, Asia continues to outpace the rest of the world.

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