Factory automation > Robotics

Cobots improve palletising and ergonomics at Unilever

09 April, 2020

Unilever fully automated two production lines in Katowice where six collaborative robots now handle tasks related to the packing of tea.


Improving human-to-robot handovers

09 April, 2020

Grasp classification system improves cobot interaction.


How the coronavirus pandemic can deliver new opportunities for Australian industry

06 April, 2020 by Harry Mulder

These tough times are obviously a worry for many organisations, but it could also be a period of new opportunity for others.


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.


Helping factory robots find their way

31 March, 2020

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.


Achieving a safe mobile robot installation

17 March, 2020

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


ABB and Covariant partner on integrated AI robotic solutions

28 February, 2020

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


Software upgrade enhances robot guidance

27 February, 2020

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


Robot succeeds in super delicate microsurgery

17 February, 2020

Dutch researchers have assisted in the first in-human trials of robot-assisted supermicrosurgery, which can be performed on vessels in the body as small as 0.3 mm wide.


igus drylin DLE-DR delta robot

14 February, 2020

Claimed to offer simpler automation at a lower cost, the igus delta robot uses lubrication-free components made of tribo-polymers.


Cobot solution improves tea palletising quality and safety

27 January, 2020

Nestlé recently installed a safe and easy-to-use cobotic palletising solution from Sidel at its site in Orbe (Switzerland).


Universal Robots launches cobot leasing program

24 January, 2020

The deal will help manufacturers benefit from collaborative robots without upfront capital investment.


Competition looking for smart, low-cost robotics applications

17 January, 2020

Industrial plastics company igus is offering a €5000 prize to the winner of the ROIBOT Award for smart, low-cost robotics applications worldwide.


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