Factory automation > Robotics

OnRobot launches system for vision-guided robotics

01 June, 2020

2.5D vision adds depth perception and parts recognition for all leading robotic arms and can be mounted both on the robot wrist or externally.


Singapore approves robotic drones to fly over city

25 May, 2020

To support public health during the pandemic, Singapore has become the first in the world to approve completely automated commercial drone flights over a city.


How many jobs do robots really replace?

12 May, 2020

Research by an MIT economist puts a number on the job costs of automation in the USA.


Robotics industry braced to weather the coronavirus storm

11 May, 2020

After record investment in 2019, the robotics industry will find it more challenging in 2020 due to the global pandemic, according to ABI Research.


Advanced robotics hub offering help to manufacturers in need

04 May, 2020

Queensland's Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub is offering expertise to help manufacturers meet supply needs during the coronavirus pandemic.


Robots provide surgeons with superhuman stability and precision

04 May, 2020

Although they are not yet operating autonomously, robots are nevertheless commonly used in the operating theatre today.


Improving human-to-robot handovers

09 April, 2020

Grasp classification system improves cobot interaction.


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.


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.


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