Omron Electronics has announced that its table tennis robot FORPHEUS has been officially named the world's 'first robot table tennis tutor' by Guinness World Records.
Robots are no longer a feature only of manufacturing plants — they are moving into our everyday lives and are getting ready to make a dramatic impact.
The igus Robolink D components kit is a modular direct drive articulated joint kit designed to make it easier to configure and build a fully articulated plastic or aluminium robot arm with up to six degrees of freedom.
Looking for an automated, cost-effective way to produce its customers' products, TCI invested in 6-axis industrial robots to perform labelling and assembly tasks.
Researchers at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden have completed a project in which robots are able to work cooperatively with each other.
After successful tests in accordance with VDI 2083 Part 9.1, the international industrial guideline concerning the various functions and measures of cleanroom technologies, Universal Robots' lightweight collaborative robot arms can now be implemented in controlled environments.
A new British standard on the ethical design of robots, which shows just how far robotics technology has come in recent years, and where it is heading, has been released.
Automation has disrupted work for centuries. Two hundred years ago in Britain, the Luddites rose in rebellion, smashing the machines that made their weaving skills obsolete.
Stratasys has announced it is previewing demonstrations of next-generation manufacturing technologies at IMTS 2016 as part of its SHAPING WHAT'S NEXT vision for manufacturing.
A self-powered, octopus-inspired, entirely soft robot has been demonstrated in Nature. Soft robots are resilient and have the ability to adapt to some natural environments better than conventional robots made of rigid materials. However, the autonomy of soft robots has been limited by the need for hard batteries or wires to fuel the bots, tethering them to a rigid power source.
Pneumatic actuation eliminates backlash, improves accuracy.
ABB has been recognised for achievements in technical innovation and application development at the China International Robot Show (CIROS) in Shanghai.
As industrial robot technology comes under more widespread use, and for a larger variety of applications, new approaches to safeguarding are necessary to reduce risk while maximising productivity.
Universal Robots has announced the launch of Universal Robots+, a showroom of plug-and-play applications.
Visitors to the Wiley stand at Foodtech Queensland will have the opportunity to meet Kuka's KR AGILUS robot — a lightweight, versatile and fast robot that is changing how food is processed, packaged and delivered.