Factory automation

Helping factory robots find their way

31 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Mobile Industrial Robots

Mobile Industrial Robots enables navigation around factory floors using AI inference.

Balluff BML absolute magnetic encoder

23 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The BML absolute magnetic encoder is designed for any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end of travel is required.

Robotics companies help with COVID-19 response

23 March, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, robotics providers are responding with technological assistance.

Origami-inspired robot hand is soft and strong

20 March, 2020

Gripper device inspired by origami magic ball can grasp wide array of delicate and heavy objects.

OnRobot Gecko SP adhesive gripper

20 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Scott Automation & Robotics Pty Limited

The Gecko SP is a compact, single-pad version of the Gecko no-mark adhesive gripper.

SMC LE series motorless electric actuators

18 March, 2020 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The LE series of motorless electric actuators is compatible with motors from 16 different manufacturers.

Tentacle bot mimics the agility of an octopus

17 March, 2020

Octopus arms can untie knots, open childproof bottles and wrap around prey of any shape or size.

Achieving a safe mobile robot installation

17 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Mobile Industrial Robots

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

Basler, Cognex and FLIR Systems top MV vendor assessment

05 March, 2020

ABI Research has analysed and ranked 12 international industrial machine vision vendors on innovation and commercial criteria.

ABB and Covariant partner on integrated AI robotic solutions

28 February, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

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

Software upgrade enhances robot guidance

27 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Datalogic Automation Pty Ltd

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

MV systems in manufacturing to approach 100 million by 2025

24 February, 2020

Advanced chipsets, software and standards usher in next-gen machine vision technology.

maxon high-torque brushless DC motors

19 February, 2020 | Supplied by: maxon motor Australia Pty Ltd

The maxon brushless flat motors are now available in combinations with planetary gearboxes, encoders and vented rotors for increased torque.

Leuze LCAM 408i IP smart camera for machine tools

18 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The LCAM 408i has an IP65/67 anodised metal housing and an easy-to-clean glass pane. It is suitable for monitoring machine tools.

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.

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