Factory automation

Top 5 robot trends for 2024: IFR

16 February, 2024

The International Federation of Robotics has identified five key trends in robotics for 2024.

Leuze ODT3CL1-2M compact laser diffuse sensor

09 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The Leuze ODT3CL1-2M laser diffuse sensor is a switching/measuring sensor that has an operating range of up to two metres.

Pepperl+Fuchs R202 series cubic photoelectric sensors

07 February, 2024 | 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.

Machine vision market expecting 6.4% CAGR to 2028

01 February, 2024

New vendors and the growth of new applications (including mobile robotics) are having a significant impact on the machine vision market.

Siemens Sinamics S210 servo drive system

23 January, 2024 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Siemens has announced it has improved its well-established Sinamics S210 servo drive system with an updated hardware architecture.

ABB acquisition adds AI-enabled 3D vision to AMRs

15 January, 2024 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

AI-based navigation technology by Sevensense enables higher levels of speed, accuracy and autonomy for mobile robots.

Beckhoff MX System expanded to size 3

04 January, 2024 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

Beckhoff has expanded its MX-System modular and pluggable automation system with baseplates and modules in size 3.

IPCs enhance warehouse automation

12 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Open IIoT

A Sydney distribution centre has enhanced its operational efficiency with an innovative system architecture.

Universal Robots launches a cobot with a 30 kg payload

06 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Universal Robots

Danish cobot manufacturer Universal Robots has announced that it will expand its range with a new 30 kg payload cobot.

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.

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.

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