Factory automation

OnRobot launches remote monitoring software for cobots

22 November, 2021 | Supplied by: OnRobot

End-of-arm tool manufacturer OnRobot has ventured into the analytics software market with the launch of WebLytics.

Five industrial robotics trends in 2021

19 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Recent advancements in robotics are paving the way for more efficiency in the future.

UR says Q3 results are a strong indication of future growth

11 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Universal Robots

Recent revenue growth at Universal Robots is indicating a strong future for the collaborative robot market.

Mitsubishi Electric launches online virtual factory tours

09 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Mitsubishi Electric Australia

Tours provide access to digital manufacturing in practice.

Omron invests in Techman Robot

08 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

Omron has announced that it is taking a 10% stake in Taiwanese company Techman Robot, after establishing a strategic alliance in 2018.

Acuity AR100 Compact Triangulation Laser Sensor

01 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Slentech Pty Ltd

The ultra-compact Acuity AR100 triangulation laser measurement sensor offers ranges from 10 to 500 mm with a single case size.

A robot that finds hidden items

18 October, 2021

MIT researchers have made a robotic arm that fuses data from a camera and antenna to locate and retrieve items, even if they are buried under a pile.

WA to build automation and robotics test facility near Perth

15 October, 2021

The Australian Automation and Robotics Precinct in Neerabup, Western Australia is planned to be one of the biggest test facilities of its kind in the world.

Combating unplanned downtime

08 October, 2021 by John Young, APAC Sales Director, EU Automation | Supplied by: EU Automation

For most of us, the word downtime conjures images of relaxation, but for plant managers downtime is a word that triggers concerns about lost production and revenue.

Protecting sensors increases weld cell productivity

08 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

Improving sensor survivability in weld cells is one of the easiest and fastest ways to reduce unplanned downtime and lower cost.

The differences between AGVs and AMRs

07 October, 2021

Robotic vehicles in the form of AGVs and AMRs are rapidly becoming a new normal in day-to-day operational activities in warehouses, factories and other facilities.

Pepperl+Fuchs inductive proximity sensors

05 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

Pepperl+Fuchs inductive cylindrical proximity sensors are said to be characterised by a range of features to make installation and operation easy, safe and convenient.

Acuity AS2100 Laser Distance Sensor

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Slentech Pty Ltd

The Acuity AS2100 laser distance sensor is designed to work well outdoors, in bright light and on difficult targets such as dark, hot and textured surfaces.

Australia claims historic top two spot in the 'Robot Olympics'

27 September, 2021 | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

A team led by CSIRO has beaten teams from NASA, California Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon University to claim second place in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge.

Advantech partners with ANSCENTER on AI visual inspection solutions

24 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Advantech and Australian software company ANS Direct Pty Ltd (ANSCENTER) have announced a partnership in AI video intelligence solutions.

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