Factory automation

ABB Robotics launches industrial education robot

30 October, 2023

ABB Robotics has launched the IRB 1090 industrial education robot, authenticated by STEM.org, designed to upskill students.

Tiny, self-driving robot powered by light, radio waves

24 October, 2023

The MilliMobile, developed by researchers at the University of Washington, is a tiny self-driving robot that requires no external power source or batteries.

Vision, colour and contrast sensors — operation and main applications

19 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik Sp. z o.o.

Over time, we have adapted machines to recognise colours just like we do — but colour recognition with specialist sensors is not as simple as it might seem.

5 smart machine trends OEMs need to know

13 October, 2023 by Meighan Heard | Supplied by: Mitsubishi Electric Australia

These five smart machine trends can assist OEMs to create a foundation for improving machine intelligence and reshape business models.

Spot gets new hardware and capabilities

12 October, 2023

Boston Dynamics has announced that it is adding a new set of features and hardware to its well-known Spot robot.

Researchers design algorithm to stop cyber attacks

12 October, 2023

Australian researchers have designed an algorithm that can intercept a man-in-the-middle cyber attack on an unmanned military robot and shut it down in seconds.

Pepperl+Fuchs L2 CAN ultrasonic sensors

05 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Pepperl+Fuchs L2 CAN sensors are the company's first ultrasonic sensors to offer an integrated CAN interface.

World Robotics report 2023: Asia further ahead than ever

04 October, 2023

While there has been growth in industrial robot installations in all regions and major markets, Asia continues to outpace the rest of the world.

Direct Automation P2-622 PLC

27 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Direct Automation Pty Ltd

The P2-622 is a high-performance PLC and is the next generation of the Productivity2000 PLC line.

ADLINK ROScube RQX-59 Series robotics controller

21 September, 2023 | Supplied by: ADLINK Technology Inc

ADLINK Technology has announced the ROScube RQX-59 Series, designed for robotics, AMRs and autonomous driving.

Rockwell Automation to acquire Clearpath Robotics

12 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Acquisition to allow Rockwell to provide integrated AMR solutions for manufacturing environments.

Dual-arm robot achieves bimanual tasks by learning from simulation

11 September, 2023

An innovative bimanual robot displays tactile sensitivity close to human-level dexterity using AI to inform its actions.

Madison Technologies champions AI cameras in industrial plants

08 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Madison Connectivity Solutions

Madison Technologies and Mobotix aim to solve challenges in industrial environments with intelligent camera technologies.

AI helps robots manipulate objects with their whole bodies

05 September, 2023

MIT robotics researchers have found a way to make a robot manipulate large objects with its whole body, rather than just an end effector.

Wenglor P3 series triangulation laser distance sensors

01 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The P3 series triangulation laser distance sensors are designed to provide precise measurement results at distances of up to 1000 mm, accurate to within a few microns.

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