Factory automation

Pepperl+Fuchs R2300 3-D LiDAR sensor

01 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The R2300 3-D LiDAR sensor is equipped with pulse ranging technology (PRT), which provides precise measurements with high accuracy and short response times.

Innovative sensor enhances robot tactile capabilities

14 August, 2023

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have developed an innovative sensor to enhance a robot's sense of touch.

New partnership to grow robotics ecosystem

11 August, 2023

The partnership will explore new opportunities for growth, collaboration and advocacy of remote operations technology and expertise.

A robot in the rainforest

08 August, 2023 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Said to be the world's most remote robot, an ABB YuMi cobot is helping in an Amazon reforestation project.

Robots cause company profits to fall — at least at first: research

07 August, 2023

It's important that companies develop new processes at the same time as they're incorporating robots, say researchers from the University of Cambridge.

Pepperl+Fuchs UC*-L2M-B16 series ultrasonic sensors with CAN interface

04 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The UC*-L2M-B16 series ultrasonic sensors offer an integrated CAN interface, so they can be directly integrated into the CANbus system of mobile machines.

TR Electronic 582 series absolute encoder with SPE

03 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

TR Electronic has released an absolute rotary encoder series that directly support single-pair Ethernet (SPE).

Photonis iNocturn intensified camera

02 August, 2023 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The iNocturn from Photonis is an intensified camera combining an image intensifier tube with a sensitive, low-light camera.

Universal Robots PolyScope X cobot software platform

27 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Universal Robots

Universal Robots has announced an updated software platform specifically developed for machine tending tasks.

ABB expands its GoFa cobot range

26 July, 2023 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

In addition to enhanced payloads, ABB says its GoFa 10 and 12 cobots offer tool centre-point speeds of up to 2 m/s with 0.02 mm deviation.

Robots: there's one for every job — Part 2

20 July, 2023 by Kevin Tardif, Business Development Specialist – Electric Automation, Festo Inc. | Supplied by: Festo Pty Ltd

In approaching an investment in robotics, one should consider all aspects of an application prior to making a final selection.

Universal Robots and SICK announce cobot safety solution

13 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Universal Robots

A SICK end-of-arm safety solution has been designed in close collaboration with Universal Robots to provide additional safety measures in certain applications.

Balluff BGL MiniSlot fork sensors

13 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Balluff BGL fork sensors range has been expanded to include compact sensors for space-critical automation applications.

Tompkins Robotics PickPal pick assist AMRs

05 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Primary Sight

PickPal robots carry orders between workers, and can group orders together to minimise travel and increase productivity.

Turck CMVT vibration sensor with temperature measurement

05 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

The Turck CMVT is a robust vibration sensor with integrated temperature measurement for condition monitoring applications.

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