Factory automation

FANUC produces 750,000th robot

13 July, 2021 | Supplied by: FANUC OCEANIA Pty Limited

Robot maker enhances global market-leading position.


Lion Australia futureproofs supply chain with AGVs

08 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Lion Australia has futureproofed its supply chain at its Tooheys Brewery facility in Lidcombe by investing in Dematic's automated guided vehicles.


Open-source AMR interoperability standard released

07 July, 2021

MassRobotics has released an interoperability standard to allow autonomous mobile robots from different vendors to work together.


ICP DAS ECAT-2092T EtherCAT incremental encoder

06 July, 2021 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The ICP DAS ECAT-2092T is an EtherCAT slave incremental encoder counter that provides two independent high-speed counter channels.


Pepperl+Fuchs VOS vision sensors

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

The VOS vision sensors offer integrated optics, lighting and electronic analysis housed in one compact device.


Acuity AR1000 laser distance sensor

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Slentech Pty Ltd

The Acuity AR1000 measures targets from 0.1 up to 30 m without the use of reflective targets.


Can cobots solve the welder shortage?

29 June, 2021 by John Young, APAC Country Director, EU Automation | Supplied by: EU Automation

Cobots have the potential to affordably solve the problem of finding human welders in the future.


KUKA Australia joins Open IIoT alliance

25 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Open IIOT

Australian IIoT consortium Open IIoT has announced that KUKA Australia has joined the alliance.


Turck B1Nx and B2Nx inclinometers

22 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

The B1N and B2N inclinometers combine accelerometer and gyroscope technology so that shocks and vibration can be masked out effectively.


Start-up company launches new class of robot: the 'sidebot'

17 June, 2021

Wyzo, a start-up company with backing from companies such as Demaurex, the inventor of the delta robot, has launched a new class of robot — the Wyzo 'sidebot'.


OMRON iX3 and iX4 parallel robots

09 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

The iX3 and iX4 parallel robots have been designed with high payload and high speed for fast and flexible picking and packaging applications.


ICP DAS XP-9781-IoT Windows PAC

08 June, 2021 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The XP-9781-IoT is a 7-slot PAC with E3845 CPU and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, combining computing, I/O and operator interface into a single unit.


Pepperl+Fuchs R2300 3-D LiDAR sensor

04 June, 2021 | 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.


Boston Dynamics unveils new robot for warehouse automation

04 June, 2021

Stretch is designed to make warehouse operations safer and more efficient.


ADLINK Technology NEON-2000-JNX AI smart camera

03 June, 2021 | Supplied by: ADLINK Technology Inc

The NEON-2000-JNX series is an industrial AI smart camera that integrates the NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX module, providing an all-in-one solution.


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