Factory automation

MIT report examines the state of industrial robotics

27 November, 2020

MIT researchers and members of the Work of the Future Task Force have released a research report on the state of industrial robotics.

Ximea CB654 PCIe industrial camera

26 November, 2020 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The CB654 PCIe industrial camera from Ximea GmbH offers 65 MP at a data rate of 70 fps when streaming in a 10-bit RAW image format.

Acuity long-distance laser rangefinders

24 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Slentech Pty Ltd

Acuity long-distance lasers are designed to help improve the operation of overhead cranes in terms of crash avoidance, automated retrieval and maintenance.

OnRobot announces collaborative automation event

24 November, 2020 | Supplied by: OnRobot

Registration is now open for the OnRobot Expo featuring live demos and interactive keynote insights on collaborative applications.

CSIRO technology licensed for robotic security teams

13 November, 2020

Strategic Elements Ltd subsidiary Stealth Technologies has announced that it has licensed CSIRO technology that enables robots to work together in teams.

TRUMPF and SICK develop the first industrial quantum sensor

10 November, 2020 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

The two companies have announced the successful functional test of the world's first quantum optical sensor for serial production.

Why manufacturers should consider 3D and robotics

09 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Konica Minolta

The federal Budget provides an opportunity for Australian companies to innovate with 3D printing and robotics.

Smart seed packing machine delivers speed and accuracy

05 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Automated seed packing machine improves flexibility and helps to reduce manual handling.

Smart motor sensors enhance condition monitoring for servos

04 November, 2020 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

SICK has introduced an add-on to its EDS/EDM35 motor feedback system, designed to allow condition monitoring of drives right down to each servo axis.

Micro Epsilon optoNCDT 1220 laser triangulation sensor

02 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The optoNCDT 1220 entry-level laser triangulation sensor is suitable for measurement of displacement, distance and position in high-volume applications.

Volkswagen orders 800 ABB robots to build electric vehicles

02 November, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has received an order for 800 industrial robots from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to support production of a new generation of electric vehicles.

Location tracking improves efficiency for fabrication business

31 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Quuppa

UK company Dyer Engineering employed an indoor tracking solution that not only tackles well the SME's challenges but also its budget.

Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System

30 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Moog Australia Pty Ltd

The Moog Modular EAS features standardised modules with a wide number of customisation options available.

Leuze GSX14E two-in-one fork sensor

29 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The GSX14E fork sensor from Leuze combines both ultrasonic and optical detection in a single housing, bringing together the advantages of both principles.

IDEC MicroSmart FC6A I/O modules

21 October, 2020 | Supplied by: IDEC Australia Pty Ltd

IDEC Corporation has expanded its MicroSmart FC6A All-in-One PLC family with three 12 VDC CPUs.

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