Factory automation

Techman Robot announces all-in-one AI cobots

18 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Australis Engineering Pty Ltd

The TM AI Cobot Series merges a robotic arm, native AI processing, smart vision system and software suite in a single package.

Siemens announces controllers supporting MTP standard

15 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Siemens has launched both a new software version and new hardware components for its Simatic PCS neo web-based process control system.

Robots are taking over jobs, but not at the rate we might think

14 November, 2022

There's no need to panic about a pending robot takeover just yet, says a new study from Brigham Young University.

OnRobot launches D:PLOY in Australia

14 November, 2022 | Supplied by: OnRobot

OnRobot has launched what it says is the industry's first automated platform for deployment of collaborative applications in Australia.

ANYbotics opens commercial sales of inspection robot

09 November, 2022

ANYbotics has announced that it has opened commercial orders for ANYmal X, its Ex-certified, four-legged inspection robot.

Robotics companies call on policymakers not to allow weaponised robots

07 November, 2022

A group of leading robotics companies has sent an open letter to policymakers calling on them not to allow weaponised robots.

Tentacle gripper can gently grasp fragile objects

04 November, 2022

Jellyfish-like soft gripper mimics the mechanics of curly hair.

ABB unveils smallest industrial robot

02 November, 2022 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has launched its smallest ever industrial robot, designed for use in the small electronics market.

Robot installations reached 'all-time high' in 2021: report

25 October, 2022

The latest World Robotics Report from the IFR shows an all-time high of 517,385 new industrial robots installed in 2021 in factories around the world.

Beckhoff Vision integrated vision solution

14 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

Beckhoff Vision is an integrated platform for image processing with both software and hardware.

ABB rebrands autonomous mobile robot range

13 October, 2022 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Rebranded ABB autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) have been launched as ASTI Mobile Robotics is integrated into the ABB Robotics business.

PCO.Tech pco.pixelfly 1.3 short-wave infrared camera

12 October, 2022 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The pco.pixelfly 1.3 SWIR camera is suitable for use in a variety of applications, including waste sorting, food processing quality control and pharmaceuticals.

A quiet revolution in industrial control systems

10 October, 2022 by Harry Mulder, Beckhoff Automation | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

The need for greater processing power and better, more open software has led to the (quiet) infiltration of the IPC into the traditional PLC market.

Realtime Robotics adds motion planning to Siemens Process Simulate

10 October, 2022

Integration allows Siemens customers to visualise, simulate and validate robot task plans from directly within the Process Simulate environment.

Bipedal robot achieves Guinness World Record run

05 October, 2022

Researchers at Oregon State University have announced a Guinness World Record for robot agility.

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