Drywall installer Robot

Drywall installer Robot

Japan’s new Humanoid Robot built by the Japanese Japan’s Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute is able to install drywall:   Source : https://www.aist.go.jp/index_en.html

Robotiq Makes Force Control Easy with Force Copilot

New software unleashes force sensing on UR e-Series Quebec City, Canada, September 5—Robotiq is launching Force Copilot, an intuitive software to operate Universal Robots e-Series’ embedded force torque sensor. Force Copilot accelerates the programming of a whole host of applications, including part insertion and surface finding, among many others.   Force Copilot’s sensing functions increase […]

Parrot: senseFly eBee X and the Parrot ANAFI Work

Parrot: senseFly eBee X and the Parrot ANAFI Work

Parrot announces two new professional drone solutions at InterDrone 2018 – the senseFly eBee X and the Parrot ANAFI Work   The two cutting-edge platforms by Parrot-the leading European drone group-help professionals work more efficiently, cut costs, reduce worker risk and make better decisions   September 5, 2018, InterDrone (Las Vegas, USA) – Parrot today strengthens its Parrot […]

Collaborative Robot Market

Collaborative Robot Market

Technology overview Collaborative robots (also known as co-bots; an emerging automation technology) are designed to work alongside humans with precision, strength, and speed for achieving high efficiency in production. Collaborative robots differ from industrial robots in several ways, such as the absence of “safety fence” while working alongside humans, simplified programming and reduced setup time, […]

Robots from Scrap Metal Parts

Robots from Scrap Metal Parts

Gille Monte Ruici is a French artist, based in Paris, He builds sculptures, essentially robots, exclusively using recycled scrap metal parts. He finds his materials in trash cans, in the street, or in second hand trades. His approach gives these scraps a second life and repurposes them. He invents and makes unusual constructions. All the assemblies […]

OptoForce Industrial Robot Sensors

OptoForce Industrial Robot Sensors

OptoForce Sensors Providing Industrial Robots with a “Sense of Touch” to Advance Manufacturing Automation   Global efforts to expand the capabilities of industrial robots are on the rise, as the demand from manufacturing companies to strengthen their operations and improve performance grows. Hungary-based OptoForce, with a North American office in Charlotte, North Carolina, is one […]

FT 300 force torque sensor

FT 300 force torque sensor

Robotiq Updates FT 300 Sensitivity For High Precision Tasks With Universal Robots Force Torque Sensor feeds data to Universal Robots force mode Quebec City, Canada, November 13, 2017 – Robotiq launches a 10 times more sensitive version of its FT 300 Force Torque Sensor. With Plug + Play integration on all Universal Robots, the FT […]

Inertial-Grade MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers

Inertial-Grade MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers

Press Release by Silicon Designs: Silicon Designs Introduces Inertial-Grade MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers with Internal Temperature Sensor and Improved Low-Noise Performance  Five Full Standard G-Ranges from ±2 g to ±50 g Now Available for Immediate Customer Shipment November 9, 2017, Kirkland, Washington, USA – Silicon Designs, Inc. (www.SiliconDesigns.com), a 100% veteran owned, U.S. based leading designer and manufacturer of highly […]

3 Crucial Characteristics of an Autonomous Robot

For a robot to truly be considered autonomous, it must possess three very important characteristics: Perception, Decision and Actuation.   Perception: For an autonomous robot, perception means sensors. Laser scanners, stereo vision cameras (eyes), bump sensors (skin and hair), force-torque sensors (muscle strain), and even spectrometers (smell) are used as input devices for a robot. […]

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