Mini Robotic Firefighter

Recently we are getting accustomed to seeing robots in every possible task we can imagine. One of them is of course firefighting. A South Korea company called Hoya Robot is on its way to build a firefighter robot to enter burning buildings for search missions. The robot is apparently able to withstand not only fire […]

Motoman partners with software firm for dual arm robots

Dayton, OH. Motoman Inc., a leading industrial robot manufacturer, and Agile Planet, Inc., developers of advanced robotics software, have entered into a partnership that will provide commercial users with a leading-edge hardware and software solution for dual-arm robots. The technology partnership will integrate a customized version of Agile Planet’s state-of-the-art, robot-independent manipulation software, KinematixTM, and […]

Advertising robot An9-PR

The new advertising robot An9-PR designed by a Japanese Company ALSOK has gone on sale this week. It has features such as a 360 degrees electronic billboard, three LCD touch screens, voice announcement system to advertise products, face recognition system, wireless conectivity which also enables mobile phone communication, location awareness, smart card reader at hands. […]

FANUC Robotics IntroducesM-1iA Intelligent, High-SpeedAssembly Robot

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., June 9, 2009 FANUC Robotics America Inc. today introduced the new M-1iA intelligent assembly robotat the 2009 International Robots & Vision Motion Control Show held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont (Chicago), IL June 9-11, booth #1411. The M-1iA is a lightweight and compact six-axis, parallel-link robot designed for […]

Robot to help elderly in development in China

Chinese scientists are working on the market launch phase of a robot that is designed to help elderly people. The main focus right now is to reduce the cost of the robot, which the developers aims to bring down to 4K-7K in US dollars. The robot will have functions like fetching medicine and food, sounding […]

ABB to unveil IRB 4600 Robot

The new model to be unveiled this week has been described as the fastest, most accurate, low-weight, medium-sized robot ever with a 20 kg to 60 kg payload which ABB says also enable cutting the cycle time by 25%.

Snow shoveling robot

Although it is still a prototype, the i-shovel robot is expected to be on the markets next year. The solar powered robot is able to sense the locations where there is snow accumulation,move towards that area and clean it in a totally autonomous manner. The robot is expected to hit the markets next year. For […]

Warehouse Robots bring efficiency to order fulfillment

The warehouse inventory distribution robots developed by Kiva Systems bring new level of efficiency to warehouse operations. Aside from increasing the production efficiency twice, the robots also allow huge energy savings, as they do not require light or heating cooling or ventilation to operate. They can be custom designed for each warehouse’s separate needs. The […]

Gutter Cleaning Robot

iRobot Announces 2nd Generation Looj™ Gutter Cleaning Robot, Launches iRobot iTube Channel at CES. World’s Only Gutter-Cleaning Robot Sports New Internal Antenna, Anti-Flipping Auger and Smart Speed. LAS VEGAS, NV. Consumer Electronics Show, January 8, 2009, iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today unveiled the second generation iRobot® Looj™ Gutter Cleaning Robot at the International Consumer Electronics […]

Robotics Association Announces 2009 Safety Training Events

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (December 5, 2008) As more companies adopt robots the need for safety training is expanding across the U.S. and Robotic Industries Association (RIA) is responding with more training events and locations than ever. For the first time, Knoxville, Tennessee is host to RIA’s 2009 Spring Robot Safety Conference at the Knoxville Marriott […]