Robotics
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA)'s annual Engelberger Robotics Awards were given to Catherine Morris and Dr. Howie Choset. Courtesy: Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Robotics April 30, 2019

Annual robotics award winners announced

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA)'s annual Engelberger Robotics Awards were given to Catherine Morris and Dr. Howie Choset.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Snake-like robot helps first responders with search and rescue efforts by maneuvering into tight spaces and accessing difficult-to-reach areas. Courtesy: Carnegie Mellon University/RIA
Robotics April 26, 2019

Universities driving robotics research and development

Researchers at multiple universities are developing and researching potential uses for robots in industries such as inspection, medical, and automotive.

By Tanya M. Anandan
Image courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics April 24, 2019

Collaborative robots provide benefits for pharmaceutical applications

Collaborative robots offer pharmaceutical applications greater reliability, consistency, and precision and can improve safety.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
A new “particle simulator” developed by MIT researchers improves robots’ abilities to mold materials into simulated target shapes and interact with solid objects and liquids. This could give robots a refined touch for industrial applications or for personal robotics— such as shaping clay or rolling sticky sushi rice. Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Robotics April 23, 2019

Particle simulator developed to help robots better predict and grasp objects

MIT researchers have developed a learning-based particle simulator, could give industrial robots a more refined touch and help them make predictions about interacting with solid objects and liquids.

By Rob Matheson
Courtesy: CFE Media
Robotics April 21, 2019

Inspection robot benefits for critical infrastructure applications

Inspection robots feature advanced vision systems and are in high demand in critical infrastructure applications and industries such as oil & gas and the petrochemical industries.

By AIA
Image courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics April 20, 2019

Three collaborative robot innovations

Collaborative robots have come a long way in the last several years and recent innovations such as embedded vision and machine learning have allowed them to do more.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics April 17, 2019

Professional service robot benefits for manufacturers

Professional service robots feature some degree of autonomy and mobility for unstructured environments and offer many potential benefits for end users.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Image courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics April 16, 2019

Benefits of collaborative robots for CNC machine tending applications

Collaborative robots are useful for CNC machine tending applications because they can be deployed quickly and can improve productivity on the plant floor.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Robotics April 9, 2019

Improving industrial robot accuracy and precision

There are many tools and programs designed to make industrial robots more accurate and precise for demanding manufacturing applications.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics April 7, 2019

Benefits of using robots in agriculture

The agricultural industry is turning to robots to meet the soaring demand for consumers and replace traditionally manual jobs to improve production.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)