Collaborative robots can be employed in conjunction with vision systems used to detect imperfections and deviations to examine painted surfaces for defects. See video.
Coordinated motion between a moving part on a rotary axis and an external collaborative robot can allow for more complex welding operations to be performed without the need for assistance from manual operators. See video.
The CRX-10iA/L offers end-users more intuitive setup, programming and operation while aiming to achieve the same reliability as a traditional industrial robot. See video.
The market for industrial robots components is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.8% from 2022 to 2027 thanks to collaborative and SCARA robots.
MIT engineers develop a long, curved touch sensor that could enable a robot to grasp and manipulate objects in multiple ways.
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) released the second installment of its safety standard for industrial mobile robots, R15.08-2.
University of Washington researchers have created MilliMobile, a tiny, self-driving robot powered only by surrounding light or radio waves and can run indefinitely on harvested energy. See video.
North Carolina State University researchers have created a “brainless” soft robot that can navigate more complex and dynamic environments. See video.
Manufacturers are being forced to rely on automation to overcome skills gap and quality challenges and robotics as a service (RaaS) can be a viable solution.
USC researchers have developed an innovative solution to measure the motion of soft components in robotics.