Robotics October 27, 2023

Fabtech Interview: Collaborative robot for paint inspection applications

Collaborative robots can be employed in conjunction with vision systems used to detect imperfections and deviations to examine painted surfaces for defects. See video.

By David Miller
Robotics October 26, 2023

Coordinated external axis control for welding applications

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.

By David Miller
Robotics October 26, 2023

CRX-10iA/L collaborative robot arc welding application

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.

By David Miller
Robotics October 19, 2023

Components in industrial robots market forecasting strong growth

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.

By Samantha Mou
Robotics October 17, 2023

Finger-shaped sensor enables more dexterous robots

MIT engineers develop a long, curved touch sensor that could enable a robot to grasp and manipulate objects in multiple ways.

By Adam Zewe
Robotics October 10, 2023

Safety standard for industrial mobile robot systems and applications available

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) released the second installment of its safety standard for industrial mobile robots, R15.08-2.

By The Association for Advancing Automation (A3)
Robotics October 6, 2023

Self-driving robot powered only by light and radio waves

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.

By Stefan Milne
Robotics September 23, 2023

Soft robot developed to navigate complex obstacles

North Carolina State University researchers have created a “brainless” soft robot that can navigate more complex and dynamic environments. See video.

By Matt Shipman
Robotics September 11, 2023

How robotics-as-a-service can help manufacturers with operations challenges

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.

By Chris Vavra
Robotics September 7, 2023

Stretchable soft robotics use strain sensors

USC researchers have developed an innovative solution to measure the motion of soft components in robotics.

By Matilda Bathurst