Last mile autonomous delivery robot developed with Ultimaker S3
Ultimaker has announced that Final Aim, a hands-on technology firm in Japan utilised the Ultimaker S3 to rapidly design the first autonomous delivery robot in use for Singapore. Final Aim collaborated with the robotics startup, OTSAW Digital PTE LTD to develop the robot Camello to tackle inefficiency issues that Singapore faces in the last mile of the logistics chain.
Putting prosthetic hands in motion
There was a time when a hand amputee would have been asked to use a hook prosthesis that had limited functions and carried a significant amount of social stigma. Today, designers are looking to build prosthetics that are not only functionally efficient, but also durable, comfortable, lightweight and aesthetically pleasing. Here, Chetan Kale, R&D Engineer at Portescap has dicussed how standard motion solutions can meet all of these requiremen...
AI systems for multiple drone fleets in urban airspace
Airwayz has been awarded a contract by Ayalon Highways, an Israeli governmental company. In order to quickly investigate and respond to missile damage to civilian structures and infrastructure in the towns of Ashdod and Ashkelon, the Israeli civil defence, fire and police services will inspect drone footage to assess damage and prioritise remedial work, saving time, making best use of resources and restoring public safety quicker.
Q-Bot mobile robots rely on Kaydon bearings
Q-Bot is using high-precision Kaydon thin-section bearings from R.A. Rodriguez on the wheel hubs of intelligent mobile robots that spray insulation foam to the underside of suspended floors. With this advanced solution, Q-Bot improves the health of buildings, reduces energy usage and paves the way for a sustainable construction industry. In total, the company uses ten Kaydon bearings per robot.
The anatomy of the electric flying racing car
At Goodwood Speed Week, Airspeeder unveiled to the world the Mk3 racing prototype, a remotely-piloted craft in the form of the full-scale and functional electric flying racing car. Today, the production version of this revolutionary vehicle is being created at the sport’s technical headquarters in Adelaide, South Australia. Airspeeder is proud to confirm the technical specifications of these craft before they participate in remotely piloted...
Smart home for robotic dog Spot
Percepto has announced the launch of the first ever smart home for Boston Dynamics’ Spot, a robotic dog. Leveraging the Percepto Base for Spot the solution offers an end-to-end autonomous cycle for outdoor inspection, empowering industrial facilities and isolated substations to keep Spot protected even in extreme weather conditions, safe from damage or theft, and always ready for action.
Modular ROVs quickly adapt to risky underwater missions
Underwater explorations and targeted missions have always been risky, time-consuming and costly. However, VideoRay tethered, underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are becoming ubiquitous for today’s toughest aquatic missions. From mine countermeasures and underwater search and rescue to port security and surveillance, VideoRay ROVs are helping reduce risk and achieve results faster and easier. Vicor’s portfolio of DC/DC power c...
Cobots are set to revolutionise manufacturing
Are cobots working alongside, rather than replacing humans, the answer to today’s manufacturing challenges? Ian Ferguson, VP of Marketing and Strategic Alliances at Lynx Software Technologies looks at how such an approach can be made safe and secure.
Transforming businesses with robotic process automation
Businesses across all industries around the world have had to reconsider their infrastructure, processes and workforces as a result of the pandemic. With additional pressures to meet increased customer demand while restricted by COVID-induced social distancing measures, organisations have had to adapt in order to survive, with many turning to technology to do this.
Advanced new taraSMART suspension arms
ROLEC’s new taraSMART (IP 54) modular suspension arms offer advanced technical features at a lower price point. They are similar to ROLEC’s proven profiPLUS arms but are simpler and more cost-effective.