The Las Vegas Sphere gets its very own robot
Aura the Robot, the world’s most advanced humanoid robot, announced that she will permanently reside in the grand atrium of Sphere in Las Vegas.
ABB to invest $280M in its European Robotics hub in Sweden
ABB has announced an investment of $280 million to expand its manufacturing footprint in Europe and build a new state-of-the-art ABB Robotics European Campus in Västerås, Sweden.
Robotic dogs enter a highly radioactive evaporator cell not accessed for three decades
A collaboration at a UK nuclear decommissioning site saw two robotic dogs enter an evaporator cell and swab their surroundings in the ‘most complex deployment of a SPOT robot’ in a nuclear facility to date.
Bota Systems joins Universal Robotics UR+ ecosystem
Bota Systems announces its new Universal Robot FT Sensor Kit, a highly sensitive six-axis force-torque sensor that is certified by Universal Robots (UR) for use with its collaborative robots, including the newest UR20 model.
A remote solution to safety concerns
From bomb disposal and construction site monitoring to surveillance and firefighting, remote controlled robots allow humans to act in hazardous situations without putting themselves in harm’s way.
Yamaha Robotics assembly automation at Productronica 2023
Yamaha Robotics will display the latest-generation 1 STOP SMART SOLUTION at A3.323 at Productronica 2023, bringing together the complete set of new YR series printers, surface mounters, and inspection machines.
‘Spot’ the robot proves itself in a radioactive area
‘Spot’ is a robotic quadruped from Boston Dynamics described as a ‘mobile agile robot’. It negotiated pitch-black conditions and several flights of stairs to complete this latest challenge.
Challenging the laws of robotics
Industrial robotics are ideal for automating high-value, repetitive and often unsafe processes, but they can also offer significant advantages across a wide selection of applications that feature a changing roster of process-oriented tasks. The opportunities, but challenges remain. Marc Eichhorn, Product Marketing Manager, Batteries, Avnet Abacus further explore.
Supporting Industry 4.0 readiness
While Industry 4.0 is a growing reality, much of it still remains a concept as the shift to this new method of working requires significant investment. While manufacturers’ understanding of Industry 4.0 and its potential value has grown steadily, many have not been able to translate that into workable transformation plans.
Addition of new RT choke series mitigates EMI issues in robotics and motor drives
Schaffner has extended its range of filtering solutions for suppressing electromagnetic interference (EMI) with a new common-mode choke series designed for use with mid-size power range drives frequently used in robotics and motor drives.