Milrem Robotics and Marduk to launch autonomous C-UAS system
Milrem Robotics, the European robotics and autonomous systems developer and Marduk Technologies, the provider of Counter Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) solutions jointly launched a unique mobile autonomous C-UAS platform that offers protection against loitering munition and surveillance drones.
What OEMs look for in the perfect robot supplier
The World Robotics 2020 Industrial Robots report shows a record 2.7 million industrial robots are operating in factories around the world - and many of those are integrated into larger equipment. Here, Nigel Smith, Managing Director of TM Robotics, gives an insight in what Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) look for when choosing a robot for their machines.
VideoRay underwater ROVs protect ports and waterways
Port security and surveillance, mine countermeasures and underwater search and rescue are all dangerous missions that should no longer put lives or vessels at risk. Where sustained, mission critical underwater inspection or exploration is required, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are the safest and most effective way to maintain security, support salvage efforts and uncover secrets of the ocean.
The triumphs and challenges facing Agriculture 4.0
Agriculture 4.0 is the latest revolution in agriculture, something that has been integral to the human way of life since the dawn of time, in one form or another. Agriculture 4.0 is the introduction of AI and smart machines into the agriculture the industry, and has grown to such an extent that is now the world’s third largest robotics market.
3D reality capture solution for Boston dynamics spot
Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, leader in 3D scanning technology today announced a reality capture solution for a variety of industries. By combining Boston Dynamics agile mobile robot Spot with the industry-proven Leica RTC360 3D laser scanner, scanning time spent by human operators is significantly reduced by programming the devices to repeat automated scanning paths through sites.
OMRON launches next generation i4L SCARA robot series
OMRON’s new i4L SCARA is a compact robot which offers strong performance at the lowest total cost of ownership. The i4L delivers quality along with scalability, preventative maintenance, and integration flexibility well above its class.
Sensors critical to future drone adoption
Drone sensors are critical to wider drone adoption. IDTechEx has forecast that the market for drone sensors will be greater than $2.9bn by 2031, according to their recent market research report ‘Drone Market and Industries 2021-2041’.
Next-gen cobots to unlock automation for new sectors
ABB is expanding its collaborative robot (cobot) portfolio with the new GoFa and SWIFTI cobot families, offering higher payloads and speeds, to complement YuMi and Single Arm YuMi in ABB’s cobot line-up. These stronger, faster and more capable cobots will accelerate the company’s expansion in high growth segments including electronics, healthcare, consumer goods, logistics and food and beverage, amongst others, meeting the growing dem...
ABB launches The Robot Podcast
ABB is introducing a new series of podcasts that explore the innovative and exciting world of robotics, and their benefit to society in the greatest shift in automation in a generation, brought on by the pandemic.
School robot competition 2020 winners announced
The EPSRC UK-RAS Network and the educational publisher Twinkl, have announced the winners of the School Robot Competition 2020, an annual robot design challenge for groups of school students aged eight to 14 years old.