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Creating the next-generation of robotics

Creating the next-generation of robotics
There is no doubting that robots are on the rise. And despite some naysayers claiming that automation will take jobs away from humans, all the evidence points to robotics improving productivity, cost effectiveness, safety and actually creating employment. By next year it is predicted that the number of industrial robots deployed worldwide will increase to around 2.6 million units.
3rd December 2018

Are the worldwide drone standards enough?

Are the worldwide drone standards enough?
As Christmas approaches, thousands of people across the UK will purchase a drone amid a technological phenomenon with an endless range of uses and purposes. In 2017, the CAA estimated that 1.5 million drones were bought during the Christmas period. Drones are being used to film dramatic landscapes, identify crime suspects and fly medicines to remote locations, and their use is expected to increase. 
28th November 2018

How to solve the drone challenge of ‘out of sight flying’

How to solve the drone challenge of ‘out of sight flying’
London’s City Hall has recently played host to a meeting of leading drone industry stakeholders who gathered to discuss how best to harness UK expertise to enable the delivery of ‘Beyond Visual Line of Sight’ (BVLOS) and ‘Vertical Take-Off and Landing’ (VTOL) Drone Flights and ‘Unmanned Traffic Management’ (UTM) systems for drones. 
23rd November 2018


First ever world drone standards unveiled

First ever world drone standards unveiled
Today, the first ever worldwide standards for the drone industry are being released by the International Standards Organisation (ISO). 
21st November 2018

Dresspack configurator for virtually every industrial robot

Dresspack configurator for virtually every industrial robot
  The new online dresspack configurator from igus enables engineers to quickly find the right system based around the triflex R energy chain. Easy to install and fill, this multi-axis energy chain protects moving cables and hoses on robots and thus increases service life in operation.
16th November 2018

Robotic arm lowers price barrier for simple automation

Robotic arm lowers price barrier for simple automation
With robolink DCi from igus, machine builders and production engineers can automate simple pick and place and assemble tasks without the associated high price tag. It is a complete automation package consisting of robotic arm and controller for intuitive operation. Suitable for lifting parts weighing up to 1kg with an accuracy of ±0.5mm.
16th November 2018

Robot R&D: Bearings

Robot R&D: Bearings
Accuracy describes how closely a robot reaches a commanded position. When the absolute position of the robot is compared to the commanded position, the error calculated is the measure of accuracy. Chris Johnson of SMB Bearings explains how quality bearings are integral for improving accuracy in the robotics industry.
3rd November 2018

Drones grounded after falling out the sky

Drones grounded after falling out the sky
  Drones are being used more and more frequently every day, and soon it seems that seeing one flying overhead will not be such a novelty anymore. However, due to a fault which can cause drones in the DJI Matrice 200 series to drop out of the sky, UK police have grounded some of their drones. 
1st November 2018

Webinar for developers of drones, robots and AGVs

Webinar for developers of drones, robots and AGVs
ACEINNA and IEEE GlobalSpec are providing a special technical how-to webinar for developers of autonomous systems – more precisely, how to affordably and quickly develop guidance, localisation and navigation systems for drones, autonomous cars, robots, cars, industrial AGVs, etc.
31st October 2018

Intelligent, autonomous and fully wireless underwater drone

Intelligent, autonomous and fully wireless underwater drone
French company Notilo Plus, a developer of intelligent, autonomous underwater systems, has announced the global commercial launch of iBubble, a wireless, autonomous and intelligent underwater drone. iBubble can accompany divers for up to an hour and up to 197ft depth, acting as their personal cameraman, enabling superior underwater imaging.
30th October 2018


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