"robot" tag

The robot eye with an all-round field of view

Where am I? Like humans, robots also need to answer that question, while they tirelessly glue, weld or apply seals to workpieces. After all, the production of precision products depends on robot control…

ABB

ABB: absolute precision and maximum flexibility with systems for welding of large metal structures

When the parts to be welded become larger and heavier, a robot integrated with a gantry system can be equipped for higher payloads by using single or multiple axes positioners. ABB’s gantry solutions…

New robot with a human touch

A Cornell University research group has published a paper describing how stretchable optical waveguides act as curvature, elongation and force sensors in a soft robotic hand. “Most robots today have sensors on the…

Remote-controlled robot inspects suitcase bombs

Abandoned items of luggage are frequently found at airports and train stations. This is a case for the emergency services, who have to assume that these items might contain bombs. They must assess…

New frontiers: an interactive welding robot in carpentries

The goal of this ethnographic study is to understand welding practices in environments like yards, to design an interactive welding robot. The robot is aimed at helping workers in their daily work while…

Schuler presents Crossbar Robot 4.0

Schuler unveils the fourth generation of Crossbar Robot, called Crossbar Robot 4.0. These robots are used to transfer parts from one stage of a press line to the next: they can remove up…

Growth forecast for robotics market to 2020

The global industrial robotics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% to 2020, reaching a market size of $41.17 billion in 2020, according to a new report by Allied Market…

Global trends to 2025: robots, 3D printing and connectivity

Robots, 3D printing and a wealth of new technologies and business models will carry us through to 2025, research group Frost & Sullivan predicts. In a new report, titled “World’s Top Global Mega…

KUKA ROBOTER ITALIA

Sheet metal production in patchwork technology

High productivity, as much efficiency and absolute reliability: these are the requisites that Rea Group has succeeded in satisfying fully thanks to its know-how and especially to the technical peculiarities and the operational…

Awards

Racer, gold medal for robotics at automaticon 2014

Racer, the latest robot designed and built by Comau, has received a new award at Automaticon, the most important trade fair in the field of automation, control and robotics, being held these last…

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