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Sophisticated 3D measurement technology permits gesture-based human-machine interaction in real time

As gesture control represents a seamless interface between humans and machines, more and more machines, robots and devices are able to respond to gestural cues. Researchers at Fraunhofer IOF in Jena are raising…

3-D printed robot which integrates soft and rigid components

A 3-D printed robot made with a rigid core and a soft exterior. A robot that transitions from a soft outer layer to a hard, metal core is the first of its kind…

EcoCFlex 3 innovates the cleaning of powertrain components

Next EcoCFlex 3‘s generation of robot cell  provides more flexibility, reliability and a scara manipulator. In the pre- and final cleaning of powertrain parts such as cylinder heads, engine blocks and crankcases, robot cells not just…

Robot weaving advanced composites

The Integrated Structural Assembly of Advanced Composites (ISAAC) robot is joining NASA‘s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.  Described as “a paradigm shift”, ISAAC is intended to remove a bottleneck currently hindering work at Langley….

New 70 cc X Mini engine prototype from LiquidPiston

LiquidPiston unveiled the 70 cc X Mini engine, at the SAE International/JSAE 2014 Small Engine Technology Conference in Pisa, Italy. LiquidPiston’s President and Co-Founder Alexander Shkolnik says that the power-dense rotary four-stroke engine prototype’s…

ABB Robotics introduces the new IRB 1200 Robot family suitable for material handling, machine tending and small parts assembly applications

The new family of small robots IRB 1200 is released by ABB Robotics. It features a compact footprint and a large work envelope, providing flexibility, ease of use and short cycle times to…

Taiwan shows interest in industrial robots market

Taiwanese companies are interested in building an industrial cluster to produce robots amid favorable global market conditions, but they still face challenges in integrating the supply chain. Global demand for industrial robots is…

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