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Key considerations for cobots: Plan, install, operate, and maintain
Cobots

Key considerations for cobots: Plan, install, operate, and maintain

Cobots are an extension of your production systems, and these steps can help you integrate them fully into your operation.
What is machine vision?
Industrial Robotics

What is machine vision?

A broad set of technologies is available to help automated processes where human visual perception and reaction would be impractical or impossible.
What do robots and precision maintenance have in common? The skills gap
Workforce Development

What do robots and precision maintenance have in common? The skills gap

Chief editor Thomas Wilk says bridging the skills gap was a hot topics at two conferences in May.
Remote monitoring, health and safety lead robotics applications in maintenance
Industrial Robotics

Remote monitoring, health and safety lead robotics applications in maintenance

“If you've got skilled engineers that can take advantage of using the robots to do the things that are dull, dirty, dangerous, and repetitive, then that's a big advance,” says...
Podcast: 4 ways 3D printing and robotics are reinventing the healthcare industry
Technology

Podcast: 4 ways 3D printing and robotics are reinventing the healthcare industry

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Laura Davis from New Equipment Digest investigates how new technologies that are staples in the manufacturing space...
Podcast: Say goodbye to robot wranglers at your warehouse, and say hello to virtual command centers
Industrial Robotics

Podcast: Say goodbye to robot wranglers at your warehouse, and say hello to virtual command centers

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Michael Bearman from Vecna Robotics explores how to solve robot issues remotely without local intervention.
What is a cobot?
Industrial Robotics

What is a cobot?

Do you need extra support with machine tending or precise and repetitive assembly tasks? A cobot might be the right fit for your facility.
Robots Are Fighting Deforestation In The Amazon, One Seed At A Time
The Lighter Side of Manufacturing

Robots are fighting deforestation in the Amazon, one seed at a time

Every day, it seems, robots are gaining new and innovative skills that were unimaginable only a few years ago.
Robotics And Ai From The Plant Floor To Your Local Fast Food Restaurant
The Lighter Side of Manufacturing

Robotics and AI: From the plant floor to your local fast-food restaurant

Wendy's plans to use an underground autonomous robot system to deliver food to hungry customers in the parking lot.
Smart Plants Optimize Human And Robotic Processes
Industrial Automation

Smart plants optimize human and robotic processes

Sheila Kennedy says speed, safety, and sustainability features are advancing.
Boston Dynamics Robots Make Their Runway Debut During Paris Fashion Week
The Lighter Side of Manufacturing

Boston Dynamics robots make their runway debut during Paris Fashion Week

For the launch of their fall 2023 collection, Coperni partnered with Boston Dynamics to incorporate five of the company’s “Spot” canine robots into their Paris fashion show.
Want To Improve Your Balance Get An Exoskeleton Suit With Superhuman Reflexes
The Lighter Side of Manufacturing

Want to improve your balance? Get an exoskeleton suit with superhuman reflexes.

Despite their many advances, robots are notorious for have poor balance skills. This deficiency, however, might be due to reaction time.
Robot Can Disassemble And Recycle 200 I Phones An Hour
The Lighter Side of Manufacturing

Robot can disassemble and recycle 200 iPhones an hour

Daisy can disassemble 23 different iPhone models, allowing Apple to recover valuable materials within, like rare earth magnets, tungsten, and steel.
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Industrial Robotics

Using robots to perform preventive maintenance

In this installment of Automation Zone, learn how a technology partnership seeks to drive safety as well as enable autonomous condition monitoring.
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Industrial Robotics

Cobotics on the rise

Sheila Kennedy says machines and people are working together in harmony as cobots increase in number and scope.
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Industrial Robotics

Warehouses are ripe for robotics

Sheila Kennedy says materials handling robots are tackling lift work in harsh environments and monitoring their own condition.