Lifting up a needle or a book may seem easy to human hands but to a robot it can be quite challenging. This is the challenge that a new robotic gripper hopes to address with new shape shifting technology.
The NICTA chief executive David Skellern is due to retire early next year and Hugh Durrant-Whyte will replace him. He was appointed the new CEO after an international search by executive placement specialists Russell Reynolds and Associates.
Robotic Automation Systems has released Interface Verifier a new portable solution for all multi-press operations in the plastic molding industry.
EPSON Robots has launched RS4 robot a new addition to the RS-Series High Performance SCARA Plus product line.
Motoman Robotics has partnered with Arrow Gear for releasing a robotic working cell called PerfectEdge for performing various tasks like tight tolerance cutting, chamfering, deburring or final stage operation, with simple programming procedures.
New River Kinematics (NRK), a leading supplier of innovative metrology software, has launched SA Arm and SA Machine. The company has reported that these products can be availed globally from October 1st at a reasonable price.
Robotic VISION Technologies LLC (RVT) has released eVisionFactory (eVF) Version 6.0 to offer enhanced features like simplicity, standardization, commonality, and flexibility for applications in industrial, government, and defense markets.
Roboteq Inc. has released HDC2450 an innovative controller which can precisely drive two DC motors. Each can be run up to 50 V and can be operated up to 150Amps.
Universal Robotics has released Neocortex an innovative and patented software that offers learning ability for the machines from its surroundings thereby providing an adaptable automation in disfigured environments.
ABB Robotics, a leading provider of industrial robotics solutions, has released a latest range of consistent and robust workpiece positioners for diversified robotic activities like thermal cutting, arc welding etc.