According to Michael Senske, president of Pearson Packaging Systems, customers have been demanding for a robotic case packer, where the robotic arm functions independently of a proprietary controller.
Arnott, an internationally known company for production of biscuits, is planning to change to the automatic mode of operation on all its speciality lines.
The robot Internet, called RoboEarth, is a groundbreaking project that allows robots to share information with one another.
The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2011 will be supported by Gates Corporation for the fourth consecutive year. Gates, a Crown Supplier for the FRC, will donate over $500,000 worth of power transmission products to be used by students to design and build robots which are then tested in competitive games.
The Yonhap News Agency in Seoul reported that the Government has announced it will spend 100 billion WON (US$89.5 million) on robotics related projects to encourage growth in the cutting edge industry.
Cambridge, MA-based Heartland Robotics, the manufacturing robotics company founded by Australian Rod Brooks, is moving into a larger office space in Boston's Fort Point district next week.
Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery has declared its collaboration with MD Packaging, an Ontario-based company.
Adept Technology Pleasanton, CA, USA, a provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and autonomous mobile solutions, announced it will hold a conference call to discuss fiscal 2011 second quarter financial results. The call will be hosted by John Dulchinos, chief executive officer and Lisa Cummins, vice president and chief financial officer.
The Chrysler Foundation continues its long time commitment to furthering science, engineering and technology education as it announces recipients of 2011 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotic grants.
Haliburton International Foods has declared that it is the primary US food company to include Adept Technology’s Adept Packaging Automation Cell (PAC). The new automation cell is based on vision-guided technology for accomplishing packaging up to a speed of 150 ppm.