Article - 26 May 2022
Functional safety standards help manufacturers design robots and other mechanical systems with built-in, automatic “fail safe” measures.
Article - 5 Sep 2019
While sectors like auto manufacturing have been using automation and robotics for years, the construction industry has lagged behind significantly by comparison.
Article - 12 Jul 2013
Boston Dynamics have created a 6’2 humanoid robot, ATLAS - one of the World’s most advanced robots. At 330 pounds and anatomy put together with sensors and actuators, this automated giant is operated...
Article - 30 Aug 2016
Human divers are limited in the depth they can work, whilst breathing a mixture of helium, oxygen and hydrogen extreme depths of 500m have been achieved (Seedhouse, 2011)
Article - 4 Jun 2013
Millions of cars are sold annually by automobile manufacturers across the world, with nearly 8 and a half million vehicles being sold by Toyota alone each year. With the increasing number of vehicles...
Article - 13 Mar 2013
In nuclear applications, the application of robots enables them to reach areas where the thermal or radiation environment limits the presence of a human. This article introduces the application of...
Article - 1 Oct 2012
Actuators are motors used in a control system. They are usually the final elements in the system. They use energy input and low power command signal to amplify the signal and produce the desired...