Robotics

ABB makes robot programming more intuitive with Wizard Easy Programming software

Wizard easy programming is a graphical programming method designed to enable users to quickly create robot application programs for ABB’s single-arm YuMi collaborative robot, without the need for specialised training. This easy programming software is built on the concept of Blockly, an…

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Schneider Electric launches ‘Smart Campus’ webinar series

Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation, energy management, and automation, has announced a series of webinars to help universities develop a ‘Smart Campus’ strategy. With restrictions closing most institutions until the next academic year, Schneider Electric is providing…

🕘 31/03/2020

UiPath launches a pro bono automation project with the Mater Hospital to free up nurses dealing with infection control including Covid-19

Software robots will disseminate patient test results in minutes allowing nurse specialists to spend more time preparing for and dealing with Covid-19 … UiPath is launching a pro bono automation project with the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. The initiative will see software robots…

🕘 26/03/2020

Robots to the rescue as lock down grips UK Industry

With Coronavirus gripping the nation and panic buying fuelling the mass sale of hand wash and toilet rolls to the public, the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked the sell-out of another item. Amidst the frantic switch to work-from-home for many workers, robots are being used to shore up companies&rsquo…

🕘 26/03/2020

Yokogawa acquires Danish startup, Grazper Technologies

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces that on March 20, 2020, it completed the acquisition of all shares in Denmark-based Grazper Technologies ApS (Grazper), as mutually agreed. Grazper has developed advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for analysing images, and…

🕘 25/03/2020

Sewtec stands ready with expertise to manufacture ventilators for NHS

Industrial robotics specialist Sewtec Automation is waiting to hear if it can manufacture medical ventilators for the NHS after responding to the government’s recent call for help. For patients critically ill with Covid-19, ventilators get oxygen into the lungs and remove carbon dioxide from…

🕘 24/03/2020

GÖPEL electronic improves quality control in automotive manufacturing with Universal Robots

Universal Robots (UR), the most widely-deployed collaborative robot (cobot) manufacturer in the world, today announces that GÖPEL electronic, a manufacturer of testing and inspection systems for electronic assemblies and printed circuit boards, has developed a revolutionary, automated quality…

🕘 24/03/2020

Smart 5G Patrol Robots deployed to fight Coronavirus

As part of its effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, China is using 5G patrol robots developed by Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot Co.,Ltd using Advantech technology to monitor mask wearing and body temperatures in public places. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot Co.,Ltd, a…

🕘 17/03/2020

Automation in the automobile industry farewell to the assembly line

The world's leading trade fair for intelligent automation and robotics automatica will take place in Munich from June 16 to 19. One main focus of the event will be on making automobile production more flexible. Numerous exhibitors will present alternatives to conventional assembly line production…

🕘 11/03/2020

Lack of understanding around RPA holding businesses back from automating key processes – V1 poll reveals

Businesses could be missing out on the benefits of automation because of a ‘lack of understanding’ on the technology. This is according to V1, which has published the results of its new online survey1 on the misconceptions of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). It reveals one in five…

🕘 09/03/2020