Robotics

TM Robotics and Cornerstone Automation create intelligent new box-opening device for European market

TM Robotics has announced that it has partnered with Cornerstone Automation Systems, LLC (CASI) to sell an intelligent box-opening device (IBOD) that combines the reliability of TM Robotics’ Toshiba Machine robots with the ingenuity of CASI’s intelligent box-opening software. Current…

🕘 12/05/2016

TM Robotics Partners with M.A.P Services to sell Toshiba Machine robots in Australia

TM Robotics and Toshiba Machine Industrial Robots have announced they have partnered with M.A.P Services to sell Toshiba Machine robots in Australia. After many years of searching for the perfect partner, TM Robotics finally met M.A.P Services at this year’s IREX show in Japan, where the two…

🕘 03/05/2016

ABB introduces YuMi to the UK market

Collaborative dual-arm robot will be used in small parts assembly to help increase UK productivity … ABB has launched YuMi, a collaborative dual-arm robot, to the UK market. Aimed initially at the 3C (Computer, Communication and Consumer electronics), toys and watch-making industries, YuMi has no…

🕘 01/03/2016

Hands-on discussion of the opportunities offered by 'Industry 4.0'

How can industry use the potential of digitisation? Where are the challenges? What prerequisites have to be fulfilled? These and other questions were at the focus of a hands-on talk during a visit by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger to SCHUNK … Since he assumed the position as EU Commissioner…

🕘 17/11/2015

The breakthrough of the smart robots

Regardless of whether in mining or agriculture, construction, forestry or cargo handling, in soil or underwater, in the air or in space: service robots relieve people not only of dangerous work, but they also provide better quality of life. AUTOMATICA, showing in Munich from June 21st to 24th 2016…

🕘 10/11/2015

Have no fear, the robot is here - why automation is good news for humans and industry

Back in April 2015, Japan's oldest department store chain Mitsukoshi implemented a robot receptionist into its foyer with the purpose of greeting shoppers. The Android, with lifelike skin and almost natural looking movements, was created by Toshiba. The multi-national conglomerate is now aiming to…

🕘 09/11/2015

LMI Technologies Launches Ultra Compact Gocator 3109 3D Smart Snapshot Sensor

Latest Addition to 3100 Series Designed for Fixed Frame and Robot-Mounted Industrial Inline 3D Inspection … LMI Technologies (LMI), developer of 3D scanning and inspection solutions, is pleased to announce the official launch of the Gocator 3109 3D Smart Snapshot Sensor. Gocator 3109 is the latest…

🕘 02/10/2015

Embracing robotic technology: the UK’s first automated high resolution 3D scanning service facility

An exciting new facility offers companies access to the highest-quality 3D scanning, advanced manufacturing and inspection services available in the UK. Physical Digital is delighted to announce the UK’s first automated GOM high resolution 3D measurement cell service facility. Opening in the…

🕘 29/09/2015

Food industry at robotics tipping point

In the last 12 months there has been a noticeable uptake in robotics in the food processing sector. Although way behind the rest of the EU and US markets in terms of sales, global food security, volatile commodity prices and the much reported grocery price wars are all driving manufacturers towards…

🕘 26/02/2015

Robolink helps robots break free

For reasons of safety, industrial robots tend to be segregated from humans, which can restrict the types of tasks that robots perform. This has led robot technologists to search for solutions to set robots free from their cages. If this can be achieved, the combination of dexterity and…

🕘 13/02/2015