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How to set up a motor controller for an Igus linear robot

How to set up a motor controller for an Igus linear robot

In this video, Rene Erdmann, head of the drylin E electric drive technology business unit at Igus, shows how easy it is to set up the dryve motor controller for the drylin E linear robot. The web-based system can interface easily to a desktop PC, tablet or smartphone – simply type in the IP address […]

By June 29, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Comau launches lightweight wearable robotics

Comau launches lightweight wearable robotics

Comau has unveiled MATE, its first innovative wearable exoskeleton. MATE has been designed to improve work quality in an efficient and highly ergonomic manner by providing consistent and advanced movement assistance during repetitive as well as daily tasks. The MATE Fit for Workers exoskeleton uses an advanced spring-based passive structure. MATE delivers lightweight, breathable and […]

By June 29, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Sick launches robot guidance for part localisation

Sick launches robot guidance for part localisation

Sick has launched 2D and 3D vision-guided part localisation systems for easy and quick set-up of robot picking from a belt, or from a bin or stillage. Suitable for both cobots and conventional industrial robots, the Sick PLOC2D and PLB 520 have been developed specifically to facilitate affordable, or entry-level automation and for use in […]

By June 26, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
OnRobot debuts new products at Automatica 2018

OnRobot debuts new products at Automatica 2018

OnRobot will be launching three new products at Automatica 2018: The ‘Gecko Gripper’, ‘Polyskin Tactile Gripper’, ‘RG2-FT’ and a major technical upgrade of the existing ‘HEX’ force-torque sensor product line based on OptoForce technology. These innovative solutions will open up new areas of application for collaborative robotics at the same time making implementation even easier. […]

By June 20, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots launches next generation cobots

Universal Robots launches next generation cobots

Universal Robots is continuing to evolve its ground-breaking, collaborative automation technology with the introduction of its new flagship e-Series cobots. This new collaborative robot platform includes technology advances that enables faster development for a wider variety of applications. Improvements include the ability to economically address even more applications, thanks to greater precision and sensitivity provided […]

By June 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Scorpion Vision integrates HikVision smart camera with vision software

Scorpion Vision integrates HikVision smart camera with vision software

Scorpion Vision is delighted to announce that the new HikVision Smart Camera can now be fully integrated with their machine vision software. As the sole distributor for the HikVision product range in the UK and Ireland, Scorpion Vision understands first-hand the capabilities of the high performance smart camera and saw an opportunity to integrate with […]

By June 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Eisele demonstrates one supply connection for robots

Eisele demonstrates one supply connection for robots

Custom multiple and multi-media connectors save time, space and reduce costs. New from Eisele Pneumatics is an exchangeable unit from the MULTILINE modular kit system for supplying power and operating media to robots. The MULTILINE E is a unique modular system for individually configurable and robust multiple and multi-media connectors. The MULTILINE E sets standards […]

By June 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus highlights robolink ReBel joints for mobile applications

Igus highlights robolink ReBel joints for mobile applications

The new robolink ReBeL joints from Igus can be used for robotic tasks in the workplace and in the private sector. They are particularly suitable for mobile applications in which a robotic arm is mounted on a moving platform. The robolink ReBeL joint a cost-effective flyweight with which 6 DOF robotscan be implemented. This prototype […]

By June 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Nissan scores with Pitch-R robot at Champions League final

Nissan scores with Pitch-R robot at Champions League final

Nissan unveiled an autonomous robot, which can draw football pitches wherever there is space, at the UEFA Champion’s League Final Kyiv 2018. Named Pitch-R, the robot is inspired by Nissan’s advanced ProPILOT driver assistance technology. ProPILOT is available on the 100% electric new Nissan LEAF and on the Nissan Qashqai. The system is a key […]

By June 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
OnRobot formed from merger of three companies

OnRobot formed from merger of three companies

Enrico Krog Iversen, former CEO of the industry-leading collaborative robot pioneer, Universal Robots, along with the Danish Growth Fund, is addressing the next challenge in automation with the merger of three innovative end-of-arm tooling companies to facilitate the ongoing growth of collaborative robotics. The new company combines US-based Perception Robotics, Hungary-based OptoForce, and Denmark-based On […]

By June 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
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