Events

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 →
Automatica 2018: Optimise your production

Automatica 2018: Optimise your production

According to figures from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), global sales of robotics increased in 2016 by 18% in value and 16% in volume compared to 2015. Patrick Schwarzkopf, managing director of VDMA Robotics and Automation, sees enormous economic and social potential: “It is not a coincidence that robotics and automation are booming. They […]

By April 24, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Food and beverage solutions at Automatica 2018

Food and beverage solutions at Automatica 2018

In September 2017, VDMA increased its growth forecast for the current year for German robotics and automation from 7% to 11%. The industry is also booming internationally. With this positive outlook and numerous innovations ready to be shown, the world’s leading companies are going to meet at Automatica in Munich from June 19 to 22, […]

By April 22, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Automatica focuses on medical and pharmaceutical

Automatica focuses on medical and pharmaceutical

The average life expectancy is increasing. Thanks to automated production, more effective and affordable medications and therapies are made available to a wide range of patients. From June 19 to 20, 2018, the leading international trade fair Automatica in Munich will show how economically and efficiently pharmaceutical and medical products can be produced today. The […]

By April 10, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Unlocking the potential of service robotics

Unlocking the potential of service robotics

Advances in human-robot interaction, enabled by graphics displays, artificial intelligence and sensors, are ushering in a new generation of service robots that are easy to programme and intuitive to use. In Munich, from 19 to 22 June, 2018, Automatica will demonstrate how state-of-the-art products and systems – from flexible, collaborative robot tools to smart warehouses […]

By April 4, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Virtual and real production worlds are merging

Virtual and real production worlds are merging

The force with which the digital transformation is starting to steamroll automated production will be obvious at Automatica 2018, in Munich from June 19 to 22. Terms like cloud robotics, deep learning and smart production are no longer just catchwords, but instead are increasingly becoming experienced reality. The rapid development steps of digital networking into […]

By March 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Comau enables the factory of the future

Comau enables the factory of the future

Ericsson, TIM and Comau, are showing at MWC 2018 their cloud robotics solution, as a first implementation result of ‘5G for Italy’ collaboration agreement, signed last year, to explore the potential of 5G through a series of use cases related to the development of innovative services and solutions on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing enabled […]

By March 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk hosts 10th annual robotics symposium

Schunk hosts 10th annual robotics symposium

Schunk’s Expert Days on Service Robotics have reached a major milestone, celebrating their tenth anniversary. The banner headline for this year’s event is “Smart Future with Cobots and Co-acts,” and will examine technological developments, challenges and opportunities for service robotics. The event runs from 28 February to 1 March, 2018. The topic spectrum will range […]

By February 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Keynote speech for UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Keynote speech for UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

The first Keynote presentation for the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition will be delivered by Henry Harris-Burland, VP marketing from Starship Technologies, creators of self-driving delivery robots. He will give a presentation outlining the capabilities of the robot and discuss the future, what they’ve learned so far, the challenges they have faced, social acceptance […]

By February 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Registration opens for UKIVA Machine Vision conference

Registration opens for UKIVA Machine Vision conference

On 16 May, UKIVA hosts its second annual machine vision event: Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition, at the Arena MK, Milton Keynes, UK. It’s free to attend and registration is now open. The Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition will present 60 technical seminars and an exhibition of the latest vision technology and services from the […]

By February 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
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