Controls & Controllers, Robotics, Transportation Industry Products

Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program

October 24, 2016

Advanced autonomy system demonstrated on a Diamond DA-42, Cessna Caravan and Bell UH-1 helicopter MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 17, 2016 - Aurora Flight Sciences is breaking ground in the world of automated flight through its work on the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. On October 17 Aurora demonstrated automated flight capabilities with ALIAS flying a Cessna Caravan through... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robot Monitoring System enables worker/robot collaboration.

June 30, 2016

With host of safety functions, including safe speed limits, safe standstill monitoring, safe axis ranges, and position and orientation supervision, SafeMove2 encourages development of innovative robot applications by integrating safety directly into robot controller. Software allows robots and operators to work closely together by restricting robot motion to precisely what is needed for application. SafeMove2 provides tools that speed commissioning workflow for faster setup and validation. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform and Advanced Technologies at IMTS 2016

June 7, 2016

Modular automation solution unifies CNC, PLC, HMI, robotics, safety and more At this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), from September 12-17 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, BR Industrial Automation Corp will exhibit its innovative automation solutions at booth E-4115. B&R specializes in standards-based, scalable and modular control systems integrating CNC, logic,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Robotics, Vision Systems

Xilinx and its Expanded Ecosystem Showcase the Latest 16nm Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Technologies at Embedded World 2016

February 19, 2016

Demonstrations will highlight how Xilinx is enabling differentiated, smarter, and connected applications that are shaping the future of Embedded Vision and Industrial IoT SAN JOSE, Calif. - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) and its expanded ecosystem will showcase the latest 16nm Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC technologies at Embedded World 2016. Conference presentations and demonstrations will... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

DENSO I/O Command-Slave Function Allows PLC or PAC Control of DENSO Robots

February 11, 2016

LONG BEACH, Calif. - DENSO Robotics announced that its latest RC8 robot controller features a built-in I/O command-slave function that allows DENSO robots to be controlled directly by Rockwell and Omron PLCs or PACs. Beta testing for Siemens and Mitsubishi PLCs and PACs is in progress. "Ease of use has always one of our chief considerations," said Peter Cavallo, robotics sales manager, DENSO... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Rockwell Automation and FANUC Work Together to Optimize Manufacturing Production

November 20, 2015

Industrial IoT drives need for integrated solutions throughout The Connected Enterprise CHICAGO — As manufacturing companies aspire to drive tangible value from the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), they look to streamline and integrate processes as one of the most efficient steps to achieve an IoT-ready production and supply network. Rockwell Automation and FANUC are collaborating on... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Mobile Robot Development Kit includes all the basics.

September 9, 2015

Helping developers and researchers reduce time and effort required to develop mobile robots, SentiBotics Development Kit v2.0 provides basic robot infrastructure, hardware, component-tuning, and robotic software functionality. Kit specifically includes tracked reference mobile robotic platform, 3D vision system, modular robotic arm, and Robot Operating System (ROS) framework-based software. Full source code, robotics algorithm descriptions, and programming samples are also included. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robot Controller utilizes EtherNet/IP safety software.

June 18, 2015

Available for DX200 Robot Controller Platform, EtherNet/IP™ Safety Software simplifies workcell installation and integration by minimizing amount of robot control wiring required. EtherNet/IP safety interface can be used with or without Functional Safety Unit capability, allowing wide range of safety control options. Software requires no additional hardware in robot controller, and operates by allowing exchange of safety input/output data between robot controller and safety PLC. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Intelligrated to Showcase Mobile Robotic Solutions at Automate 2015

March 19, 2015

Exhibit to focus on robotic systems for distribution and fulfillment Automate-Thumb – CINCINNATI – Intelligrated® (, a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, announces its show lineup for Automate 2015, March 23-26 in North Hall B of McCormick Place in Chicago. At booth #414,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Non-Industrial Products, Robotics, Software

Energid Technologies Launches Gesture-based Interface for Collaborative Robots

March 19, 2015

Energid Signs Licensing Agreement with Thalmic Labs for Myo™ Enabled Robots Cambridge, Massachusetts - Energid Technologies today announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Thalmic Labs, the maker of the Myo™ gesture control armband, to support new and intuitive ways to program and control collaborative robots. Collaborative robots, those that can work side by side with humans,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

ABB and SVIA to Display a Compact Vision Guided Robotic Machine Tending Cell at Houstex 2015, Feb 24-26 in Houston

February 24, 2015

ABB has also opened a 21,000 square foot facility in Houston to better support area customers with the latest robotic manufacturing technology AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — ABB Robotics and SVIA Industrial Automation will exhibit a compact robotic machine tending cell at Houstex 2015 (Booth # 1954), February 24-26 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Houstex 2015 will... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

ATI Industrial Automation to Exhibit New Products and Solutions at Automate 2015, Chicago, March 23-26

February 13, 2015

ATI Industrial Automation, a world-leading, engineering-based developer of robotic peripheral equipment, including: Automatic Tool Changers, Multi-Axis Force/Torque Sensing Systems, Utility Couplers, Robotic Deburring Tools, Robotic Collision Sensors, and Compliance Devices, will exhibit new products and solutions at Automate 2015, Booth #640, McCormick Place North, Chicago, Illinois, March... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robotic Conversion Kit removes vehicle operators from harm's way.

February 10, 2015

By transforming manned industrial vehicles into unmanned robots, DriveRobotics™ add-on applique kit lets building demolition and roadside construction companies convert to unmanned operations whenever operators face hazardous situations. This commercial robotic system, which can also be installed in new vehicles and existing fleets, eliminates need for spotter. Remote-control capabilities enable or facilitate machine use in demanding applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Industrial Robot Controller measures 12.2 x 17.7 x 17.4 in.

February 3, 2015

Along with clean operator panel, second generation IRC5C features cable connections designed for facilitated access and use. External connectors are available for all signals, and built-in, expandable 16-in, 16-out I/O system is standard. TrueMove™ and QuickMove™ technologies promote such capabilities as accuracy, speed, cycle-time, programmability, and synchronization with external devices. Design also facilitates integration of additional hardware and sensors. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics, Software

Multi-Robot Controller operates unmanned ground vehicles.

October 17, 2014

Running on touchscreen tablet using Android-based app, uPoint™ Multi-Robot Control System simplifies robot operations including driving, manipulation, and inspection. Virtual joystick allows users to touch and drag anywhere on main video feed to steer robot, while predictive drive lines help guide operators through tight spots. With video recording function, users can capture digital evidence and upload it to cloud or secure network where files can be managed, retrieved, and shared. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Material Handling Robots offer 700 or 900 mm reach.

September 8, 2014

Designed with no offset in axis two, IRB 1200 Series delivers long stroke that allows robot to be placed close to work piece and still be functional. Standard variants include 700 mm reach model with payload up to 7 kg, and 900 mm model with payload up to 5 kg. Both can be mounted at any angle and come with IP 40 protection as standard, with IP 67 protection optional. With Ethernet port, 4 air ducts, and 10 customer signals, robots can be integrated with other equipment. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Soldering Robot offers variable diameter laser beam.

July 31, 2014

Adjustable for each soldering pattern, Multi-phi Laser Soldering System enables components to be soldered from any direction without interference. Variable diameter laser beam optimizes energetic conversion into heat, so system provides optimal conditions for each component and pattern. Further, system is immovable with fixed z-axis distance and its variable is 0.004-0.12 in. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Robotics, Services

3D Systems Bespoke Technology Receives International Design Excellence Awards Recognition

July 10, 2014

 --  3D printed hybrid Ekso Bionics robotic exoskeleton design awarded Bronze       in the Social Impact Category   -- Bespoke Braces given honorable mention in Professional Equipment category ROCK HILL, S.C. – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that two of its Bespoke design applications have been awarded by the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) from the IDSA... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

KEBA Wins Coveted German Robotics Prize

April 28, 2014

KeTop T10 directMove changes the world of robot operation On Tuesday April 8th 2014 the fourth "Robotics Award" ceremony took place at the Hannover Messe, one of the world's most important trade shows. This prize recognizes innovative robotic solutions with high practical relevance. Criteria such as technical innovation, economic benefits for industry as well as impact on the environment... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Telemetrics Solves Numerous Production Challenges with Versatile Remote Camera Control System

April 18, 2014

Powerful System Combines Three Key Components for Cohesive Solution RCCP-1 Robotic Camera Control Panel CSP Camera Shader Panel Las Vegas, NV – Telemetrics' next generation Remote Camera Control System, featured here at NAB, is purpose built and designed to extend workflow efficiencies for a wide range of networked or stand-alone camera automation applications. The powerful system... Read More