Swisslog Secures Order to Implement CarryPick Goods-to-Person Automation for Waytek, a Leading Distributor of Electrical Components
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Swisslog Secures Order to Implement CarryPick Goods-to-Person Automation for Waytek, a Leading Distributor of Electrical Components

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Swisslog Logistics Automation, leading provider of best-in-class warehouse automation and software, will implement CarryPick for Waytek's Chanhassen, Minnesota distribution center. Since 1970, Waytek has been supplying high quality electrical parts to manufacturers of wire harnesses and mobile equipment, including: trucks, trailers, ag...

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New e-Series Collaborative Robots Come with Built-In Force/Torque Sensing Feature
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New e-Series Collaborative Robots Come with Built-In Force/Torque Sensing Feature

The e-Series Collaborative Robots are available in UR3e, UR5e and UR10e models. The units are offered with built-in, tool-centric force/torque sensor used for measuring mass and inspecting processes. UR3e and UR5e arms offer 0.03 mm repeatability whereas the UR10e provides 0.05 mm. The externally accessible 500 Hz system bus allows user to implement complex motion control algorithms or profiles....

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Dematic Announces Sale of New Robotics Solution for Food Distribution
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Dematic Announces Sale of New Robotics Solution for Food Distribution

Automation Innovation Brings Competitive Advantage GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – July 13, 2018 – Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, today announced a large supplier in the food distribution industry has selected Dematic for a new robotics solution. Unlike other industries such as manufacturing, food...

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Restoration Robotics™ Unveils ARTAS® iX, the Most Advanced Robotic Hair Restoration System, at the Aesthetic Show™ 2018
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Restoration Robotics™ Unveils ARTAS® iX, the Most Advanced Robotic Hair Restoration System, at the Aesthetic Show™ 2018

Presentations by CEO and COO draw attention and enthusiasm by attendees Launch marks pivotal moment in hair restoration SAN JOSE, Calif., July 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Restoration Robotics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIR), the global leader in robotic hair restoration, today provided an update from The Aesthetic Show™ 2018 where the Company unveiled its new ARTAS® iX Robotic Hair Restoration System...

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Robotics Automation for the Wire Industry

Highlighting the important reasons supporting the deployment of robotic automation technology in the manufacturing sector, this paper presents robotics as a contributor to improving manufacturing efficiencies. It reviews the gradual shift from an industrial to a service-based economy, resulting in technical labor shortages, while detailing the benefits of using robots. The latest robot models handling material faster and more accurately than a human, at an affordable cost for the small to mid size business are featured, and the easy and inexpensive customization associated with robots, as well as energy savings is mentioned. The paper also covers numerous robot applications in the wire industry, and includes a chart showing robot sales accounted by the North American robotic companies.

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New ARTAS iX Robotic Hair Restoration System Comes with Adjustable Procedure Chair
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New ARTAS iX Robotic Hair Restoration System Comes with Adjustable Procedure Chair

ARTAS® iX Robotic Hair Restoration System features 3-camera stereoscopic vision systems with 44-micron resolution and 7-axis robot. The system offers improved procedural analysis, repeatability and clinical workflow. The adjustable chair provides clinical versatility and patient comfort for use in multiple aesthetic procedures. ARTAS® is designed to perform harvesting and implantation functions...

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New MATE Exoskeleton Features a Passive Spring-Based Mechanism
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New MATE Exoskeleton Features a Passive Spring-Based Mechanism

Comau to unveil MATE, a wearable exoskeleton for factory workers at Automatica 2018. The Exoskeleton offers better work quality and movement assistance during daily as well as repetitive tasks. The MATE provides breathable, lightweight and more effective postural support without the use of batteries or motors. Its compact structure follows movements of the upper limb without misalignment and...

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New I4 SCARA Robot is Designed for Multiple Configurations and Applications
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New I4 SCARA Robot is Designed for Multiple Configurations and Applications

Omron’s I4 SCARA Robot are available in i4-650, i4-750 and i4-850 models with arm reach of 650mm, 750mm and 850mm respectively. Enabling synchronization between automation devices such as controllers, vision sensors and servo motors, unit facilitates advanced assembly, inserting and mounting processes. Robot is integrated with iCS controller and an EtherCAT module directly connected on the...

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Dispense Works Launches RP-Series Dispensing Robot with Space-Saving Benchtop
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Dispense Works Launches RP-Series Dispensing Robot with Space-Saving Benchtop

RP-Series Dispensing Robot comes with pre-loaded leadscrews, ball slides and brushless servomotors on each axis and 36 x 20 in. work area. Unit’s jog-and-teach routine helps in programming with lines, arcs and circles. The Dispensing Robot features CF card memory that offers connectivity of serial, LAN, dual USB ports and bar code input and is suitable for large meter and mixing systems.

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Sophia is Named a 2018 Gold Edison Award Winner in Robotics
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Sophia is Named a 2018 Gold Edison Award Winner in Robotics

Sophia leads Hanson Robotics’ greater mission to make an impact on humanity through the development of intelligent, empathetic robots New York, NY, April 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hanson Robotics (www.hansonrobotics.com), creator of the world’s most humanlike social robots, is pleased to announce they have received the prestigious Gold Medal of the 2018 Edison Best New Product Award™ for...

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