Baumer Sensors Monitor Movement of "Roboy"
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Baumer Sensors Monitor Movement of "Roboy"

Humanoid Robot Moves and Responds Like a Child Southington, Conn.Â- – Motion experts at The Baumer Group began working closely with scholars from the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (AI Lab) at the University of Zurich In June of 2012 to design and create the first humanoid robot that moves, acts and responds like a human being. Nine months later, Roboy" was born and introduced...

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Precise Automation Announces the Acceptance of the PF400 as the First Collaborative SCARA Robot

San Jose, California - Precise Automation announces that, multiple OEM's have recognized the PF400 as the world's first collaborative SCARA robot.Â-  Collaborative robots are mechanisms that can be safely operated next to people without the need for safety barriers.  The PF400 is intrinsically safe since all of the forces generated by its axes are limited so that the robot cannot...

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Robots

ABB Robotics Technology Days to Highlight Broad Range of Automation Technology, May 15 at Auburn Hills, MI Facility

Open to current and potential customers. Late afternoon Open House open to all!Â- Over 40 live demos and seminars on automotive and general industrial applications. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB Robotics will host a Technology Days event on May 15th, 2013 at their North American headquarters and training center in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The event features a large exhibition floor with...

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Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. Expands by Offering Welding Solutions
Robots

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. Expands by Offering Welding Solutions

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc., an innovative provider of premier custom machines and integrated systems is pleased to announce the expansion of technical expertise and automation solutions in the area of robotic arc welding systems and services.Â- Ã‚  Terry Merrifield and Scott Cornelison formerly of Beyond Automation Robotics and Practical Robotic Solutions located in Fort Collins,...

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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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Fulfillment Services

Intelligrated to Showcase Latest Automated Robotic and e-commerce Solutions at EXPO PACK Mexico 2013

Mexico City-based team to feature order fulfillment and palletizing systems in booth #1706 Cincinnati– Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider with key operations in Mexico City, is exhibiting at EXPO PACK Mexico 2013, June 18-21. Intelligrated will highlight its Real Time Solutions® pick-to-light and...

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Lifts

Patient Positioning System aids radiotherapy treatment.

Featuring intuitively operable system that links all hardware and software components, Leoni Orion offers dynamic patient positioning control in 6 degrees of freedom with sub-millimeter accuracy. Robot can grab patient couch in any place by use of tool changing system, while 3D camera system monitors position of patient in relation to beam in real-time, correcting position of robot.Â- By...

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Essemtec Benelux to Exhibit Paraquda High-Speed Pick-and-Place with New Dispensing Option in Utrecht

Essemtec will highlight Paraquda, its industry-leading, flexible, Swiss-made pick-and-place solution in Booth 8D035 at the upcoming Electronics Automation, scheduled to take place May 28-30, 2013 at the Royal Dutch Jaarbeurs Exhibition Center, Utrecht. The Electronics & Automation in Utrecht is the most important exhibition in the Benelux for the electronics industry. Essemtec, the Swiss...

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Pick and Place Unit enhances prototyping, pilot production.
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Pick and Place Unit enhances prototyping, pilot production.

For those who need to build prototypes or perform short runs in-house, MC-400 aligns and places 0201 chips, BGAs, CSPs, and 15 mil fine-pitch QFPs with ±0.05 mm placement accuracy at speeds up to 3,000 cph by utilizing flying and bottom vision. Heavy-duty construction and closed-loop, servo-driven, X/Y/Z and theta axes, complemented by Hi-Res digital encoders,Â- promote precision. Even...

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Robots

Pick-and-Place Machine fosters flexible SMD production.

Employing H-drive that minimizes maintenanceÂ- and maximizes working surface, FLEXUS can be equipped with up to 240 feeders – either intelligent cassette feeder or single type feeder – at once. MIS software is included for setup planning, stock management, and traceability. Able to place up to 6,000 cph precisely with automatic fiducial identification and laser...

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METTLER TOLEDO Exhibits at POWTECH International Trade Fair
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METTLER TOLEDO Exhibits at POWTECH International Trade Fair

Nuremberg, Germany — METTLER TOLEDO, a global leader in weighing technology, is pleased to be an exhibitor at POWTECH, an international trade fair for mechanical processing technologies and instrumentation. At POWTECH, METTLER TOLEDO will showcase a robot made in collaboration with Asyril SA, a developer of miniature mechatronic devices of automation in micro-, nano- and bio-technology. The...

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Simple Connection MGB with EtherNet/IP

The new MGB with EtherNet/IP is a leap forward in access door safety. Designed for easy installation, flawless performance, and long service life, it is engineered with robust features and cutting-edge technology that places it firmly at the leading edge of the door safety device industry. To learn all about the benefits of the Euchner MGB, see our video.

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