Bearings

Intelligent Bearing Solution for Parallel Kinematic Robots: Fewer Components, Higher Efficiency

Triple Ring Bearing Saves Installation Space and Time At the Productronica trade fair, Schaeffler Group Industrial presents its developmental work performed on a new triple ring bearing which helps to simplify the structure of handling robots with parallel kinematics and significantly increases their operating efficiency. Parallel kinematic robots are compact handling devices with large stroke....

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Robots

Adept Technology Receives $5.0M Quattro Robot Order

Order for Over 100 Units Establishes Quattro as Leading High-Speed Packaging Robot LIVERMORE, Calif.---Nov. 15, 2007--Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, announced today that it has received a $5.0M order for Adept Quattro(TM) robots from a major European machine builder. Under the terms of the order, over...

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Robots

Adept Robotics Displayed at Major European Packaging Summit

Company's Patented High-Speed Quattro Robot to Display at Europack 2007 LYON, France---Nov. 13, 2007--Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, announced that their revolutionary high-speed packaging robot, the Adept Quattro(TM) s650 is being exhibited at the Europack-Euromanut Show at the Eurexpo Parc des...

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Controls and Controllers

Adept Technology Selected as Exclusive Robotics Partner for Innovative Electronics Assembly Machine

Performance of Cobra s600 Key to Chad Industries' Patented IQ Odd-Form Assembly Machine LIVERMORE, Calif.--Nov. 1, 2007--Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, announced that they have been selected as the robotics supplier by Chad Industries, a supplier of automat Circuit Board, Solar, and Wafer Handling,...

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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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Packaging Machinery

Adept Technology Launches New Robotics Packaging Channel

Channel focused on rapid deployment of high speed packaging systems LIVERMORE, Calif.--Oct. 4, 2007--Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced the launch of their Preferred Packaging Partner (PPP) program. The program is designed to provide customers with access to an experienced channel for the...

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Software

Virginia Tech Engineering Students Use NI LabVIEW to Develop a Fully Autonomous Humanoid Robot

Bipedal, Soccer-Playing Robot Is the First U.S. Entry Accepted to RoboCup NEWS RELEASE - Oct. 25, 2007 - Engineering students from the Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) at Virginia Tech have developed a bipedal humanoid robot using the National Instruments LabVIEW graphical system design platform. The Dynamic Anthropomorphic Robot with Intelligence (DARwIn) was originally developed to...

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Robots

Drobo, the World's First Storage Robot, Comes to the UK

LONDON, December 12 -- oAward-Winning Desktop Storage Device Easily and Reliably Stores, Protects and Expands as Data Needs Grow Data Robotics today announced the official UK and Ireland launch of Drobo, the world's first storage robot. Drobo is a striking black desktop device that connects via any USB 2.0 port on a Mac or Windows PC. Under its magnetically attached faceplate are four bays that...

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Automated System handles solid- to liquid-phase sample prep.
Robots

Automated System handles solid- to liquid-phase sample prep.

Metrohm 815 Robotic Soliprep is designed for preparation of samples from solid to liquid phase in fields of ion chromatography, HPLC, ICP, trace metal analysis, titrimetric, and direct measurement applications. It delivers flexibility to accurately add solvents, homogenize, filter, dilute, and transfer solutions to sealed vials. System can even titrate or measure directly without user...

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Robots

WowWee's Robosapien(TM) V2 Robot Named as Finalist in The BETT Awards 2008

Interactive Robot Recognized for Excellence in Digital Educational Design HONG KONG - November 29, 2007 - WowWee, an Optimal Group company (NASDAQ: OPMR), today announced that its Robosapien(TM) V2 robot has been named as a finalist in The BETT Awards 2008 (www.bettawards.co.uk). The Robosapien V2 robot, WowWee's highly-evolved fusion of technology and personality", features the interactive...

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Robots

Leading Edge Aerospace Purchases America's First Quantum FaroArm

LAKE MARY, Fla., October 25, 2007 - FARO Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: FARO), the world market leader in portable computer-aided measurement arms and laser tracker sales, announced the first North American sale of the Quantum FaroArm, only two weeks after its debut at the Quality Expo. The buyer, Leading Edge Aerospace, Inc. of Wichita, Kansas, currently uses multiple Platinum FaroArms and FARO...

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Do You Have Unique Lifting Needs?

EZRig Cranes offers lifting solutions that are engineered for robust performance, providing the ultimate in portability. Designed for real-world lifting needs, our products are small and light with options and features that make them ideal for a broad range of applications. See our video to learn how an EZRig Crane can simplify your lifting requirements.

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