Robots

QinetiQ Establishes Service and Support Centre for Talon Robots in Australia

22 October 07 QinetiQ, a leading international defence and security technology business, has unveiled plans to establish a service and support centre for its Talon(TM) robots in Sydney, Australia in conjunction with its in-country representative, Pacific Security and Environmental Solutions (PSES) Pty. QinetiQ's Talon robots are manufactured in North America and are being sold in ever increasing...

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Multi-Purpose Robots have 60,000 hour MTBF.
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Multi-Purpose Robots have 60,000 hour MTBF.

With compact design, Presto Models ST70L and ST100 are suited for high-density/multi-layered robotic installations. Both can be used to mount lightweight spot welding guns, and, with significant allowable wrist torque, units can also support large material handling grippers. Optional integrated dress package is available.

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Robotic QA Cell is suited for automated coating measurement.

Featuring 5-axis capabilities, SpecMetrix® RA Coating Quality Assurance Cell can measure films and wet/dry coatings over any substrate, material, and color. Designed for packaging, aerospace, electronics, and medical device industries, automated system helps measure barrier and protective coatings, over-varnish, inside spray, primer, and performance coatings. Integrated with...

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FANUC Robotics Demonstrates New Intelligent R-2000iB/100H Palletizing Robot at 2007 Pack Expo Las Vegas Show

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Oct 15, 2007 - FANUC Robotics America, Inc. will introduce its new intelligent R-2000iB/100H palletizing robot equipped with iRVision in a high-speed bag and box palletizing demonstration during Pack Expo Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Oct. 15-17, in booth #C-4045. The new R-2000iB/100H robot offers FANUC Robotics' world-renowned performance, reliability and...

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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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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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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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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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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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