Automation Systems

InTouch Health Enables World's First Statewide Stroke Network Using Remote Presence Robotics

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Stroke Team to Provide Instant Medical Consults into Emergency Rooms across Michigan SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--InTouch Technologies(TM), Inc. (d.b.a. InTouch Health®), the leader in Remote Presence solutions for healthcare providers, today announced that St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital has selected the RP-7(TM) Remote Presence System to enable doctors to provide...

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Cincinnati Automation Releases a Vision Guided Robot
Automation Systems

Cincinnati Automation Releases a Vision Guided Robot

Cincinnati Automation releases a Vision Guided Robot for machine loading and packing of small components. The system includes an indexing part feed conveyor, an Adept PC based vision system to locate the part, an Adept SCARA robot, an empty tray magazine and feeder, and an unload conveyor to shipper. Other features included an AB PLC, a touch screen HMI, an industrial PC loaded, a bulk part...

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Cincinnati Automation Releases an Automated Inspection System
Automation Systems

Cincinnati Automation Releases an Automated Inspection System

Cincinnati Automation releases an automated inspection system for multi-layer products such as laminated sensor plates. The machine included a part nest on a servo cylinder, LED lighting, telecentric lens, 2 Keyence high resolution color vision cameras to verify correct features and to detect contamination, a servo gripper and z-axis for unloading good parts. Other features included an AB PLC, a...

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Robots

Robotic System features vision-guided design.

Using single camera and infrared lights mounted on arm of robot, TrueView(TM) enables robot to see part in 3D space and pick up part using 6° of freedom. Robot is programmed to position camera and adjust lighting to optimal image-capture location. Software processes image and sends appropriate path adjustment to robot, which then picks up part. Robotic vision guidance allows for automatic...

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Robots

KUKA Selected to Provide Robotics for New Plastic Part Trimming Cell

KUKA KR 60 Robot to be Used in Pre-Designed Automated Trimming System to Increase Productivity, Throughput, and Reliability Clinton Township, Michigan - February 5, 2007 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has been selected by its new system partner, Rimrock Corporation, as its robotics supplier for the RoboRouter 200, a new addition...

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Robots

Universal to Collect Industry Honor at APEX 2007

Universal Instruments has confirmed that its Genesis GC-120Q platform has been chosen as the recipient of a prestigious SMT Vision Award. Leading the competitive Pick-and-Place category, Universal will collect the award on February 19th during a ceremony being held at this year's APEX exhibition. Now in its fifteenth year, the annual awards ceremony is designed to honor new technologies...

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Robots

NVIDIA Empowers SWAY Studio for GM Super Bowl XLI Commercial

NVIDIA Quadro® Solutions Improve Creative Workflow and Delivery of Real-Time Photorealistic Graphics for Upcoming Super Bowl Ad SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 2 - Visual effects studios dream of rendering photo-real images in real time. SWAY Studio of Westwood, Calif., realized the dream by integrating NVIDIA Quadro based solutions from NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), the worldwide leader in...

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Handling Equipment

Presenting the World's Fastest Robot - The Adept Quattro(TM) s650

The ADEPT Quattro s650 features a unique 4-parallel arm structure and will be capable of moving payloads of up to 2 KG at accelerations of 15 ~ 20G, and over a work area of 1300mm x 1300mm with almost zero settling time. The Adept Quattro s650 will be tightly integrated with AdeptVision which will enable intelligent vision inspection, guidance, and conveyor tracking capability. Primary...

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Transponders

RFID Provides Wireless EOAT Recognition

Wittmann has introduced a state-of-the-art EOAT (End-of-Arm-Tooling) recognition system supported by their R7 robot control based on "Remote Frequency Identification" (RFID) technology. A very economical and low-priced transponder is placed on the tooling to provide a 64-bit long, freely editable and remotely accessible identification number. The transponders are approximately 3.5 mm in diameter...

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Robots

Stack Mold Robots for Packaging Applications

A new robot line has been added to the Wittmann 7-Series robots specifically for the automation of stack molds in molding machines ranging from 400 to 1,000 tons clamping force with the introduction of robot model W 746. This unit is equipped as standard with 5 high performance servo drives and, each of the two vertical axes offer a payload of 25 kg. The model W 746 robot is available in the "D"...

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