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An Electric New Era for Atlas

April 18, 2024 Boston Dynamic’s new electric Atlas platform is here. Supported by decades of visionary robotics innovation and years of practical experience, Boston Dynamics is tackling the next commercial frontier Boston Dynamics recently announced the retirement of their hydraulic Atlas and unveiled what comes next—a fully electric Atlas robot designed for real-world applications. The…

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‘SDVerse’, General Motors, Magna, and Wipro Team Up to Develop Automotive Software Marketplace

April 12, 2024 General Motors (GM), global automotive supplier Magna, and leading technology services and consulting company Wipro Limited, have teamed up to develop a B2B sales platform for buying and selling automotive software. The platform, called SDVerse, aims to revolutionize the automotive software sourcing and procurement process by providing a matchmaking platform for buyers…

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Smart M12 Capacitive Proximity Sensors with IO-Link Communications

April 9, 2024 Carlo Gavazzi is excited to introduce three new series of M12 Capacitive Sensors with IO-Link Communications. Based on their 4th generation TRIPLESHIELDTM sensors, these CA12 Series Sensors represent the ideal solution for industrial automation equipment in applications where sensing performance must be continuously and accurately monitored and logged. Semiconductor and printing applications…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Integrates with Cobots and AMRs Making them Smarter

April 8, 2024 Ny Krystie Johnston Robot technology is becoming increasingly accessible for companies of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Accelerated computing and the ever-evolving contribution of artificial intelligence or AI are transforming virtually everything – robots and robot technology included. Teradyne Robotics, a global leader in advanced automation solutions and parent…

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NVIDIA Announces Omniverse Cloud APIs to Power Wave of Industrial Digital Twin Software Tools

April 4, 2024 Available first on Microsoft Azure, Omniverse Cloud APIs will be offered later this year to developers for use on self-hosted and managed NVIDIA accelerated systems Ansys, Cadence, Hexagon, Microsoft, Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Trimble Adopt Omniverse Technologies to Help Customers Design, Simulate, Build and Operate Physically Based Digital Twins NVIDIA has announced that NVIDIA…

Stretch from Boston Dynamics Puts Mobile Robots at the Forefront in Intralogistics Technology
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Stretch from Boston Dynamics Puts Mobile Robots at the Forefront in Intralogistics Technology

April 4, 2024 With a focus on autonomy, flexibility and safety, Boston Dynamics applies its robotics expertise to a commercial robot solution with automation and integrated safety technologies from Beckhoff As the intralogistics industry speeds ahead, mobile robotics will become even more critical. Many solutions move cartons and totes from point A to point B….

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New Study Finds GenAI as Top Tech Investment for Manufacturers, While 94% Expect to Maintain or Expand Their Workforce

March 27, 2024 Global State of Smart Manufacturing Report reveals impact of emerging technologies on addressing workforce, quality, cybersecurity, and sustainability challenges Rockwell Automation, Inc., one of the world’s largest companies dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has announced the results of the 9th annual “State of Smart Manufacturing Report.” The global study surveyed more…

Mecademic Redefines Robotics: The Smallest, Most Precise 6-Axis Robot Now Offers Absolute Accuracy
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Mecademic Redefines Robotics: The Smallest, Most Precise 6-Axis Robot Now Offers Absolute Accuracy

March 27, 2024 Mecademic’s new Absolute Calibration service enhances its robots’ accuracy capabilities, delivering unparalleled quality and reliability Mecademic, an innovator in compact, high-precision industrial robotics, proudly announces an enhancement that positions its robots as not only the most precise but also the most accurate in the market. The launch of the Mecademic Absolute Calibration (MAC) service…

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Revolutionizing Material Movement with Autonomous Mobile Robots

March 14, 2024 The MD Series AMRs are designed to automate midrange material movement applications with ease In today’s fast-paced manufacturing and logistics industries, the need for efficient and flexible material movement solutions has never been greater. Traditional methods like conveyor systems, forklifts, and manual pushcarts have served us well, but they come with limitations….

ABB Opens Refitted, State-Of-The-Art US Robotics Facility, Reaffirming Commitment to North American Customers
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ABB Opens Refitted, State-Of-The-Art US Robotics Facility, Reaffirming Commitment to North American Customers

March 13, 2024 ABB has opened its refitted US robotics headquarters and manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan, which will support ABB Robotics’ global leadership in developing and manufacturing cutting-edge robotic solutions in the US, for the US and the Americas. The expanded facility reflects ABB’s commitment to long-term growth in the US market, which…

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Valeo and Applied Intuition Partner to Provide Digital Twin Technology for ADAS Simulation

March 12, 2024 Valeo, a global leader in automotive technology, and Applied Intuition, a vehicle software supplier, are partnering to provide a digital twin platform for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) sensor simulation. The joint solution will allow automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to bring safe and reliable ADAS features to market faster. Valeo and Applied Intuition’s platform will…

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Applied Intuition, Inc. Grows to $6 Billion Valuation, Securing $250 Million in Series E Funding to Advance Vehicle Software and AI Capabilities

March 12, 2024 The company will use the financing to make significant investments in generative AI to unlock substantial value for customers and partners. Applied Intuition, Inc., a vehicle software supplier for automotive, trucking, construction, mining, agriculture, and other industries, has raised a $250 million Series E financing round at a $6 billion valuation. The…

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Delta Showcases Innovative Wireless Charging Solutions and Machine Vision Solutions for Smart Logistics at MODEX 2024

March 12, 2024 Delta, a global leader in power management and provider of IoT-based smart green solutions, is showcasing high-efficiency wireless charging systems and smart industrial automation solutions for AGVs, e-forklifts and conveyors to foster autonomous logistics operations. Key features include a 30kW Wireless Charging System, which offers up to 95% efficiency for a broad…

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igus® Launches iglide® i230 3D Printing Material for High-Temperature Applications

March 7, 2024 igus® announces its new iglide® i230 3D printing material for selective laser sintering (SLS). This new powder material can withstand temperatures up to 110°C, expanding the use cases for SLS-printed polymer components During SLS, a printer melts plastic powder layer by layer to form bearings and other components. However, parts made from standard…

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Ontario Making it Easier to Build Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

February 22, 2024 Province of Ontario streamlining process to connect public EV charging stations to the grid The Ontario government is making it easier to build and connect new public electric vehicle (EV) chargers to the province’s world-class clean electricity grid. Starting May 27, 2024, all local utilities will follow a streamlined process for EV…

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Dynamic, Cost-Effective and Reliable: the New KR FORTEC

February 12, 2024 The new KR FORTEC industrial robot delivers great versatility in a small footprint. With high dynamic performance, it achieves short cycle times – and its compact shape makes it ideal for tasks such as handling and spot welding. The speedy KR FORTEC tackles all this with low energy consumption The new KR…