Automation and Control

RE2 Robotics Receives Air Force Funding to Develop Robotic Pilot for Autonomous Aircraft

RE2 Robotics Receives Air Force Funding to Develop Robotic Pilot for Autonomous Aircraft

Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:31 | RE2 Robotics announced today that the Company was selected by the Air Force to develop a drop-in robotic system to rapidly convert a variety of traditionally manned aircraft to robotically piloted, autonomous aircraft under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. This robotic system, named “Common Aircraft Retrofit for […]

Prevents Autonomous Vehicles From Hacking

Prevents Autonomous Vehicles From Hacking

May 26, 2017 @ 06:58 | Texas A&M University researchers have developed an intelligent transportation system prototype designed to avoid collisions and prevent hacking of autonomous vehicles. Modern vehicles are increasingly autonomous, relying on sensors to provide information to automatically control them. They are also equipped with internet access for safety or infotainment applications making […]

2016 Breaks Records for North American Robot Orders and Shipments

2016 Breaks Records for North American Robot Orders and Shipments

Jan 31, 2017 @ 18:55 Robot Orders surged 61 percent in assembly applications while food & consumer goods orders increased 32 percent. The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the leading advocate in North America for safety and innovation in robotics, announced today that in 2016 the North American robotics market broke all-time records for orders and […]

US-Industry: 135,000 New Robots Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back Home

US-Industry: 135,000 New Robots Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back Home

Nov 23, 2016 @ 15:05 |  The US automotive industry is leading the automation charge: between 2010 and 2015, more than 60,000 industrial robots were installed in the United States. Only in China were there more industrial robots installed during the same period – almost 90,000 units. In the last six years, (2010-2015), the US […]

New NTU Robot, PictoBot to Spray Paint on Interior Walls

New NTU Robot, PictoBot to Spray Paint on Interior Walls

Oct 30, 2016 @ 16:49 |  NTU new robot, PictoBot can paint a high interior wall 25 per cent faster than a crew of two painters, improving both productivity and safety. A new NTU robot will soon be spray-painting the interiors of industrial buildings in Singapore, saving time and manpower while improving safety. Known as […]

Robot Videos of Week: Industry Automation, Water Sampler, Surgical System

Robot Videos of Week: Industry Automation, Water Sampler, Surgical System

Jul 17, 2016 @ 20:46 |  In this week checkout how robots are changing Industry automation and medical field. Also see robotics labs & autonomous water sampler. Universal robots automate almost anything UR cobots can automate virtually anything from assembly to painting, from screw driving to labeling, from injection molding to welding and from packaging […]

Robot Videos of Week: RoboCup, Automatica 2016, Cozmo, Pillo Health Robot

Robot Videos of Week: RoboCup, Automatica 2016, Cozmo, Pillo Health Robot

Jul 3, 2016 @ 13:18 |  RoboCup 2016 RoboCup is the leading and most diverse competition for intelligent robots and one of the world’s most important technology events in research and training. The World Cup of robots combines a variety of interdisciplinary challenges from robotics, artificial intelligence, informatics, as well as electrical and mechanical engineering, […]

Rethink Robotics Announces Major Distribution Partnerships with Freise Automation and HAHN Robotics in Germany

Rethink Robotics Announces Major Distribution Partnerships with Freise Automation and HAHN Robotics in Germany

4 February 2016 | World-Class Automation Providers Freise Automation and HAHN Robotics to Deliver Sawyer Robot to German Manufacturers Rethink Robotics today announced exclusive distribution partnerships with leading automation providers in Germany to continue the global expansion of the company. Freise Automation and HAHN Robotics will deliver Sawyer to the German manufacturing community, helping companies […]

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