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Matrox enhances radient line of frame grabbers

Matrox Imaging today announced the Matrox Radient eV-CXP for 3D Profiling, the first member of the Radient eV-Series of frame grabbers to feature on-board 3D profiling using patented…

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Sep
27

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Technology Tuesdays Podcast: Tom Lee on new gripper design

In a recent Design World Technology Tuesdays Podcast, I got to chat with Tom Lee, V.P. of engineering at Airpot Corp. Listen here: The company was originally built around…

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Sep
27

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ABB introduces the IRB 1200 Foundry Plus 2

ABB Robotics today unveiled its latest foundry robot for material handling and machine tending, the IRB 1200 Foundry Plus 2. The smallest foundry robot in its class, this…

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Sep
23

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$7 million XPRIZE competition for autonomous submarine ocean exploration

Robotic vehicles and advanced AI. Swarms of autonomous submarines and mapping pods launched from the air and sea … all working at depths down to 4,000 meters. Cold, dark and…

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Sep
22

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Teledyne DALSA’s image sensors (electronic eyes) aboard OSIRIS-REx

Teledyne DALSA has partnered with the University of Arizona in the development of three high-resolution image detectors that will serve as retinas for the OSIRIS-REx mission to Bennu, scheduled for launch…

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A laboratory assistant places ambient specimens onto the Mayo Medical Laboratories automated sortation system, which sorts specimens down to a laboratory workstation level to streamline specimen processing prior to testing in one of Mayo Clinic's subspecialty clinical laboratories.

Case Study: Yaskawa improves turnaround time and accuracy for automated reference lab

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Yaskawa Motoman recently collaborated with Mayo Medical Laboratories, Rochester, Minn., to implement an automated state-of-the-industry specimen system. The automated laboratory handles tens of thousands of patient vials every…

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Countdown to April’s Hannover Messe

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Hannover Messe 2016 will be the global hotspot for Industry 4.0 solutions. “Next April, the world’s key drivers of industrial digitalization will all be in Hannover – among them…

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COMAU and B&R assimilate robotics into machine control

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

With the introduction of openROBOTICS, partners COMAU and B&R are opening up new dimensions of robotics integration for machinery and production lines. The solution is based on a…

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The future of Automation & Robotics in the food industry

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

by Laura Studwell, Food, Beverage, and Packaging Industry, Marketing Manager and Dan Dibbern, Robotics Product Manager, Omron The growing sophistication of robots has sparked debates among experts over…