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How Smart Manufacturing Solutions Address Current Megatrends in the Packaging Industry

Flexibility is the ultimate strategy for success in today’s challenging market for food and beverage packaging. Companies are striving to produce increasingly large varieties of products – including various sizes and combinations.

Five Methods to Transfer Products with Conveyors

There are many reasons to transfer a product from one conveyor system to another. Whether you’re moving a product to another line for further operations, into a repair area, or into a rejection location, different transfer methods might be in order.

Ergonomic Under Load: Vacuum Handling Systems for the Logistics Industry

In order to become more efficient and work more quickly but at the same time protect the health of their employees, it is worth investing in ergonomic lifting devices.

Seen, stored, learned - Self-learning robots solve tasks with the help of an Ensenso 3D camera

At the Institute for Intelligent Process Automation and Robotics of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the Robot Learning Group (ROLE) focuses on various aspects of machine learning. The scientists are investigating how robots can learn to solve tasks by trying the

Cut From the Same Cloth - Automatic 3D Recognition and Marking of Wooden Beams

An Ensenso N35 camera is used to capture the beam position and geometry. As soon as the timber is in the printing position, the robot automatically places the flange-mounted camera so that it can detect the surfaces of the beam.

Good Things Come in Automated Packages

Precision soldering applications have long been dependant on manual processes, making it virtually impossible to provide consistent quality. Human error is always a risk with manual soldering.

The Importance of a Reliable Supply Chain for Robotics Companies

Friction in our supply chain -- delays or quality issues, for example -- directly impacts our bottom line. We’re a quickly growing company and we need to be agile enough to take advantage of new opportunities as they arise.

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The Incredible Potential of Soft Robotics

Alternatives to hard components hold potential for applications from surgery to space exploration

Advanced Robotic Systems in the Automobile Industry

LinePar explores the integration of sophisticated robotic systems equipped with newer iterations like collaborative robots, AGVs, robotic vision, exoskeletons, etc., that are radically changing the ways of automotive manufacturing.

SCADA Market to Cross 50 Bn US-Dollar by 2026

Rapid proliferation of industry 4.0 technologies is likely to drive SCADA market. The market is expected to witness a robust growth rate on account of increasing adoption of automation technologies by manufacturing, utility, and oil & gas industries.

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VadaTech Announces 8U VPX Chassis with Twelve 3U Slots and RTM Support

VadaTech, a leading manufacturer of integrated systems, embedded boards, enabling software and application-ready platforms, announces the VTX661 chassis. The VTX661 is an 8U VPX chassis with twelve 3U VPX slots.

Trade events for Lidar, Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, 3D and Building Technology Professionals Rescheduled & Will Take Place Together July 27-29, 2020 in Chicago

International Lidar Mapping Forum, ASPRS Annual Conference, SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, AEC Next Technology Expo & Conference, USIBD Symposium and WIPFLI Summit to Take Place Together July 27-29, 2020 in Chicago

SMAC's patented "Smart Capping" actuators

SMAC patents a unique approach to container capping.

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Zimmer Group - THE PREMIUM GRIPPER NOW WITH IO-LINK
Zimmer Group - THE PREMIUM GRIPPER NOW WITH IO-LINK

Zimmer Group - THE PREMIUM GRIPPER NOW WITH IO-LINK

IO-Link is the first standardized IO technology worldwide for communication from the control system to the lowest level of automation.

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