The Difference between Medial and Lateral, Proximal and Distal, and Superior and Inferior (Biomechanics)

By incorporating these terms into machine design discussions, engineers can better communicate and visualize the placement and relationships of components within a system.

Advancing continuous manufacturing with new technology

Learn how a pharmaceutical product that previously took 1-2 months in production can now be finished after two days.
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Prioritizing Human Safety in Industrial Robot Design

The actual benefits and consequences of robot design may require design engineers to adjust their perspective.
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Picking Precision: Advantages of Robotics in Agriculture

To address the challenges of harvesting strawberries—not enough labor, ripeness accuracy, pick quality and food safety—Harvest CROO Robotics has been designing and manufacturing...

Build Your Case for Robotic Automation

Deploying cobots presents a compelling solution to elevate productivity, safety, and efficiency within manufacturing operations. However, how can you be certain cobots represent...


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Machine Design Library - Free E-book

Your guide to making informed decisions when adding robotics to your manufacturing operations. DOWNLOAD NOW!
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10 Tips for Automation Success

Tried-and-true pointers for leading successful robotics and automation implementations—all culled from peer networking at conferences.
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Advancements in Prosthetic Control Systems

Blue Arbor Technologies’ novel RESTORE neuromuscular interface uses surgically implanted electrodes for the patient to control their robotic prosthesis.
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Educational Robots: Enriching Students’ Education

Incorporating educational robots into high school and college-level education is crucial to prepare students for the challenges and opportunities of the future.
Integrating Human and Robotic Workflows

Fast Five: Enhancing Team Efficiency with AMRs

Strategies for seamless integration and collaboration are covered in this interview with Tim Ideker, an applications engineer at Mobile Industrial Robots.