Highlights

Quantum Devices

Automate 2024 Product Spotlight: Quantum Devices Partners with OEMs to Provide Encoders

In addition to designing and manufacturing encoders for a range of applications, the company also manufactures custom photodiodes.
Siemens

Automate 2024 Wrap-up: Shifting the Robotics Paradigm to Flexible, Agnostic Solutions

Functional success of robotic and control solutions is tied to available information, flexibility and software upgrades. Heads-up: AI is integral to the mix.
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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.
Sharon Spielman

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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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.
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.
Robotic Leg Control Interacts with the Brain

Game-changing Assistive Technology: Toward Robotic Leg Control that Interacts with the Brain

Part 1 of a three-part series unpacks how a researcher strives to improve performance by merging neuroscience and human motor control with robotics and artificial intelligence...