ABB’s AI-enabled Robotic Item Picker

ABB Robotics has enhanced its logistics automation portfolio with the launch of the Robotic Item Picker – a new AI and vision-based solution that can accurately detect and pick items in unstructured environments in warehouses and fulfilment centres. “The explosion…

Comau unveiled as Intrinsic’s first industrial and innovation partner

Comau has been unveiled as the first industry partner of Intrinsic, which is on a mission to make industrial robotics accessible and usable for millions more businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers. On stage, Pietro Gorlier, Comau’s CEO, demonstrated how the company…

EMO Hannover 2023: Megatrends supporting manufacturing companies in international competition

European manufacturing companies are faced with multiple challenges when competing internationally. The hurdles that have to be overcome range from high energy and personnel costs to shortages of skilled workers and unstable supply chains for a wide variety of components.…

When triflex cable management, industrial robots and Bosch get together

When you think of industrial robots do you think of delicate touch and movement? With the industrial robots featured in this video, we see how gentle and precise these large industrial robots can be. Using triflex energy chains, Bosch protect…

ABB transforms AMR performance with launch of Visual SLAM

ABB Robotics has transformed its Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) with the addition of Visual Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (Visual SLAM) technology, enabling its AMRs to make intelligent navigation decisions based on their surroundings. Using AI-enabled 3D vision to perform location…

Automatica 2023: Stäubli Robotics to showcase digital solutions

Digital transformation will be one of the major topics and trends dominating this year’s Automatica. At Stand 359 in Hall B5, Stäubli Robotics will demonstrate the facility and speed with which its four- and six-axis robots can be integrated into…

Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT) market likely to surpass $210Bn

The Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT) market revenue was estimated at $21.4 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 25.6% from 2022 to 2032. The rise in the adoption of IoRT in industrial automation around…

Robot for automating wiring harness manufacturing boosts productivity

Q5D, a manufacturer of wire harness automation equipment for additive manufacturing, has launched its first product, the CY1000. The 5-axis CNC additive manufacturing robotic cell solves the most challenging automation issue: how to automate the addition of electrical connections in…

Keep ahead of the competition with TSN

In a world of global markets where everything is moving faster and competition is fierce, companies need to have agile manufacturing operations to introduce products faster to market than other industry players. A key enabler to support this is Time-Sensitive…

Supply Chain Transformed – The Beginning of The Supply Chain (S2, E2)

In season 2 of Supply Chain Transformed, Digi-Key Electronics looks at how the world is tackling new and ever-present challenges in global logistics. Recent years have shown how much risk truly exists between point A and B, and this season…