The ringing in of the New Year brings new market intelligence and predictions for robotics from the research conducted by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The IDC FutureScape document reflects a set of predictions after reviewing the previous market and then estimates logical changes that are expected in the market for the next 3 years.
MotoSight 3D CanonVision is a hardware and software solution that uses a single 3D Vision head. It is designed to quickly and easily recognize parts that are randomly placed in bins. It has a very simple setup, making it easy to use. The 3D CAD files are loaded to conduct part training. The part location and orientation data is transferred to the DX200 robot controller via Ethernet, and then it is in the system’s hand to choose the best solution.
The robotics division is advancing at ridiculously fast speeds, quickly becoming enveloped in smart software, sensors, and EOATs. Yet, as intelligent as these technologies are becoming, they still depends on human capability to help and oversee daily operation. Sophisticated software ultimately depends on interface with humans. They still need to be programmed.
History has proven that ABB is ceaselessly striving and innovating to be among the best. This hard work and dedication never fails to create amazing solutions to current problems and ultimately meet the customer's needs and/or specific requests.
The robotic industry is becoming widely innovative, producing consistent and quality products, and giving companies a competitive advantage for a wide variety of applications across the world. It is not too late to integrate industrial robotics; in fact, there is no better time, than now! The proof is in the North American sales statistics; it is estimated that 2016 will go down in the books for record breaking robot orders and shipments in North America.
We are all smiles after an amazing weekend filled with awards! Our sister company, Scott Automation & Robotics, won another outstanding award, making us even more proud to be a part of this amazing, innovative team.Scott Automation and Robotics took home the WORKSAFE VICTORIA AWARD: Health & Safety Invention of the Year for their Lamb X-ray Primal and Middle System.
Motoman is proud to announce that it will expand its range of industrial material handling robots with the new GP series. This series, due out October 2016, will include the GP 7, GP 8, and GP 12. All of these robots will be compact, slender, yet curvaceous to enable a penetration into deep work spaces while also providing a large work envelope. To help provide even more flexibility, there are versatile mounting options: floor, ceiling, and wall.
SCOTT is proud to announce they have teamed up with an elite group of multinational companies by joining KUKA’s Global Key Account Program. The SCOTT Groups global footprint now has the ability to reach New Zealand, Australia, China, the USA, Germany, and Italy.SCOTT Technology Limited, RobotWorx' parent company, specializes in the manufacturing and design of automated production and machinery.
Come one; come all, to the IMTS at McCormick Place, Chicago. Sept. 12 - 17, 2016. This is a trade show that you don’t want to miss! The IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) does a fantastic job of presenting the most useful, up-to-date, technical information available. It also provides an excellent opportunity to network with experts and peers in the field and the chance to experience these technologies, first-hand.
Robotic bin picking is incredibly important as it is able to take the tedious, monotonous tasks off of workers hands. It is able to effectively handle bulk parts sorting, dangerous operations, and/or labor-intensive order fulfillment. Because of its complexity, random bin picking has yet to be perfected or completely grasped by automation systems. However, visionaries are pioneering their way into that uncharted territory.