Starting as an exciting novelty that has gained a foothold in many consumer technologies, voice control has struggled with industrial traction, but Konica Minolta has a new method of programming robotics.
May 23, 2023 by David Peterson
Automate 2023 has begun! This year’s trade show features some exciting new technologies, including automation solutions from Universal Robots, Bosch Rexroth, and DENSO Robotics.
May 22, 2023 by Shawn Dietrich
Softing has released a network cable tester with continuous testing, tone generation, and individual conductor testing, allowing users to troubleshoot for a faulty or incorrectly connected cable quickly.
May 11, 2023 by Shawn Dietrich
HIWIN has added to its existing linear motor and cantilever axis product lines, with each model now available with a profile width of 100 mm, making for a compact linear motor axis and a larger, higher-performing cantilever axis.
May 07, 2023 by Shawn Dietrich
Banner Engineering has taken steps to improve the usability of IO-Link devices with the release of the compact DXMR110 8-Port IO-Link Master for simplified connection between devices to the control cabinet.
May 03, 2023 by Damond Goodwin
A recently common term applied to systems of standardized robot grippers is an ‘ecosystem,’ but what does this actually mean, and what are some examples of implementation in manufacturing industries?
April 24, 2023 by David Peterson
ODVA releases process automation device profiles to help standardize process automation field device variables over Ethernet/IP, reducing device integration time and allowing for interchangeability between devices in the field.
April 20, 2023 by Shawn Dietrich
Yaskawa Motoman has added enhancements to its MotoPick 4 software, with easy-to-use no-coding part tracking capabilities that offer multiple features to reduce complexity on a multiple robot part tracking solution.
April 19, 2023 by Shawn Dietrich
Fischer Connectors has released several new series of heavy-duty cable layouts, allowing reliable fastening of single-pair Ethernet (SPE) and USB 3.2, as well as offerings for combined data and fluid connection.
April 04, 2023 by David Peterson