Keyword: Collaborative Robots and Cobots

Robotics, Automation & Control

Quiz: Robotics, Automation & Control
How much do you know about humanoid robots?
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Will the adoption of cobots by SMEs accelerate in near future? What are the key challenges cobots need to overcome before they become ubiquitous?
Application Briefs: Design
Scientists analyzed the stability of the collaborative system based on speed and accuracy, as well as the conditions required for successfully performing tasks from geometric, force, and posture viewpoints.
INSIDER: AR/AI

Just like us, robots can’t see through walls. Sometimes they need a little help to get where they’re going. Engineers at Rice University have developed a method that allows humans to help...

INSIDER: Motion Control

A new general-purpose optimizer can speed up the design of walking robots, self-driving vehicles, and other autonomous systems.

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

We tend to take our sense of touch for granted in everyday settings, but it is vital for our ability to interact with our surroundings. Imagine reaching into the fridge to grab an egg for...

Products: Motion Control
New Products from the August 2022 issue of Motion Design.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new general-purpose optimizer can speed up the design of walking robots, self-driving vehicles, and other autonomous systems.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

With a training technique commonly used to teach dogs to sit and stay, computer scientists showed a robot how to teach itself several new tricks including stacking blocks. With the...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

In-space and planetary surface assembly for human exploration is a challenging domain that encompasses various technological thrusts to support human missions. NASA is developing autonomous assembly agents to...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sensors Expo is returning to the McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA from June 27 – 29, with its new name — Sensors Converge. There are nine conference tracks that highlight the different applications for...

Question of the Week: Robotics, Automation & Control
Are soft machines an important technology for the future?

Soft machines — a subcategory of robotics that uses deformable materials instead of rigid links — are an emerging technology commonly used in wearable robotics and biomimetics (e.g., prosthetic limbs).

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Soft machines — a subcategory of robotics that uses deformable materials instead of rigid links — are an emerging technology commonly used in wearable robotics and biomimetics (e.g.,...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2022

Designing the connected battlespace of the future...mobile robots that detect and alert soldiers to dangers in real time...'electronic skin' sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Briefs: AR/AI
The highly customizable robotic arm can be twisted and turned in all directions.
Products: Motion Control
Test servo drives, robot monitors, AC motors, and more
Briefs: Motion Control
A software makes industrial robots nimbler and almost as sensitive as human hands.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The system creates accurate defect standards for in-situ inspection systems.
Products: Motion Control
Motors, suspension arms, slit couplings, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
As more manufacturers implement robots, hand guidance tools and techniques will continue to expand in functionality and become even easier to use.
Articles: Imaging
To make robots truly see, you need the right software.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The model allows robots to ask clarifying questions to soldiers.
Briefs: Software
It can also find the nearest electric wall outlet to recharge without human assistance.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
To have a successful product, one must consider all the required sub-systems to deliver high-quality illumination.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These technologies provide a tantalizing glimpse into the future of manufacturing automation.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Motion controllers, electric cylinders, cobot brakes, and more.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Artificial intelligence helps train robots to work together to move an object around two obstacles and through a narrow door in computer simulations.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
A bulk metallic glass could slash prices of collaborative robots and lead to advanced 3D-printed metals.