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How is COVID-19 Impacting and Transforming the Humanoid Robot Industry?

Humanoid robots are gaining popularity as the human touch has to be reduced to prevent the virus from spreading. Hospitals in many parts of the world are using these robots for providing various services to COVID-19 patients.

Intralogistics: AGV vs. AMR

Until recently, AGVs were the only option for automating internal transport tasks. Today, a more sophisticated technology is competing with them: Autonomous Mobile Robots AMR. Although both AGVs and AMRs allow materials to be moved from point A to point B, the comparison end

On the Track of Old Masters

The analytical examinations of the painting were carried out not only before starting the treatment, but also during the cleaning. This allowed valuable information to be gathered on the condition of the surface layers as well as the layer structure and the materials used.

Business Perspectives and the Impacts of COVID-19 - Q&A with Parker LORD

Justin R. Bessette, Manager of Technology at Parker LORD, Microstrain shares with us his thoughts on how Parker LORD is managing through the pandemic as well as insights into what the future of Robotics and Automation may be.

Mobile Robotics and Market Adaptations after COVID-19

There are three adaptations we are watching closely at Aethon since we believe they are a trend and may become more permanent. These adaptations will have a significant influence specifically on the use of automation and autonomous mobile robotics.

How Hexapod Robotic Platforms Can be used to Test Image Quality of Digital Imaging Cameras

Taking sharp pictures despite poor lighting conditions, taking snapshots without blurring, recognizing traffic signs and road markings or identifying dangerous situations with specific systems - all of this is possible today with the help of modern cameras.

The Doctor Will See You Now - Exploring the Future of Surgical Robots

There have been talks of surgical robots since as early as 1985. While the medical sector has taken significant steps since then to implement such technology, major barriers are still evident.

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FIVE BEST ROBOT COFFEE BARISTAS

The robot baristas are an evolving technological development made to deliver great cups of coffee and to cut back on several factors including human deficiencies like tiredness and falling sick.

Rocos Partners With Boston Dynamics to Upskill Autonomous Spot Robots With Remote Operation - All the Way From New Zealand

The importance of autonomous robots has been highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic where many have been used to encourage social distancing, clean public spaces and hospitals, and even deliver vital medication.

Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power 3D Data Capture in New NavVis VLX Mapping System

Its compact, versatile design enables the system to map small, fragmented and narrow spaces as well as environments with many obstacles and uneven terrain.

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inVia Robotics Expands into Asia with Kantsu Deployment

Kantsu automates Osaka warehouse with inVia's Picker robots to keep pace with increasing order volume

Locus Robotics enters the Australia/New Zealand Market via strategic partnership with Cohesio Group

Cohesio Group becomes a licensed reseller of the Locus AMR solution as part of Körber AG

Perceptive Automata Announced as a Finalist in AUVSI's 2020 XCELLENCE Awards

Company recognized for outstanding AI software innovation

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LORD Sensing Systems - Inertial Sensing Products

The C-series high performing inertial sensor package provides an OEM form-factor that is optimized for size and weight in Off Highway, Unmanned Ground Vehicles/Mobile Robots and Unmanned Aerial Systems. It's compact and low-profile anodized aluminum housing can be connected directly to a printed circuit board using a UART header or a Samtec FFSD ribbon cable and 2-56 fasteners.

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Parker LORD – MicroStrain Sensing Products

Parker LORD - MicroStrain Inertial Sensing Products manufactures the smallest and lightest industrial-grade inertial sensors available that are used in advanced manufacturing, off-highway vehicles, commercial and military manned and unmanned vehicles, and civil structures. Products come temperature compensated using a proprietary calibration process and include inclinometers, vertical reference units, IMUs, AHRS and INS/GPS for navigation, stabilization, mobile mapping, terrain compensation and more. Contact LORD for additional custom designed solutions.