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In the Race Toward Hyperautomation, How Can You Avoid Being Left in the Dust?

June 23, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As businesses fuse AI and robotics to unlock their competitive edge, vision and strategizing are key not just to success, but also to survival.  The term “hyperautomation,” unknown just several years ago, has now become a part of everyday tech jargon. Gartner coined… Continue reading In the Race Toward Hyperautomation, How Can You Avoid Being Left in the Dust?

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Vision Guided Robotics Performs Intelligent Automation

Automation is the foundation of modern industry. The Global Industrial Robotics Market that was valued at $37,875 million in 2016 is poised to reach $70,715 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 9.4% from 2017 to 2023. As the manufacturing world shifts towards Industry 4.0, industries actively seek more automation opportunities and technology enhancements.… Continue reading Vision Guided Robotics Performs Intelligent Automation

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Lubricants to maximise uptime in Industrial Robotics

Castrol advanced lubricants for robotics are developed to help decrease the downtime of industrial robots and positively impact quality, costs and efficiency of your manufacturing process. Exceptional Lubrication for effective automation  Industrial robots have transformed manufacturing companies across every industry, helping to increase quality and efficiency while decrease costs. But the threat of unplanned downtime… Continue reading Lubricants to maximise uptime in Industrial Robotics

DHL in Deal for 2,000 Warehouse Robots

DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics unit of DHL Group, announced a framework agreement expanding its collaboration with Locus Robotics. Initial investments in assisted picking robots have proven effective in commercially scaled operations, DHL said, and this multimillion-dollar agreement will enhance its wider “Accelerated Digitalization Strategy.” By 2022, the supply chain specialist plans to take…… Continue reading DHL in Deal for 2,000 Warehouse Robots

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Automation and why it’s important: Sarah Black-Smith

The Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Symposium 2021 took place on 20th May and had a stellar line up of speakers. Over the next few days, we will be recapping the virtual event and bringing you the key takeaways to help you on your own business automation journey. At the event, attendees heard from Head of… Continue reading Automation and why it’s important: Sarah Black-Smith

Power of Real-Time Machine Data in New and Existing Quality Systems

From robotics to the industrial internet of things (IIoT), the list of key components of Industry 4.0 continues to grow. But the key element underpinning all these innovations and activities can be described in a single word dating back to at least the 1640s: data. Of course, data analysis long predates the first use of… Continue reading Power of Real-Time Machine Data in New and Existing Quality Systems

Mech-Eye Laser 3D Camera Empowers AI-Defined Robotics

Chinese AI industrial robotics startup, Mech-Mind Robotics (Mech-Mind), has launched its next-generation Mech-Eye Laser Industrial 3D Camera which overcomes ambient light interference, greatly optimizing the operational capacity of industrial robotics. Industrial 3D cameras are playing an essential role in modern manufacturing but ambient light interference can diminish their ability to acquire and reconstruct images. Equipped… Continue reading Mech-Eye Laser 3D Camera Empowers AI-Defined Robotics

Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Symposium 2021

The Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Symposium 2021 took place on 20th May and had a stellar line up of speakers. Over the next few days, we will be recapping the virtual event and bringing you the key takeaways to help you on your business on your own automation journey. My afternoon’s virtual discussion room at… Continue reading Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Symposium 2021

Automated 3D Machine Vision Seal Inspection

Brett Martin is one of Northern Ireland’s leading manufacturing companies and a global player supplying specialist plastic products such as plastic sheets. plumbing and drainage systems for the construction, fabrication, and other sectors worldwide. Seeking to follow and implement the latest manufacturing technology and innovation trends, the company decided to automate the inspection of caps… Continue reading Automated 3D Machine Vision Seal Inspection

Meet 4 startups automating warehouse picking

Warehouse picking has long been the thorn in the side of the fully automated warehouse. “Humans are way better at the simple task of looking at something, seeing, ‘oh that’s what I actually want,’ and then grasping it,” said Jennifer Pazour, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. “It’s one of… Continue reading Meet 4 startups automating warehouse picking