Collaborative robots in manufacturing

Robots in collaboration with humans

Andy Pye looks at the emerging technology of collaborative robotics and some of the safety implications which need to be addressed. Traditionally, ... read more
Robots certified for cleanroom use

Cleanroom certification for collaborative robots

Collaborative robot arms from Universal Robots have been certified for use in ISO 5 cleanrooms. Universal Robots’ lightweight collaborative robot... read more
Bosch sensor on APAS robot arm

Industry 4.0 for all

Jonathan Newell travels to Stuttgart to meet with Bosch and find out what Industry 4.0 really means for manufacturing. There’s a danger with buzz... read more
Engineering inspired by the animal kingdom

Talk like the animals with Bionic Learning

Andy Pye visits the Hanover Fair and catches up on developments in bionic learning and how engineers are deploying concepts gleaned from the animal ki... read more
modular multi-functional robot system

Modular robot performs challenging tasks

Multi-functional modular robot system operating as unmanned vehicle uses compact, high performance DC motors. When architectural designer Philip st... read more