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Knotts Podcast Interview Features Josh Cloer of Mobile Industrial Robots

Posted by Mark Howe

Nov 13, 2019 8:10:21 AM

As we continue to explore manufacturing technology and industry trends with our colleagues, we wanted to devote an episode to AMRs, Automated Mobile Robots.

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Topics: mobile industrial robot, Mobile Robots, MiR, autonomous mobile robot, robotics solutions, AMR

Introducing a Bigger, Stronger and Faster MiR - MiR500

Posted by Mark Howe

Jun 28, 2018 1:47:26 PM

Meet MiR500

The brand new MiR500 joins the MiR100 and MiR200 to form a complete fleet of flexible and easy-to-program MiR robots for both heavy and light transport that can optimize logistics throughout the entire production chain, from the warehouse to the delivery of goods.

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Topics: Mobile Robots, automated mobile robot, MiR

When Robotics Meets the Cloud, Customers Win

Posted by Kelly Howe

Oct 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Universal Robots.

Imagine a collaborative robot that knows where it is and what needs to be done. A cobot capable of inspecting whether a part in your manufacturing process is complete and capable of jumping automatically to another task if it is not. A cobot that even reacts independently if an error occurs on one of your machines. Does this sound like a very futuristic scenario to you? For years now, the concept of making machines more connected has been the core issue of Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing. Tend is taking a unique approach to help companies not just chase those ideals, but realize them with their AI-based cloud robotics platform, “in.control™”.

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Topics: manufacturing, UR, Universal Robots, cobots, Mobile Robots, UR5, cloud, Smart Manufacturing

How Mobile Robots Will Affect the Workforce

Posted by Mark Howe

Sep 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

American workers spend countless hours on their feet walking, lifting, or moving items from one location to another. With the implementation of autonomous mobile robots, the effort involved can become much easier for the average worker, which can benefit both the company as well as the individual.

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Topics: UR, Mobile Robots, MiR