AUTOMATION/ROBOTICS

Automation/Robotics

Next-Gen Lidar Promises to Cut Costs by 70%

Level 2+ automation applications targeted in 2023
#tech

Automation/Robotics

7 Cool Tools: Laser Cutting, Fixture Modeling, and more

Increase operational productivity with these new developments for automotive manufacturing from Mazak, Renishaw, Omron, Marposs and more.

Quality

Cobots: 14 Things You Need to Know

What jobs do cobots do well? How is a cobot programmed? What’s the ROI? We asked these questions and more to four of the leading suppliers of cobots. 

Assembly

Industrial Robot Use Hits All-Time High

U.S. robot use in 2019 up but slowed. China dominates deployment
#tech

Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota Taps Former CES Official as Tech Lobbyist

New K Street point person for autonomous vehicles and flying cars
#tech #people #Toyota

Business

Eaton Accelerates Use of Industry 4.0 Tech in Wake of COVID-19

Making the most of emerging manufacturing technologies to improve efficiencies during the pandemic
#covid-19 #Microsoft #Eaton

Automation/Robotics

Mercedes Launches Extensive Digital Production Platform

Company plans to achieve 15% efficiency improvement through connecting sensors—and everything in between—to the Cloud
#MercedesBenz

Assembly

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?
#Nissan #Infiniti #facilities

Cax

Seven Cool Tools

Increase operational productivity with these new developments
#HP

Hybrid

Lucid Unveils Lidar ADAS Tech for Its First EV

Level 2 automation, with Level 3 upgrade to come
#Continental #LucidMotors #Tesla