Source: Engineering.com The Baxter and Sawyer collaborative robots from Rethink Robotics are known as the robots with a friendly face, bringing a human touch to industrial robotics. In the video, we take a look at a new way to program them. “You can grab our robots and teach them what to do, but sometimes that has certain limitations because if you want do something more complex, or do something with …Read More
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Source: Logistics Manager DHL Supply Chain has bought four Sawyer robots to be used for packing tasks. The technology will be used flexibly across 19 of its UK co-packing and production centres; moving to support seasonal demands. DHL said it will be “upskilling its existing co-packing teams to support its growth and apply this new technology, hiring specialist roles such as robotics technician, project engineer as well as other production …Read More
Source: Rethink Robotics Rethink Robotics has developed a new software, Intera 5. This video shows a demonstration using a Sawyer collaborative robot.
Source: Rethink Robotics DHL employees may be getting an unusual Christmas present, following the European trial of “collaborative” warehouse robots. Supplied by Rethink Robotics, Sawyer and Baxter are warehouse robots being trialled across the continent on tasks including assembly, kitting, packaging and pre-retail services. A spokesperson for DHL told The Loadstar this morning that the robots would work alongside, rather than replace, staff in improving efficiencies across the supply chain. “Looking and …Read More
Source: Robotic Gizmos In the past few months, we have covered plenty of interesting projects involving the Baxter Robot. This video shows how this robot can cooperate with humans to complete assembly tasks. The robot can pick parts and hold them in place to help the operator screw. A Kinect 2 is used for gesture and speech recognition. The code for Kinect 2 Server is available online.
Source: Supply Chain Insights As we think about digital manufacturing and Supply Chain 2030, we need to rethink the robot’s role in manufacturing based on new capabilities. While traditional robots were used to replace labor, the robots of the future are able to improve the agility of the supply chain through sensing and enabling new capabilities. In this session Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, interviews James Lawton, Chief …Read More