Posts tagged as robot

The future of intuitive robotics

  It is believed that the automation cells and production lines of the future will see symmetry in interaction between robots and humans. The Ping-Pong robot has shown the first fruits of efforts to meet this collaborative challenge. Sustaining long table tennis rallies with its human opponent, the Ping-Pong robot consistently returns the ball to […]

Collaborative dual-arm industrial robot

  ABB, the company which introduced the first microprocessor-controlled robot to the world four decades ago, has shifted the paradigm again with YuMi, the world’s first truly collaborative dual-arm industrial robot. The robot’s arrival will fundamentally expand the types of industrial processes which can be automated to encompass small-parts assembly which is prevalent in the […]

Advanced industrial robot announced

  ABB revealed and demonstrated its latest industrial robot at its Capital Markets Day (CMD) in London on 9 September 2014. The company says that the new robot, named “YuMi” is the result of years of research and development, and is expected to change the way in which humans and robots interact. This is a collaborative, dual-arm, small […]