Posts tagged as Robotics

High-res, real-time lidar for the autonomous applications

Velodyne Lidar introduced the Puck 32MR sensor to address key markets in the autonomous industry. It offers a cost-effective solution for low speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles, robotics, shuttles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The Puck 32MR delivers rich data for mid-range applications. The sensor has a 120 m range and a 40° vertical […]

Local perspective on the automation and digitalisation industry

  On 29 June 2017, EE Publishers’ Chris Yelland interviewed Ralf Leinen, head of Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Siemens South Africa. They discussed automation in the South African manufacturing and mining sectors and touched on the education system required to produce talent for the automation and digitalisation industry. Leinen comes from Germany and […]

SAIMC Tshwane talks robotics

  There are ten reasons why robotics finds rapid adoption in the industry, said Hennie Cilliers, ABB specialist in discrete automation and motion robotics. Perhaps the two most important ones are a reduction in operations and overhead costs and improvement of quality and consistency of manufacture. Cilliers was the guest speaker at the Tshwane SAIMC  […]