Please visit: Universal Robots USA, Inc.
11 Technology Dr.
East Setauket, NY 11733 US
Besides a handful of new robots and pickers, the big themes were modular ‘plug-and-play’ automation, Industry 4.0 connectivity, easier programming, and safer collaboration with human workers.
Laser scanners can slow or stop a robot temporarily when a human approaches.
Pick-and-place product handling … simple assembly tasks … sure, or why not serving a cold beer?
Let a robot hand you a beer.
So-called “collaborative” robots (or “cobots”) are supposed to be safe and easy to get along with—no need to wall them off in their own guarded areas.
So-called ‘collaborative robots’ are a new category of ‘human-friendly’ automation that can work safely side by side with people, unprotected by guarding.
In any industry, at any company, there are jobs that while being 100% necessary are nonetheless menial, and that tediousness can generate high turnover.