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ABB IRB1300 Cleanroom400x275ABB has announced that its six-axis industrial robot, the IRB1300, includes new protection elements that allow it to be used in tough industrial applications and contamination-free production processes, opening new opportunities in several industry spaces, including electronics assembly, and automotive and metals fabrication.

 

maxonSailboat400x275Maxon Group, which develops brushed and brushless DC motors, has offered their congratulations to Emirates Team New Zealand, winners of the 36th America’s Cup. The company, an official supplier to the team, provided several motors, controllers and gearbox combinations to the team as an official supplier.

 

WindhoverLabsDrone400x275Windhover Labs, which develops open flight software and hardware for drones, has announced the upcoming availability of its first hardware product, a low-cost modular flight computer for commercial drones and small satellites. The new line of flight computers was created with hardware and software developed in the U.S., and will be available as a low-cost consumer model as well as mission-critical professional models that facilitate integration into the national air space.

 

Persistent Tomahawk 400x275Persistent Systems announced that Tomahawk Robotics has joined the Wave Relay Ecosystem, an industry alliance of unmanned system and sensor companies that use Persistent’s Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network (MANET) as a preferred network.

Omron i4H SCARAOmron today announced its latest industrial robot, the i4H SCARA robot series, which will allow manufacturers to produce high mixes of products at low volume to offer a wider variety of goods. The i4H SCARA series follows the recent release of its i4L light-duty SCARA robot.

Mando Steer by wire 400x275South Korea-based Mando Corporation, a global auto parts company, announced it has won an Innovation Award for CES 2021 in the Vehicle Intelligence & Transportation category, for its Steer-by-Wire (SbW) system.

Tormach ROS based manipulator400x275Tormach, an employee-owned company of about 40 based in Madison, Wisc., recently posted a YouTube video highlighting its new robot arm, which it refers to as a “ROS-based Open Industrial Manipulator.”