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3 Advantages of Lidar Technology for Intralogistics and Order Fulfillment Robots

3 Advantages of Lidar Technology for Intralogistics and Order Fulfillment Robots

Small mobile robots are quickly becoming important fixtures in intralogistics, and Lidar technology has helped move these robots forward. Lidar is not new to logistics – it has been used for collision avoidance and navigation in Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) for years. However, in some applications, an

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Autonomous Snowplow Competition Helps Students Gain Machine Design and Programming Skills

Autonomous Snowplow Competition Helps Students Gain Machine Design and Programming Skills

If you live in Minnesota, you know that January means sub-zero temperatures, lots of snow, and…outdoor get togethers. Hold on – that doesn’t seem right! Yes, even in the dead of winter, Minnesotans choose to brave the weather and attend the annual Saint Paul Winter Carnival, featuring

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[Infographic] Anatomy of a Collaborative Robot

[Infographic] Anatomy of a Collaborative Robot

The following infographic is the latest installment of our collaborative robot series, which included Collaborative Robots 101, Collaborative Robot Safety, and Making Collaborative Robots Mobile. This infographic post summarizes what makes a cobot a cobot and how the technology is moving forward today! Click the image below

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Collaborative Robots 101

Collaborative Robots 101

This Q&A is part of an ongoing collaborative robots series. Read the rest of the posts in the series. Collaborative robots have quickly become a trending topic in the robotics industry, but how much do you really know about them? This post covers the basics of what

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2 Solutions to Help Improve Collaborative Robot Safety

2 Solutions to Help Improve Collaborative Robot Safety

This post is part of an ongoing series on collaborative robots. See the rest of the posts in the series. *** Human and robot interaction is no longer a thing of science fiction. Collaborative robots now work in the same area as human workers, and an increasing

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