Industrial technology and automation company Festo has unveiled what it describes as “the first pneumatic collaborative robot”, saying it marks a “new era in human-robot collaboration”
What if there was a robot that was easy to operate, did not require a safety fence and was also attractively priced? That would introduce a whole new era in human-robot collaboration. This new era is now dawning – with the world’s first pneumatic robot from Festo.
Hardly any industrial market segment will grow as rapidly over the next few years as human-robot collaboration. Cobots relieve employees of particularly strenuous or monotonous tasks, giving them new levels of freedom and making their work easier and healthier.
And no other technology has such a sensitive and flexible approach to human-robot collaboration as pneumatics. [Read more…] about Festo unveils ‘the first pneumatic collaborative robot’