A startup company called Flexiv, founded in 2016 by a team from Stanford University, has launched the third generation of its industrial robot at this year’s Hannover Messe event, in Germany. (See video below.)
Flexiv says that its new robot, called “Rizon”, is the “world’s first adaptive robot combining direct force control with advanced artificial intelligence”, although it’s not clear if it is a collaborative robot because the company itself has not used that word.
The company says Rizon “paves the way for greater performance and broader scope of robotic tasks across multiple industries including manufacturing, healthcare, retail and more”. [Read more…] about Flexiv launches new industrial robot at Hannover Messe