Tag: flow

  • MOV.AI releases Flow ROS robot development environment

    MOV.AI releases Flow ROS robot development environment

    MOV.AI, developer of the Robotics Engine Platform announced today the beta release of Flow, a visual Integrated Development Environment (IDE) designed especially for ROS-based robot software. This open IDE speeds up and streamlines robot software development with a visual representation of ROS projects that makes it easy to understand ROS projects and allows simple and…

  • Flow Robotics brings its automated pipetting robot to North America

    Flow Robotics brings its automated pipetting robot to North America

    Flow Robotics, a Denmark-based designer and producer of robots for automated liquid handling and the creator of the flowbot One, has established its North American subsidiary, with operations in Princeton, New Jersey.  The company’s first product, the flowbot One, is designed to transform how liquid handling responsibilities are performed in the laboratory by automating manual…

  • Sherpa Mobile Robotics installs fleet of AMRs for line-side automation at FPT Industrial

    Sherpa Mobile Robotics installs fleet of AMRs for line-side automation at FPT Industrial

    Sherpa Mobile Robotics is providing further details of their first installation with fleet management. For a several weeks now, six Sherpa-B autonomous mobile robots have been co-working in total safety in the midst of humans, automated guided vehicles, forklifts and other industrial machines at FPT Industrial. The FPT Industrial plant in Bourbon-Lancy, in the Saône-et-Loire…

  • Seegrid launches Fleet Geek analytics software for mobile robots

    Seegrid launches Fleet Geek analytics software for mobile robots

    Seegrid, a provider of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for material handling, has launched Fleet Geek, a cloud-based analytics solution that provides “a holistic, data-driven view of material flow”. The company says it provides Seegrid’s customer base – prominent global brands in manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics – with “comprehensive, actionable insights into Seegrid Palion AMR performance…

  • PTC to acquire product lifecycle management provider Arena Solutions

    PTC to acquire product lifecycle management provider Arena Solutions

    Computer-aided design specialist PTC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Arena Solutions, a software as a service (SaaS) product lifecycle management (PLM) platform provider. The acquisition will further PTC’s strategy to be the leader in the rapidly-growing market for SaaS-based product development software, enabling the company to deliver a complete CAD + PLM SaaS…

  • Danish robots assisting lab technicians with Covid-19 testing work

    Danish robots assisting lab technicians with Covid-19 testing work

    A Danish pipetting robot is automating Covid testing processes in hospitals around Europe. The robot, called flowbot ONE, “significantly reduces the time it takes for laboratories to produce results for patients to tell them whether they are infected with Covid-19”, says its manufacturer Flow Robotics. The company says its machine is a “unique liquid-handling robot”…

  • SICK launches new sensor for ‘accurate leak detection with one device’

    SICK launches new sensor for ‘accurate leak detection with one device’

    SICK has launched a new sensor that it says enables “accurate leak detection with one device”. Energy efficiency and transparency are playing an increasingly important role in the manufacturing world. To help improve energy management, SICK has developed the FTMg, a multifunctional thermal flowmeter sensor for the detection of gas flow, temperature, and process pressure.

  • Omron launches new software for its mobile robots

    Omron launches new software for its mobile robots

    Industrial automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas has released a new software package designed to simplify integration, maximize reliability and support flexibility in mobile robot applications. Omron says its Fleet Operations Workspace Core – shortened to “Flow Core” – is aimed at increasing the robots’ performance and ease of use while laying the foundation for…

  • Sick launches Free Flow Profiler for moving traffic scanning

    Sick launches Free Flow Profiler for moving traffic scanning

    SICK has launched the Free Flow Profiler vehicle measurement system that enables accurate 3D profiling of vehicles across multiple lanes in free-flow traffic. The SICK Free Flow Profiler is a versatile and adaptable all-weather system for vehicle tolling and classification uses, especially useful in operations such as optimal weight loading of ferries or trains and…

  • SPX Flow claims technical breakthrough which saves 30 per cent energy

    SPX Flow claims technical breakthrough which saves 30 per cent energy

    SPX Flow claims it has made a technological breakthrough with its new refrigerated air dryer which will enable electricity savings of 30 per cent for robotics and automation applications  SPX Flow has launched a new refrigerated compressed air dryer which it claims can save up to 30 per cent on energy costs.  The Flex Series lowers…