MachineMetrics, provider of machine connectivity and production analytics for manufacturers, announced the availability of their Connector for Universal Robots (UR) to easily connect to and capture data from any equipment from UR. This latest connector, now available through the UR+ program to all current UR cobot users, enables instant insights into the health and performance of their cobots.
I have always loved technology. When I was young, growing up only a few kilometers from where the Universal Robots headquarters is today, I remember finding a bug in a soccer video game I played, and I tried for months and months to make a better game. Even though it turned out to be much harder than I thought, and I ended up with nothing, it got me into coding, which was a learned skill that followed me for many years ahead.
Universal Robots has reported Q2 revenue of USD 83 million. Universal Robots highlights particularly strong growth in global welding demand as being key to its success in the first half of the year. The company has also increased its revenue from Original Equipment Manufacturer [OEM] channels.
Teradyne, owner of both MiR and Universal Robots has announced its second quarter results. It reported revenue of $841 million for the second quarter of 2022 of which $541 million was in Semiconductor Test, $135 million in System Test, $64 million in Wireless Test and $101 million in Industrial Automation (IA). Collaborative and mobile robots are part of its Industrial Automation offerings, which experienced ‘slowing growth’.
Inspired by the succesful Invest in Odense events in Denmark the Danish representatives of Odense participated in the FundingBox Start-up Arena at Automatica in Munich, where new connections were made between investors and robot companies. Rocking Robots discussed this event with Martyna Waliszewska, Investment Manager at Invest in Odense.
Yesterday Universal Robots unveiled their newest cobot, the UR20, at Automatica 2022. Afterwards Rocking Robots talked to president Kim Povlsen on the challenges this cobot is addressing, and his vision on the rapidly growing cobotmarket.
The drone company Dronamics has contracted a new partnership with UAS Denmark Test Center hosted at Odense’s Hans Christian Andersen Airport. The airport will host the Dronamics Black Swan cargo aircraft, which will enable same-day delivery service and provide access to more than 6 million people within a 1-hour drive of the airport. The expansion sees the Dronamics European Droneport network grow to a total of 42 locations in 14 European countries.
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) introduced a new software foundation that enables more robust and scalable autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for faster missions, tighter integration with other systems, and enhanced cybersecurity.
OnRobot has launched OnRobot Palletizer, a collaborative palletizing solution designed to take the physical and financial pain out of palletizing processes. OnRobot Palletizer extends OnRobot’s application-first approach to collaborative automation by letting users choose a palletizing system that works for their specific application needs thanks to its space saving footprint, and ability to handle many different types of boxes, packages, patterns, pallets and stacking heights.