Blog tagged as Robotics

Robots gain traction with Supply Chain Managers

13.04.16 09:20 AM By Alog Tech - Comment(s)

In an annual survey by logistics industry group MHI and Deloitte, 51% of respondents said robotics and automation are a source of either disruption or competitive advantage, up from 39% last year. Out of the 900 supply-chain professionals surveyed, more singled out those fields than technologies in ...

New generation of Robots for Logistics

22.03.16 11:32 AM By Alog Tech - Comment(s)

"The logistics robot of our dreams should be low cost, multipurpose, retrainable, redeployable, and safe to work around", says Tom Bonkenburg of DPDHL in his post at Delivering Tomorrow. This pretty much sums up the design principles we've been following! He goes on to say how important it...

Power shifts in Logistics

23.02.16 05:41 PM By Alog Tech - Comment(s)

Gartner analyst Dwight Klappich recently wrote about three power shifts that are forcing re-evaluation of logistics strategies. One of them relates to Automation and Robotics. Dwight believes that power will move away from those that do tasks to those who develop automated tools to perform tasks. As...

Open source will power Robotics

10.02.16 02:05 PM By Alog Tech - Comment(s)

From the very beginning we consciously chose open source technologies like ROS and Linux to develop ACDC. This has certainly helped us shorten the development cycle. It is encouraging to see others too adopting open source as mentioned in this post by ZDNet. Long live open source!

Joseph F Engelberger - The Father of Robotics

15.12.15 02:00 PM By Alog Tech - Comment(s)

Joseph F. Engelberger, an engineer and entrepreneur who pioneered the robotics field, died on December 1, 2015, in Newtown, Connecticut at age 90. Engelberger was founder and president of Unimation, Inc., the world’s first industrial robotics manufacturer, which he launched in 1956. Visit Ä Tribute ...

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