Expert Tips for Robot Collision Avoidance
From single robot usage to large-scale, multi-robot systems, a robot’s ability to perceive obstacles and avoid collisions is paramount to smooth and safe robotic operation. Whether through strategic path planning, proximity sensor detection or other means, collision avoidance is vital to ensuring application success. With that in mind, here are a few concepts to consider where collision avoidance is concerned.
Digital Twinning for Common Robot Applications
Digital twin technology for robotic control is optimizing overall performance for advanced robotic applications. Generally speaking, a digital twin for robotics is taking an accurate 3D model of a robotics operation into the virtual world for testing and enhancing before adding to an existing workcell. Digital twin data can help make predictions about future outcomes, yielding accuracy, safety and efficiency for a task.
National Manufacturing Month and Beyond
Known as National Manufacturing Month, there’s no better time than October to reflect on the importance of building a sustainable workforce for a more resilient future. As manufacturers across the country host student tours, Yaskawa Motoman continues to take part in STEM-centric events that fuel optimism for careers in robotic automation, as well as offer comprehensive robot training through Yaskawa Academy.