Advancements in robotic technology are extending their functionality and improving their performance. Often a robot is expected to do more than move from programmed position A to position B; it must operate “smarter” and act upon other inputs, such as vision systems or force feedback. The applications for integration of vision systems and robots are almost endless but the most common application is vision guidance for the robot
February 9, 2010 | By Enrique Pano
For the right applications, retrofitting a mechanical press with a servomotor can speed productivity and add flexibility.