COBOD signs agreement with Ontario-based nidus3D
Partnership will see Danish firm’s 3D construction printing technology to Canada.
UWaterloo 3D-printed masonry wall goes on display in Toronto
Interlocking ‘Hive’ wall composed of 175 additively manufactured clay bricks.
Autonomous Mayflower nearly retraces 1620 sea voyage
AI-piloted catamaran redirected from Plymouth, Mass. to Halifax due to mechanical problems.
Amphibious cleantech robot wins Canadian innovation award
Four ‘wheel’, screw-driven HELIX drone automates surveys of toxic sludge tailing ponds.
Montreal’s Kinova Robotics leverages history of assistive robotics to develop its industrial Link 6 cobot.
Engineering researchers create smallest remote-controlled walking robot
Northwestern University tiny robotic crab capable of walking, turning and jumping.
MDA reports Q1 profit
Space robotics and technology firm sees revenue grow 4% from year ago.
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Desktop Metal launches large-format robotic system to 3D print sand castings
ExOne S-Max Flex binder jetting system offers build box up to 4700 x 1000 x 1000mm.
KINOVA launches Link 6 collaborative robot
Canadian six-axis cobot looks to expand robotics adoption in North America.
Canadian ROV breaks RCMP record for deepest recovery mission
SEAMOR Chinook dives 160m below arctic ice to retrieve drowned gold mine worker.
Q5D scores VC funding for robotic AM process
Robotics firm’s 3D printing technology aims to automate wire harness production.
Robot sales in North America have strongest year ever in 2021
A3 study reports $2 billion in robotics sales in 2021 – up 28% over 2020.
Mecademic Robotics updates Meca500 firmware
Small, 6-axis robot gains definable joint range and torque limits plus real-time monitoring data capabilities.
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Robot ships to investigate Antarctica’s ‘doomsday’ glacier
Boaty McBoatface and Ran drones to study world’s widest glacier to assess future sea level rise.
Top six Design Engineering news items of 2020
From mask design to sushi serving cat robots, past year’s headlines dominated by pandemic.
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NGen funds latest crop of up and coming Canadian manufacturing innovators
Non-profit’s $4M in funding supports projects including synthetic spider silk and remote robotic arm operation.
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Joining the Rebellion
Ontario-based, go-it-alone custom machine builder makes a big bet pay off.
UVic buoy aims to advance wind energy for off-grid communities
Wind data gathering instrument to optimize offshore wind power generation along B.C. coastline.
Amazon, MIT establish AI and robotics research hub
Online retailer to provide sponsored research funding over the next five years to the Science Hub on MIT campus.
Auto tech startup RoboTire closes $7.5m series A round
Discount Tire throws weight behind Detroit-based automation company’s robotic tire change system.
Toyota banking on mobility technology for future growth
Auto maker’s subsidiary, Woven Planet, amassing self-driving and telemetry expertise.
Canadian cleaning robots increasingly visible amid pandemic
Kitchener’s Avidbots rides trend towards automation in the cleaning industry.
Boeing to invest $200M to build unmanned aircraft
Facility to build unmanned MQ-25 Stingray refueling craft to feature advanced assembly techniques.
Rotary Position Sensors
NewTek RV series designed to ensure the performance accuracy of industrial robotic systems.
Ontario’s Mycionics looks to relieve mushroom trade’s labor crunch with fully automated harvesting robot.
Attabotics expands executive management staff
Calgary-based warehouse robotics firm adds former Wind River, Microsoft and Amazon executive as CTO.
Israeli firm unveils armed robot to patrol volatile borders
Israel Aerospace Industries’ semi-autonomous REX MKII designed to reduce soldier exposure.