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Category: Energid

Robotics | IoT

Is fully automated bin picking finally here?

With the lowest unemployment in nearly 50 years, the need for automated bin picking is urgent. In the U.S., where 38 percent of the manufacturing labor force moves parts between bins and manufacturing machines, 500,000 jobs remain unfilled. The automation industry is trying to meet that need: every automation trade show adds a few new…

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Energid Actin 5 simplifies real-time adaptive robotic motion control

Cambridge, Mass.-based Energid introduced at IMTS 2018 Actin 5, the newest version of its real-time adaptive motion control software. The new Actin 5 features are designed to further reduce the go-to-market time for a robotics developer looking to bring an application to market. The Actin software, which figures out a robot’s most efficient path from…

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Teradyne acquires MiR for $272M, continues robotics spree

In a surprise but smart move, Teradyne (NYSE:TER), the American test solutions provider that acquired Universal Robots in 2015 and Energid Technologies earlier this year, acquired Danish MiR (Mobile Industrial Robots) for $148 million with an additional $124 million predicated on very achievable milestones between now and 2020. MiR was just returning from celebrating its 300%…

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