Industrial robot
An industrial robot is defined by ISO 8373 as an automatically controlled, reprogrammable, multipurpose manipulator programmable in three or more axes. The field of robotics may be more practically de...
Future of robotics
This article is about the future of robotics for civil use. Co-operation between robots with different capabilities is one of the aspects which can influence on the future of robotics. In this situati...
Vision Guided Robotic Systems

A Vision Guided Robot System comprises three core systems including robotic system, vision system, and component bulk handling system (hopper or conveyor system).The vision system determines the ...
RoboLogix

RoboLogix is a robotics simulator which uses a physics engine to emulate robotics applications. The advantages of using robotics simulation tools such as RoboLogix are that they save time in th...
ASEA IRB
The ASEA IRB is an industrial robot series for material handling, packing, transportation, polishing, welding, and grading. Built in 1975, the robot allowed movement in 5 axes with a lift capacity of...
Robert Williams (robot fatality)
Kenji Urada (c. 1944 — July 4, 1981) was a Japanese engineer who was one of the first persons reported to have been killed by a robot.Urada was maintenance engineer at a Kawasaki Heavy Industries plan...
RoboTurb
RoboTurb is a welding robot used to repair turbine blades developed at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. It is a redundant robot with a flexible rail.The Roboturb project started in 1998 at the ...
Cartesian coordinate robot
A cartesian coordinate robot (also called linear robot) is an industrial robot whose three principal axes of control are linear (i.e. they move in a straight line rather than rotate) and are at right ...
Remote Center Compliance
In robotics, a Remote Center Compliance, Remote Center of Compliance or RCC is a mechanical device that facilitates automated assembly by preventing peg-like objects from jamming when they are inserte...
Robot welding
Robot welding is the use of mechanized programmable tools (robots), which completely automate a welding process by both performing the weld and handling the part. Processes such as gas metal arc weld...
FANUC
FANUC (/ˈfænʊk/; often styled Fanuc) is a group of companies, principally FANUC Corporation (ファナック株式会社, Fanakku Kabushikigaisha) of Japan, Fanuc America Corporation of Rochester Hills, Michiga...
Automatix
Automatix Inc., founded in January 1980, was the first company to market industrial robots with built-in machine vision. Its founders were Victor Scheinman, inventor of the Stanford arm; Phillippe Vi...
Stäubli
Stäubli (in English usually written as Staubli) is an international mechatronics company, primarily known for its textile machinery, connectors and robotics products.
Stäubli was founded in Horgen...
Delta robot
A delta robot is a type of parallel robot. It consists of three arms connected to universal joints at the base. The key design feature is the use of parallelograms in the arms, which maintains the ori...
KUKA
KUKA is a German manufacturer of industrial robots and solutions for factory automation. The KUKA Robotics Corporation has 25 subsidiaries worldwide, mostly sales and service subsidiaries, including i...
SCARA
The SCARA acronym stands for Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm or Selective Compliance Articulated Robot Arm.Scara : Simplified Compliant Assembly Robot Arm.In 1981, Sankyo Seiki, Pentel an...
Motoman
Yaskawa Motoman is an American subsidiary of the Japanese company Yaskawa Electric Corporation.Yaskawa Motoman produces robotic automation for industry and robotic applications, including arc welding,...
Universal Robots
Universal Robots is a manufacturer of smaller size flexible industrial robot arms, based in Odense, Denmark. The 2013 business volume was about 17,2 million Euro. Universal Robots has 145 employees an...
Programming language
A programming language is a formal constructed language designed to communicate instructions to a machine, particularly a computer. Programming languages can be used to create programs to control the ...
Baxter (robot)
Baxter is an industrial robot built by Rethink Robotics, a start-up company founded by Rodney Brooks. It was introduced in September 2012. Baxter is a 3-foot tall (without pedestal; 5'10" - 6'3" with...
Paint robot
Industrial paint robots have been used for decades in automotive paint applications from the first hydraulic versions - which are still in use today but are of inferior quality and safety - to the lat...
Darwin Caldwell
Professor Darwin Caldwell (born Ballymena, Northern Ireland) is a noted international researcher and academic in robotics who is currently Research Director at the Italian Institute of Technology in G...
Automated guided vehicle
An automated guided vehicle or automatic guided vehicle (AGV) is a mobile robot that follows markers or wires in the floor, or uses vision, magnets, or lasers for navigation. They are most often used...
George Devol
George Charles Devol, Jr. (February 20, 1912 – August 11, 2011) was an American inventor who was awarded the patent for Unimate, the first industrial robot. Devol's patent for the first digitally...
Programmable Universal Machine for Assembly
The PUMA (Programmable Universal Machine for Assembly, or Programmable Universal Manipulation Arm) is an industrial robot arm developed by Victor Scheinman at pioneering robot company Unimation. Initi...
Machine vision
Machine vision (MV) is the technology and methods used to provide imaging-based automatic inspection and analysis for such applications as automatic inspection, process control, and robot guidance in...
ST Robotics
ST Robotics is a twin company based in Cambridge, England, and Princeton, New Jersey, USA. The company designs and manufactures low-cost bench-top industrial robot arms and purpose built Cartesian rob...
Instruction set
An instruction set, or instruction set architecture (ISA), is the part of the computer architecture related to programming, including the native data types, instructions, registers, addressing modes, ...