Connected Robots form Smart Production Cell

At Automate 2019, we checked out a connected cell demo from Staubli.

In today’s factory, connected machines can report more comprehensive data to human operators, enabling us to make better decisions about things like maintenance. But another growing application of connectivity technology in the factory is machine-to-machine communication–robots connected directly to machine controls, so that they can flexibly work together in a production cell. 

In this video, Staubli division manager Sebastian Schmidt tells us about the smart production cell showcased at Automate 2019. The demo cell features Staubli TX2 six axis arms, the TS2 SCARA product line and a mobile robot. 

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