The new energy paradigm calls for the revitalisation of the power infrastructure, changing the architecture of energy networks and introducing new equipment and new policies. These are needed to accommodate the differences in the way electricity is generated from renewable energy sources.
With increased competition, often on a global scale, manufacturers need to differentiate themselves by tailoring products more closely to customer demand. This, of course, carries with it an implicit reduction in batch sizes and has seen the rise of ‘high-mix, low-volume production. Cobots can enable manufacturers to effectively meet individual customer requirements with greater product variety in smaller batches. Oliver Giertz, Product Manager for Servo/Motion and robotics for the EMEA region at Mitsubishi Electric, Factory Automation, explains how collaborative robots are helping manufacturers to increase flexibility, boost quality, and drive down operational costs.
With key industry names to complement the expertise of Rohde & Schwarz in testing and improving the quality of mobile networks, the MNT Forum 2021 will be a platform for knowledge and insights around the latest challenges and developments in the industry. In its 10th edition, Rohde & Schwarz will host this long-established event in 2021 in a digital format.
With the new "Target Mark 3D" function of its VISOR® Robotic vision sensor, sensor manufacturer SensoPart facilitates the spatial awareness of handling and assembly robots – all in just a few clicks and with minimal programming in the robot control system.