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LiDAR Partners Program: Bringing the Ecosystem Together

The need for automation in factory and industrial settings will continually increase in the coming years, at the same time as the autonomous driving revolution.

Safran News

Safran inaugurates a new “Factory 4.0” to make primary mirror segments for the Extremely Large Telescope

Martin Sion, Chief Executive Officer of Safran Electronics & Defense, and Xavier Barcons, Director General of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), today inaugurated Safran's new production unit at the company's Saint-Benoît plant near Poitiers in central France, which will make the primary mirror segments for Europe's Extremely Large Telescope (ELT).

Fraunhofer News

Confidence in automated systems

When it comes to cars that drive themselves, most people are still hesitant. There are similar reservations with respect to onboard sensors gathering data on a driver’s current state of health. As part of the SECREDAS project, a research consortium including the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE is investigating the safety, security and privacy of these systems. The aim is to boost confidence in such technology.


Automated plasma cutting systems

In order process huge components using automated plasma cutting systems down to micrometer accuracy, it is necessary to carry out reliable 3D measurements of these components in advance.

Universal Robots News

Universal Robots Showcases New Cobot Powered Solutions for Palletizing, Metrology and Machine Tending at ATX West

Attendees at the largest automation technology trade show in the Western U.S. will experience how collaborative robots from industry leader Universal Robots now automate some of the most sought-after tasks in a manufacturing industry facing severe labor shortages.


LTI Motion becomes KEBA Industrial Automation Germany GmbH

At the end of 2018, the LTI Motion Group, a leading supplier of high-tech drive solutions based in Lahnau/Germany, was acquired by the globally active automation specialist KEBA, which has its headquarters in Linz/Austria.

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