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New Innovation Lab proactively demonstrates the benefits of robots in manufacturing

New Innovation Lab proactively demonstrates the benefits of robots in manufacturing

05 November, 2018 We have opened a new Innovation Lab at our UK headquarters in Milton Keynes. The lab, which represents an investment of £600,000 with a creation of five new jobs, is set to demonstrate how robots can be a boon to the UK manufacturing industry, as well as providing customers with a realistic overview of how robots can enhance their own individual applications.
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ŠKODA AUTO uses Omron's fully autonomous LD mobile robot at Vrchlabí plant

ŠKODA AUTO uses LD mobile robot at Vrchlabí plant

27 September, 2018 The autonomous robot contributes to the continuous improvement of work safety in Vrchlabí and helps to minimise work risks. It recognises people crossing its path as well as other vehicles and stationary obstacles.
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New MobilePlanner tablet Software

23 July, 2018 A new “lite” and easier-to-use version of our MobilePlanner for LD robots is now available. This means that customers can now have a centralised PC version for (re)configuration and robot management and a simpler version that can be used anywhere in the facility for routine interaction.
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A complete solution for IO-Link

01 May, 2017 We have introduced a comprehensive range of IO-Link product (including high performance sensors and versatile IO-Link masters), that make it even easier to achieve the productivity and efficiency gains associated with Smart Factory solutions.
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Power switching down to size with J7KNU

13 April, 2017 The new J7KNU contactor, which is the smallest device of its type and rating currently available anywhere in Europe, is ideally suited for a wide range of applications where a compact, dependable and easy-to-use power switching solution is needed.
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Omron mobile robots
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    Omron mobile robots

    https://industrial.omron.eu/en/products/mobile-robot Omron's Autonomous Intelligent vehicles (AIV): no facility modifications, no laser beacons, no floor magnets, no tapes and setup the robot within an hour.

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Discover mobile robotics

20 January, 2017 Our mobile robots are fully autonomous intelligent vehicles that increase throughput, reduce machine dwell time, eliminate errors, improve material traceability, and allow employees to focus on tasks that require complex human skills.
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New Industrial PC Platform making production sites "Integrated" and "Intelligent"

16 January, 2017 With our "integrated", "intelligent" and "interactive" concepts, we bring innovation to manufacturing sites through automation. The Industrial PC Platform (IPC) is a new control platform that delivers "integrated" and "intelligent" automation to production sites and equipment around the world. We are working on manufacturing innovation with manufacturers by developing our unique automation using a wide range of FA product lineup, including PLC and IPC, and open industrial networks such as EtherCAT.
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OMRON NX1 Sysmac Machine Controller
  • OMRON NX1 Sysmac Machine Controller

    OMRON NX1 Sysmac Machine Controller

    https://industrial.omron.eu/en/products/nx1 The NX1 completes the NX/NJ machine controllers family offering same functionality in a compact design. The NX1 provides synchronized control of all machine devices such as motion, I/O, safety and vision under one Integrated Development Environment.

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Advanced control for Compact Machines: NX1 Machine Controller

06 January, 2017 The NX1 is the entry level controller for our Sysmac automation platform which integrates EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT connectivity, motion control, and I/O in a compact package, bringing advanced motion and sequence control to small-middle size machines.
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IO-Link enables communication down to the sensor level

13 November, 2016 Our first round of IO-Link products includes Photoelectric Sensors, Color Mark Sensors, Proximity Sensors and IO-Link Masters. By connecting Sensors and Controllers via IO-Link, all necessary information for stable sensor operations, such as incident light levels, are visible. Now, monitoring and error detection at the sensor level is possible, reducing downtime, aiding in predictive maintenance and decreasing commissioning time.
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Omron at Hannover Messe 2017 - Forpheus, the intelligent table tennis robot
  • Omron at Hannover Messe 2017 - Forpheus, the intelligent table tennis robot

    Omron at Hannover Messe 2017 - Forpheus, the intelligent table tennis robot

    At Hannover Messe 2017 we showcased Forpheus, the first machine table tennis tutor that interprets how you feel and play and helps you improve your game. This is just the beginning of our new technologies that creates your future. If you missed the event watch our recap to learn more about how we envision the future of industrial automation.

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Hannover Messe 2017 highlights - Forpheus, the intelligent table tennis robot

01 May, 2017 At Hannover Messe 2017 we showcased Forpheus, the first machine table tennis tutor that interprets how you feel and play and helps you improve your game. This is just the beginning of our new technologies that creates your future.
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Play the match that changes your game

24 April, 2017 The future of manufacturing has been captured in an advanced i-Automation innovation concept that is based on integrated, intelligent and interactive. At Hannover Messe 2017 these concepts will be featured on the booth and showcased in live demonstrations.
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AI in action at Hannover Messe 2017

05 April, 2017 To showcase our Artificial Intelligence technologies, the 3rd generation of Forpheus is featured at Hannover Messe 2017. Our friendly and smart table tennis collaborative robot has become a whole lot smarter since last year. It can now interpret, predict, learn, think, act, connect and communicate with humans.
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Omron Selected as a Top 100 Global Innovator

14 March, 2017 Clarivate Analytics has listed us as one of the 100 most innovative companies. The 2016 report, published January 2017, honours the most innovative corporations and institutions in the world as determined by their robust analysis of unique and proprietary data.
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Introducing the Omron LD Mobile Robot (formerly Adept Lynx)
  • Introducing the Omron LD Mobile Robot (formerly Adept Lynx)

    Introducing the Omron LD Mobile Robot (formerly Adept Lynx)

    The Adept Lynx is self navigating Autonomous Indoor Vehicle (AIV) designed for dynamically moving material in challenging environments that may include confined passageways as well as dynamic and peopled locations. Unlike traditional autonomously guided vehicles (AGVs), Lynx requires no facility modifications, such as floor magnets or navigational beacons, saving users up to 15% in deployment costs. Lynx includes Adept's proprietary software and controls allowing it to intelligently navigate around people and unplanned obstacles, that render traditional AGVs incapacitated and it can be programmed and functional within a day. Designed for developers, integrators, and end-users the system can be customized for a variety applications and payloads. Manufacturing, warehousing, clean tech, and laboratories are just a few environments ideal for Lynx. Logistics Delivered... More info : USA https://industrial.omron.us/en/products/ld-series Canada https://industrial.omron.ca/en/products/ld-series Mexico https://industrial.omron.mx/es/products/ld-series

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PPMA Total Show 2016: Bringing innovation to manufacturing Integrated – Intelligent – Interactive

07 September, 2016 Join us at the PPMA Total Show at the NEC Birmingham, 27-29 September and see how we can support the industry with the transformation towards a smart factory and supply chain with new technologies, intelligent products and data analysis capabilities, the integration of data, processes and products as well as an improved human-machine interaction.
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New customer login creates personalised experience

04 January, 2016 We are excited to inform you about our new customer login area on our website. This is the first step in developing a customisable web experience, tailored to your needs, thus we will be adding more features and content for our registered users in the future.
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Online Industrial Automation Guide 2016 now available

26 November, 2015 Our Industrial Automation Guide 2016 is now available as an online digital catalogue. Same as the printed version, the digital catalogue highlights our core competences across the full range of automation systems. It gives you detailed specification and ordering information on products from relays and sensors to components and software.
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Omron at the PPMA show 2015
  • Omron at the PPMA show 2015

    Omron at the PPMA show 2015

    An overview of Omron at the PPMA show 2015 in Birmingham, showing Serialisation, Robots and Data integration solutions.

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An Overview of the PPMA Show 2015

07 October, 2015 The show was a resounding success with lots interest in our latest developments. In case you missed any of the developments we showcased, you can catch up by taking a look at some of our show highlights, or to just get a feel for what went on at our stand.
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