Hadrian-X robot used to build Mexican-style houses – video

Robotics developer FBR and its partners have constructed four Mexican-style houses as the company widens adoption of its Hadrian X bricklaying robot systems. As part of a pilot programme agreement with Mexico’s GP Vivienda, FBR constructed four Mexican-style two-bedroom, one-bathroom house structures (pictured) using the Hadrian X at FBR’s Perth premises, with each structure taking…

K-TIG sets up in the United States

Welding technology developer K-TIG has established its operations in the United States through a partnership with Key Plant Automation, a manufacturer of welding equipment and robotic production cells. Under the agreement Key Plant will establish a demonstration facility in Houston for K-TIG’s keyhole-TIG welding systems and K-TIG will set up an in-country technical capability. K-TIG…

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Elsight ships first Halo units Wireless video and data transmission technology company group Elsight has shipped its first Halo communications platform units to fulfil an order from Alrena Technologies. The order, worth US$300,000 initially, provides communications to Alrena’s Medibag product which connects nurses and doctors in real-time. Meanwhile Alrena has received EC certification for Halo…