Watch this captivating Katana fight between two ABB Robots

ABB  has showed off of a ballet-like dance between katana-wielding machines in an exhibition. The orange robotic arms each hold their own traditional Japanese sword, and match each other move for move, like mechanical versions of the Japanese samurai. In the video the robots unsheathe katanas and do battle, matching each other move for move 

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MAR and KUKA helps shape new sculptures in Melbourne’s new Monument Park

KUKA, together with System Partner Machinery Automation and Robotics Pty Ltd (MAR) have helped shape the sculptures at the new Monument Park in Melbourne, Australia   The KUKA robot, an industrial German robot arm typically used for manufacturing, has broadened its horizons to sculpting. Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete (GRC) sculpting, to be specific. Artist Callum Morton developed this interesting project 

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Increasing Productivity, Efficiency and Safety in Mining

The global resources industry is a constantly evolving beast, and it is now entering a new age of technological development. Mining is currently seeing the start of what will be the great convergence of IT and operational technologies. Many observers have touted it as the foundation for the industry’s next technological step change, which will be 

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Robotics Experiental Marketing at BMW brand store Brussels

Experiential marketing is a  type of  consumer marketing based on direct engagement with consumers  that enhances their perception of  your brand. It includes one-on-one quality interaction, direct connection  with your target audience and creates brand loyalty by creating a real  experience at the point-of-purchase with the consumer. In the BMW store in Brussels, Belgium – they 

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New BladeStop GloveCheck Revolutionary Technology Released

New BladeStop Glovecheck technology released The success of the unique BladeStop bandsaw safety mechanism keeps going from strength to strength since the product was successfully developed by MAR and MLA, then launched commercially in January 2014. Demand for BladeStop equipped saws has exceeded all expectations and production volumes have been increased to meet market needs. 

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MAR Supports the Shake It Up Australia Foundation

The MAR team were proud to take part in the recent Blackmores Sydney Running Festival for the Shake It Up Foundation. Some of our team participated in various running events whilst others volunteered their time throughout the duration of the day providing drinks and support to running participants. Sponsorship received helped the Shake It Up 

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Registrations Now Open for the MAR ABB IRC5 Operation and Basic Programming Training

MAR offers basic to advanced programming, operations and customised training. These courses are offered at our offices in Sydney, Tullamarine and Brisbane. If preferred, we can also conduct the training at your site. We can customise the training course according to your specific needs. Our operator and maintenance training programs aim to maximise the benefits 

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Need For Speed

View our latest project with Otraco using our Robotic Tyre Change assisting in the removal of Minig truck wheels and reducing the risk of accident or injury. Story courtesy of Sadie Davidson AMM  

Robotics: the Future of Design?

Video Courtesy of SMH  The University of Sydney’s Robots, Fabrication and Design showcase has kicked off last 21st August for Sydney Design 2014. It showcases over 100 prototypes, models, artworks and full-scaled design projects created by the students and staff of the University. This extensive exhibition showcases the projects of mid-year graduating students of Masters 

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‘Transformers 4’ Blockbuster Filmed by Advanced Robotics

Transformers: Age of Extinction is the fourth instalment of the Transformers series. This billion dollar franchise stars Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz (“The Legend of Aang”) and Jack Reynor (“What Richard Did”). This film by director Michael Bay is expected to win the box-office crown handily, as all other big-studio films are avoiding opening against it. 

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