(2010), "Web sites", Assembly Automation, Vol. 30 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/aa.2010.03330bag.001
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Article Type: Web sites From: Assembly Automation, Volume 30, Issue 2
RTS Flexible Systems
RTS is a UK provider of automation systems, in-depth consultancy, service, and support.
RTS’ comprehensive and easy-to-navigate web site contains information on its solution development which includes prototyping, simulation, feasibility studies, and trials and tests; automation systems in a wide range of industry sectors from nuclear, defence and advanced robotics, to fast moving consumer goods, healthcare, and general manufacturing; controls and visions which provide details on systems and upgrades, MIS and SCADA, energy management, vision, and services; and service and support which includes their newly announced 24/7 customer support services.
There are also links to company info, news and events, and downloads of literature, technical papers, and videos.
Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Lean Systems
The Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Lean Systems (CAMLS) was founded in 2007 at the University of Texas at San Antonio to address a growing need for a strong interdisciplinary organization that can conduct research and development as well as provide education and training in advanced manufacturing systems and lean enterprise systems.
CAMLS’ web site provides information on its technologies, facilities, equipment, research, staff, members’ accomplishments, mission, inventions/patents, scholarly work, outreach activities, and future plans.
Chalmers Wingquist Laboratory
Founded in 2001, Wingquist Laboratory of Chalmers University in Sweden is an internationally competitive competence centre for multidisciplinary research within the field of efficient product realization.
The web site features links on the Lab’s history and vision, its four strategic research areas: systems engineering and product life cycle management, geometry assurance and robust design, geometry and motion planning, and flexible automation; ongoing research projects; and its eight partners. There is also a search key for the entire site or for its 40 staff members.
There are also links on the homepage to the Wingquist Laboratory VINN Excellence Centre for Virtual Product Realization, and the Chalmers Department of Product and Production Development.
The Mechatronics Group
The Mechatronics Group is an Italian research group, made up of several professors, assistant professors and PhD students in the field of applied mechanics.
Mechatronics’ web site contains information on their main research topics: haptic interfaces, medical robotics, industrial automation, robotics, mechanical systems control, and mechanical vibrations. Within each research topic, specific projects, contracts, and publications are delineated. The site also includes webpages on the staff members and their publications.
Berkeley Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering
University of California Berkeley’s Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering is a center for research in robotics and automation.
The Lab’s homepage provides detailed information on its current projects in networked telerobotics, computer-assisted surgery, automated manufacturing, and new media artforms. The homepage also features thorough links to its recent projects. There are additional links on the Lab’s members, sponsors, and publications.