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Robotics in manufacturing

News and Updates

Industry Impacts

Human-Robot Collaboration

The use of robots in factories is limited by the robots’ ability to safely collaborate with one another and with human workers. NIST’s technical leadership

Projects and Programs

Emergency Response Robots

Emergency responders risk life and limb interacting with known hazards to protect the public, rescue potential victims, and enhance the resilience of

Publications

Towards Standard Exoskeleton Test Methods for Load Handling

Author(s)
Roger V. Bostelman, YaShian Li-Baboud, Ann M. Virts, Soocheol Yoon, Mili Shah
Exoskeletons are now being marketed by several manufacturers and yet there are currently no standard test methods to compare exoskeletons to task. The National

Tools and Instruments

Manufacturing Robotics Testbed

The NIST manufacturing robotics test bed consists of several labs located in three buildings on the main NIST campus. Combined, these serve as a resource for

Robotics Test Facility

Located on the NIST Gaithersburg campus, the Robotics Test Facility – also known as Building 207 – is a laboratory for developing standard methods of measuring

Awards

GOSCON Award

Through the USARSim and MOAST open source projects, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is promoting performance...

SME Fellow

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) 2009 Fellow