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Harmonic Drive to share insights on compact high-performance actuator design at Robotics Summit

As next-generation collaborative robots, mobile manipulators, and humanoid robots continue to push the boundaries of robotics, the need for motion control systems that can operate within space-constrained designs while delivering high performance and reliability has become increasingly crucial. At the upcoming 2024 Robotics Summit & Expo, Harmonic Drive LLC aims to address this challenge by sharing its expertise in developing compact, power-dense actuator solutions.



During the Enabling Technologies discussion titled "Developing a Low-Profile, Power-Dense Actuator to Meet the Demands of Current Robot Designs," scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 1, in Room 257A of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Brian Coyne, Vice President of Engineering at Harmonic Drive, will delve into the company's innovative approach to optimizing power density while integrating servo drive functionality and communication protocols.

Coyne, a seasoned mechatronics expert who has played a pivotal role in the development and launch of Harmonic Drive's mini-actuator line, will share insights into the company's latest low-profile, power-dense actuator solution, the LPA-20. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how this cutting-edge actuator addresses the design challenges posed by space-constrained robotic applications while delivering exceptional performance and reliability.

With over 60 years of experience in the motion control industry, Harmonic Drive is a leading manufacturer of high-precision, zero-backlash strain-wave and planetary gears, precision servo actuators, gearheads, and gear component sets. The company's solutions support a wide range of industries, including industrial and surgical robotics, spaceflight applications, semiconductor manufacturing, factory automation, and medical diagnostics.

Attendees at the Robotics Summit & Expo can further explore Harmonic Drive's motion control technologies at Booth 101 in Hall C, where the company will showcase its innovative products and solutions.

The Robotics Summit & Expo, organized by WTWH Media, the publisher of The Robot Report, is a premier event focused on the design, development, and scaling of commercial robots. With an expected record attendance of 5,000 attendees and more than 200 exhibitors, the summit promises to be a hub of innovation and knowledge-sharing in the robotics industry.

Highlights of the event include keynote presentations from industry luminaries, a Women in Robotics breakfast, a startup showcase, networking opportunities, and the inaugural RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards Gala, celebrating the Robot of the Year, Startup of the Year, and Application of the Year.

Registration for the Robotics Summit & Expo is now open, offering attendees the chance to stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly evolving world of robotics. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from industry leaders like Harmonic Drive and explore the latest advancements in motion control technologies for next-generation robotic systems.

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