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Alex Owen-Hill is a freelance writer and blogger who writes about a large range of topics, including science, language, creativity and (of course) robotics. He completed a PhD in Telerobotics from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid as part of the PURESAFE project, in collaboration with CERN. As a recovering academic, he maintains a firm foot in the robotics world by blogging for gripper manufacturer Robotiq.

What Is Robot Benchmarking?

Technical industries often have well established benchmarks, but not robotics. We introduce some promising new benchmarks for robotic manipulators and discuss why task-based benchmarks have been uncommon in robotics.

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 10, 2017 7:00:00 AM
   
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What Is Robot Benchmarking?

Technical industries often have well established benchmarks, but not robotics. We introduce some promising new benchmarks...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 10, 2017 7:00:00 AM
Six Tips to Launch a Robotics Startup in 2017

Is 2017 a good year to launch a robotics startup? The market has improved over the last few years, but there are some...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM
Why Singularities Can Ruin Your Day

What do robots have in common with black holes? They both have singularities! In this best published post of the year, we...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 30, 2016 7:00:00 AM
What is the Best Programming Language for Robotics?

It's a question that a lot of new roboticists will ask at least once in their career. Unfortunately, it's also a question...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 28, 2016 7:00:00 AM
The Internet of Things: Why Robotics is Ahead in Top Trends

As everyone starts to look for "the big technology trends of 2016", it seems that one technology is overshadowing all others...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 26, 2016 7:00:00 AM
10 Essential Skills That All Good Roboticists Should Have

Just like any career, robotics demands a unique set of hard and soft skills. You might be good at electronics theory, but do...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 22, 2016 7:00:00 AM
6 Festive Applications for Collaborative Robots [With VIDEO]

The festive season is crazy and it's easy to get overwhelmed. If only there was a way to get help with the seasonal...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM
The Only Robot Prediction That Matters for 2017

It's that time of year again. Everyone starts making predictions about robotics in 2017. But there's only one prediction...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 20, 2016 7:00:00 AM
In-House Robotics Expertise: How to Tell if it's Working

You've decided to move towards in-house robotics expertise, but how do you tell if the move is effective? It's tricky to...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 12, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Five Awesome Applications for Craft Beer Robots

What tasks in a craft brewery can you do with a collaborative robot? Here are five great options to improve the efficiency,...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM
How to Scale-up a Craft Brewery With Robots

Craft brewing could be the perfect industry for collaborative robots. But, does automation mean losing your artisan status?...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Nov 23, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Four Reasons To Develop In-House Robotics Expertise

How can in-house robotics expertise maximize your use of collaborative robotics? What benefits are you missing out on by...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Nov 8, 2016 7:00:00 AM
 
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