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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.

How to Pick a Robotics Degree: Top 3 Questions Answered

Picking a degree course is one of the most challenging decisions in any career. As a result, we have been asked lots of questions by blog readers who are unsure which robotics degree to pick. In this second article in a series of two, we answer the most top questions on how to make this big life decision.

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Nov 2, 2016 7:00:00 AM
   
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How to Pick a Robotics Degree: Top 3 Questions Answered

Picking a degree course is one of the most challenging decisions in any career. As a result, we have been asked lots of...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Nov 2, 2016 7:00:00 AM
How to Pick a Robotics Degree Course: Which Specialism?

It's very challenging to pick a robotics degree course. You know you want a career in robotics (or maybe you're not sure),...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Oct 10, 2016 7:00:00 AM
In-house vs Outsourcing: How to Source Robotics Expertise

How do you choose between investing in in-house robotics expertise and paying for an outsourced integrator? In this...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Oct 5, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Color Vision: Is it Better for Robotics?

Why did the internet go crazy for a blue dress last year? What does it have to do with robot vision? We find out why color...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Oct 3, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Discussing the Future of Mining Robots with Prof. Jung

Humans have been mining for centuries, but the working conditions are bad and they are only getting worse. Robots, like...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 26, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Our Top Three Takeaways from IMTS 2016

We saw a lot of exciting manufacturing tech in Chicago last week at IMTS 2016. In this final blog post about our week, we...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 19, 2016 1:06:27 PM
The Latest Manufacturing Tech from IMTS 2016

In this second live blog from the IMTS 2016 trade show, we bring you a CNC machine that's bigger than an elephant, some...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 16, 2016 4:20:28 PM
Cars, Helicopters and Ice Cream Robots at IMTS 2016

We're live at the International Manufacturing Technology Show! Here, exclusively on the Robotiq blog, we bring you right...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 14, 2016 5:19:41 PM
Three Sensors for a More Adaptable Robot

You know you can get much more out of your robot if you add some extra sensors. But, which sensors should you choose? We...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 6, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Robot Vision Lighting: Why There's No Perfect Setup

Lighting is probably the most important part of robot vision. So why do people often leave it until the end? Setting up the...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 1, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Robot Metrology: Overcoming the Inspection Bottleneck

The Inspection Bottleneck can seriously reduce your manufacturing output. It doesn't matter how much product you can...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Aug 10, 2016 7:00:00 AM
How to Improve Object Pick-up With Sensors

What's the best way to detect if an object is ready to be picked up? There are various sensing technologies you could use....

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Aug 2, 2016 7:00:00 AM
 
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