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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.

Dual Gripper Interaction Made Easy at Automatica

Robot-robot interaction can be tricky to get right. But, at last week's Automatica, we met some guys who made it look easy. Here's what we found at the Kastanienbaum booth.

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jul 15, 2016 8:27:57 AM
   
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Dual Gripper Interaction Made Easy at Automatica

Robot-robot interaction can be tricky to get right. But, at last week's Automatica, we met some guys who made it look easy....

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jul 15, 2016 8:27:57 AM
Robot Vision vs Computer Vision: What's the Difference?

What's the difference between Robot Vision, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Machine Vision and Pattern Recognition? It...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jul 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Impressive Assembly from SMErobotics at Automatica

SMEs were a big thing at this year's Automatica. The SMErobotics booth was devoted to creating "SME-suitable robots" for...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jul 5, 2016 1:00:00 PM
Artiminds Made Robot Programming Simple at Automatica

Artiminds is devoted to making robot programming as easy as possible. We spoke to them at this year's Automatica and they...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jul 4, 2016 2:22:15 PM
How Template Matching Works in Robot Vision

What does a robot vision system see when it detects an object on the production line? Computer vision systems have become...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 30, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Clearpath's OTTO Gets a Brand New Arm at Automatica

The future of material transport was announced last year, but we saw it "in the flesh" at Automatica 2016. Clearpath's...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 29, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Robots With Sausages and Beer? Only at Automatica!

Beer and sausages. They were very popular at Automatica 2016. But, it wasn't only the attendees who got their hands on...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 28, 2016 9:48:43 AM
Improve Performance and Reduce Risk With Safety Sensors

Even though collaborative robots are designed to be inherently safe, it doesn't mean you can just forget about risk. Safety...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 28, 2016 7:00:00 AM
The Big Tour: What Knocked Our Socks Off Today @Automatica

We've reached the end of Automatica 2016! But, there's still time to show you the four big booths from this year's trade...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 24, 2016 2:00:08 PM
It's Easy Being Green for FANUC's New Cobot

FANUC first collaborative robot (the CR-35i) was quite distinctive - it was bright green. We can now tell you that the...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 24, 2016 10:45:50 AM
How to Teach Object Recognition in Under 5 Minutes

It's the last day of Automatica 2016 and we've got another great demo video for you! In under 5 minutes, we demonstrate how...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 24, 2016 8:06:46 AM
Sawyer Gets His Hand In at Automatica

We met Sawyer today, the one armed collaborative robot from Rethink Robotics. This is his second stop in an...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 24, 2016 6:04:50 AM
 
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