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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.

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 madness. Now there is! Collaborative robots can save the day.

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM
   
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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
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
 
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