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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.

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 fair. Today we've seen the booths of KUKA, FANUC, ABB and Stäubli, and taken lots of videos and photos to show you. Oh, and we finally got our coffee from Comau… after three days of waiting.

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 24, 2016 2:00:08 PM
   
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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
Day 3: What Knocked Our Socks Off Today @Automatica

Day 3 of Automatica 2016 is over. Just one more day to go! Today, we enjoyed some of the sillier things that the trade fair...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 23, 2016 3:16:48 PM
We Get a Look at the First Motoman Cobot

Yaskawa has been a little behind other manufacturers in releasing a collaborative robot. But, finally they've joined the...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 23, 2016 1:37:58 PM
We Find Some Familiar Fingers at Automatica

We've seen some familiar faces today - or perhaps I should say some familiar fingers! We have bumped into our 3-Finger...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 23, 2016 10:49:08 AM
Can Automation Be Easy and Affordable for Everyone?

We attended a very interesting presentation yesterday at AUTOMATICA Forum. US company Hirebotics posed a question which...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 23, 2016 7:41:28 AM
Take a Look at Our Polishing Demo!

Our Force Sensor demo has received a lot of visitors over the past couple of days. Attendees have been programming our...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 23, 2016 4:18:27 AM
Day 2: What Knocked Our Socks Off Today @Automatica

Today has been even busier than yesterday for us here at Automatica 2016. It has been practically non-stop. There are so...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 22, 2016 3:11:25 PM
What's New in the World of KUKA?

Today, the KUKA press conference was one of the highlights of our day. They talked about some of big topics of this year's...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 22, 2016 1:10:09 PM
We Catch Up With ROB Technologies

On our travels around Automatica, we found a familiar force sensor... but with added lasers! Here's what we saw in the...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 22, 2016 8:50:22 AM
 
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