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A freelance robotics writer since 2006, Emmet is an Economist contributor, and a regular contributor to Robotics Business Review and Robotics Trends. His writing on robots has also appeared in Wired, BBC Future, BBC Focus magazine, Space Quarterly, and numerous other outlets.

Automate 2017: Integration of Robotiq Gripper w/ Motoman's HC-10 cobot


The Motoman HC-10 cobot from Japanese giant Yaskawa is set for North American commercial release next month. We stopped by their booth (#1630) to find out more and discovered a very tidy integration of Robotiq's 2-Finger Gripper... 

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 5, 2017 2:20:09 PM
   
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Automate 2017: Integration of Robotiq Gripper w/ Motoman's HC-10 cobot

The Motoman HC-10 cobot from Japanese giant Yaskawa is set for North American commercial release next month. We stopped by...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 5, 2017 2:20:09 PM
Robotiq CEO @ Automate 2017 Cobots Panel

In a packed room, Robotiq CEO, Samuel Bouchard joined Douglas Peterson, general manager, Americas Region, UR and Brian...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 5, 2017 12:41:56 PM
What Blew Our Socks Off @ Automate 2017 Today

 

We've been impressed by some of the technology on display at Automate 2017, but here are 3 that really blew our socks off! 

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 4, 2017 7:11:44 PM
Top 5 Robotiq Appearances @ Automate 2017 (So Far)

One of the most exciting things about Automate 2017 is seeing so much Robotiq tech (wrist cameras, grippers, and force...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 4, 2017 5:25:57 PM
Automate 2017: Clearpath Robotics demos Robotiq Gripper & Camera (Mobile Cobots Are Go!)

Canadian robotics firm Clearpath Robotics is highly-regarded for its self-driving robots, which are designed to move...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 4, 2017 2:14:29 PM
Automate 2017: Stäubli launches new cobot line

Mechatronics solutions provider Stäubli launched its TX2 line of cobots in the North American market this morning at...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 4, 2017 12:08:56 PM
Automate 2017: Tend 'in.control' demo wows

 

We get up close and personal with Tend's ingenious, low-cost robot control system at Automate 2017.  

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 3, 2017 6:05:07 PM
Automate 2017 Begins!

After some early morning preparations... 

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Apr 3, 2017 1:03:04 PM
 
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