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Karine is a journalism-school graduate turned marketer with a side-step in sales and the addition of an MBA to complete her understanding of business. She has documented, marketed and sold products in the high-tech industry, from power monitors to people counters, enterprise software and telecom testing solutions. She cares about team dynamics, marketing and generating quality leads for her teammates in sales. Her mission is to bring sales and marketing teams together into one happy revenue-generating machine.

Robotiq’s Gripper URCap Now Supports Multiple Grippers on the Same Arm

Our popular Gripper URCap for Universal Robots is getting a serious upgrade, just in time for Automate 2017 in Chicago. The new software now allows using several Grippers on the same UR arm.

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Mar 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM
   
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Robotiq’s Gripper URCap Now Supports Multiple Grippers on the Same Arm

Our popular Gripper URCap for Universal Robots is getting a serious upgrade, just in time for Automate 2017 in Chicago. The...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Mar 15, 2017 5:00:00 AM
A New Learning Program: Building In-House Robotics Expertise

Robotiq is introducing a new learning program to help manufacturers ensure a sustainable robotics program in their...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Jan 25, 2017 7:00:00 AM
A3 Business Forum: Our Takeaways

We are just back from the A3 Business Forum in Orlando, Florida. As always, a short and sweet event packed with insightful...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Jan 23, 2017 7:00:00 AM
New Robotiq Vision System Breaks Down Integration Barriers

Already almost half a year since the launch of Robotiq’s Plug+Play Vision System, can you believe it? We’re proud to see the...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Jan 2, 2017 7:00:00 AM
The International Collaborative Robot Workshop, Cincinnati: Our Takeaways

2016’s conference season is in full swing: with IMTS and Robobusiness in September, and now RIA’s National Robot Safety...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Oct 26, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Increasing Productivity in Manufacturing: Optimizing the Cost of Raw Materials

While raw materials are usually an easy target to cost reduction and optimization, you should look at the other  variables...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Oct 18, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Increasing Productivity in Manufacturing: Optimizing Energy Consumption

Another factor that you probably want to look at to improve your productivity is your energy consumption. Of course, some...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Sep 29, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Increasing Productivity in Manufacturing: Optimizing the Production Layout

Another key aspect to increasing productivity is making sure production flows smoothly. One of the many aspects ensuring...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Sep 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Increasing Productivity in Manufacturing: Maximizing Machine Runtime

Another important factor that you want to look at is your machine runtime. It is important that your machines are running as...

Karine Simard
By Karine Simard
on Sep 15, 2016 7:00:00 AM
 
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Yes, We Now Support Two Grippers on One UR Arm!

...actually, we support up to four Grippers on the same arm.Our new Gripper URCap software upgrade now includes multiple Grippers control. But that’s not all!Here is the list of new features and bug...Read more

Remote control of Universal Robots user interface

Hi. Has anyone tried to or does anyone know how to remote control Polyscope, the user interface of Universal robots? I’ve had the idea to install VNC server on a robot to be able to remote control...Read more

Improve cycle time when using the Robotiq Gripper

Hi Pros,In some applications where cycle time is critical, saving a few seconds here and there can be important. Here's a new program template that allows you to save a few tenths of seconds...Read more

Allighnment with integrated force sensing of UR5

In our application we have a UR5 with a Robotiq Gripper, Is it possible to use a force feedback to aid in aligning the palletizing program to the presented pallet or work surface. I began...Read more