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Four Tech Trends Accelerating Robot Grippers and Cobots Into the Future

The future of collaborative robots is in their ‘hands’. Perhaps a poor play on words, but also an unavoidable fact. Grippers/robotic hands are almost invariably what cobots use to interact with their surroundings and perform tasks.

Marc Prosser
By Marc Prosser
on May 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM
   
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Four Tech Trends Accelerating Robot Grippers and Cobots Into the Future

The future of collaborative robots is in their ‘hands’. Perhaps a poor play on words, but also an unavoidable fact....

Marc Prosser
By Marc Prosser
on May 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM
What's New in Robotics This Week - May 26

Manufacturing & cobot roundup (inc. a new cobot), AI brief, the problem-solving fishbots, silicon valet, and much more. We...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on May 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM
Robotiq Helps Build the Factory of the Future

Voodoo is an up and coming startup specialized in 3D printing high volume production. Since 3D printers are normally used...

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on May 25, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Start Recording Force Values in a Quick and Simple Way

What's trending on DoF this week? Recording max force values, path with conveyor tracking, sharing emergency stops with...

Amanda Lee
By Amanda Lee
on May 25, 2017 7:00:00 AM
Switch to Collaborative Robots in Your Global Company

To better spread the word about collaborative robotics, Robotiq has been creating a series of eBooks that are turning...

Mariane Davids
By Mariane Davids
on May 24, 2017 7:00:00 AM
Eight Research Trends in Collaborative Robotics

What's the future for collaborative robotics? We look at eight trends which will shape the next decade of robotics research.

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on May 23, 2017 7:00:00 AM
How to Decide Which Collaborative Robot Solution Is Right for Your Plant

Collaborative robots are changing the playing field for manufacturing companies. Huge brands like Ford and Volkswagen are...

Mariane Davids
By Mariane Davids
on May 22, 2017 9:15:31 AM
What's New in Robotics This Week - May 19

 Manufacturing & cobot roundup, 'drone diving' in Latvia & UAV brief, soft-legged bots for rough terrain, and much more. We...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on May 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM
The Future of Robotic Finishing Applications

What's trending on DoF this week? The future of finishing applications, new data logging program template, picking stacks of...

Amanda Lee
By Amanda Lee
on May 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM
 
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