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Alex Owen-Hill is a freelance writer and public speaker who blogs about a large range of topics, including science, presentation skills at CreateClarifyArticulate.com, storytelling 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 about industrial robotics.

http://alexowenhill.co.uk/

The Problem With Robot Vision + Surface Finishing (solved)

You've got a surface finishing task.

You want to detect the parts with robot vision.

Simple, right?

Not always. Surface finishing can make it difficult for the robot to redetect the object. This leads to missed objects, inefficient programming setups, and a lack of robustness in your application.

But, there is a solution…

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jul 30, 2020 1:05 PM
 
The Problem With Robot Vision + Surface Finishing (solved)

You've got a surface finishing task.

You want to detect the parts with robot vision.

Simple, right?

Not always. Surface...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jul 30, 2020 1:05 PM
5 Myths About AI and Robots (and the truth behind them)

You've probably heard a lot about AI and robots. People often talk like they are the same thing.

But, there are a lot of...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on May 18, 2020 7:00 AM
7 Ways You Can Prepare for Success In Challenging Times

It's tough living through challenging times like these.

How can our business succeed when it feels like we're teetering on...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Apr 13, 2020 3:25 PM
7 Things You Need to Know About Mass Customization with Robots

Mass customization is the new norm in manufacturing. Robots are a key tool in the era of personalization… and here are 7...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 26, 2020 7:00 AM
Will Insights Work With My Process?

Is Insights a good software for you? There's one simple way to find out…

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 24, 2020 7:00 AM
5 Questions to Ask to Avoid Unsafe Robot Movements

You know robots are supposed to be safe, but are they really?

Can some robot movements cause an injury?

Below are 5...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 17, 2020 7:00 AM
7 Reasons to Automate Cabinet Door Sanding with a Cobot

Has sanding cabinet doors become a bottleneck in your business?

Can't afford a huge automatic sanding machine? Or even fit...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 12, 2020 7:00 AM
9 Steps to Calculate the ROI of Robot Surface Finishing

Robot surface finishing… is it really worth it? Are you better sticking with manual sanding or polishing? Here's how to...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 10, 2020 7:00 AM
How to Use Mirka Tools With a Robot

Mirka sanding tools are a very popular brand for industrial finishing jobs. But, are they compatible with robots? They...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 03, 2020 7:00 AM

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