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Alex Owen-Hill

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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.

Is It Dangerous to Name Your Robot Colleague?

We love to give names to technology, don't we? Teams often name their robot co-workers. But, watch out! It looks like naming your robot might be dangerous…

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 27, 2019 11:02:00 AM
 
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Is It Dangerous to Name Your Robot Colleague?

We love to give names to technology, don't we? Teams often name their robot co-workers. But, watch out! It looks like...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 27, 2019 11:02:00 AM
5 Unusual Vacuum Grippers Which Innovated Robotics

In March 2019, a group of researchers from MIT and Harvard announced their latest unusual robot gripper… made of origami!...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 20, 2019 11:02:00 AM
Why People Believe Cobots Can't Do Finishing Tasks

Collaborative robots are great for a huge range of tasks… including finishing (e.g. sanding, polishing). But, some people...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 6, 2019 11:02:00 AM
Why a Vacuum Gripper Can Improve Your Packing Tasks

Packing tasks can be challenging for some robot grippers, especially with delicate or strangely shaped objects. Here's why...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on May 30, 2019 11:02:00 AM
The Simple Guide to Picking the Right Robot Vacuum Gripper

Choosing a vacuum gripper can be tricky. There are a ton of vacuum grippers on the market and picking the right one...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on May 23, 2019 11:02:00 AM
10 Fundamental Factors for Superb Sanding and Polishing

How can you ensure that your robot finishing application will be a success? Here are some fundamental factors which will...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on May 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM
How to Pick the Right Abrasive for Robot Sanding

What's the best type of abrasive for your robotic sanding application? Your decision will affect both the quality and...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on May 7, 2019 11:13:36 AM
The 3 Ways to Automate a Sanding Task

What's the best way to automate a sanding task? Material removal is vital for many manufacturing processes, but it take a...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Apr 30, 2019 7:00:00 AM
5 Doubts You Should Clarify About Vacuum Grippers

Are you unsure if a vacuum gripper will really suit your needs? Here are some common doubts that we should clarify to help...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Apr 11, 2019 11:02:00 AM

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