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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.

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The 7 Best Robot Applications for a Force Sensor

Do you need a force sensor for your chosen robot application?

Some robot tasks benefit from the addition of force sensing. Others do not require a force sensor at all.

If you are planning to deploy a new robot to your business, you might be wondering: Will the sense of touch will be beneficial for my particular task?

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 05, 2021 11:15 AM. 5 min read time
 
The 7 Best Robot Applications for a Force Sensor

Do you need a force sensor for your chosen robot application?

Some robot tasks benefit from the addition of force sensing....

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 05, 2021 11:15 AM
Read More 5 min read time
9 Fun and Unusual Discussions from the History of DoF

Is the DoF forum only for serious robotics topics? Not at all!

A bunch of fun and unusual discussions in the community have...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Feb 26, 2021 10:29 AM
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Centralized vs Decentralized Palletizing: What's the Difference?

You've got a final-stage packing task that you want to automate.

A robot seems like the best option, but you're not sure...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Feb 12, 2021 10:57 AM
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11 Reliable Robotics Forums for Practical Discussions

Which robotics forum is the right one for you?

Although there aren't tons of robotics forums online, there are still quite...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Feb 05, 2021 10:30 AM
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The Clearest Guide to Cobot Safety You'll Read Today

Collaborative robot safety is supposed to be simple… but it can sometimes seem infuriatingly complex. The marketing...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 29, 2021 11:16 AM
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The Top 10 Popular Questions About Robotics on DoF

What robotics questions do people ask most often?

Let's say you've got a question about using your robot. You're not sure...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 22, 2021 12:06 PM
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5 Reasons Cobots Will Never Be Completely Safe

Are collaborative robots inherently safe or not!?

Why you told you need a safety fence for a particular cobot application?

...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 15, 2021 10:37 AM
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DoF: Where Robotics Experts Go When They're Stuck

Where do you go when you need help with your robot?

Unlike in other technical fields, there are surprisingly few places...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 08, 2021 12:20 PM
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The True Cost of Robotic Palletizing

How much does it really cost to deploy a palletizing robot?

Is the price tag really the true amount that you'll pay?

Or are...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Nov 13, 2020 10:42 AM
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