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Alex Owen-Hill is a freelance writer and blogger who writes about a large range of topics, including science, language, creativity 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 for gripper manufacturer Robotiq.

How to Benchmark a Robot Application in 10 Steps

You develop a new application for your robot, or modify an existing one. How do you know if you have improved the process? What if you've made it worse? Benchmarking gives us an objective way to measure the success of our robot applications, but if we don't follow the right process the results can be misleading. In this article, we explain how to benchmark properly to improve our robotic applications.

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM
   
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How to Benchmark a Robot Application in 10 Steps

You develop a new application for your robot, or modify an existing one. How do you know if you have improved the process?...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM
What Is Robot Benchmarking?

Technical industries often have well established benchmarks, but not robotics. We introduce some promising new benchmarks...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 10, 2017 7:00:00 AM
Six Tips to Launch a Robotics Startup in 2017

Is 2017 a good year to launch a robotics startup? The market has improved over the last few years, but there are some...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM
Why Singularities Can Ruin Your Day

What do robots have in common with black holes? They both have singularities! In this best published post of the year, we...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 30, 2016 7:00:00 AM
What is the Best Programming Language for Robotics?

It's a question that a lot of new roboticists will ask at least once in their career. Unfortunately, it's also a question...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 28, 2016 7:00:00 AM
The Internet of Things: Why Robotics is Ahead in Top Trends

As everyone starts to look for "the big technology trends of 2016", it seems that one technology is overshadowing all others...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 26, 2016 7:00:00 AM
10 Essential Skills That All Good Roboticists Should Have

Just like any career, robotics demands a unique set of hard and soft skills. You might be good at electronics theory, but do...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 22, 2016 7:00:00 AM
6 Festive Applications for Collaborative Robots [With VIDEO]

The festive season is crazy and it's easy to get overwhelmed. If only there was a way to get help with the seasonal...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM
The Only Robot Prediction That Matters for 2017

It's that time of year again. Everyone starts making predictions about robotics in 2017. But there's only one prediction...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Dec 20, 2016 7:00:00 AM
 
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