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Nicolas is a project manager in R&D for Robotiq.

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The Evolution of Robotics Force Control

Force sensing and force control are increasingly used in the broad field of robotics, although only a minority of robots today make use of this exciting technology. In this post, I’ll provide an overview of the history of force sensing and force control in robotics. Before diving in, let’s first look at why force sensing is required for some applications.

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Feb 19, 2021 9:55 AM. 3 min read time
 
The Evolution of Robotics Force Control

Force sensing and force control are increasingly used in the broad field of robotics, although only a minority of robots...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Feb 19, 2021 9:55 AM
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What is the difference between Ethernet/IP and TCP/IP?

When it comes to the industrial protocols that we support here at Robotiq, one of the most frequent questions that gets...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Feb 21, 2020 10:50 AM
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Using Modbus TCP on an Industrial Robot Controller

Modbus TCP (also called Modbus TCP/IP) is an open industrial communication protocol used to control devices over an...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Jun 25, 2014 4:28 PM
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How to Create Fast Cycle Times with the Adaptive Robot Gripper?

One of the advantages of a servo-electric robot gripper is that it allows you to control the position of the fingers. If...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on May 22, 2014 11:35 AM
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Robot Force Torque Sensors: Current and Future Applications

Force torque sensors are commercially available in many sizes with various measurement ranges. They provide precious input...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Mar 19, 2014 10:32 AM
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Robot Gripper Force Control

For high-mix robotic applications, having a single gripper which is able to adapt to different shapes and volumes can be...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Feb 21, 2014 9:06 AM
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ROS-Industrial: open-source software in industrial robotics

A couple years ago Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) released an open-source software package which brings industrial...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Jan 31, 2014 2:00 AM
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White Paper: Flexible Automation of Machine Tending Operations

Manufacturers doing machining are getting to a point where they need to automate machine tending: Statistics show that good...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Sep 10, 2012 4:45 PM
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Robotiq's Adaptive Robot Gripper Now on ROS-Industrial

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post on ROS-Industrial, an open-source software in industrial robotics. From my experience...

Nicolas Lauzier
By Nicolas Lauzier
on Aug 10, 2012 10:11 AM
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