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Samuel Bouchard is President of Robotiq, a fast growing robotics company based out of Quebec City, Canada, that he co-founded in 2008. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and a bachelor in Engineering Physics from Laval University. He is also a regular speaker at international events on robotics technology and business.

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RIA International Collaborative Robots Workshop - 5 Key Takeaways

I am just back from San Jose, California, where I had the chance to speak and attend the 2nd RIA International Collaborative Robots Workshop. My talk was on Grippers for Collaborative Robots. The workshop was well attended by end users, vendors and integrators. Conclusion: Collaborative robots are more than buzz words. They're shaking the market and are about to change the game of industrial automation. Here are my notes from the event.

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Oct 03, 2014 12:04 PM
 
RIA International Collaborative Robots Workshop - 5 Key Takeaways

I am just back from San Jose, California, where I had the chance to speak and attend the 2nd RIA International...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Oct 03, 2014 12:04 PM
7 Types of Industrial Robot Sensors

In the industrial and automation world, machines need sensors to provide them with the required information to execute a...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Sep 30, 2014 10:02 PM
Kinect in Industrial Robotic Application

We've already discussed how the Microsoft Kinect can be used in robotic mobile manipulation. See the following video showing...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Sep 16, 2014 12:19 PM
Grippers for Collaborative Robots VS Grippers for Industrial Robots

The force-limited collaborative robots are robots that can work side-by-side with human workers. The most prominent...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Sep 08, 2014 2:00 AM
Robot gripper: How much does it cost?

The decision has been made to automate a manual handling process. The automation concept has been chosen. Now is time to...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Aug 17, 2014 3:01 PM
What Are The Differences Between Ethernet and Ethernet/IP ?

The following article is written to clarify the confusion between Ethernet and Ethernet/IP. First, if you do not know what...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Aug 17, 2014 11:43 AM
Top 5 Advantages of Servo-Electric Grippers

In an elecric gripper, or servo-gripper, electric motors control the movement of the jaws using electric input from the...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Jul 20, 2014 8:42 AM
Robotic Gripper Repeatability Definition and Measurement

On any robotic gripper spec sheet, you will find a measure of the repeatability. What does that term really mean? This blog...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Jul 08, 2014 9:29 AM
Robotics in Investment Casting

Investment casting (also known as lost wax casting) is a fairly old manufacturing process. It is used in several industries to...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Jul 05, 2014 11:02 PM

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