Must read list on Robotics - Summer Reading
Posted on Jul 11, 2012 3:16 PM. 3 min read time
Summer vacation is on its way and you think you'll take a break from your job, ...relax, go to the beach, play with the kids and not think about robotics... Really?
For those who are anxious about doing a deep robotic relapse during the summer holidays, we have prepared an easy robotic reading list from our blog articles. Short, easy to read, they will be the perfect reading for when the kids take their afternoon nap and they will help you make it through your holidays.
It is Day 1 of your vacation and your are rushing to pack everything for your week at the beach with the kids running everywhere because they are so excited about going on vacation. And you are saying to yourself "Man, it is my first day off, can I just take it easy. It would be so great to leave all this to a robot and just have some fun." See the demo featuring the 3-Finger Adaptive Gripper that Yaskawa set-up at their Robot Plaza - an exhibition center in Yaskawa's Japanese headquarters. Maybe your dream will soon come true! Watch video>
You are playing LEGO with your kids on a rainy day and you are wondering how you could automate the process of that high-mix of parts when you return from vacation. Don't get nervous, just take a look at our new 2-finger electric robot gripper that we launched in May. Watch the video, download the spec sheet and relax for the rest of your vacation. See video>
As you are away from the office, you would probably prefer to watch a video, right? We have something for you! Our partner Robomotive set up an application of assembly and bin picking for some trade shows last spring. Watch video>
All year long you were curious and had planned to read about ROS-Industrial, but you never had time to do it. Now's the time to do it! See what the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has done using ROS-Industrial through an autonomous robot gripping application. Read more and watch video>
You want to go back to basics for a fresh start. Read the following article on end effector type, control and design. Read more>
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