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Pioneering Cobot Force Control: Louis Bergeron’s Story

Until recently, programming force-sensitive tasks on any kind of robot was a job for experts. And then someone made it simpler. This is the story of Louis Bergeron, a behind-the-scenes little known automation professional who made force control for cobots easy.

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on Nov 06, 2019 11:54 AM. 2 min read time
 
Pioneering Cobot Force Control: Louis Bergeron’s Story

Until recently, programming force-sensitive tasks on any kind of robot was a job for experts. And then someone made it simpler....

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on Nov 06, 2019 11:54 AM
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Go Behind the Scenes of the RUC 2018 Tech Challenge

The technical challenge of the Robotiq User Conference puts many of the world's top collaborative-robot programmers to the...

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on Oct 22, 2018 7:00 AM
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How the RUC 2018 Changed the World of Cobots

It's hasn't been a month since the Robotiq User Conference 2018 ended and we at Robotiq already feel this event's major...

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on Sep 26, 2018 7:00 AM
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Robotiq Makes Force Control Easy with Force Copilot

Robotiq is launching Force Copilot, an intuitive software to operate Universal Robots e-Series’ embedded force torque sensor....

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on Sep 05, 2018 11:55 AM
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Three Essential Learnings About Force Torque Sensors

Like humans, cobots need the sense of touch to perform high-precision tasks. Fortunately, force torque sensors give your...

Dominique Mercier
By Dominique Mercier
on Aug 15, 2018 7:00 AM
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What's the Next Step Towards Cobots Ease of Use?

Everybody is talking about collaborative robots and how they can accelerate production lines, boost quality control = product...

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on Aug 09, 2018 7:00 AM
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What's the Potential of Force Torque Sensors in Collaborative Robotics?

Why should a manufacturer put a force torque sensor on a collaborative robot? Robotiq's CTO Jean-Philippe (JP) Jobin had an...

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on Mar 14, 2018 7:00 AM
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What Is a Force Torque Sensor?

Today’s robots have a wide range of applications, so it makes sense to introduce more object-sensing capability to them. That...

Mariane Davids
By Mariane Davids
on Dec 18, 2017 7:00 AM
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Be Warned When Colliding With Your FT 300 Force Torque Sensor

What's happening on DoF this week?

  • We launched a brand new Skill for collision detection with the FT 300.
  • If you haven't heard...
Amanda Lee
By Amanda Lee
on Nov 30, 2017 7:00 AM
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