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The Clearest Guide to Cobot Safety You'll Read Today

Collaborative robot safety is supposed to be simple… but it can sometimes seem infuriatingly complex. The marketing suggests that cobots are inherently safe in all situations… but then you get started and it turns out that this is not true for all applications!

Are cobots really safe?

Why is cobot safety not as simple as it first appears?

How can you tell if your application will allow for safe cobot operation?

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 29, 2021 11:16 AM. 5 min read time
 
The Clearest Guide to Cobot Safety You'll Read Today

Collaborative robot safety is supposed to be simple… but it can sometimes seem infuriatingly complex. The marketing suggests...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jan 29, 2021 11:16 AM
Read more 5 min read time
5 Questions to Ask to Avoid Unsafe Robot Movements

You know robots are supposed to be safe, but are they really?

Can some robot movements cause an injury?

Below are 5 questions...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 17, 2020 7:00 AM
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5 Hazardous Jobs Nobody Should Care if a Robot Steals

Some people worry about robots taking their jobs… until you mention unhealthy jobs. Nobody should care if robots do these...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Feb 13, 2020 7:00 AM
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5 Super-Dangerous Jobs That Robots Can Do Safely

Some jobs are just too dangerous for human workers. Robots are increasingly used to improve the safety of workers performing...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Oct 08, 2019 11:33 AM
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Is Safety a Barrier to Widespread Collaborative Robot Adoption?

Cobots are on the rise, but not everyone uses them yet. Are the high safety limits stopping people from getting into cobots?...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Aug 22, 2019 11:02 AM
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10 Ways to Protect Yourself from a Cobot Security Breach

There's no need to be alarmed but cobots are just as at risk of cyber attacks as other technologies. Plus, the repercussions...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Aug 15, 2019 11:02 AM
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The Cobot Experience: Changliu Liu & The Difference Between Technology and Fantasy

Carnegie Mellon's Changliu Liu talks cobot safety, the importance of having realistic expectations of what cobots can and can't...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Jul 13, 2019 8:58 AM
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Is It Dangerous to Name Your Robot Colleague?

We love to give names to technology, don't we? Teams often name their robot co-workers. But, watch out! It looks like naming...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Jun 27, 2019 11:02 AM
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How Robots With Vacuum Grippers Improve Food Safety

2018 was the "year of food-borne illnesses." Could robots could be the solution? You know, robot safety means more than just...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Apr 04, 2019 11:02 AM
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