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Robotics

Robotics can be considered the pinnacle of industrial automation, it’s where the disciplines of technology come together in the form of controlled operation. From motion control through to sensing, from machine safety to the vanguard of IoT, Industry 4.0 and beyond, robotics is very much in the ascendancy.

 

 

The second generation of robotics is now upon us, as end of line and bench robotics are becoming economically accessible, robotic integration within industry is no longer only associated with large scale production and automotive assembly lines. Pick and place single arm, multi-axis robots are more popular than ever as users see both their cost and operational benefits. Capable of working along-side humans they perform the repetitive precision work required, faster and without fault.

This hub is the place to find out more about robotics, whether its kits or design ideas you need, or simply to just discuss more about this technology. Check back for latest updates.

 

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Redstone

Robotics

February 27, 2017 09:44

Build and Program a Braccio Robot

There have already been a few other articles on DesignSpark about the Braccio Tinkerkit. It’s not surprising really, as the Arduino and Braccio combination is a low cost (and great FUN!) way to start your journey into robotics.

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GreigRS

Robotics

February 14, 2017 14:18

Shopping with robotics

Nice piece from Rory Cellan-Jones on BBC News, features the impact of automation on employment and how robotics and artificial intelligence are being used in modern distribution centres. Well worth reading.

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ROHM Semiconductor Europe

Robotics

February 9, 2017 10:57

Soft Prosthetic Hand With Human Touch

When we think about robots today, they are generally rigid and made of metal, with sensors usually located outside of the body. This particular robotic hand of the Device Plus project is soft and sensitive.

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GianlucaRS

Robotics

February 8, 2017 08:45

Application example - remotely control IGUS RobolinkD with Groov software

Here we are again using our IGUS RobolinkD for another cool application. This time we are going to use Groov software to remotely control RobolinkD bench arm.

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GreigRS

Robotics

January 19, 2017 16:08

Open source robotics - giving users more flexibility

Open source robotics is the subject of an article by Paolo Carnovale, Head of Industrial Marketing at RS Components. He discusses how modern robotics are delivering more freedom, flexibility and affordable solutions.

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GianlucaRS

Robotics

January 10, 2017 16:01

How to get started with ST Robotics bench robot arms

ST Robotics delivers a complete series of how to video to let the customers be immediately ready to start using their bench robots

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GianlucaRS

Robotics

January 10, 2017 16:00

How to get a professional bench robot at an affordable price with ST Robotics

ST robotics provides continuous support throughout the learning curve with manuals, technical documentation and several "How to... " video. ST Robotics aim to provide a low cost solution to experienced users for a diverse range of advanced or complex

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DesignSpark

Robotics

December 11, 2016 23:27

Infineon chip solves Rubik's Cube in 637 milliseconds

We caught up with Dr Michael Schinke of Infineon Technologies at electronica 2016 in Munich, to discuss their Rubix Cube world record breaking machine and the latest technology trends.

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GreigRS

Robotics

December 7, 2016 16:07

From more on Robotics head over to the RS Robotics Community page

Discover additional news features, projects and exciting things that are happening in the world of Robotics. See a robot solve a Rubik's Cube or find out how collaborative robots may be the future of industrial manufacturing.

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RobbieDunion

Robotics

November 29, 2016 16:26

A History of Artificial Intelligence

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have given the world computers that can beat people at chess and “Jeopardy!,” as well as drive cars and manage calendars. See how AI has progressed from the 1950's to today.

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Victoriaj

Robotics

November 2, 2016 10:12

Westworld - Androids, programming and the Wild West

I'm always intrigued when a new TV series starts, and what better than one featuring androids, programming and James Marsden........introducing Westworld!

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GianlucaRS

Robotics

October 7, 2016 09:38

Factory test for the IGUS RobolinkD with open source motion control

This is the fourth step of four project about how to apply an open source motion control system to a robotic arm. This time we brought the RobolinkD from IGUS into a real factory, www.gsconverting.com, for a working test.

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