news    views    podcast    learn    |    about    contribute     republish    

gripper

by   -   April 19, 2017

Six to ten years ago, exhibitors at Automate were promoting bin-picking in many, many booths. Bin picking wasn’t mentioned this year because it is an available option these days. For the last six years vendors have been promoting human-robot collaboration in manufacturing. Here’s what I saw this year at the big Automate and ProMat trade shows held last month in Chicago.

Felix Von Drigalski, of the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, introduces a versatile, open-source, two-finger gripper for textile manipulation that can sustain significant pushing loads in order to perform tucking tasks, using active perception.

by   -   November 11, 2015

Equipping robotic grippers with human-like levels of compliance and versatility has long been a challenge. A new solution with a simple control input has already been used to pick up objects as diverse as a raw egg and a flat piece of paper.



Using Natural Language in Human-Robot Collaboration
November 11, 2019


Are you planning to crowdfund your robot startup?

Need help spreading the word?

Join the Robohub crowdfunding page and increase the visibility of your campaign