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Cobot of The Month- Sawyer

Cobot of The Month- Sawyer

Sawyer is a smart collaborative robot from Rethink Robotics, that is easy to program and has advanced features such as integrated vision and force fee...

Rethink Robotics to release a powerful new version of the Sawyer SDK

Rethink Robotics to release a powerful new version of the Sawyer SDK

Rethink Robotics to release a powerful new version of the Sawyer SDK Gazebo Simulator - Allows you to simulate controlling Sawyer in a virtual env...

Rethink Robotics announce new Sawyer software update

Rethink Robotics announce new Sawyer software update

Rethink Robotics, the creators of the Sawyer collaborative robot, have announced a new software update designed for researchers and students to build ...

How much can I automate without losing the human touch?

How much can I automate without losing the human touch?

There are many industries that are put off by the idea of automation because they want to retain the human touch, in our experience, many companies fi...

Why should robots be used in schools?

Why should robots be used in schools?

With robots slowly infiltrating our daily lives, surely there should be more of them in schools helping children get used to working alongside automat...

Differences between a robot and a cobot

Differences between a robot and a cobot

When you’re in the business of collaborative robots, or cobots, you often get asked the question – well what is the difference between cobots and ...

Just got the hang of Industry 4.0? Well, look out for Industry 5.0!

Just got the hang of Industry 4.0? Well, look out for Industry 5.0!

Just as we all started embracing Industry 4.0 now the new buzz word is Industry 5.0, which focuses on the interaction between humans and machines, som...

Is every industry easy to automate?

Is every industry easy to automate?

After spotting a picture of Rethink Robotics’ Sawyer robot wearing a hairnet as it got stuck into production at a factory in France, we started thin...

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