Akim Boukhelif

Intera v3.2 is available for Baxter robot

Rethink Robotics doesn’t sit on its laurels. Less than 6 months after the Intera 3.1 release, Sawyer robot’s manufacturer is announcing that Intera v3.2 is available for Baxter robot. As you know Baxter collaborative robots are available in two versions: Baxter research, a prototype of the collaborative robot for research purposes, available at Génération Robots,[…]
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“Pi/e Day” Contest

Dexter industries, renowned for bringing BrickPi to the world, is organizing a « Pi/e Day contest » to celebrate Pi Day on March 14th. The contest started on this day and you can still send your submission until 26th April 2015. To participate, simply submit an entry related to Pi (Greek letter “π”) by 26th[…]
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Sawyer, le nouveau robot collaboratif de Rethink Robotics

Meet Sawyer, the new collaborative robot by Rethink Robotics

Rethink Robotics yesterday unveiled its new collaborative robot, Sawyer, throughout the world Rethink Robotics, founded in 2008 by former director of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Rodney Brooks, is a pioneer in the field of collaborative robots. In 2012, Rethink Robotics launched Baxter, a revolutionary robot designed for working alongside humans. This[…]
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Le nouveau SDK v1.1 supporte ROS Indigo

Release of the new SDK 1.1 for the Baxter robot

The Baxter robot’s SDK has been updated to version 1.1: you can now use the research version of the collaborative robot with the latest ROS release – Indigo! First you will need to install Ubuntu 14.04 on your workstation in order to make the very most of the latest version of ROS. Less than a year after[…]
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French state education: more robotics in schools?

State education in France is on the brink of a major revolution. Increasing numbers of work groups, proposals and initiatives are today contributing to the creation of more innovative schools. Innovative schools: the new government flagship In early November, François Hollande launched the Plan pour le numérique à l’école (Plan for Digital Technology in Schools), evidence[…]
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Have a go at digital painting with Thymio II

As you’ll have already gathered from reading our earlier postings, Thymio II is quite a versatile mobile robot. You can of course use it to teach people about programming, but that’s not all! This mobile robot, created by the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, can also serve as a digital paintbrush. For example,[…]
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