Jérôme Laplace

Le robot baxter est un robot Collaboratif

Industrial robots: the unleashing of a second wave!

We generally associate industrial robotics with the kind of robotic arms used on production lines in the automotive industry. This is a common image. These robots, derived from automatism, are efficient, accurate and rapid. Since Unimate, the first industrial robot used by General Motors in 1961, these robots have made great progress and are continuing[…]
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Manufacturing Day of Sirris - 2013

Collaborative robots in industry

On 5 November 2012, I was invited by Sirris, in Belgium, to the Smart Factory Day to present a session on the arrival on the market of a new class of industrial robot, called the collaborative robot, and notably the Baxter robot by Rethink Robotics. You can download a commented PDF version of this presentation[…]
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Cubelets

Getting started with Cubelets : a tutorial

A tutorial that is presenting the Cubelets is available on Genération Robots. This tutorial is available in the CMS section of the website, that is accesible from the home page of Generation Robots. The direct link to this starting guide is http://www.generationrobots.com/en/content/76-getting-started-with-cubelets

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Cubelets: the best idea for a long time!

For a long time I had not been so pleasantly surprised by a new robotic solution. The Cubelets come from a project of the Carnegie Mellon University and are a really effective and original way to discover and understand robotics. First, what is a robot? A simple and general definition is based on the paradigm[…]
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