Robotics news and curation

This section will contain a curation of the news in the area of robotics as seen by the Génération Robots’ experts. personal and professionnal robots but also long term research projects. A lot of fun !

Comment désinfecter ses robots éducatifs ?

How do I disinfect my educational robots?

It is essential that we respect the barrier gestures if we’re to stop the spread of coronavirus and protect both adults and children: Wear a mask Wash your hands regularly Respect social distancing In schools, where several hundred people work and study together daily, it is important to take particular care during the Covid-19 epidemic.[…]
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Control a Dynamixel servomotor from a PC via Bluetooth

With this tutorial, you will learn how to easily control your Robotis Dynamixel servomotors from your computer thanks to a Bluetooth connection. This makes it easy to perform your tests and saves you from annoying cable connections. Required hardware 12V/5A power supply. BT-410 Dongle module. BT-410 Slave module. Dynamixel servomotor (here an MX-28). OpenCM9.04. OpenCM485[…]
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Robotique mobile dans l'industrie du bâtiment

ROSBIM project: integrating robotics into the construction industry

Here, Fraunhofer Italia reports on one of the projects headed by the Fraunhofer Italia Innovation Engineering Center, aimed at advancing integration of robotics technologies in the construction industry. Fraunhofer is a German institute for applied scientific research. The Fraunhofer Italia Innovation Engineering Center is the Italian branch of their laboratory network. Photo credit © LIVE-STYLE[…]
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Comparatif NVIDIA Jetson

Comparison of NVIDIA Jetson nanocomputers

NVIDIA® Jetson™ Systems: Deploy powerful AI in your robotic projects Compact, able to run powerful real-time calculations, while being energy efficient, NVIDIA Jetson nanocomputers adapt perfectly to the constraints of embedded systems. NVIDIA® Jetson™ nanocomputers are used to deploy deep learning applications, manage multiple neural networks in parallel, or process high-resolution data from multiple sensors[…]
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Robotis OP3 : un robot humanoïde de taille moyenne très polyvalent

Robotis OP3: a highly versatile medium-sized humanoid robot

Robotis OP3: a highly versatile medium-sized humanoid robot Robotis OP3 is a reasonably priced, ROS-compatible humanoid robot equipped with a more powerful computer than many of its competitors. Presentation of Robotis OP3 The Robotis OP3 humanoid robot, with its embedded Intel NUC PC, is the most recent addition to the DARwIn series of humanoid robots[…]
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List of criteria to look at before buying a robot arm

List of criteria to look at before buying a robot arm

Robot arms that Génération Robots distribute are aimed at laboratories, R&D units, universities. We are providing in this post a comparison table between our four large size, ROS compatible, robot arms (6 and 7 DoF). Which applications for robot arms in the research field? In a laboratory or in a R&D unit, robot arms are[…]
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L'équipe Rhoban, championne du monde RoboCup pour la 4ème fois !

How did the RoboCup 2019 edition go?

A few days ago, we wrote a blogpost about the RoboCup preparations in Sydney. Today, we learn a bit more about the different challenges that the teams will have to face during this one week contest! Presentations of the different RoboCup leagues If you think about the RoboCup, you will probably have in mind humanoid[…]
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