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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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ROS packages for Cognex and Siemens PLC ModBus

Cognex In-Sight and Siemens S7 PLC Modbus Ros package and tutorial The modbus stack provided by the HumaRobotics team of engineers offers a wrapper from the modbus communication to standardized ROS messages. The modbus package is based on pymodbus and is also written in Python. This package was used in an industrial quality inspection project[…]
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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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The new MakerBot app for 3D printing from Android!

Printing directly from a smartphone has become an everyday reality. Now, you can also use your smartphone to control your 3D printers! The revolution has begun… Available for iOS since last summer, the MakerBot app for controlling and managing a 3D printer from your smartphone was sorely missed by the (many) users of the Android[…]
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Collaborative robots and traditional robots: 5 key differences

Collaborative robots, or “cobots” (contraction of “collaborative” and “robots”), are definitely a strong trend in today’s robotics developments. Out go the heavy, imposing robots locked in their cages for safety reasons, it’s time to make way for collaborative robots! This blog article will help you distinguish between these two types of robot: collaborative robots and[…]
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Generation Robots: one of “200 builders for the future”

Generation Robots, who will be presenting the Baxter collaborative robot by Rethink Robotics is one of the 200 bâtisseurs pour demain who are going to assemble from 4 au 7 décembre 2014 in the central concourse of the Grand Palais. This event, organised at the initiative of Osons la France(France, let’s be daring!), will introduce the country’s future talents,[…]
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Baxter robot found its marks thanks to Intera 3.1

Rethink Robotics announced on Nov. 3rd the availability of a new feature: “Robot Positionning system”. Baxter collaborative robot is now able to manage and adapt to a changing working environment. Intera 3.1, the latest software upgrade, the feature “Robot positioning system” allows to react more quickly to unexpected changes in a working environment such as[…]
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New ROS package: Baxter Tasker

Baxter Tasker is a brand new ROS package intended for the Baxter Research Robot from Rethink Robotics has been released by our colleagues from Humarobotics. Baxter Tasker gives an interface on both the controlling computer and on Baxter, created to set up a simple pick and place behaviour, while generating the Python code for it.Thus[…]
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