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New SDK release for Baxte rcollaborative robot v1.1.1

Release of the new SDK v1.1.1 for the Baxter robot

Rethink Robotics just released a new update of Baxter SDK: Baxter Research Robot SDK 1.1.1. The company, which unveiled their new collaborative robot Sawyer in March, states that the Baxter SDK v1.1.1 is focused mainly on adding fixes to further stabilize the SDK with ROS Indigo. The Machine Sync I/O These changes were partly developed[…]
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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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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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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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