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Collaborative robots – Cobots and the changing nature of work

By Guest on 3 December 2018

  This is a guest blog by Jamie Branch, Corrosion Engineer at Apellix. Collaborative robots, or cobots, work side by side with humans to enhance human worker’s ability to perform their job safer, with less monotony and repetitive…

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Key considerations when choosing a robot’s operating system

By Sarah Dickinson on 13 September 2018

Whether it be down to technological advances, rising market demand or just the ‘cool’ factor, the increase in robotics is happening and across numerous industries from healthcare, industrial to retail. According to IDC, worldwide robotic…

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Robots that run Ubuntu

By James Nunns on 13 September 2018

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Using snaps to advance robotics development

By Sarah Dickinson on 30 October 2017

Robotics development has seen great expansion in recent years. Some roboticists strongly believe that this expansion is not only due to the rise of inexpensive sensors and actuators but also to the new software trends enabling code sharing…

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Robot development made easy with Husarion CORE2-ROS & Ubuntu – part 2

By Guest on 20 July 2017

This is the second post in a series of two by guest bloggers from Husarion; Domink Nowak and Michal Zieliński. The first blog can be read here. This blog picks up on why Husarion use Ubuntu… Ubuntu has a very wide collection of…

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Robot development made easy with Husarion CORE2-ROS running Ubuntu

By Guest on 12 July 2017

This is the first in a series of two posts by guest blogger; Dominik Nowak, CEO at Husarion. We’ve seen many breakthroughs happening in the IT industry over the last decade. Arguably the most meaningful one on the consumer side was the…

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Ubuntu Core: Making a factory image with private snaps

By Kyle Fazzari on 11 July 2017

This is a follow-up to the ROS prototype to production on Ubuntu Core series to answer a question I received: “What if I want to make an image for the factory, but don’t want to make my snaps public?” This question is of…

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The Turtlebot 3 has launched

By Kyle Fazzari on 31 May 2017

If you’re familiar with ROS (Robot Operating System), chances are you’re also familiar with the Turtlebot. The first version of the Turtlebot was created back in 2010 to serve as an inexpensive platform for learning ROS. This…

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ROS production: create Ubuntu Core image with snap preinstalled [5/5]

By Kyle Fazzari on 9 May 2017

This is the fifth (and final) blog post in this series about ROS production. In the previous post we created a gadget snap to allow confined access to the Turtlebot. In this post, we’re going to put all the pieces from this series…