Plug&Work Robots: The project Factory-in-a-day aims at improving the competitiveness of European manufacturing SMEs by removing the primary obstacle for robot automation: installation time and installation cost.
Project objective: Reduce system integration time to one day The objective of this project is to marginalize the system integration cost by reducing the system integration time to one single day. The resultant 50% price reduction of fully integrated
Problem: SME’s under-utilize robotics High wages of industry workers in (Western) Europe make it hard for industries and especially SMEs to bring products to the global market that can compete with low-wage countries such as China and India. These companies
This work was presented at the 15th IEEE RAS Humanoids Conference, by Dr. Karinne Ramirez of TUM in Seoul, Korea on November 3 – 5, 2015. It is the video media attachment to the conference paper: “Robust Semantic Representations for
We have a new publication: “Characterizing the State of the Art of Human-Robot Coproduction” by Argun CencenAffiliated, Jouke Verlinden, Jo Geraedts all from TU Delft. In: Social Robotics, 7th International Conference, ICSR 2015, Paris, France, October 26-30, 2015, Proceedings.
Three of our recent deliverables were video deliverables. Deliverable 4.2: Website video showing path planning with proximity sensing data The video focuses in the direction of human and robot safety in a shared workspace by providing safe robot arms using