Robot Arm, Software Functions in Semi-Structured Environment

Westec 2017: Universal Robots will demonstrate its UR5 robot arm with Actin simulation software, part of the company’s Universal Robots+ platform featuring plug-and-play products for its robot arms.

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Universal Robots will demonstrate its UR5 robot arm with Actin simulation software, part of the company’s Universal Robots+ platform featuring plug-and-play products for its robot arms. The premise of the technology is that the robot arm not only stops upon collision but avoids collisions altogether. The company says that this capability suits applications involving tasks in a semi-structured environment in which the requirement for precise positioning of fixtures and parts is relaxed.

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