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Julia Berg about FORobotics at TechCheck2019

FORobotics was presented at the TechCheck 2019 on 23rd of october in 2019 by Julia Berg.


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FORobotics use case: Assembling motor blocks

The first FORobotics use case was tested at the Testbed in the Martini Park in Augsburg.

As to be seen in the video, the use case is about assembling motor blocks.

  1. The robot grips motor blocks and stores them on his platform
  2. Transportation of the motor block to the assembly station
  3. The robot supports the worker in assembling the motors in a suitable brack


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Human-Robot-Interaction. How do robot and human communicate with each other?

Within the subproject 4 „Interaction“ different possibilities of “how interaction between robot and worker can be realized in a production environment” were tested. In this process the demonstrator was equipped with different variations of voice commands.

In the following video is shown, how worker and robot can communication with each other.


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Application of the mobile FORobotics roboter platform

The mobile FORobotics roboter platform was integrated into the commissioning process at the project site of our project partner Hefter. The Roboter was responsible for picking bulk material, whereat especially the narrow aisles were a challenge.

There will be a detailed description of the results of the evaluation.


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FORobotics at the day of technology in the innovation centre

On 21st of November 2019 13:30 pm Kawasaki Robotics and Cambrian Intelligence Ltd. invite to the Technology Centre in Augsburg.

Part of the diversified programme relating to robotic, there will be experts and decision-makers in medium-sized businesses. Julia Berg will talk about Trends in robotics and thereby also present FORobotics.

 


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FORobotics at TechCheck 2019

At the TechCheck 2019 event organized by the Bavarian Industry Association, the project FORobotics and the mobile roboter Plattform will be presented at the 23d of october in the Innovation park in Augsburg.

TechCheck is a study about the most important technological future fields in Bavaria, conducted by the Bavarian Industry Association. The study and derived recommended Actions are presented in different bavarian cities the next few months. At the Innovation park in Augsburg there will be also an exhibition of applications of new technologies, like the FORobotics mobile roboter plattfrom.

Date

Wednesday, 23 Octoboer, 2019

18.00 pm  – 20.00 pm

Location

Augsburg Innovationspark, Saal Innovation
Am Technologiezentrum 5
86159 Augsburg


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FORobotics-Testbed is ready

For demonstrating the results of the project in an industrial sourrounding, a FORobotics-Testbed is now installed at the Technologiezentrum in Augsburg.

For more information, click  here.


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FORobotics at the congress of the bavarian council of future

FORoboics on the 18th of July at the congress of the bavarian council of future at the ICM in Munich.

FORobotics presented the mobile robot plattform with its interaction technoligies. The visitors could give commands via language or gestures and recieved Information by projections on the floor.


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FORobotics convention – mobile robotics

On the 4th of July there was the first FORobotics convention – mobile robotics at the IHK Schwaben in Augsburg.

First Dr. Matthias Köppel, head of the Standardpolitik of the IHK Schwaben and Prof. Reinhardt, speaker of FORobotics gave a speech about the changes of mobile robotics in the industry.

After that the coordinator of the association FORobotics presented the project and the actual progress. Also the project partners, like Grenzebach, Yaskawa and Stäubli, gave insight into their actual work and development.

Mr. Guggenberger, Hefter Maschinenbau, discussed the integration of the FORobotics Platform into their intra logistics.

The convention had about 100 participants, who could visit the FORobotics plattform during the breaks.


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2nd Evaluation of the research project

On February 21st 2019, the second evaluation of our research project ‘FORobotics’ took place. Like last year, the day began with the reception by the president of the Bavarian Research Foundation and a speech by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reinhart. Then the subprojects were introduced and the leader of every subproject, presented their results. After the visit and the demonstration of the mobile robot platform, a summary of the research project and an outlook on the future were given.

After the lunch break, the evaluators announced their results. The research project was graded as very good, with tendencies towards excellence.

All involved participants were happy that their hard work had been acknowledged by the evaluators and gained additional motivation to continue working on this project.