The GR Lab: our Professional Service-Robotics Engineering Department

La sonde spatiale MMX devant la lune de Phobos (source : NASA)

Dynamixel-P servo motors are building Mars rovers

Both efficient and robust, ROBOTIS Dynamixel servo motors are now being used for prototyping in the field of space robotics, in particular by the French national space agency (CNES). The CNES is using them for example to design the Earth prototype of an exploration robot to be sent to Phobos, one of the two moons[…]
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ROBOTISED COWSHED CLEANING

Livestock farming: an activity where robotisation makes sense In the livestock industry, scraping manure slurry is a necessary but time-consuming and exhausting task, sometimes required several times a day. There are different ways of doing this: flushing, automatics scrapers (with a chain, cable or rope), tractor equipped with scraper, etc. These methods, used in the[…]
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Génération Robots presents: Sawyer + Scratch

Genesis of the Scratch + Sawyer project To celebrate the 2017 Scratch conference taking place in Bordeaux as we write these lines, Génération Robots has decided to mix for this one of a king demo, technologies from the factories of the future (Sawyer) with Scratch, a great tool to teach kids and beginners alike to[…]
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On the test bench: the EZGripper by SAKE Robotics

The EZGripper by SAKE Robotics in a nutshell Our “GR Lab” robotics engineers recently had a chance to test the EZGripper developed by SAKE Robotics. The tests were carried out using the research and education version of the Rethink Robotics Sawyer robot. Result: a universal (compatible with numerous robotic arms) and ultra-versatile gripper capable of[…]
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Customer case study: Pepper Robot for Cadiou at ARTIBAT

Context Cadiou has been manufacturing gates since 1973. The company then moved into PVC joinery for barns and created its first PVC garden gates. In the late 1990s, Cadiou turned a new corner in its business strategy with the production of aluminium gates and fences. Today, forty years after beginning their family adventure, the company[…]
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Customer case study: Pepper robot at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie reception desk

Background Universcience is home to two science museums: the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie and the Palais de la Découverte. The Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie has set itself the objective of making scientific and technical culture more accessible to the general public. Its aim: to democratise scientific and technical knowledge, particularly among children[…]
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Customer case study: NAO in the limelight at NAS 2016

Background The NAS (Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament) is an annual event organised by the Emirate of Dubai. In 2015, it attracted some 4,000 athletes. HQCREATIVE, an event management agency that specialises in creating shows for the United Arab Emirates’ main official events, was responsible for organising its 2016 opening ceremony. HQCREATIVE wanted to give[…]
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