The day before April Fools is World Backup Day. Everyone on this day should think about making a copy of important data, like personal photos, documents, videos. Robots programs should be also included.Continue reading “World Backup day – How safe is your robot data?”
Are you thinking about buying your first robot? Please note, that these products are not available off-the-shelf. Delivery time may take many weeks for some less popular models.
Installation time is also time-consuming.
From a mechanical point of view, the wrist mechanism is the most interesting part of the robot arm. It is always interesting for me to see how this part of the robot is built in different types of arms. Fortunately we have YouTube, so it’s possible to look under the cover without dissembling robot by yourself 🙂 Here is a short list of my favourite videos showing different solutions.Continue reading “Gears inside the wrist of industrial robot”
Jibo – intelligent home robot says goodbye to its users. He was able to recognise the humans around it and interact with them, using a rotating “head” and single large animated eye. The robot cost $900 and was a kind of stationary smart speaker. Its manufacturer was taken over by another company, which decided to shut down the Jibo’s servers.
This is one of many entertainment robots that ended their lives after a short market time. Fortunately, industrial robots are supported much longer.Continue reading “Robot spare parts and consumables availability”
Are you dreaming about tattoo in bio-mechanical style? Today it could be even made by machine. Although industrial robots are considered as safe and reliable I personally don’t trust them enough to allow them to cut my skin with a needle.Continue reading “Industrial robot as a tattoo maker”
The robots were invented to help us perform boring, repetitive tasks. Such as breakfast preparation 🙂Continue reading “Women in robotics”