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  • Article - 23 Jul 2013
    An encoder is a sensor that is fixed to a rotating object such as wheel or motor to measure the rotation of the object. This measurement can help robots to determine the angle of a rotating sensor,...
  • Article - 24 Jan 2018
    This guide to robot joint design provides technical explanations of how to integrate motion and sensing components, and the design options available.
  • Article - 24 Jan 2018
    Additive manufacturing and robotics markets are emerging into a new phase of growth and this growth is being driven by new levels of controls that allow robots to "come out of the cage" and exist next...
  • Article - 31 Jan 2013
    This episode of Building a Robot discusses the sensory systems that are used to help make automated systems connect better with the world we live in.
  • Article - 25 Mar 2013
    Motion control is the key technological foundation of industrial automation. The control of motion is a key concern whether it is the path of a cutting tool, the motion of a product, or the motion of...
  • Article - 31 Oct 2012
    Agricultural robots are the fastest growing technology developed to perform various complex tasks that are difficult for humans to achieve.