Tag Archives: ABB

ABB Robotics: Engineering with LEGO


It took eight months to build using only spare time, but a fully programmable, near life-size ABB robot made out of LEGO bricks is a spectacular thing to behold

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ABB & YuMi: Functional Prototypes


The YuMi collaborative industrial robot, developed by ABB Robotics, uses task-specific fingers to manipulate objects. By using an Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer to prototype their finger designs for new customers, they sped up the development process from weeks to just a few days

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Robot, Draw me my portrait


At Futur en Seine in France, ENSCI Engineering school presented the results of a year of reflection on robots, their role in manufacturing and their place in our daily lives. Of the projects presented by ENSCI and its FabLab, one in particular captured the spotlight. Each visitor who wished could be “captured” by a small robot based on the project designed by students Paul Couderc, Xavier Dufour Thimoth√© Montoy. From a Microsoft Kinect device that was capturing the image at time T, each person was reproduced by an ABB robot with a black felt pen. The concept was a great success with visitors, who selected it to receive the Audience Award. This award recognized the robot and at the same time the work of students from ENSCI School

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