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C OBOTS

D EVELOPMENT

06_ TRI teaches mobile manipulator for

household use with VR, simulation

10 _ DHL on the state of warehouse robotics

14 _ Robotics and 5G enable remote surgeries in China

18 _ 5 design process elements for successful

robot production

M OBILE ROBOTS

22 _ 6 River Systems acquisition: Mobile robots

optimize internal logistics

32 _ 6 trends to watch in autonomous mobile robots S OFTWARE

38 _ OpenAI teaches robot hand to single-handedly

solve Rubik’s Cube

42 _ How the power of cloud computing benefits robotics

52 _ When will high-DOF robot arms matter? 56 _ UR5 cobot makes automation a snap at Zippertubing

60 _ Surgical system uses KUKA cobot for

sensitive precision

M OTION CONTROL

64 _ Examining motion control at the Healthcare

Robotics Engineering Forum

66 _ Consider your environment when designing or selecting robot joints

a must in new economy

28 _ Ford Spain uses MiR mobile robots to

E XOSKELETONS

74 _ Designing lightweight, upper-body exoskeletons E ND EFFECTORS

80 _ Grippers grow with collaborative robotics market

86 _ How to design precise parallel grippers for cobots S ENSING/VISION

90 _ 6 common mistakes when setting up

safety laser scanners

96 _ Cleo Robotics compact drone taking on dangerous jobs

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