Afraid of robots? Meet the cobots!

Afraid of robots? Meet the cobots! 6 questions to Dr. Matthias Hoffmann and Dr. Oliver Mueller from BEST, the Advice Centre for socially acceptable Technology-Designing in Saarbrücken, Germany and partner in the Interreg North-West Europe COTEMACO (Increased NWE COmpetitiveness Through Efficient MAn & Machine COllaboration) project.   Automation at the workplace is often perceived as…

Bin picker

Bin picker @ Food Tech Brainport, the Netherlands Components: Bin picker, sachets, inline A bin picker that can pick randomly ordered sachets of salt & pepper, sauce or sesame seeds and place them in e.g. salads or ready meals for supermarkets. The sachets can be picked at high speed randomly out of a bin. Technology…