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To do research on robot applications Franka Emika has released a special research version of her industrial cobot Panda. Besides the fact that this robot is perfect for testing control and motion algorithms, it is also much cheaper than the industrial version. Thanks to the C++ and ROS integration, programming is relatively simple.
Research automation solutions with the Panda Research
If you are a researcher or work in an R&D company, Panda Research is the ideal system to test control and motion algorithms because it has a Franka Control Interface (FCI). FCI enables a fast and direct two-way connection to the robot's arm and hand. It gives the current status of the robot and allows direct control.
The Franka Emika Panda can perform several tasks. To develop these different tasks, a research cobot can be used to research different applications. The Panda Research can already be found in various research centres, including the RoboHouse of Delft University and the Fokus Praktijklab in Eindhoven.
"Manual Franka Emika Panda Research"
The Panda, an advanced lightweight cobot
The Panda is one of the most advanced systems in collaborative robotics. Developed by Franka Emika from Munich, imported by WiredWorkers to the Netherlands. This cobot is designed with the human arm as a starting point. A small selection of the features:
- 7 joints equipped with sensors.
- A load capacity of 3 kilos.
- Equipped with a gripper
- Sensitive to touch
- Quick to install
- Easy to program
- Delivered in a single box.
The sensitivity of this robot makes it suitable for working with people. Within a production or assembly process, the collaborative robot can support employees and even take over tasks. Because of its size and weight, it can be implemented almost anywhere in a company and is easy to move. It is therefore possible for the Panda to perform the same action for a longer period of time, but also to perform a different task on a daily basis.
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