NEWS 28 April 2022

Addressing the challenge of agri-food variability

Robots have been extremely successful in the past decades, for instance in the car industry, and have also entered the agri-food production chain.

However, current robot technology is no match to human workers when it comes to dealing with variation and flexibility. The NWO Perspective programme FlexCraft addresses the scientific challenge of how to deal with large variations in shape, size and softness of agri-food products in combination with variations in environment and tasks in a robust way. This Mikroniek article describes how FlexCraft aims to equip robot technology with generic capabilities in active perception, world modelling, planning and control, and gripping and manipulation. (Photo courtesy of FlexCraft)


May 30 DSPE Knowledge day…

Please be invited to the upcoming DSPE Knowledge Day at Settels Savenije Eindhoven.

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Lunch lecture May hosted by…

Precision in roll -2- roll electronics

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YPN visited Kulicke & Soffa…

The Young Precision Network (YPN) - part of the DSPE community - organises events for young professionals and students. On Thursday February 1st, YPN organised a visit to Kulicke & Soffa in Eindhoven.

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