History of Universal Robots


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History of Universal Robots
History of Universal RobotsThe history of Universal Robots is both interesting and informative. For instance, the company was founded in 2005 by the engineers Esben Østergaard, Kasper St⊘y, and Kristian Kassow. While doing joint research at the Syddansk University at Odense, they came to the conclusion that the robotics market was dominated by heavy, expensive, and unwieldy robots. So they developed their idea to make robot technology accessible to small and medium-sized enterprises.In 2009, their first UR5 robots were available on the Danish and German markets. Since 2010, the company has expanded its activities steadily. Meanwhile, the robots are distributed globally.In 2012, the company's second robot, UR10, was launched at the A…
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Mark R. Miller; Rex Miller: Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications. History of Universal Robots, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export