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Automation or automatic control, is the use of various control systems for operating equipment such as machinery, processes in factories, boilers and heat treating ovens, switching on telephone networks, steering and stabilization of ships, aircraft and other applications and vehicles with minimal or reduced human intervention. Some processes have been completely automated.

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Automated high-precision weighing of individual parts

I'm trying to automate a process wherein individual small parts must be weighed one after another for identification / sorting. The parts would be fed to the scale using a conveyor. A mechanism is in ...
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Integrate hardware (actuator and sensors) into ROS2 framework for automated control

I am new in ROS2 and robotics development with an automotive engineer - electrical background. As I am a doing a project that requires ROS2 for integration of automated features. I want to confirm ...
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move_base state for FlexBE

I'm trying to build robot high-level control using FlexBE behavior engine The task is to make robot to move through the list of waypoints. The project is on ROS 1, I'm using move_base package for ...
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How robots that are sent in space achieve automation?Are they based on conventional control techniques or they based on AI methods?

How robots that are sent in space achieve automation?Are they based on conventional control techniques or they based on AI methods?
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Need to automate some simple actions of a drone

I am working on a student&enthusiast project that includes the participation of a few drones (copter-type). Right now, there is nothing complicated in their movements, just, for example 100 meters ...
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Robotic arm object/item pile relocation?

I am somewhat new to robotics. As such, I might be unaware of the correct terms or lingo that I need to use. I am trying to find relevant information on autonomous robotic arm operations specifically ...
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Automated Manual Testing / Robot-computer interaction

What is the technical term for a computer mechanically interfaces another computer? For example a robot mechanically interacting (vs API) with a PC or smartphone as a human would to automatically ...
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Need help regarding electromagnetic suspension implementation

I an trying to implement an electromagnetic suspension system on model/small scale (like the bose suspension system in this video: https://youtu.be/3KPYIaks1UY). Upon doing some research on this topic,...
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