Name Change Announcement

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This is a very short and concise announcement for everyone reading the "Machine Koder" blog posts or following me on social or professional media. Due to marriage and a name merge, my family name is changing from Rössler to Poss. So, if you receive any messages, emails, and so on from "Alexander Poss," it might be me. To make the ...

Blender 2.8 industrial robot

Animating Industrial Robots with Blender

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In this article, you will learn about the opportunities of using Blender to animate industrial robots. Blender is an open source 3D animations software, which is used by 3D artists all over the world to create 3D art and cinematics scene, including blockbuster movies. A couple of weeks ago, someone mentioned to me that Blender 2.8 will be a revolutionary ...

Machinekit ROS controlling an industrial robot

Machinekit ROS controlling an industrial robot

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In a previous article, I explained how Machinekit and ROS could be combined to build fully autonomous robots. In this article, I focus on my project of retro-fitting an industrial robot arm with Machinekit and using it with ROS. The combination of ROS and Machinekit leverages the low-level real-time motion control capabilities of Machinekit and the high-level robotic tools that ...