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ScalABLE4.0 Summary

The ScalABLE4.0 project implementation as come to an end this year. Despite the covid-19 outbreak, the consortium was able to conclude the project without reducing significantly the initial goals of the project. Below you can find a summary of the project or download it here. OBJECTIVES Plant managers and engineers...

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SkiROS2 open-source release

SkiROS2 (Skill-based robot control platform V2.0) and skill libraries We are glad to announce that the open-source release of SkiROS2 (Skill-based robot control platform V2.0) developed during the Scalable4.0 project is now publicly available at: https://github.com/RVMI/skiros2 SkiROS2 is a platform to create complex robot behaviors by composing skills - modular...

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Final Results

The ScalABLE4.0 production system includes, not only, the ScalABLE4.0 robot system, but also different high-level and integration software components that allow the flexible adjustment of the automation level of each production line according to the production demand and the available resources. The video below showcases the different components of the...

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ScalABLE4.0 featured in a Portuguese newspaper

In line with the 40 years of INESC, coordinator of the project, ScalABLE4.0 was featured in the news. ScalABLE4.0 is a 42 months project that aims to create scalable production systems that connect the factory floor to management. The project will focus on developing software and methodologies to perform a...

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RiAct – ScalABLE4.0 Spin-off

We are proud to announce that a promising spin-off raised from the ScalABLE4.0 project. RiACT - Robots in Action - is going to bring their software platform to market and support robot integrators in programming the next generation of cyber-physical systems in Industry 4.0. The startup has already secured funds...

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Third Review Meeting

The third review meeting of the project took place at both end-users' sites during September 2019. With positive feedback from the reviewers of the European Commission, the consortium couldn’t be more motivated to continue working on the scalable automation solution for flexible production lines! https://youtu.be/YpfGcK4CgJc https://youtu.be/tsnFlFB3nHg ScalABLE4.0 is a 42...

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Lund University joins the consortium

Lund University (ULUND) has officially joined the ScalABLE4.0 consortium! ULUND has many years of experience with semantic knowledge modelling and intends to contribute with scientific support for the semantic knowledge models. They will support the developments of SkiROS to include improved semantic knowledge databases and reasoning. This will help to...

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Test Sprint Results | SP Use Case

As part of the multi-product line for the SP Use Case, ScalABLE4.0 partners have been working in automating the pick and pack of objects on a conveyor. The most recent results can be seen in the video below. [embed width="700"]https://youtu.be/g57nEJjNuJc[/embed] ■ ScalABLE4.0 is a 42 months project that aims to...

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ScalABLE4.0 Project Video

ScalABLE4.0 project video has been released, check it out! [embed width="700"]https://youtu.be/Q9YdptZna-g[/embed] ScalABLE4.0 is a 42 months project that aims to create scalable production systems that connect the factory floor to management. The project will focus on developing software and methodologies to perform a real-time simulation of the factory, plug-n-play hardware...

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Test Sprint Results | Augmented Reality HMI

The Human-Robot interaction in the shop-floor is also being addressed in the ScalABLE4.0 project. For this interaction, an augmented reality HMI for cooperative assembly operations is being developed. The video below shows the developments made so far within the PSA use case for assembling an engine. [embed width="700"]https://youtu.be/b51MOa9KWZ8[/embed] Stay tuned,...

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