System for the Increment of Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Robotics
SMARTPAINT, a robot capable of reproducing the movements of manufacturing workers, was born in the scope of SIIARI project. The latter was led by FLUPOL, a surface engineering company from the North of Portugal, and integrated two units from INESC: CRIIS and CESE.
The technology developed in the project allows easier and faster robot programming and the incorporation of manipulators in small series processing, which demands high flexibility. The factory productivity is increased and specialized workers can be freed for more demanding tasks.
The robotic cell was tested and implemented in FLUPOL facilities.
Main Researcher: António Paulo G.M. Moreira from INESC TEC;
Project Leader: José Bandeira from FLUPOL.