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06/21/10 Intuitive programming approach employs a intelligent 3D object recognition system to create a model of the real workpieces. PROFACTOR, the Steyr, Austria based corporate group specialized in manufacturing technology, presented an intuitively programmable gripper demonstrator at AUTOMATICA 2010, thus showing the way to the future of robot programming. The demonstrator was developed in part within the scope of the AHUMARI FIT-IT project. Conventional programming techniques, such as teach-in and off-line programming, are no longer used to control the robot, instead it is programmed intuitively by the machine operator. This technology provides impressive advantages. The intuitive programming technique is simple and…