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PickApp 1.2

Intuitive interface for robot programming on your Android tablet

Smartphone and tablet are growing fast in both industry field and daily life and they are becoming the best human-machine interface
As the most common application in General Industry, Pick&Place is required by the market to be Easy to Use.

In response to both trends, Comau has developed an app to perform “Pick&Place” manupulations on Android tablet which is friendly to all kinds of users.

PickApp supports Cognex smart camera to facilitate the application of Pick&Place with Vision System.

PickApp now performs conveyor tracking by using Hyperface conveyor kit.

PickApp 1.2 Features:

  • Ease of use
    • Intuitive Graphical User Interface
    • Fast programming within 15 mins for Pick&Place Application
    • Smart Camera Configuration Wizard
  • Wireless Connection
    • No connection cable
    • Industry Wireless Protocol support & Access point support
    • One table can manage multiple controllers
  • Vision System
    • Cognex camera support
    • Multi camera mounting position support
    • Autonomous pattern recognition
    • Linear/Angular displacement compensation
  • Conveyor Tracking
    • Hyperface conveyor kit provided by Comau
    • Support 2 conveyors
    • Support 10 conveyor configurations
    • Conveyor tracking function can work together with Vision System 

Application requirements

​*To run the application a specific software option is required on Comau Robot. If this is not present on your robot, please contact Comau.

SW versions ​Tablet - From Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and above
Controller - From R1C/R1C-4 version 1.11.011
​Android TabletsAndroid Tablets with 8”-10’’ screen (4/3 aspect ratio)
We suggest using the following tested models: *
• Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 VE LTE
• Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 VE LTE
• Samsung Tab A6
• Ruggetech fieldpad8
​Compatible Robots​All robots with R1C-4 controllers. R1C controllers need an additional bypass connector

Required a wi-fi connection able to access to Controller/robot IP address. If not present a plant wi-fi an access point can be installed in the R1C/R1C-4 controller. Tested models with 802.11g/n/ac protocols:

• Hirschmann BAT-REUWW9ACC99A07T1S99PZH09
• Netgear WAC730
• D-Link DAP-1360
• D-Link DWL-900 AP+

* The functionalities of the application are not fully guaranteed for models not tested.

Supported Camera list

The Compatibility of Cognex Camera to PickApp 1.2 is guaranteed within the following list:

  • Serie 7xxx
    • In-Sight 7600
    • In-Sight 7800
    • In-Sight 7801
    • In-Sight 7802
  • Serie 8xxx
    • In-Sight 8200
    • In-Sight 8400
    • In-Sight 8401
    • In-Sight 8402