Production issues are inevitable. Chaos is not. Beacon by Hirebotics provides cloud-based cobot tools that help all production teams maximize uptime and support more robots. Unleash the power of your cobots with Beacon, a free software solution that provides a robust toolset to help you understand how your application is running and visibility into issues to proactively support production. With Beacon, you get real-time visibility to the state of your cobots; visibility into IO, program variables, and log files; automatically backs up critical files on all of your cobots; and more. All this without any hardware and at no cost!
- Real-time visibility into program variables, built-in IO, and robot log messages.
- (coming soon!) Custom charts and dashboards to gain visibility into production, quality, or any custom defined attribute based on your application.
- Automatic, versioned backup of every version of every program stored securely in the cloud.
- Automatic, continuous collection of log files in the cloud.
Automatic backup of other Universal Robot support files (flight reports, calibration files, and more).
- Generate unique, secure, and time restricted access to everything required to log a case with your robot distributor or integrator.
- Securely share files and sample programs with your colleagues or the community
How does it work?
No special hardware or cloud device is needed.
Simply plug in your Universal Robot to your existing network, install our URCap on your cobot, and use the mobile app to securely register your cobot. As new capabilities are released, our software will be automatically updated so you can take advantage of the latest capabilities.
Software version requiredPolyscope 3.7+
DependenciesInternet connection to robot
What's in the box?Beacon is a software-only solution. There is no box! Just install the Beacon URCap and you're ready to go!
License typeFree, includes the Beacon URCap 1.0.2