Tapster Slide

Tapster Slide can swipe and tap the touchscreen of a mobile device just like a human finger does. Tapster Slide can be programmed to perform the exact same sequence over and over. The six-axis design provides a low-profile, high-speed testing robot for your workspace. Tapster Slide arrives assembled and ready to connect to your laptop via WiFi with the included USB cable.

Example Challenge

A customer needs to test an tablet-sized device used to accept information from a medical professional. 

Solution

Tapster Slide can be programmed to interact with the device just as a human would. 

  • Gantry design enables smooth, quick movement from one point to another
  • Rubber-tipped capacitive touchscreen end-effector
  • Ships assembled, tested, and ready to go

Specs

  • Tappable Area: 250 mm x 250 mm
  • Motion Control: Stepper motor driven X-axis & Y-axis motion; Servo motor driven Z-axis (pen lift / tapping) motion
  • Electronics: ESP32 microcontroller; Pololu DRV8825 microstepping stepper motor driver carrier boards
  • Software: Grbl firmware; programmed with G-code
  • Power: 12V DC power output (100V-240V input power supply included)

Requirements

  • Computer running Mac, Windows, or Linux
  • USB port
  • Node.js

A newer addition to the Tapster portfolio of products, Slide has not yet been customized beyond its standard form. 

Expected customizations include a mounted camera, device specific jig, and push button capability (PRB). 

 

See Other Robots in Our Portfolio:

Tablet Sized Screen

Tapster Tbot XL

Stylus

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Smartphone and Tablet Sized Screens

Tapster Slide

6-Axis design, Stylus

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Smartphone Screen Size

Tapster Tbot

Stylus

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Smartphone and Tablets

Tapster Push Button Robot (PBR)

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Smartphone Screens

Tapster Sidekick

Stylus and Button Press

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Smartphones

Tapster 2

Delta Bot with Stylus

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For Smartphones

Tbot with customizations

Stylus customized with Button Push and Camera

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Tablet Sized

Tbot XL with customization

Stylus and Button Push

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Connected Devices

Tapster Paybot

Button Push and Pin & Chip

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For Smartphones

Tapster 3

Stylus with Camera, customized with Push Button

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