Jon Hirschtick, PTC’s General Manager for the Onshape Division, discusses founding SolidWorks and Onshape, and what is necessary to build and sell (twice) companies offering product design software. Also, “What is your favorite robotics and automation start-up of 2021?”
On Episode 53 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman examine Amazon’s recently unveiled Astro consumer robot, the latest in a long line of personal systems designed for use in the home.
In this wide ranging interview, Gary Guthart, CEO of surgical robotics provider Intuitive, discusses how Intuitive coped with the Covid pandemic, what must be done to maintain market dominance, and what keeps him up at night.
Episode 51 of The Robot Report Podcast features a discussion of Intel’s recent announcement that the company is discontinuing its RealSense business line. Also on the menu – Tesla’s announces a humanoid robot announcement and Stratom’s autonomous solutions for the US military.
In this wide-ranging interview, ModalAI CEO Chad Sweet describes the development of the company’s VOXL Flight solution, a development platform for GPS-denied autonomous drone localization and navigation, along with computer vision for AI-powered object recognition, depth sensing and obstacle avoidance.
The food delivery sector faces serious supply chain challenges that could reduce consumer adoption and limit growth. A cloud kitchen execution architecture, supported by high levels of robotic automation, can address the problem while providing consumers with greater choice and value, and entrepreneurs with numerous business opportunities.
In Episode 50 of The Robot Report Podcast, Dan Leibfried, Director, Autonomy and Automation, John Deere, and Igino Cafiero, Co-founder & CEO, Bear Flag Robotics, discuss Deere’s recent acquisition of Bear Flag robotics for $250 million.
The company’s AI powered autonomy technologies allow drone and robot developers to bring their solutions to the market quickly and affordably.
Field tests affirm the wearable, lightweight, non-powered HeroWear Apex exosuit device lends flexible support for heavy lifting.
Sami Atiya, CEO, ABB Robotics and Verónica Pascual, CEO, ASTI Mobile Robotics discuss ABB’s acquisition of ASTI. Interact Analysis’ Ash Sharma also weighs in.
Industrial Robot’s Joanne Pransky interviews is Geoff Howe, Senior Vice President of Howe & Howe, a subsidiary of Textron Systems, to learn about the company’s history developing ruggedized, outdoor vehicles, including unmanned systems, for military and civilian applications.
Galen Robotics seeks to democratize robotics surgery with a single-platform solution and a unique Digital Surgery as a Service (DSaaS) business model.
In Episode 47 of The Robot Report Podcast, Blue Ocean Robotics CEO Claus Risager discusses the company’s early entry into disinfection robots before COVID-19 struck. Also, the future of Fetch Robotics after the Zebra Technologies acquisition, Aurora’s SPAC play, Abundant Robotics’ shutdown, and the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter.
Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) business models have found favor with both providers and users of advanced robotics systems. Attend this online session on July 21st to learn how companies are employing RaaS models business , along with the various business, legal, technical and operational aspects of the approach.
In this Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman review the new direction for Softbank’s robotics efforts. Also, Interact Analysis’ Jason dePreaux examines the robotics industry services market, plus AutoStore and MFCs.
In spite of massive media coverage featuring the Pepper humanoid robot, Softbank struggled to find buyers for the system.
The RBR50 awards honor technology, business, and market innovations, as well as the robotics and automation organizations worldwide that were responsible for them.
The demand drivers for autonomous floor cleaning robots are numerous and clear. In this interview, Avidbots CEO Faizan Sheikh describes how market-driven innovation resulted in Avidbots’s Neo robotics floor cleaning solution and how Neo delivers real value.
RBR essential announcements for the interval ranging from April 9 – 16, 2021 include notices from Cruise, Ocado Group, Oxbotica, Canvas, Multiply Labs, Pickle Robot, Gaussian Robot, and Memic Innovative Surgery.
Acquisition of industry leading mobile robotics website, together with Mike Oitzman continuing as editor, strengthens WTWH Media’s robotics brand and serves as catalyst for future growth.
In this podcast, Enrico Krog Iversen, the CEO of end-of-arm-tooling company OnRobot, discusses EOAT innovation and his time as CEO of Universal Robots. Also featured is READY Robotics’ VP Juan Aparicio Ojea.
Celltrio CEO and robotics industry veteran Charlie Duncheon has advice for young robotics entrepreneurs, and they should take heed. He has decades of robotics start-up experience (and the scars to prove it).
Robotics OEMs, solution providers and others are increasingly utilizing services firms for the development of new technologies and products. In this RoboBusiness Direct session attendees will learn of the wide variety of services offerings that are available, as well as provider selection criteria, business models and more.
RBR essential announcements for the interval ranging from March 19 – 26, 2021 include notices from Skycatch, ForwardX, ABI Research, Korber, Libiao Robotics, AVALON SteriTech, SoftBank Robotics, Hesai Technology, Kodiak Robotics, and Pison Technology.
BMW Group’s IDEALworks (IW) subsidiary stated goal is for IW to become a leading supplier of autonomous mobile robotics (AMRs) solutions in the logistics sector. BMW’s new initiative validates the AMR market, but also challenges existing AMR players.