Welcome to Episode 22 of The Robot Report Podcast, where each week Robot Report editors Steve Crowe and Eugene Demaitre review the latest robotics, automation and intelligent systems news and announcements, and interview leading roboticists, leaders of innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community.
Steve Crowe and Eugene Demaitre recently spoke with Mike Tremblay, President and CEO of Invest Ottawa, the lead development agency for Canada’s capital. Tremblay talks about the launch of Area X.O, a research and development facility for technologies including robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles. Canada’s focus on advanced technologies in its economic policies is also discussed
Crowe and Demaitre also discuss recent robots from fiction and reality and the lessons for developers. They also talk about a building that was moved on robotic legs.
In addition, Crowe and Demaitre also spoke with returning guest Buck Jordan, president and chairman of Miso Robotics, about expanding deployments of the Flippy Robot-on-a-Rail system to more White Castle fast-food restaurants. Jordan also explains how Miso is building a lead in food-preparation robots and the potential for more robots in kitchens.
- 0-:37: Fictiv ad read
- :38-4:44: Show intro
- 4:45-38:54: Conversation with Mike Tremblay, President and CEO, Invest Ottawa
- 38:55-40:26: Fictiv’s Manufacturing Tip of the Week
- 40:27-1:04:48: World’s spookiest robots
- 1:04:49-1:05:29: RoboBusiness Direct preview
- 1:05:30-1:34:49: Conversation with Buck Jordan, President and Chairman, Miso Robotics
- 1:34:50-1:37:39: Show outro
This episode of The Robot Report Podcast is brought to you by Fictiv. Fictiv’s Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem is transforming how the next rockets, self driving cars, and life-saving robots are designed, developed, and delivered to customers around the world. This transformation is made possible through the company’s technology-backed platform, its partnerships with the highest-quality small and large manufacturers around the globe, and its people with deep expertise in hardware and software development.
In the last 6+ years, Fictiv has manufactured over 10 million parts for early stage companies and large enterprises alike, helping them innovate with agility and get to market faster. To learn more, visit Fictiv’s website.
Want to Be a Guest?
If you would like to be a guest on an upcoming episode of The Robot Report Podcast, or have recommendations for guests, please contact Steve Crowe or Eugene Demaitre. For sponsorship opportunities for The Robot Report Podcast, contact Courtney Nagle.