Welcome to Episode 69 of The Robot Report Podcast, where each week Robot Report editor Steve Crowe and Mobile Robot Guide editor Mike Oitzman 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.
In Episode 69 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman interview Steve Cousins, the founder and CEO of Savioke Robotics. Savioke recently released a new version of their flagship service robot called Relay+. During the session, Cousins discusses the design decisions with the with Relay+, including the modular payload design and the addition of a mechanical actuator and vision system for interacting with a hotel elevator.
Oitzman also discuss some of the robotic innovations that he spotted during a visit to the recent World Ag Festival in Tulare, CA. This includes apple picking drones, inoculating dairy cows with an industrial robot, shooting almond mummy’s from the tree with a automatic pellet gun and zapping weeds with a high-power laser.
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