As Director of Product Marketing for KUKA, Andy Chang is responsible for a range of KUKA software and IoT technology. At RoboBusiness, he’ll be sharing his expertise on these innovative technologies as a panelist on the Robo Supplier & Tech Forum keynote presentation “New Technology Applications: What Does This Mean for the Next Generation of Robots?”
China has been the world’s biggest market for industrial robots since 2013. Partly driven by massive subsidies, the number of companies in this sector increased from around 300 to around 5,000 companies in the past six years. Good relations between executives and government officials were often were more important than technological competence when successfully applying for subsidies.
As the global robotics ecosystem grows, stakeholders need to understand how technologies are evolving, how their markets and companies can benefit, and what challenges need to be overcome. After 14 years, RoboBusiness is still the premiere event for developers, investors, suppliers, integrators, and end users of all forms of automation to meet and learn from one another.
Event co-chair and senior editor of Robotics Business Review Eugene Demaitre brings you his top 10 reasons why everyone in the robotics ecosystem should be attending this year’s event.
In automation, the whole is often greater than the sum of its parts. From industrial robot arms to automatic ground vehicles and aerial drones, businesses are beginning to recognize the value of the big data that embedded sensors generate. But machine learning needs specific data, and deriving and applying insights from big data requires a real strategy. Where should an enterprise start? Fortunately, experts will soon be gathering to discuss the challenges and promise of big data management.
Santa Clara, CA – August 13, 2018 – RoboBusiness is proud to announce Ken Goldberg as a keynote speaker at RoboBusiness 2018. A multi-talented individual, Goldberg brings will bring his experience as a UC Berkeley professor, artist, and inventor to the RoboBusiness stage, delivering a keynote titled “The New Wave in Robot Grasping Technology.”
For the past five years, investments in robotics companies have grown, thanks to venture capital interest in robotics and automation, helped in part by Amazon’s purchase of Kiva Systems in 2012. But with no other large outcomes like Kiva, robotics investors may start to lose patience with companies, said Julian Counihan, a partner at Schematic Ventures.
Santa Clara, CA – July 19, 2018 – RoboBusiness is excited to announce this year’s opening keynote speaker, NVIDIA’s Deepu Talla. As Vice President & General Manager of Autonomous Machines at NVIDIA, Talla is responsible for deploying AI technology in devices such as factory robots, commercial drones, and video analytics.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Enterprising entrepreneurs take advantage of every opportunity to get in front of investors, their peers, potential partners, and customers. The Pitchfire startup competition at RoboBusiness 2018 is one of the best ways for innovators to get this exposure and funding. Pitchfire submissions come from around the world, and those that make it to Silicon Valley for RoboBusiness can get immediate feedback from venture capitalists.
Charlene Stokes is the Director of the Human-Machine Social Systems Lab at the MITRE Corporation, where she researches the social dynamics of human-machine interaction, as well as trust in autonomy.
RoboBusiness is proud to announce that Melonee Wise, CEO of RBR50 company Fetch Robotics, will deliver the closing keynote at RoboBusiness 2017 (Sept. 27-28 in Santa Clara, Calif.).
Wise’s keynote, “The Future of Intelligent Automation,” will reflect on the biggest lessons learned from RoboBusiness. Wise will also share her vision of how AI and robotics will continue to evolve and reshape industry and society in the near term.