Boston Dynamics Talks Spot Launch and Universal Robots Discusses Cobot Innovation

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Boston Dynamics’ VP of Business Development and Universal Robots’ CEO Jürgen von Hollen are featured in this episode of The Robot Report Podcast.

By RBR Staff | November 19, 2020Welcome to Episode 3 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.

In this episode,Gene and Steve speak with representatives of Boston Dynamics and Universal Robots, two companies that earlier this week were named RBR50 Robotics Innovation Award winners by our sister publication Robotics Business Review.
Boston Dynamics this week commercially launched its Spot quadruped throughout the U.S. This launch marks the first time businesses can purchase a Boston Dynamics robot. Michael Patrick Perry, VP of Business Development at Boston Dynamics, joined us to discuss Spot’s progression and launch, highlight the most unique Spot applications, and review the status of Spot’s robotic manipulator. Michael also provides updates on Boston Dynamics’ Pick vision system and its other robots in development, including Handle.
Jürgen von Hollen, President of collaborative robotics pioneer Universal Robots, also joined the …

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