At AV&R our mission is to humanize robotics. We decided to create this podcast series to help you demystify the world of robotics and discover what some of the brightest minds in the field are doing. Welcome to Robotics for All Podcast by AV&R!
Do Robots Have a Place on Our Sidewalks?
In the 1st episode of this new season of Robotics for All Podcast by AV&R, Michael Muldoon host of our show, with Bern Grush, Executive Director of the Urban Robotics Foundation and Chief Innovation Officer at Harmonize Mobility, unpack Toronto City Council December 17th decision to ban robots on their streets and sidewalks.
In this conversation, we learn how Bern’s current work is critical to move this industry forward, as he has been drafting a technical standard, for ground-based automated mobility, specifically looking at Loading and Unloading at the curbside and on sidewalks. It is also fascinating to hear Bern’s perspective on this event.
To learn more about Bern Grush and the Urban Robotics Foundation:
Links to the Tiny Mile mentioned in this podcast episode:
And the Toronto City Council decision:
Building Blocks for Democratizing Robotics
In the 2nd episode of this new season of Robotics for All Podcast by AV&R, Michael Muldoon host of our show, speaks with Yehuda Elmaliah, Cogniteam’s Co-founder and CEO and Ari Yakir, VP of R&D, as they jump into Cogniteam’s pursuit to make it easy for robotic product builders to focus on their IP and avoid to reinventing the robotic wheel.
In this conversation, we learn more about Yehuda’s and Ari’s approach to democratizing robotics through their cloud platform Nimbus. They see such a wide variety of robotics and applications, it is fascinating to hear their opinion on some of the most exciting markets, which areas of the world are embracing innovation and what is to come for the Robotics industry.
To learn more about Yehuda Elmaliah, Ari Yakir and their amazing work:
Link to RoboDeck, Congiteam’s client mentioned in this podcast episode:
Unlocking the 2022 Robotic Trends in North America
In the 3rd episode of this new season of Robotics for All Podcast by AV&R, Michael Muldoon host of our show, speaks with Carl Doeksen, the Global Robotics & Automation Director at 3M.
In this conversation, we have an opportunity to hear from Carl some fresh data and insights surrounding the robotics market coming out of the 2022 A3 Business Forum. This forum is a world-leading annual networking event bringing together robotics, vision & imaging, motion control and AI professionals.
For Robotics in North America, this is the place to get the best insights of the latest trends, where industry is going, and the expectations people are talking about for 2022 and beyond.
To learn more about Carl Doeksen & 3M:
Link to 2022 A3 Business Forum mentioned in this podcast episode:
Obstacles and Excuses in the 2020 US Robotics Roadmap
In this first episode of Robotics for All Podcast by AV&R, Michael Muldoon host of our show, with Yves Proteau from APN Global, take a dive into what the Roadmap for US Robotics report outlines as the major challenges manufacturing companies face implementing automation.
It is interesting to hear what Yves classifies as challenges versus what he says calls excuses. Yves outlines his journey buying his first cobot, to bringing his company, APN Global, to be recognized as the first 4.0 technology showcase in the Province of Quebec.
For more information about the report (A Roadmap for US Robotics) mentioned in this podcast click here ➡️ https://www.therobotreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/roadmap-2020.pdf
Michael Muldoon’s role at AV&R ➡️ He is the Director of Product Development and his strategic spirit, focused on the industry’s evolution, has enabled the company to develop innovative products while remaining focused on market issues, and the current and future needs of customers. His goal? Maximize the potential of all, to conquer the world as a team!
The Disruptive Nature of 3D Printing & Robotics
In this 2nd episode of Robotics for All Podcast by AV&R, Michael Muldoon host of our show, with Bryan Germann from Optomec, take a dive into 3D printing and robotics as they explore together a couple European Commission reports and the predictions and obstacles inside of them.
It is interesting to have the perspective of an industry insider like Bryan who has brought forth several innovations in 3D printing and robotics.
For more information about the two reports mentioned in this episode:
The disruptive nature of 3D printing ➡️ https://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/dem/monitor/content/disruptive-nature-3d-printing
Advanced Technologies for Industry – Product Watch 3D printing of hybrid components ➡️
Learn more about Bryan Germann & Optomec:
The Rise of Open Source Robotics
In this 3rd episode of Robotics for All Podcast by AV&R, Michael Muldoon host of our show, with Lentin Joseph, Author, Roboticist and Robotics Entrepreneur from India, take a dive into Open Source Robotics, Social Robots and much more.
The Robotics field is hot right now. There is an explosion in startups raising capital not only in traditional areas such as manufacturing, but also in areas traditionally not thought possible like agriculture and transportation.
In this conversation Lentin unpacks some of the topics and trends that helped to ignite this growth and we gain some fascinating insight into where some of this innovation is coming from.
Learn more about Lentin Joseph and his company Qbotics Labs which helps today’s startups: