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Meet Agility Robotics’ Digit bipedal at RoboBusiness


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Traditionally, bipedal robots have been reserved for analysis labs. Agility Robotics is beginning to change that tune with Digit, a bipedal robotic first commercialized in early 2020. The corporate just lately closed a $150 million Collection B spherical to assist scale its operation. Agility is concentrating on real-world functions corresponding to shifting totes and packages and unloading trailers at warehouses.

Throughout RoboBusiness, which runs Oct. 19-20 in Santa Clara, Calif., Agility Robotics co-founders Jonathan Hurst and Damion Shelton will talk about how they’re growing Digit to carry out helpful duties. On Oct. 20 from 9-9:45 AM, Hurst and Shelton will ship a keynote known as “Constructing Human-Centric Robots for Actual-World Duties.” Agility Robotics may even demo Digit in the course of the session, in addition to on the expo flooring, and tease the following model of Digit that’s due out this fall.

You’ll be able to watch the video atop this web page to higher perceive the function Agility Robotics needs Digit to play sooner or later. Digit is 5 ft. 1 inch (5.55 m) tall and weighs 99 lbs (37 kg). It has a max velocity of three.4 mph (1.5 m/s) and might run for 3 hours doing gentle work. Doing heavy work, the robotic will final 1.5 hours.

RoboBusiness will function 70-plus exhibitors, 60-plus audio system, a MassRobotics Profession Truthful and Startup Workshop, the Pitchfire Startup Competitors, networking receptions and far more. Full convention passes are $795, whereas expo-only passes are simply $75. Educational reductions can be found and educational full convention charges are $295. Register at the moment.

Co-Situated Occasions
RoboBusiness shall be co-located with the Discipline Robotics Engineering Discussion board, a world convention and exposition designed to offer engineers, engineering administration, enterprise professionals and others with details about the way to efficiently develop and safely deploy the following era of discipline robotics programs for operation in wide-ranging, out of doors, dynamic environments. You’ll be able to try the present record of audio system, to which extra shall be added, right here.

Additionally co-located with RoboBusiness is DeviceTalks West, the premier business occasion for medical expertise professionals, presently in its ninth yr. Each occasions entice engineering and enterprise professionals from a broad vary of healthcare and medical expertise backgrounds.

Sponsorship Alternatives
For details about sponsorship and exhibition alternatives, obtain the prospectus. Questions concerning sponsorship alternatives ought to be directed to Courtney Nagle at cnagle[AT]wtwhmedia.com.

About WTWH Media
WTWH Media is an built-in media firm serving engineering, enterprise and funding professionals by 50+ web sites, 5 print publications, together with many different technical and enterprise occasions. WTWH’s Robotics Group produces The Robotic Report, Robotics Enterprise Assessment, Collaborative Robotics Traits and Cell Robotic Information, on-line technical, enterprise and funding information and data portals centered on robotics and clever programs. WTWH Media additionally produces main in-person robotics conferences, together with the Robotics Summit & Expo, RoboBusiness and the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Discussion board. See www.wtwhmedia.com for extra data.

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