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 Sequence B spherical to assist scale its operation. Agility is concentrating on real-world functions equivalent to transferring 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 through the session, in addition to on the expo ground, and tease the subsequent model of Digit that’s due out this fall.

You may watch the video atop this web page to higher perceive the position Agility Robotics desires 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 may run for 3 hours doing gentle work. Doing heavy work, the robotic will final 1.5 hours.

RoboBusiness will characteristic 70-plus exhibitors, 60-plus audio system, a MassRobotics Profession Honest and Startup Workshop, the Pitchfire Startup Competitors, networking receptions and rather more. Full convention passes are $795, whereas expo-only passes are simply $75. Educational reductions can be found and tutorial full convention charges are $295. Register immediately.

Co-Situated Occasions
RoboBusiness shall be co-located with the Discipline Robotics Engineering Discussion board, a global convention and exposition designed to supply engineers, engineering administration, enterprise professionals and others with details about methods to efficiently develop and safely deploy the subsequent technology of subject robotics programs for operation in wide-ranging, outside, dynamic environments. You may take a look at the present checklist of audio system, to which extra shall be added, right here.

Additionally co-located with RoboBusiness is DeviceTalks West, the premier trade occasion for medical expertise professionals, presently in its ninth 12 months. Each occasions appeal to engineering and enterprise professionals from a broad vary of healthcare and medical expertise backgrounds.

Sponsorship Alternatives
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About WTWH Media
WTWH Media is an built-in media firm serving engineering, enterprise and funding professionals by way of 50+ web sites, 5 print publications, together with many different technical and enterprise occasions. WTWH’s Robotics Group produces The Robotic Report, Robotics Enterprise Overview, Collaborative Robotics Developments 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 info.

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