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ABB launches The Robot Podcast – a new series exploring the exciting world of robotics and automation

POSTED 02/17/2021

Weekly panel of experts from industry and academia look at the cutting edge of robotics, analyzing how advances in automation are benefitting society and business and what the future holds

ABB is introducing a new series of podcasts that explore the innovative and exciting world of robotics, and their benefit to society in the greatest shift in automation in a generation, brought on by the pandemic.

Whether it’s collaborative robots working alongside humans in laboratories and SME businesses, or industrial robots working in large factories producing the next generation of electric vehicle, robots of all shapes and sizes are making work safer and more efficient for people and companies the world over. Each episode of the Robot Podcast features a panel of experts and takes an in-depth look at some of the most interesting global case studies.

Episode one will be available today (the 17th of February) with five additional episodes landing each Wednesday thereafter, with more to follow later in 2021.

The Robot Podcast is hosted by TV presenter and engineering enthusiast, Fran Scott. She has worked with the BBC and Channel 4 in the UK, as well as the Royal Society of Chemistry and the British Science and Media Museum. Commenting on the Robot Podcast, Fran said: “Robots are revolutionizing productivity, flexibility and quality of life. Each episode, I’m joined by a fantastic panel of expert guests for an open and interesting talk exploring the cutting edge of robotics. From the exciting new world that robots are helping to build, to dissecting the challenges and opportunities that come with it.”

Subscribe now to The Robot Podcast wherever you get you podcasts.

The ABB Robot Podcast Release Schedule

Episode

Theme

Release Date

1

2020 – A New World

17 February

2

Cobots

24 February

3

Healthcare

3 March

4

Food

10 March

5

Electric Vehicles

17 March

6

Sustainability

24 March

The new robotics podcast series is part of the ABB Decoded series of podcasts.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex)is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.

ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation is a pioneer in robotics, machine automation and digital services, providing innovative solutions for a diverse range of industries, from automotive to electronics to logistics. As one of the world’s leading robotics and machine automation suppliers, we have shipped over 500,000 robot solutions. We help our customers of all sizes to increase productivity, flexibility and simplicity and to improve output quality. We support their transition towards the connected and collaborative factory of the future. ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation employs more than 10,000 people at over 100 locations in more than 53 countries.