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    How Robotics Can Benefit the Utility Industry

    Across multiple industries, robotics has been proven to improve productivity and quality while lowering labor costs and labor dependency. Beyond these benefits, the use of robotics also substantially improves safety, and can eliminate risk of injury from the equation if properly designed. For the energy industry in particular, robotics offers a multitude of additional benefits—especially

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    #311: Robotics Manipulation with MoveIt, with Dave Coleman

    In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks with Dave Coleman, CEO of PickNik Robotics, about the open source robotics manipulation platform called MoveIt. Coleman talks about MoveIt’s story, from inception and the early days to development and maintenance, as well as how MoveIt relates to the Robot Operating System (ROS) and their move to support ROS-2.