Abate interviews Tessa Lau on her startup Dusty Robotics which is innovating within the subject of building.
At Dusty Robotics, they developed a robotic to automate the laying of ground plans on the flooring in building websites. Usually, that is performed manually utilizing a tape measure and studying printed out plans. This troublesome process can usually take a workforce of two per week to finish. Time-consuming duties like this are extremely costly on a building website the place a number of completely different groups are ready on this process to finish. Any errors on this course of are much more time-consuming to repair. Through the use of a robotic to robotically convert 3d fashions of constructing plans into markings on the flooring, the period of time and errors are dramatically lowered.
Dr. Tessa Lau
Dr. Tessa Lau is an skilled entrepreneur with experience in AI, machine studying, and robotics. She is at the moment Founder/CEO at Dusty Robotics, a building robotics firm constructing robot-powered instruments for the fashionable building workforce. Previous to Dusty, she was CTO/co-founder at Savioke, the place she orchestrated the deployment of 75+ supply robots into inns and high-rises. Beforehand, Dr. Lau was a Analysis Scientist at Willow Storage, the place she developed easy interfaces for private robots. She additionally spent 11 years at IBM Analysis working in enterprise course of automation and information seize. Extra typically, Dr. Lau is occupied with expertise that offers individuals super-powers, and constructing companies that deliver that expertise into individuals’s lives. Dr. Lau was acknowledged as one of many High 5 Revolutionary Girls to Watch in Robotics by Inc. in 2018 and one in all Quick Firm’s Most Artistic Individuals in 2015. Dr. Lau holds a PhD in Pc Science from the College of Washington.