In the mid-1990s, I led the industry/academia team at General Motors that built the world’s first collaborative robots. It was hard work; most people even in robotics had not heard of a “cobot” (or, “intelligent assist devices” (IADs)…
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One of my former coworkers from my factory days has become a golf fanatic. He watches, plays and talks about golf whenever he has the chance. A few years ago, he found a home that was adjacent to a private country club, bought a membership and…
On July 25, 2018, Aragon Research published Hot Vendors in Digital Business Platforms, 2018. As the name implies, Aragon views a Digital Business Platform as an emerging paradigm: a “cornerstone technology base” for coordination and analysis…
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Manufacturing has two big secrets.
The first big secret is that, despite years of advances in robotics and automation, most factory work is still performed by humans.
Your smartphone provides a great example. You already know that it’s…
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The biggest problem facing modern manufacturing is that humans are effectively invisible to analytics.
This problem is all the more significant when you realize that even after decades of advancement in robotics and automation, up to 90% of…
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Anik Bose, General Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures, was the first investor to hear Drishti's story—and, I'm flattered to say, the very first investor to commit, after just a 50-minute conversation.
With our Series A round behind us, I…
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