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Today we're joined by Kenji Furukawa, the Senior Technology Specialist for Safety Design at Bridgestone Americas. Kenji and Rolf discussed how the B11 Standards apply in the real world, especially in the tire industry. We hope you learn more about the importance of safety standards in industrial automation!As always, if you have any questions, send us an email at info@sick.com! 
Today Rolf is joined by Dave Felinski. Dave is the President at B11 Standards, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop American National Voluntary Consensus Standards. The two discussed the updated B11.19 standard and the B11.0 standard and their impacts on industrial machine safety. As always, need information on things discussed in the podcast? Contact us at info@sick.com!
On today's episode, our guest is Paul Santi, General Manager of the Automation Systems Group at FANUC America. We discussed fenceless applications and robotic safety. Rolf and Paul also touched on some common misunderstandings about collaborative robot safety. If you're interested in learning more about anything we discuss on the podcast? Send us an email at info@sick.com!
Today Rolf is joined by Ted Rozier. Ted is the Director of Automation at Festo Didactic North America. He is an Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing champion. We discussed how safety can actually help advance smart manufacturing and industry 4.0. If you ever want more information on anything we talk about in this podcast, send us an email at info@sick.com. 
Our guest today is Roberta Nelson Shea. Roberta is the Global Technical Compliance Officer at Universal Robots and also the Director of Robot and Automation Safety Group. She is a world-renowned robotic safety expert who has been involved in the development of various safety standards. Rolf and Roberta discussed industrial robots and how safety standards impact different industries. As always, if you have any questions, please send them to us at info@sick.com! 
In this episode, Rolf is joined by two safety experts in industry for a panel discussion about the RIA standards. Our first panelist is Aaron Prather, Senior Technical Advisor in research and development at FedEx. Our second panelist is Mark Lewandowski, the Director of Robotics Innovation at Procter & Gamble. Both of our guests are advocates for robotics and automation. The trio discussed how industrial robots, both fixed and mobile, have impacted various industries within the logistics and consumer goods market. 
Take a listen to our host Rolf and Melonee Wise, CEO at Fetch Robotics, discuss AMR safety! Melonee’s company is the first AMR company to commit to adhering to the new R15.08 standard. The two talked about its impact on various industries and how  industrial mobile robots can be safe to be around people. 
Rolf had a great discussion with Carole Franklin, Director of Standards Development for RIA at the Association for Advanced Automation, about the ANSI/RIA R15.06 standard and its impact on various industries using fixed industrial robots. Also, as a note, this episode was recorded before the RIA changed its named to A3 Robotics. You’ll find instances where we say RIA instead of A3, but the name has since changed. As always, if you ever want more information on anything we talk about in this podcast, send us an email at info@sick.com.
Here's part 2 of our conversation with Chris Soranno! Chris is a world-renowned functional safety expert in machinery safety and is currently the Safety Standards and Competence Manager at SICK. He is also an active member of numerous standards committees in North America. Chris and Rolf discussed trends in safety and safety standards. 
Welcome to season 2 of On Air with SICK USA! In this season, we're discussing the importance of safety standards in industrial automation. Throughout this season, we’ll be interviewing safety experts in various industries to discuss current safety standards and the impacts they have. Today, our host Rolf Agner is joined by Chris Soranno. Chris is a world-renowned functional safety expert in machinery safety and is currently the Safety Standards and Competence Manager at SICK. He is also an active member of numerous standards committees in North America. Today, Chris helped answer the question of how safety has evolved over time. This interview will be two parts, so join us next time to hear the second half of our interview with Chris!
In this episode. Rolf is joined by two organizers of the Women in Robotics Boston group. Dharini Dutia, Robotics Software Engineer at Vecna Robotics and Sanjuksha Nirgude, Advanced Controls Engineer at Symbotic, LLC, are organizers of the Women in Robotics Boston group, a professional network for women who are working or aspire to work in robotics. They discuss what it's like to be a woman in a male dominated field and ways to encourage more women to get involved in the field of robotics. If you'd like more information on the Women in Robotics Boston group, you can find that here: https://meetingplace.io/women-in-robotics-BostonIn addition, we wanted to provide a list of women in robotics research. This serves as a way to make robotics and AI events more diverse. Check that out here: https://us-women-in-robotics-research.github.io/ As always, have any questions for us here at SICK, email us at info@sick.com!
In today's episode, Rolf Agner is joined by Dr. Alexander Wyglinski, Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. Dr. Wyglinski is an internationally recognized expert in wireless communications, cognitive radio, 5G, connected vehicles, software-defined radio, dynamic spectrum access, electromagnetic security, vehicular technology, wireless system optimization and adaptation, autonomous vehicles, and cyber-physical systems. These two discuss how AMRs and mobile robots have impacted academic research and how more young students are developing an interest in the field of robotics. As always, if you have any questions, let us know at info@sick.com!
In today's episode, Rolf speaks with John Black, Senior Vice President of New Product Development at Brain Corp. They discussed how to make existing equipment autonomous and what Brain is doing to help during the global pandemic. As always, if you've got questions about this episode, contact us today at info@sick.com! 
Here's part 2 of our interview with John Hayes from Vecna Robotics! Our host Rolf Agner has a co-host today - Bryan Duncan the National Sales Manager for Retail Distribution at SICK, Inc. He interviews John Hayes, Vice President of Sales at Vecna Robotics about some trends in AMRs and how it ties to Industry 4.0. Questions? Contact us at info@sick.com!
Rolf Agner has a co-host today with Bryan Duncan, National Sales Manager for Retail Distribution at SICK, Inc. Bryan has an interesting conversation with John Hayes, Vice President of Sales at Vecna Robotics. They discuss the flexibility of AMRs for the retail and distribution markets and what ROI you can see with AMRs. This is a two part episode so catch the second part of the interview in two weeks! As always, if you have questions, email us at info@sick.com!
In the second part to our interview with Stefan Nusser, Chief Product Officer at Fetch Robotics, we discuss how to keep people safe around AMRs. Stefan and Rolf discuss how it is possible to maintain a safe work environment and have a high level of productivity in your operations. If you'd like more information about what we discuss on the podcast, please contact us at info@sick.com
Rolf Agner is joined by Stefan Nusser, Chief Product Officer at Fetch Robotics. He oversees product strategy for all Fetch robots and solutions. Stefan will discuss the differences between an AMR, AGV, and AGC. He also discusses how Fetch is helping during this global pandemic. This is a two part interview so join us in two weeks to hear the second half of the interview with Stefan! As always, let us know of any questions you may have at info@sick.com!
Two SICK experts provide insights on mobile robots and industrial vehicles in the market and SICK's role in the world of mobile robots. Our two guests are from SICK's corporate headquarters in Germany - Michael Repplinger, Head of Product Management for Mobile Platforms, and Michael Dold, Strategic Industry Manager for Industrial Vehicles. They have a discussion with our host, Rolf Agner, about some trends they are seeing in the industry and why SICK is excited about robotics.   Got questions about anything we discuss in today's episode? Send us an email at info@sick.com!
We're happy to introduce On Air With SICK! Our podcast is intended to provide information to the manufacturing and material handling industry on industry trends, product innovations, and how you can use sensor technology to improve your operations. In this first season of our podcast, we’re providing some valuable information on the use of autonomous mobile robots or AMRs in the manufacturing and material handling industries. Get more information about SICK at www.sick.com or send us an email at info@sick.com. Subscribe today and watch for our first episode premiering on August 20!
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