With the COVID-19 pandemic, robots are being used not only in manufacturing but also in broader industries such as logistics, healthcare, retail and restaurant. In addition, the combination of robots and AI will lead to the development of autonomous robots, which will further increase the demand for robots. This event aims to compare and introduce robot development trends in the US and Japan so that robotics companies in both countries can gain a broader perspective on the role of robots during and after the pandemic.
- Kazushi Ota, Director, Innovation Strategy, North American Development Center, Mitsubishi Electric Automation
- Marcio Macedo, Co-founder and Vice President of Product, Ava Robotics
- Naoki Mikoshiba, VP of Operations, Softbank Robotics
- Onder Ondemir, President & Co-founder, Ubiros
Noriko Takiguchi, Freelance Journalist & Author