October 08, 2014 16:21 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Vecna Experts to Give Two Presentations at RoboBusiness 2014

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2014) - Vecna announces several of its thought leaders have been invited to speak at RoboBusiness 2014, an international executive level robotics event that connects cutting edge solutions providers with investors, end users and new business partners to accelerate the growth of the industry.

Vecna develops intelligent autonomous solutions for all industries that improve situational awareness for machines and humans, revolutionize manufacturing and distribution processes and technologies, and accelerate new products to market.

The first RoboBusiness 2014 presentation details are as follows:

What: Ushering Robots into Human-Centric Environments

Why: Meet QC Bot and RPR: two robotics logistics solutions that serve a range of functionality within human-centric environments. These two form factors are hard working robots based off of one technology platform. This platform meets diverse and unique logistics needs across several industries, including manufacturing, distribution, hospitality and healthcare. This presentation will discuss the five core competencies that these platforms share now and in the future -- machine perception, navigation, manipulation, human-robot interaction, and multi-agent coordination -- and the possibilities they present for introducing autonomous solutions into human-centric environments.

Who: Daniel Theobald, Co-Founder, CTO, Vecna

When: 4:30pm on October 16, 2014

Where: The Showcase Theater in the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA 

The second RoboBusiness 2014 presentation details are as follows:

What: Building Autonomous Mobile Robots in Human-Centric Environments

Why: Improved localization and obstacle avoidance technology is allowing robots to better work in dynamic, human-centric environments, with particular application in healthcare. This presentation will address the challenges in implementing autonomous mobile robotics in dynamic human-centric environments, the impact of robots on human workflow, and considerations for change management.

Who: Sandy Agnos, Product Manager, Vecna and Josh Ornstein, Technical Product Lead for the QC Bot, Vecna

When: 2:00 pm on October 17th

Where: Room 202 at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Valerie Harding
    Ripple Effect Communications
    Tel: 617-536-8887
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    Corporate Contact:
    Amanda Baldi
    Tel: 617-864-0636
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