Architecting Industrial Robots for Global Challenges
Global consumption and labor shortage trends have been driving the adoption of robotics to meet increasing demands on manufacturing efficiency and flexibility. Intelligent robots are also playing their part in the fight against the current global pandemic. This session will examine some of the key challenges and implications of the system architecture of an industrial robot, in particular wired communications, position and force sensing.
Attendees will learn:
- Latest trends in Industrial Robotic Architectures
- Key challenges facing robotics manufacturers and suppliers within the development ecosystem
- Key technologies and solutions enabling and accelerating robotic integration within Industry 4.0 and SMEs
Strategic Marketing Manager for Connected Motion and Robotics
Nicola O’Byrne is a strategic marketing manager with the Autonomous Mobility Team within the Automotive Business Unit at Analog Devices. Nicola holds a B.Eng. in electrical engineering and microelectronics from University College Cork (UCC) Ireland and has been with ADI for 25 years, with technical expertise in analog-to-digital converter technology, motion control, and robotic systems. She holds a number of patents, has spoken at multiple conferences and industry forums, and has published in trade press.