Receiving the Engelberger Robotics Award, the automation industry’s most prestigious honor is yet another recognition of the influence of Universal Robots CTO and co-founder, Esben Østergaard. But perhaps it’s not surprising. After all, he invented his first robot to solve a real-life industrial challenge at the age of four.
An initiative dedicated to speed up the adoption of industrial robots in France is Innorobo, an exhibition that took place at the Docks of Paris, May 16-18. During these three days, industry professionals and people with an interest in robotics were able to meet and exchange knowledge around the latest innovations and products.
“And these are all optimized for UR robots and available in your online showroom?” One of the questions both press and attendees asked as they entered our new 2,400 square feet booth at Automate 2017 in Chicago last week and encountered a vast array of UR+ products in new applications. From new force/torque sensors to...
13. March 2017 /
by Esben H. Østergaard
How Esben H. Østergaard became a game-changer in the world of robotics. Roboholic, a title one might associate with Tony Stark at first glance; in the “Iron Man” movies, he runs a business with worldwide success and spends his lifetime developing new innovative technology involving humans and robots collaborating in perfect...