Podcast Episode 11 – John Rhee From UBTECH

Show Description:

This week, host Mike Oitzman interviews UBTECH Americas GM, John Rhee.

Mike and John discuss the recent announcement at CES 2021, where UBTECH launched their new UV-C Disinfection robots. UBTECH is a leading consumer robotics manufacturer, with a number of popular STEM-based robotics learning solutions. UBTECH also has an industrial and social robotics business.

During the show, John Rhee introduces us to some of the the technical features of the disinfection robots, outlines the pricing model and discusses how UBTECH is taking this solution to market in the Americas.

You can read the recent UBTECH product announcements on The Mobile Robot Guide:

To learn more about UBTECH: https://www.ubtrobot.com

To learn more about CES2021 this week: https://ces.tech/

The podcast is sponsored this week by The Mobile Robot Guide (https://www.automatedwarehouseonline.com/), where you can find all of the latest news and information about mobile robots. The Mobile Robot Guide also publishes monthly Buyers Guides that provide you with complete product specifications and buying advice if you are in the market for a new mobile robotic solution.

This episode of the Mobile Robot Podcast is sponsored by SICK. You’ll find SICK solutions on a majority of the autonomous mobile robots in production today. SICK has been around for more than 70 years and they are one of the most trusted industrial sensor brands in the world. You likely know by now that a LIDAR sensor is state of the art for mobile robot navigation and obstacle avoidance. SO – If you are building a new mobile robot, then you need to take a deep look at the sensors offered by SICK. If you are buying a mobile robot, then be sure to ask what brand of sensors are built into the robot. You’ll also find SICK sensors in use in applications such as light curtains for robotic safety barriers, proximity sensors in manufacturing and in barcode scanning applications across a number of logistics processes. With more than 70,000 products, there is a SICK sensor for all of your industrial applications. Find our more at: https://sickusablog.com/keeping-automated-vehicles-track-2d-lidar-localization/ 

The podcast is also sponsored this week by Wiferion. Wiferion is the leading solution provider for the mobile, wireless power supply of electric industrial vehicles. The inductive battery charging system of the etaLINK series charges fast and safe, fully automatic without contacts. The compactness and efficiency of 93% is unparalleled in its class. Find out more at https://www.wiferion.com/

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Written by

Mike Oitzman

Mike Oitzman is Senior Editor of WTWH's Robotics Group, cohost of The Robot Report Podcast, and founder of the Mobile Robot Guide. Oitzman is a robotics industry veteran with 25-plus years of experience at various high-tech companies in the roles of marketing, sales and product management. He can be reached at moitzman@wtwhmedia.com.