This episode features a double header of interviews, a recap of news from the week, and the reintroduction of Eugene Demaitre as a cohost of the show.
We welcome Eugene Demaitre back to the show as he rejoins the editorial staff as editorial director at The Robot Report and WTWH Media. Eugene co-founded this podcast together with Steve Crowe back in 2021 and last appeared on episode 28. But today we welcome him back to the show as a co-host, and you can expect to hear from Eugene on future episodes.
This week’s first interview is with Craig Van den Avont, president at GAM Enterprises. GAM manufactures motion drives and other custom motion control solutions. Craig talks about how GAM helps its clients design and implement custom motors, gear trains, and controls for all types of robotic and motion systems. The company has been around for 20+ years and helps companies to optimize their designs and lower overall costs for building automation. For more information check out: GAM Enterprises: gamweb.com
The second interview is with Mor Peretz, CEO and co-founder of CaPow. CaPow is a startup innovating with wireless power delivery for AMRs and AGVs. Their unique solution can continuously deliver wireless power, enabling mobile robots’ unique operation without a traditional battery onboard. This solution opens up a variety of new operating capabilities for mobile machines and the company is piloting the solution with warehouse robotics, to help power these systems throughout the entire workday without pausing to recharge batteries. To learn more: capow.energy
The show is longer than normal this week, but we wanted to run the interviews at length so that you can learn all about the solutions.
0:28:19 Interview with Craig Van den Avont – President at GAM Enterprises.
1:01:19 Interview with Mor Peretz, CEO and Cofounder of CaPow
News of the week
- Amazon Astro offers security monitoring for small businesses
- New Amazon Titan mobile robot handles heavy-duty payloads
- Sarcos pivots from robotics to AI software development