The Digital Worker: Industrial Robots Powered by AI

Ariyan Kabir, Co-Founder & CEO of GrayMatter Robotics

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GrayMatter Robotics is revolutionizing industrial automation, powering their robots with artificial intelligence as we enter the age of the "digital worker."

We sat down with Co-Founder and CEO Ariyan Kabir to hear just how innovative their approach to automation is.

What makes them so unique? GrayMatter Robotics is a company that develops AI software for robots, focusing on surface finishing and treatment applications in manufacturing. These are some of the most difficult processes to automate, and yet they've successfully leveraged AI to automatically program the robots, resulting in increased throughput, consistent quality, and reduced consumables.

But that's not all. In this episode, you'll hear all about:

  • What is a "digital worker," and why robots can increase capacity in an industry plagued by talent shortages
  • Automating with a pay-for-service model
  • How to automate in a high-mix, high-variability environment
  • What is physics-informed AI?
  • A surprising benefit to automation: sustainability
  • What the future could look like with more applications for AI-powered robots

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