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Functional Safety for Autonomous Mobile Robots

Designing mobile robot safety systems is a huge undertaking. From onboard sensors to safety PLCs, you need to make sure your future customers are safe at all times. But, what happens when a safety system fails? How will your machine respond? Just one failure could lead to disastrous consequences that will impact your company’s brand and your personal conscience. That’s why functional safety is key to understand and implement in your robot design.

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Video: The Value of Risk Assessment

Risk assessment is critical for robotic product development, and in this Ask the Expert episode, Nathan Bivans from FORT explains the importance of risk assessment and why analysis must be done early in the design process.

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Video: What is Functional Safety?

Functional safety is an important factor in the development of any machine. But for robots and autonomous systems, it’s especially critical. In this Ask the Expert video, FORT Robotics CTO Nathan Bivans explains what we mean by functional safety, and why it’s so important for robotic engineering and deployment.

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