Cobalt Robotics Presents Indoor Security and Access Robots

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jun 03, 2020

Cobalt Robotics presented indoor security robots at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show.

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Inside this report:

  • A 30-minute video from Cobalt including IPVM Q&A
  • Background on the company
  • Key Positive factors to consider
  • Key Negative factors to consider

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*** ***** ***** ** Cobalt's **** ************ **** the ******* ****, ********* Q&A:

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Cobalt ******** ********

******* ** ****,******** ************* ** **********. The ******* *** ~$** Million ** *******.

*** *******'* *******,*** ****** *****, ** *** ********** office *** ****** ****** using *** ******* ***** and ****** ***** ******* with ** ** ************ navigate ****** ****** *******.

*** ******* ***** ~** employees **********.

Product ********

IPVM Image****** ** * *******, indoor-only, **-******* ***** *** performing ******** *** ********** tasks.

*** ***** ************ ******* indoors, ***** ******* ******* and ******* ** ****** 'exception ******' ** '*********' to *** ****** ***********.

**** ** ******* ** detected, *** ***** **** notifies * ***** ***** monitor ****** ***** ****** of *** ********* *** then *** ****** ** escalate ** ****** ****** to ******* ******.

*** ******* ******* ******* LIDAR, * ***** ****** (ToF), ********** *********, *******, and ******* * ** visual ******* - ** all ~** ********* *******.

*** ***** ** ********* via **** ** ******** to *** ****** ********** station, *** ****** **** there ** ~*** ** video ******* ******* *** robot.

Access ******* ********

**** ** *** *****'* onboard ******* ******** * badge ****** *** * two-way ************* ******. *** robot *** **** ** to ***** ***** *** serve ** * ******** card ****** ** ***** lines **/**** ***** ******** capacity, ** * ***** operator *** *********** ******** with * ****** ****** via *** ***** ** check ********/***********.

Indoor **** *****

****** ** ******** *** indoor *** **** *** is *** **** ** negotiate **** ******** *** uneven ******* **** ******, dirt, *** ***** ** obstacles **** **** ********** and *****.

*** ******* ******** *** reasons *** **** *** to ******* ******* ***** difficult *** ****** ** negotiate **** *** ******* drivetrain, *** **** *** limitations ** **** ** WiFi ******* ******** ********.

****** ********* **** ***** future ***** ******* *** be ********* *** ******* use, *** ******* *** decided '***** *** ****** really **** *** ***** for *******' *** ** indoor-only ***** ** ****** commercial *******, **********, *** inside *********.

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******'* ******* ********* ******* from **** ******** ********* because ******* ** * flat ***** *** *** robot, **** ****** ** the *********** ****.

*** **** ****** ************, a **** **** ***** ~$15 - $** *** hour *** ** *********** and ********* *****, **** a ******* ******* ***** summing ** ** ******* $6,000 - $*,*** *** unit.

******* ******** ***** *********** and ****** ********** *********.

Key *********

***** *** ******* ******** aspects ** ******'* ********:

  • ***** ********** ********:*** ***** *********** **** includes * ***** ******** to *******, ********, ** disregard ***** ******. **** method **** **** ** nuisance *** ***** ****** and ***** *** ******* of ***** ******** **** the ****** ********* **** of *** *****.
  • '**********' *********:******'* ****** *** **** to ****** *** ****** themselves ***** ********** *** trouble *****, ******* **-**** human ******** ***** ********** until ***** ********** *** important ****** ** *********.
  • *********** ****, ****** ********, & **** **** ********: *** ***** *** be **** ** ******* building ********* *** ****** social ********** ***** *******, mask ***, *** *** the ******* ******* ****** to ******* *** ******** body ************.

Key *********

*******, ***** *** **** potential *********:

  • *******-****:****** ** ******* ** patrolling ****** ****, *** many ****** **** ** be ******** ******* ** mitigate ********. *** *******, if ********* *** **** detected ***** **** **** gained ********, ******** ******** may ******* ** ************* diminished.
  • **** **********/******: **** **** ****** areas *** ** ***-****** to *** ****** ** common ******** **** **** thresholds, **********, ** ***** carpets *** *********.
  • ** **-**** ************: ********* *** ***** is *** ********** **** local, **-******* ******** ******* and ******* *** ************* are ******* *** ******'* central *******.

******* **** *********** ****Cobalt ******** *

Comments (2)

* **** ******, ** works. ** *** *** working **** ** ***** it ** ***** ****** the ***** **** ** roves ******, ***** ******* at ***. **** **** later *** *** **** to ** *** ** is **** ** **** that **** ******* *** another **** ** ***** support *** *** *********.

* ** **** ***** are * *** ******** HR ****** **** *****, however ***** *** **** positive **** **** ****** than * ******** ********.

* ****** **** *** the ******* ******* **** more *** ********. **** do **.

**********: * ***** *** Cobalt ****** ** **** to **** * **** Zoom ******* *** **** site ********* *** ******* data **********. * ***** that *** ***** ************ zones *** ****** **** to * ***** ** remote ********. * **** robot *** **** ********* will ** * **** future *****, ***'* ** Cobalt, *** **** ******** robot *****, ******* *** with * ****** *** attached **** ***** *********** can **** *** ****** from **** ** ****.

*** ***** ** ** when * ** *** be *****!

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