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On TechCrunch: ex-Googlers launch cobotics startup

by | Dec 18, 2018 | In the News

This week Formant was covered by TechCrunch:

Ex-Googlers Meld Humans & Machines At New Cobotics Startup

Our distinct skill sets and shortcomings mean people and robots will join forces for the next few decades. Robots are tireless, efficient and reliable, but in a millisecond through intuition and situational awareness, humans can make decisions machine can’t. Until workplace robots are truly autonomous and don’t require any human thinking, we’ll need software to supervise them at scale. Formant comes out of stealth today to “help people speak robot,” says co-founder and CEO Jeff Linnell. “What’s really going to move the needle in the innovation economy is using humans as an empowering element in automation.”

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