The application of smartphones and tablets as tools now offers great opportunities for the automotive industry.

Since the 1970s, industrial robots have come with a hand-held operating device called a teach-pendant. These units are now obsolete in the eyes of the new generation of robot users that are increasingly making up a large percentage of the industrial work-force.

This webinar provided an insight into the next-generation devices that will be used to programme, commission, operate and supervise industrial robots in the near future

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This webinar was presented by:

Bertil Thorvaldsson 

Bertil Thorvaldsson is the Global Product Manager for Software Products in the Robotics Business Unit of ABB. He first joined ABB in 1976 as a software developer working on the world’s first microprocessor -controlled robot, and has since held several managerial positions in R&D, Marketing, and Service in Sweden, Germany and the US. He holds a Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Business Administration.