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Talking to Tech People with Jason Frazell

Aug 10, 2023

Orr Fabian is vice president of research and development at Skyline Robotics. In his role, Orr manages teams in hardware, software, algorithms, electrical, and validation. Orr is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for robotics and computer vision, and has a personal aspiration to change the world. He previously co-founded Inka Robotics, a company that created the world’s first tattooing robot controlled by computer vision. In his career that spans more than 15 years, Orr has led teams both in large corporations and startups, including Intel, leading various teams to develop multidisciplinary, innovative systems. Orr holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology.

As we express our gratitude to Orr and the Skyline team, we eagerly anticipate the transformation these robots will bring to our urban landscapes. Join us for this captivating episode as we navigate the intersection of technology, innovation, and everyday life.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Orr’s career journey and the development of a revolutionary robotic arm for window washing. 
  • Orr’s early career, starting with his mandatory military service in Israel, studying at the Technion Institute of Technology, and his work at Intel. 
  • The high-risk profession of skyscraper window washing and the challenges and dangers involved. 
  • Skyline Robotics has developed a robotic arm designed to make window washing more efficient and less dangerous, currently being tested in New York City. 
  • The complexities of robotics, highlighting how Skyline Robotics created a robot that mirrors a human arm's movements in three dimensions for safe window cleaning. 
  • The potential for these robots to revolutionize the entire facade maintenance industry, beyond just window cleaning. 

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