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Henrik Christensen, KUKA Chairperson, G.I.T., To Keynote at RoboBusiness 2007 Conference
By Robotics Trends Staff - Filed May 03, 2007
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Robotics Trends, a division of EH Publishing, Inc., announced today that Henrik Christensen, KUKA Chair of Robotics and Director, Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will deliver a keynote address on May 15, 2007 at the fourth annual RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition. RoboBusiness 2007, taking place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA on May 15-16, is the international business development event for the mobile robotics and intelligent systems industry. The event website is The RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA on May 15-16, 2007. The event website is

According to Dan Kara, conference chairman and President of Robotics Trends, “We are delighted to have Henrik Christensen, a widely known and respected leader within the robotics community, deliver a keynote session at the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition.” Continues Kara, “The 2007 RoboBusiness event has been expanded to five tracks, including a New Markets for Industrial Robotics track. Henrik’s keynote session, entitled ‘New Applications in Industrial Robotics’, is in keeping with this new track and the event’s overall emphasis on increasing the commercial application of robotics and intelligent systems.” Henrik Christensen notes, “I am very pleased to be delivering a keynote session at the RoboBusiness 2007 event. RoboBusiness is an international event dedicated to the commercial application of robots and intelligent systems technology, and as such it attracts a wide variety of robotics and business professionals from the consumer, commercial, and military and security markets. The event provides the perfect audience for a session focused on the expanding role for industrial robots.”

RoboBusiness sponsors include Founding Sponsor iRobot and Premiere Sponsors The Technology Collaborative and the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, along with Gold Sponsors Coroware, Freescale Semiconductor, Holland+Knight, Evolution Robotics and Microsoft. Corporate co-sponsors include Advanced Digital Logic, ATI Industrial Automation, Autonomous Solutions, Boston Engineering, Foster-Miller, Galileo Mobility Instruments, GOSTAI, Honeywell, Hokuyo Automatic, InTouch Health, Japan External Trade Association (JETRO) and City of Osaka, Kumotek, MachineBus, Magmotor, Merlin Systems, NeuroRobotics, NEXSTAR, OceanServer Technology, OC Robotics, OLogic, Perrone Robotics, Robosoft, RoboTech Center, Segway, SCHUNK, Valde Systems and Vecna Robotics. RoboBusiness academic, association and media co-sponsors include Premier Media Co-Sponsor Popular Science, along with Robotics Society of America, Circuit Cellar, Hobby Manufacturers Association, Entertainment Engineering, Robot Magazine, Nuts & Volts, Linux Journal, Machine Brain, RC Driver, Object Management Group, Global Emerging Technology Institute, Strategy Analytics, Vision Systems Design, and Servo Magazine.

To foster information exchange and interaction among the various constituents driving the intelligent systems and mobile robotics market, the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition will offer five comprehensive educational tracks, each of which focuses on a specific theme driving this new industry. Tracks within the 2007 RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition include:

- Business Development and Investment;

- Technology and Standards;

- Applications and Products;

- Markets and Industries; and

- SPOTLIGHT: New Markets for Industrial Robotics.

About Robotics Trends
Robotics Trends, the world’s first integrated media firm serving the burgeoning personal, service and mobile robotics marketplace, services their clientele through three major business divisions:

- Robotics Trends Publishing, which produces, an online news, information and analysis portal focused on business and technology trends for people who build, buy, invest in, and seek to understand the personal, service, mobile and military robotics market;

- Robotics Trends Events, which produces the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition ( and and the RoboNexus Conference and Exposition (; and

- Robotics Trends Analyst Services serving the strategic consulting needs of leading emerging robotics manufacturers.

About EH Publishing
EH Publishing, Inc. is the information leader and resource for the home electronic industry. Serving the technology and construction markets, EH Publishing, Inc. reaches more than half a million home electronic professionals, builders and consumers worldwide. Founded in 1994, EH Publishing, Inc. has defined, cultivated and raised awareness of the $15 billion electronic/installed home industry through its products, which include print publications, on-line publications, trade shows and market studies. EH Publishing, Inc. is the industry’s source for home technology information and market analysis, with the targeted print and on-line publications: Electronic House, Home Electronic Ideas, CE Pro, CE Pro Retailing, ChannelPro, TecHome Builder, Live Sound, and targeted tradeshows: Electronic House Expo (EHX), TecHome Builder Conference and Expo (TBX.), Worship Facilities Expo (WFX), ROBOBusiness Conference and Expo, RoboDevelopment Conference and Expo, and the Consumer HealthTech Summit. To find out more, visit

For further information, please call Dan Kara at 508-663-1500 x329 or email dk [at] roboticstrends [dot] com.


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