Dr. Walter Wohlkinger is CEO and Co-Founder of Blue Danube Robotics. The Vienna based company develops and provides safety sensors for industrial robotics: AIRSKIN Collision Sensor offers the prerequisites for fenceless human robot collaboration on the highest safety level.
Dr. Wohlkinger has a strong academic background in informatics, electrical engineering and robotics. He completed his computer science studies at the Vienna University of Technology in 2007 with honors. In 2012 he earned his doctorate in robotics at the Automation and Control Institute (ACIN). During this time he engaged in numerous EU-projects dealing with computer vision for robotics, mobile manipulation and assistant robotics. In 2013 he put together a team to launch a service robot. Since 2014 the company focuses on one of their key technologies: AIRSKIN as safety sensor for industrial robotics.
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