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We interviewed Shin, who manages robot control, Mujin’s core technology, as a robotics engineer. ーーWhat kind of job is a “robotics engineer”? Mujin makes software that enables industrial robots to move. We plan robots’ movements and design robot control.
ーー What project is memorable to you? One of my most memorable projects is the automation of unloading boxes at PALTAC’s logistics center.
In the field of robotics, even if something theoretically goes well, in many cases it fails in reality because it doesn’t just end with software, involving hardware. At the scene, a gap of only several millimeters resulted in failure to recognize boxes and collision. We found out new facts through several thousand times of testing at the scene.
Furthermore, we had to achieve success rates higher than 99.9% in order to obtain permission for practical use. As a result, we worked at the scene for almost a month. I felt a huge sense of fulfillment when the operation began successfully, and was impressed when w…

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