• Omron's Chris Probst on the company's stand at Foodpro
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At Foodpro 2017 in Sydney, Omron's Chris Probst shared some of the company's smart factory solutions on show.

Among the 'smart' items was a vision guided delta robot as well as a mobile robot making its moves on the Omron stand.

Chris Probst tells us more:

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