ANYbotics and Watch Robotics Announce Partnership for Key US Markets

May 24, 2023
Explosion Proof Robots

Scaling autonomous inspection for large facility operations in Houston within the Oil & Gas, Chemicals, and Power sectors.

ANYbotics continues to expand its presence in the U.S., appointing Watch Robotics as a reseller partner for Texas and Louisiana. Houston-based Watch Robotics will expand inspection robot deployment in the region’s oil & gas, chemical, and power sectors. ANYbotics’ advanced mobile robots perform autonomous inspections, asset monitoring, and anomaly detection in complex industrial environments. Watch Robotics will offer ANYmal as a direct purchase or Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) solution and provide first-level support services, customer training, and technical expertise. The partnership and ANYmal will be showcased at the 7th Annual Energy Drone & Robotics Summit (EDR) in Houston, June 12-14.

A map of the American Gulf Region that show an ANYmal X and the watch robotics logo

Bringing Automated Inspection to Ex-zones in Texas and Louisiana

ANYbotics’ collaboration with Watch Robotics (Part of Siege Engineering) in Houston underscores ANYbotics’ strategic approach to strengthening its presence in the United States, particularly in the oil & gas, chemical, and power sectors. Watch Robotics and ANYbotics bring complementary expertise, combining the power of automation and advanced-legged robotics. By leveraging local expertise, industry networks, and proximity to key players, ANYbotics can better address the specific needs of production facilities, improve customer support and build a strong position in this important market.

The step-by-step expansion of ANYbotics’ footprint in the U.S. market and the focus on enhancing the partner network with best-in-class reselling partners such as Watch Robotics are strategic initiatives aimed at driving growth, increasing market penetration, and growing the adoption of our robotic inspection solutions in the United States.
— Satschin Bansal, Global VP Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, ANYbotics

Transforming the Regional Inspection Ecosystem with Cutting-edge Robotic Technology

With the addition of ANYbotics’ robots to its portfolio and the introduction of state-of-the-art robotic inspection technology in the region, Watch Robotics is changing the inspection landscape. ANYbotics’ inspection solutions increase safety by reducing worker exposure to hazardous environments, improve predictive maintenance through early detection of equipment anomalies, and optimize production through more accurate and frequent data collection.

ANYbotics’ advanced autonomous robots are designed for use in diverse and complex industrial environments, performing tasks such as autonomous inspection, monitoring, data acquisition, and anomaly detection. They provide immediate added value by integrating as an end-to-end solution with asset management software and digital twin platforms that enable customers to automate inspections easily.

Leveraging its deep expertise in oil & gas and chemical plant engineering, Watch Robotics will offer the ANYmal and ANYmal X inspection solutions as a direct purchase or on a subscription basis through Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) and will provide a range of on-site support services, customer training, and technical expertise to ensure successful implementation and operation.

With its focus on adding value to production facilities in operations, mechanical inspection, safety, and environmental tasks, Watch Robotics is committed to seeking the best practical robots, drones, and sensors. By partnering with ANYbotics, Watch Robotics can leverage its expertise in advanced mobile robots to enhance its offerings and provide effective solutions to its customers.
— Trent J. Weiss, P.E., CEO, Siege Engineering and Watch Robotics

Watch Robotics and ANYbotics in Zurich

Trent J. Weiss and Lina Matar (Watch Robotics) visiting ANYbotics in Zurich, with Satschin Bansal and Yoann Lapijover (ANYbotics) .

ANYmal – Revolutionizing Industrial Inspection

ANYmal is a rugged, autonomous, highly mobile inspection platform with adaptable payloads and a leading non-Ex inspection robot. As the world’s only Ex-certified legged robotic solution, ANYmal X combines the performance of ANYmal with Ex-certification and is the only scalable autonomous legged inspection solution for safe use in hazardous and potentially explosive atmospheres.

Whether automating repetitive tasks, performing detailed inspections in hard-to-reach areas, ensuring safety compliance, or monitoring environmental parameters, ANYmal and ANYmal X are the leading robotic inspection solutions for the oil & gas, chemical, and power sectors.

See ANYmal, ANYbotics and Watch Robotics in Action

The partnership between ANYbotics and Watch Robotics and the introduction of ANYmal to the market will be showcased at the 7th Annual Energy Drone & Robotics Summit (EDR) in Houston, June 12 – 14. EDR is a prominent event focused on the business and technology of unmanned systems, automation, and AI in energy and industrial operations, making it an ideal platform to showcase ANYmal’s capabilities.

ANYmal’s presence at EDR will allow industry professionals to see firsthand how robotic solutions can improve efficiency, safety, and productivity. Demonstrations will showcase ANYmal’s potential applications in plant inspection, asset monitoring, and environmental tasks. Visit ANYbotics and Watch Robotics at booth No. 407 or book an ANYmal demonstration here.

About ANYbotics

Since 2016, Swiss robotics company ANYbotics has developed innovative, intelligent, and integrated robotic solutions that improve workers’ lives, increase productivity, and support more sustainable industrial facilities. Partnering with global technology leaders, ANYbotics provides large asset operators with autonomous, automated, end-to-end robotic inspection solutions for complex, hazardous, and explosive industrial environments. ANYbotics is a fast-growing company with over 100 employees focused on supporting the inspection needs of workers in oil & gas, power, energy, mining, processing, chemicals, transportation, and construction.

About Watch Robotics

A Siege Engineering company, Watch Robotics focuses on automated applications for the petrochemical, power generation, and refining industries. Watch Robotics provides the best practical robots, drones, and sensors to add value to production facilities in operations, mechanical inspection, safety, and environmental tasks. Siege Engineering is unmatched in providing innovative technology solutions to a diverse customer base and maintaining a dynamic, diversified portfolio of solutions which deliver raw material and utilities cost advantages and optimize both operating budgets and capital investments.

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