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Hot Robotics Symposium celebrates UK success

An internationally leading robotics initiative that enables academia and industry to find innovative solutions to real world challenges, celebrated its success with a Hot Robotics Symposium hosted across three UK regions last week.
25 June 2022, by

Researchers release open-source photorealistic simulator for autonomous driving

MIT scientists unveil the first open-source simulation engine capable of constructing realistic environments for deployable training and testing of autonomous vehicles.
22 June 2022, by

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks to Maria Telleria, who is a co-founder and the CTO of Canvas. Canvas makes a drywall finishing robot and is based in the Bay Area. In this interview, Maria talks ab...
21 June 2022, by and

Coffee with a Researcher (#ICRA2022)

As part of her role as one of the IEEE ICRA 2022 Science Communication Awardees, Avie Ravendran sat down virtually with a few researchers from academia and industry attending the conference.



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Seeing the robots at #ICRA2022 through the eyes of a robot

Accessbility@ICRA2022 and OhmniLabs provided three OhmniBots for the conference, allowing students, faculty and interested industry members to attend the expo and poster sessions.
17 June 2022, by

Communicating innovation: What can we do better?

The question on what role communications play in forming the perception of innovative technology was discussed in this workshop. Experts explained how the innovation uptake should be supported by effective communication of innovations: explaining the benefits, tackling risks and fears of the audiences, and taking innovation closer to the general public.
15 June 2022, by

Robots could help reaching UN goals of sustainable development

The use of robots plays an important role in reaching the sustainable development goals set out by the United Nations (17 SDGs). The International Federation of Robotics identified 13 SDGs, where robots help to create a better planet.

#ICRA2022 Competitions

ICRA 2022 had 10 major competitions organized throughout the conference week. In this article, let’s take a quick look at what challenges in robotics were addressed via the organized competitions.
11 June 2022, by

How to make sure regulation helps and not hinders Inspection & Maintenance robotics?

One of the essential factors for widespread robotics adoption, especially in the inspection and maintenance area, is the regulatory landscape. Regulatory and legal issues should be addressed to establish effective robotics deployment legal frameworks.
10 June 2022, by
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Controlling a Drone After Sudden Rotor Failure #ICRA2022, with Sihao Sun

Dr. Sihao Sun on his research for controlling a quadcopter after one of its rotors faces a sudden failure. His research takes in real-world assumptions where the quadcopter may already be in a compromised, difficult to correct orientation.
06 June 2022, by

It’s time to update 19th century terms for 21st century technology

Unmanned and master/slave are two terms that are offensive to many in the community. Such terms may once have been accepted by society, but not any longer, and we are pleased to see many organizations starting to use alternative terms.
04 June 2022, by and

After a few years apart, IEEE #ICRA2022 reunited the robotics community again

ICRA 2022 brought together the world’s top researchers and companies to share ideas and advances in the fields of robotics and automation. Nearly 8,000 participants from academia and industry, including 4700 in person, from a total of 97 countries, joined the largest conference in robotics.

Robotics people – #ICRA2022 Day 5 big wrap-up

Before starting the conference, I believed that what would interest me the most would be the state-of-the-art robots that are showcased during the conference. However, I quickly understood that the best part about participating in a robotics venue with nearly eight thousand attendees is, with no doubt, the robotics people.
29 May 2022, by

Robots that act collectively: when, and how? – #ICRA2022 Day 4 interview with K. Petersen, M. A. Olivares Mendez, and T. Kaiser (+ video digest)

In day 4 at the IEEE International Conference on Automation and Robotics (ICRA), I met three researchers that are working to advance collective robotics.
28 May 2022, by

Connecting robots and people – #ICRA2022 Day 3 interview with Kate Ladenheim (+ video digest)

In day 3 at the IEEE International Conference on Automation and Robotics (ICRA), I met a presenter in ICRA 2022´s Robotics and Art exhibition "Expressive and Meditative Machines for Imaging New Futures With Technology".
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