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An easier way to teach robots new skills

Researchers have developed a technique that enables a robot to learn a new pick-and-place task with only a handful of human demonstrations.
29 April 2022, by

Boosting innovations and maximising societal impact. Role of Digital Innovation Hubs in Inspection & Maintenance robotics

This workshop analysed the role and contribution of Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) to the widespread adoption of robotics in society. How can they enhance the implementation of robotics by SMEs and startups into their daily operations? How can they help to close the knowledge gap of non-technological issues of robotics in Inspection & Maintenance (I&M)?
17 March 2022, by

Robots: friends and enemies? Social impact of robotics in inspection and maintenance

This workshop tackled the problem of interactions between robots and humans. How to evaluate the real impact of robotics on our society? How to decide if robots are hazardous and may complicate human lives? To what extent does society accept rapidly progressing robotic technologies?
10 February 2022, by

Steve Macenski: Open Source Robot Navigation | Sense Think Act Podcast #13

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks to Steve Macenski, who is the Open Source Robotics Engineering Lead at Samsung Research America. Steve leads the Nav2 project, which is an open source robot navigat...
09 February 2022, by and
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Autonomous Vehicles for Operational Logistics with Evocargo, with Oleg Shipitko

Oleg Shipitko discusses Evocargo's approach to transform the way we transport goods within facilities such as ports and warehouses.
07 February 2022, by

Robot density nearly doubled globally

The use of industrial robots in factories around the world is accelerating at a high rate: 126 robots per 10,000 employees is the new average of global robot density in the manufacturing industries, according to the 2021 World Robot Report.


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How Simbe Robotics is Innovating in Retail, with Brad Bogolea

Brad Bogolea discusses the innovation behind Tally, the autonomous robot from Simbe Robotics. Tally collects real-time analytics inside retail stores to improve the customer shopping experience, as well as the efficiency of managing the store.
23 November 2021, by

Sense Think Act Podcast: Dave Coleman

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Dave Coleman, Chief Executive Officer at PickNik Robotics. Dave speaks at a high level about what MoveIt is and what problems it helps roboticists solve, they t...
02 October 2021, by and

Sinergies between automation and robotics

In this IEEE ICRA 2021 Plenary Panel aimed at the younger generation of roboticists and automation experts, panelists Seth Hutchinson, Maria Pia Fanti, Peter B. Luh, Pieter Abbeel, Kaneko Harada, Mich...
25 September 2021, by

Mobile robots revolutionize industry

Robot mobility is booming worldwide: Unit sales of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) in the logistics sector e.g. will increase by 31% between 2020 and 2023 annually. At the same time, the use of AMRs i...
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Mobile Outdoor Manipulation with RE2 Robotics, with Travis Schneider

Robohub Podcast · Mobile Outdoor Manipulation with RE2 Robotics In this episode, Shihan Lu interviews Travis Schneider, Business Development Manager at RE2 Robotics, focusing on their work on mobi...
04 August 2021, by
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Snake-like Robot as a Worker Companion, with Matt Bilsky

Robohub Podcast · Snake-like Robot as a Worker Companion - FLX BOT Matt Bilsky, founder and CEO of FLX Solutions, discusses the snake-like robot he invented called the FLX BOT. The FLX BOT consist...
27 May 2021, by

Building a 7 axis robot from scratch

Do you fancy making yourself an industrial robot to enjoy at home? Jeremy Fielding, a passionate fan of mechanical engineering, did. So he built one. Good news is: he's preparing a series of videos to...
11 April 2021, by

Robot Race: The World´s Top 10 automated countries

The average robot density in the manufacturing industry hit a new global record of 113 units per 10,000 employees. By regions, Western Europe (225 units) and the Nordic European countries (204 units) ...

Rapid robotics for operator safety: what a bottle picker can do

Dutch brewing company Heineken is one of the largest beer producers in the world with more than 70 production facilities globally. From small breweries to mega-plants, its logistics and production pro...
01 March 2021, by
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Solid State Lidar – the 3D Camera, with Erin Bishop

Robohub Podcast · Solid State Lidar - The 3D Camera In this episode, Abate interviews Erin Bishop from Sense Photonics about the technology in their “Solid State” LiDAR sensors that allows the...
29 June 2020, by
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Safe Motion Planning in Real-time, with Luca Colasanto

Robohub Podcast · Safe Motion Planning in Real-time In this episode, we hear from Luca Colasanto, Senior Robotic Scientist at Realtime Robotics, about real-time robot motion planning in dynamic an...
19 June 2020, by
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Commercializing Robot Brains, with Kajal Gada

In this episode, Lilly interviews Kajal Gada on her work at BrainCorp, the San Diego-based company behind BrainOS, a technology stack for autonomous solutions. Kajal discusses BrainCorp’s cloud-conn...
13 April 2020, by
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Microlocation, with David Mindell

In this episode, Abate interviews David Mindell, co-founder of Humatics. David discusses a system they developed that can detect the location of a special tracking device down to a centimeter level ac...
28 March 2020, by
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inVia Robotics: Product-Picking Robots for the Warehouse, with Rand Voorhies

In this episode, Lauren Klein speaks with Dr. Rand Voorhies, co-founder and CTO of inVia Robotics. In a world where consumers expect fast home delivery of a variety of goods, inVia’s mission is to h...
07 October 2019, by
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Autonomous Bricklaying by FBR, with Mark Pivac

In this episode, Ron Vanderkley interviews Mark Pivac, Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of FBR (formerly Fastbrick Robotics) about the world’s first end-to-end autonomous bricklaying robot, ...
18 September 2019, by
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AI Powered Robotic Picking at Promat 2019, with Vince Martinelli, Jim Liefer, Pete Blair, Sean Davis and Erik Nieves

In this episode, join our interviewer Andrew Vaziri at Promat 2019, the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North and South America. Andrew interviews a handful of compa...
09 July 2019, by
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Robotic Weeding and Harvesting, with Chris McCool and Chris Lehnert

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Chris McCool and Chris Lehnert about different projects that relate to agriculture at the Queensland University of Technology. McCool speaks about a large r...
19 August 2018, by

Launch of ROBOTT-NET’s pilot projects

Irabia, Linak and Nissan have along with Trumpf, Maser, Piccolo, Weibel and Air Liquide been selected to team up on a real-world case study. Over the next 18 months ROBOTT-NET will take these eight vo...
24 July 2018, by
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DART: Noise injection for robust imitation learning, with Michael Laskey

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks with Michael Laskey, PhD student at UC Berkeley, about a method for robust imitation learning, called DART. Laskey discusses how DART relates to previous imitation...
14 April 2018, by
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Learning Robot Objectives from Physical Human Interaction, with Andrea Bajcsy and Dylan P. Losey

In this interview, Audrow speaks with Andrea Bajcsy and Dylan P. Losey about a method that allows robots to infer a human’s objective through physical interaction. They discuss their approach, the c...
31 March 2018, by
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Embedded Platform for SLAM, with Zhe Zhang

In this episode Abate talks with Zhe Zhang from Perceptin where they are building embedded platforms for robots to do Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) algorithms in real time. Zhe explains...
20 January 2018, by
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ANYmal: A Ruggedized Quadrupedal Robot, with Marco Hutter

In this interview, Audrow Nash interviews Marco Hutter, Assistant Professor for Robotic Systems at ETH Zürich, about a quadrupedal robot designed for autonomous operation in challenging environments,...
11 November 2017, by

Robots won’t steal our jobs if we put workers at center of AI revolution

by Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management and Lee Dyer, Cornell University The technologies driving artificial intelligence are expanding exponentially, leading many technology experts and f...
02 September 2017, by

The need for robotics standards

Last week I was talking to one lead engineer of a Singapore company which is building a benchmarking system for robot solutions. Having seen my presentation at ROSCON2016 about robot benchma...
29 August 2017, by







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