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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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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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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

ROBOTT-NET pilot project: Cobots for safe and cheap assembly of frequency converters

At Danfoss in Gråsten, the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) is testing, as part of a pilot project in the European robot network ROBOTT-NET, several robot technologies: Manipulation using force s...
07 December 2019, 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

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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Hyundai’s Exoskeletons, with Sangin Park

In this interview, Audrow Nash speaks with Sangin Park, Senior Research Engineer at Hyundai, about exoskeletons. Park describes three exoskeleton prototypes: one for helping workers reduce back pain, ...
14 May 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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ICRA 2017 Company Showcase, with Howard Michel, Li Bingbing, Xianbao Chen and Lester Teh Chee Onn

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews several companies at the International Conference for Robotics and Automation (ICRA). ICRA is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s biggest conference an...
10 December 2017, by

Robots on the Rise

NEDO, Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, is a regular funder of robotic technology, has an office in Silicon Valley, and participates in various regional events t...
20 October 2017, by

Global robot growth causing shortages in critical components

Two reputable research resources are reporting that the robotics industry is growing more rapidly than expected. BCG (Boston Consulting Group) is conservatively projecting that the market will reach $...
03 October 2017, by

Industrial robots in China up, up and away!

China has rapidly become a global leader in robotics and automation. 2016 annual sales of industrial robots reached the highest level ever for any single country: 87,000 units (up 27% from 2015) and C...
30 August 2017, by

The agricultural labor conundrum

Instead of worrying so much about robots taking away jobs, maybe we should worry more about wages being too low for robots to even get a chance. Seasonal labor for harvesting agricultural products, p...
09 August 2017, by

The Drone Center’s Weekly Roundup: 7/24/17

July 17, 2017 – July 23, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan is reported...

Robots to the rescue!

This article was first published on the IEC e-tech website. Rapid advances in technology are revolutionizing the roles of aerial, terrestrial and maritime robotic systems in disaster relief, search...
19 July 2017, by

Can we test robocars the way we tested regular cars?

I’ve written a few times that perhaps the biggest unsolved problem in robocars is how to know we have made them safe enough. While most people think of that in terms of government certification, the...
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Locus Robotics, with Rick Faulk

In this episode, Abate De Mey speaks with Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics, about warehouse automation with collaborative robots. At Locus Robotics, they increase the productivity of workers in e-com...
28 May 2017, by

Cooperative payload transportation with UAVs

Delivery robots are touted as gaining widespread popularity in the near future. Wheeled models could be suitable for urban areas, while UAVs have great potential in accessing difficult areas and carr...
27 April 2017, by

The changing landscape of mobility at the Automate and ProMat trade shows

America's retailers are closing stores faster than ever while demand for warehouse workers by online retailers is higher than ever. Retailers and logistics companies have been opening facilities at...
20 April 2017, by

Collaborative robotics at the Automate and ProMat trade shows

Six to ten years ago, exhibitors at Automate were promoting bin-picking in many, many booths. Bin picking wasn't mentioned this year because it is an available option these days. For the last six ye...
19 April 2017, by

Engineering highly adaptable robots requires new tools for new rules

Northwestern University mechanical engineering professor Todd Murphey and his team are engineering robots that one might say could make robotic assistance as seamless as "humanly" possible. With suppo...

Split-second decisions: Navigating the fine line between man and machine

Today’s self-driving car isn’t exactly autonomous – the driver has to be able to take over in a pinch, and therein lies the roadblock researchers are trying to overcome. Automated cars are hurtl...
13 March 2017, by

Legal artificial intelligence: Can it stand up in a court of law?

In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly mentions what has become known as the “10,000-hour rule”, which states that to become world-class in any field you must devote 10,000 hours of “...
21 February 2017, by

NAIST OpenHand M2S released

The NAIST OpenHand M2S was developed by a team of students as part of the school’s annual CICP project (read the blog post about it here), in which students can propose and organize their own resear...
16 February 2017, by

5 global problems that AI could help us solve

There’s a great deal of concern over artificial intelligence; what it means for our jobs, whether robots will one day replace us in the workplace, whether it will one day lead to robot wars. But cur...
10 February 2017, by

How will farmers and robots work together?

Let's assume, for a moment, that the vision I've laid out in this blog is ridiculously successful, and, over the next few decades, robotic devices take over all aspects of tending land and crops and h...
03 February 2017, by

Customer story: Deployable, autonomous vibration control of bridges using Husky UGV

Sriram Narasimhan’s research team are shaking things up in the Civil Engineering Structures Lab at the University of Waterloo. The research, which is led by Ph.D Candidate Kevin Goorts, is developin...
05 January 2017, by

Automation should complement professional expertise, not replace it

Will your next doctor be an app? A cost-cutting NHS wants more patients to act as “self-carers,” with some technologized assistance. A series of flowcharts and phone trees might tell parents whose...
19 October 2016, by

Chinese Midea makes $2.5 billion bid for up to 49% of KUKA

In China’s relentless state-stimulated quest to grow their robotics industry, Midea Group, a Chinese appliance manufacturer which already owns 13.5% of KUKA’s shares, has offered to buy up to 49...
19 May 2016, by

China’s growing robot industry turns to acquisitions

Paslin, a Michigan integrator of welding robots, automation systems, and tooling, was acquired by Wanfeng Technology Group for an undisclosed amount (but reported as $302 million i...
25 April 2016, by







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