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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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Medieval Automata and Cathartic Objects: Modern Robots Inspired by History, with Michal Luria

In this episode, Lauren Klein interviews Michal Luria, a PhD candidate in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, about research that explores the boundaries of Human-R...
22 July 2019, by
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Safe Robot Learning on Hardware, with Jaime Fernández Fisac

In this interview, Audrow Nash interviews Jaime Fernández Fisac, a PhD student at University of California, Berkeley, working with Professors Shankar Sastry, Claire Tomlin, and Anca Dragan. Fisac is ...
04 February 2019, by
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IROS 2018 Exhibition (Part 3 of 3), with Ryan Gariepy, Lars Grimstad and Péter Fankhauser

In this interview, Audrow Nash interviews Ryan Gariepy, Lars Grimstad, and Péter Fankhauser....
20 January 2019, by
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Socially Assistive Robots, with Maja Matarić

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks with Maja Matarić, a professor at the University of Southern California and the Chief Science Officer of Embodied, about socially assistive robotics. Socially ass...
19 March 2018, by

A language to design control algorithms for robot swarms

Designing and representing control algorithms is challenging in swarm robotics, where the collective swarm performance depends on interactions between robots and with their environment. The currently ...
28 September 2017, by



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CUJO – Smart Firewall for Cybersecurity, with Leon Kuperman

In this episode, MeiXing Dong talks with Leon Kuperman, CTO of CUJO, about cybersecurity threats and how to guard against them. They discuss how CUJO, a smart hardware firewall, helps protect the home...
04 September 2017, by

Robotics and AI celebrated in this year’s MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 list

13 researchers working in robotics and AI made the MIT Technology Review "35 Innovators Under 35" list this year....
17 August 2017, by

New AI algorithm monitors sleep with radio waves

More than 50 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, and diseases including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s can also disrupt sleep. Diagnosing and monitoring these conditions usually requires a...
09 August 2017, by

Smaller, smarter, softer robotic arm for endoscopic surgery

By Leah Burrows, SEAS Communications Flexible endoscopes can snake through narrow passages to treat difficult to reach areas of the body. However, once they arrive at their target, these devices re...
04 August 2017, by

Robot-driven device improves crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy

In the U.S., 3.6 out of 1000 school-aged children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP). Their symptoms include abnormal gait patterns which results in joint degeneration over time. Slow walking spee...
27 July 2017, by

SMART trials self-driving wheelchair at hospital

Singapore and MIT have been at the forefront of autonomous vehicle development. First, there were self-driving golf buggies. Then, an autonomous electric car. Now, leveraging similar technology, MIT a...
26 July 2017, by

Stanford researchers develop a new type of soft, growing robot

By Taylor Kubota, Stanford News Service Imagine rescuers searching for people in the rubble of a collapsed building. Instead of digging through the debris by hand or having dogs sniff for signs of ...
25 July 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...

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

The South Korean Navy conducted shipboard flight tests for the TR-60 tilt-rotor UAV. Source: KARI July 10, 2017 – July 16, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox...

Robohub Digest 06/17: Robots in health and medicine, wheeling and dealing in the world of autonomous vehicles, and lots of new tech in action

A quick, hassle-free way to stay on top of robotics news, our robotics digest is released on the first Monday of every month. Sign up to get it in your inbox....
14 July 2017, by

A robotic doctor is gearing up for action

A robotic doctor that can be controlled hundreds of kilometres away by a human counterpart is gearing up for action. Getting a check-up from a robot may sound like something from a sci-fi film, but sc...
29 June 2017, by

Drones that drive

Being able to both walk and take flight is typical in nature - many birds, insects and other animals can do both. If we could program robots with similar versatility, it would open up many possibiliti...
27 June 2017, by

Shrinking data for surgical training

Laparoscopy is a surgical technique in which a fiber-optic camera is inserted into a patient’s abdominal cavity to provide a video feed that guides the surgeon through a minimally invasive procedure...
21 June 2017, by

2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation: A summary

It was a hectic but interesting week at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Singapore. Here's a brief recap of some of my observations and experiences....
15 June 2017, by

From member to mentor: Life after being a FIRST student

3! 2! 1! Go! Suddenly, robots jerk into motion and zoom across the field to score points, crossing over several types of terrain and shooting balls into high and low goals. Another buzzer sounds, driv...
12 June 2017, by

Teaching ROS quickly to students

Lecturer Steffen Pfiffner of University of Weingarten in Germany is teaching ROS to 26 students at the same time at a very fast pace. His students, all of them within the Master on Computer Science of...
09 June 2017, by

ICRA 2017 in Singapore: Recap

ICRA, the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, is an annual academic conference covering advances in robotics. It is one of the premier conferences in its field. This year, I was ...
08 June 2017, by

VENTURER driverless car project publishes results of first trials

VENTURER is the first Connected and Autonomous Vehicle project to start in the UK. The results of VENTURER preliminary trials show that the handover process is a safety critical issue in the developme...
05 June 2017, by

Xponential 2017 in images

The Xponential 2017 national conference was held May 8-11 by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The even...

2017 Robot Art Competition winners announced

A record number of teams submitted beautiful robot-created artwork for the second year of this 5-year worldwide competition. In total, there were 38 teams from 10 countries who submitted 200 differen...
19 May 2017, by

The Force was strong in this robot competition

Thursday night, dozens of robots designed and built by undergraduates in a mechanical engineering class endured hours of intense, boisterous, and often jubilant competition as they scrambled to rack u...
18 May 2017, by

Dr Nathan Griffiths: Driverless cars? How the road to the future will be driven by machine learning

Over the past few weeks, we’ve blogged about how machine learning is transforming research, nuclear decommissioning, and astronomy. Building on our “Ask the Experts” panel discussion on driverle...
01 May 2017, by and
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Geometric Methods in Computer Vision, with Kostas Daniilidis

Transcript Below. In this episode, Jack Rasiel speaks with Kostas Daniilidis, Professor of Computer and Information at the University of Pennsylvania, about new developments in computer vision and ...
30 April 2017, by

Want to build a Moon base? Easy, just print it

Planetary Resources, a company hoping to make asteroid mining into a trillion dollar industry, earlier this year unveiled the world’s first 3D printed object made from bits of an asteroid. 3D pri...
21 April 2017, by







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