Brad Hayes on how why collaboration may at times be preferable to full autonomy and automation and how human naration can be used to help robots learn from demonstration.
Nicholas Roy, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, talks about the Quest for Intelligence initiative and his research in robust robotics.
Rand Voorhies discusses inVia Robotics' mission to make warehouses smarter with mobile robots.
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, ‘Hadrian X’. Three years after his first interview, we catch up with Pivac to see how FBR has expanded its operation and chat about …
Zhuoran Zhang on robotic manipulators and computer vision techniques to assist artificial insemination
Brian Gerkey on a set of software libraries and tools for building robot application and on a 3D robotics simulator
Michal Luria discusses her research into medieval robots and cathartic objects for emotional release.
Several companies speak on their technology for autonomously picking and placing objects.
Bilge Mutlu on the design space, the evaluation space, and how features are used within a context for human-robot interaction.
Dr. Milind Tambe on the use of security games to combat the poaching of wildlife.
Aleksandr Kapitonov on integrating robots and cyber-physical systems into the economy via Ethereum blockchain.
Bernt Børnich on Eve, including it's motors, direct force control, and how they plan to work with researchers.
Dr. Hae Won Park on educational robots for children, and how they can be personalized for long-term use.
Dylan Glas on ERICA's design, the uncanny valley, and on research studies that ERICA's been involved in.
Ian Bernstein on the design and features of a small mobile robot designed for developers.
Dor Skuler on how the robot infers context and changes its behavior accordingly, and how its behavior is adapted over time.
Yariv Bash discusses Flytrex's implementation of a drone delivery system used for on demand local deliveries.
Amy Loutfi on how semantics representations can be used to help robots reason about the world.
Jaime Fernández Fisac on learning how to control robots while keeping them from hurting themselves or others.