232 #232: Kickstart Accelerator, with Roland Siegwart and Matthias Hüni April 17, 2017
Roland Siegwart and Matthias Hüni on a Swiss Startup Accelerator.
231 #231: CUBE Tech Fair, with Torsten Oelke April 2, 2017
Torsten Oelke on a start-up competition.
230 #230: bots_alive, with Bradley Knox March 18, 2017
Bradley Knox on using machine learning to give a robot character.
229 #229: IASP 2016: Skolkovo, Waterproof Drones, and Underwater Vehicles, with Albert Efimov, Anastasia Uryasheva and Borris Rozman March 5, 2017
Russian innovation clusters, waterproof drones, and underwater vehicles.
227 #227: RoboUniverse 2016: Agricultural Robotics, with Dan Harburg and Matthew Borzage Feb. 4, 2017
Speakers from RoboUniverse San Diego discuss tactile sensing and soft grippers in Agricultural Robotics.
226 #226: Toru Robots, with Dr. Moritz Tenorth Jan. 21, 2017
In this episode, Ron Vanderkley spoke to Dr Moritz Tenorth, head of software development at Magazino, a Munich-based startup developing mobile pick-and- place robots for item-specific logistics. They discussed his work on the Toru robot and what it means to the warehouse industry today and in the future.
225 #225: A Wearable Robotic Extra-Finger for Grasp Compensation, with Domenico Prattichizzo Jan. 7, 2017
Domenico Prattichizzo on a robotic finger for those with partial paralysis.
224 #224: Speech-Controlled Wheelchair, with Vladimir Stanovov Dec. 23, 2016
Vladimir Stanovov discusses a wheelchair made for quadriplegic people.
222 #222: 100/100 Computer Vision Challenge, with Dieter Fox Nov. 26, 2016
Towards understanding 100% of the pixels in an image 100% of the time with Dieter Fox.
221 #221: Ori Systems: Robotic Furniture, with Hasier Larrea Nov. 12, 2016
Hasier Larrea speaks about robotics to transform personal spaces.
220 #220: Teach Xemo to Move, with Jeff Sprenger Oct. 31, 2016
In this episode, Abate De Mey interviews Jeff Sprenger, founder of the startup Xemory in Vermont, USA. At Xemory they are developing a robot simulation game called Xemo, where players learn to animate virtual robots. This game tackles the common challenge of roboticists to develop lifelike motions for their physical …
219 #219: ICRA 2016: Landmine Detection Challenge, with Edson Prestes Oct. 16, 2016
Edson Prestes on organizing a competition to find landmines.
218 #218: RSS 2016 Posters, with Gangyuan Jing, Rico Jonschkowski, Matthew Gombolay and Dorsa Sadigh Oct. 3, 2016
Modular robotics, last year’s Amazon picking challenge, software to help nurses coordinate, and autonomous cars at RSS.
217 #217: LunaRoo, with Jürgen Leitner Sept. 17, 2016
Jürgen Leitner on a jumping robot to help navigation on the Moon for the Google Lunar XPrize.
216 #216: ExoAtlet: Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation, with Ekaterina Bereziy Sept. 2, 2016
Ekaterina Bereziy on an exoskeleton that can help people with full or partial lower body paralysis go up and down stairs.
215 #215: Human 2.0: Exoskeletons and Orthoses, with Hugh Herr Aug. 20, 2016
Hugh Herr on the amputation of both of his legs below the knee, orthoses and exoskeletons, and the future of bionic technology.
214 #214: Project Ngulia: From Phone to Drone, with Fredrik Gustafsson Aug. 6, 2016
Fredrik Gustafsson on an initiative to reduce poaching in a rhino sanctuary in Ngulia, Kenya.
213 #213: Physics-Based Optimization for Robot Control, with Emo Todorov July 23, 2016
Emo Todorov discusses a method for controlling complex robot behavior.
212 #212: Self-Driving Cars: From Research to Road, with Karl Iagnemma July 9, 2016
Karl Iagnemma speaks about autonomous vehicles in urban environments.
211 #211: ICRA 2016 Exhibition (Part 2 of 2), with Greg Burman, Dave Rollinson, Tony Prescott and Xavier Carpentier June 25, 2016
This is the second of two episodes where Audrow Nash interviews several companies at the International Conference for Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Interviews include iniLabs on a high frequency camera, HEBI robotics on a modular system for constructing robots, Consequential Robotics on a companion robot, and Phoenix Technologies on the …