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Robots: Launching Startups

Today we talk with Andra Keay, founder of Robot Launch Pad which is a robotics startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley, about latest events, lean startup methodology, funding, and gender.

Syndicated 2012-07-13 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Knowledge Engineering

In this episode we talk to Mary-Anne Williams, knowledge engineer and roboticist from the University of Technology-Sydney about robot soccer, the PR2 and robotic social networks.

Syndicated 2012-06-29 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Swiss Robotics

In this episode we talk to Dario Floreano, director of the Swiss National Center of Competence for Research (NCCR) in robotics that gathers leading experts in the field working at Swiss institutions. The center aims to develop human­-oriented robots that assist people in their daily lives and improve their quality of life. He tells us about the role of Swiss Robotics in the world, how to manage a large research center, the importance of education and their cross-disciplinary and translational work. Finally, he tells us about the latest developments in aerial robotics from the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems that he directs.

Syndicated 2012-06-15 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Robotic fishes and mannequins

In today's episode we talk to Maarja Kruusmaa about robotic fishes and the robotic mannequin they are developing at Fits.me, alongside with Diana Saarva, the COO of Fits.me.

Syndicated 2012-06-01 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: The Future of robot companions

In this episode, Paolo Dario talks about the future of robotic companions, where convergence between different fields of science and interdisciplinary teams become increasingly important.

Syndicated 2012-05-18 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Robopocalypse

In this episode we talk to New York Times best selling author Daniel H. Wilson about one of his latest books, Robopocalypse.

Syndicated 2012-05-04 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Bringing them to Market

Following up on Episode 99, this episode features Steven Cousins and Roland Siegwart, whom we had the pleasure to meet at the SCHUNK Expert Days, organized by SCHUNK GmbH this spring. Our interviews bring to surface the dynamic interplay of academia and industry - we talk about the transition from the research lab to the market. Listen in and find out which robotic applications are bound to make great breakthroughs soon!

Syndicated 2012-04-20 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: History and Outlook

In today's episode we speak with two of the founding fathers of robotics, George Bekey and Rodney Brooks about the last 50 years of robotics, the ongoing robot revolution and future prospects.

Syndicated 2012-04-06 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics » Podcast

Robots: Dynamic Systems

To celebrate our 100th episode, we welcome Raffaello D'Andrea, Professor at ETHZ and co-founder of Kiva Systems. He gives us his first impressions after the acquisition of Kiva by Amazon and presents his work in dynamic systems.

Syndicated 2012-03-23 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics » Podcast

Robots: Dexterous Manipulators and Morphogenesis

This episode features two of the key speakers from this year's SCHUNK Expert Days, Bruno Siciliano and Rolf Pfeifer. We took advantage of the stimulating conference atmosphere to ask them more about dexterous manipulators and morphogenesis.

Syndicated 2012-03-09 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics » Podcast

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