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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

Robots: Self-Organizing Systems

In today's episode we focus on self-organizing systems in modular and swarm robotics with Radhika Nagpal, director of the Self-Organized Systems Research Group at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard.

Syndicated 2012-02-24 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics » Podcast

Robots: Senseable Robots

In today's episode we look at some of the work done by the Senseable City Lab. We'll be talking to Carlo Ratti, the director of the lab, about two of their many projects - namely Flyfire and Seaswarm.

Syndicated 2012-02-10 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics » Podcast

Robots: Advances in Bipedal Locomotion

In this episode we talk to Subramanian Ramamoorthy from the University of Edinburgh about the recent progress in walking robotics. We then speak with Felipe Brandão Cavalcanti who is an Electrical Engineering student working on stability and gait generation for humanoids at the University of Brasilia.

Syndicated 2012-01-27 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics » Podcast

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