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Robots: Sphero

In today's episode we speak with Ian Bernstein about the hugely successful Sphero robot and the company he co-founded, Orbotix.

Syndicated 2012-12-14 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: The Wambots Team

In today’s episode, we speak with Thomas Bräunl and Calum Meiklejohn from the University of Western Australia about the MAGIC 2010 Challenge and the Wambot team.

Syndicated 2012-11-30 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Digital Cultures

In today's episode we speak with Chris Chesher about how he views the emergence of robotics in every-day life.

Syndicated 2012-11-16 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Grishin Robotics

In today's episode we speak with Dmitry Grishin about Grishin Robotics, his global investment company dedicated to helping robotics startups distribute new products to the mass market.

Syndicated 2012-11-02 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Space Business

In today’s episode we speak with Stephen Gorevan from Honeybee Robotics about how he and Chris Chapman started the company and how his childhood dream of working for NASA got them into space robotics. The interview, which was recorded before the landing of Curiosity on Mars, gives us all the details about the equipment they built for the Mars Science Laboratory, including the Sample Manipulation System (SMS) and the Dust Removal Tool (DRT) which will enable the mission to explore and analyze the Martian environment. We also hear about their latest developments in small scale satellites called Cubesats.

Syndicated 2012-10-19 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Rethink Robotics

In today's episode we speak with Rodney Brooks at the offices of Rethink Robotics about their first product Baxter, his ambition to revolutionize manufacturing and latest tips for young entrepreneurs.

Syndicated 2012-10-05 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: BEAM Robotics

In today's episode we speak with Mark Tilden, about the history before WowWee's RoboSapien and FemiSapien and about his belief that bottom up BEAM robotics (which stands for Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, and Mechanics) is essential in creating low cost, competent, robust and flexible robots.

Syndicated 2012-09-21 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Future Cities

In today’s episode we speak with Matthias Kohler, faculty at ETHZ and renowned architect, about his work in robotic architecture at the Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) which is part of the Singapore-ETH Centre for Global Environmental Sustainability (SEC) in Singapore.

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

Robots: Robotics Festival

In today's episode we speak with Francesco Mondada, organizer of the Robotics Festival at EPFL that gathers over 15'000 visitors for hands-on workshops and demonstrations. We also walk you through the many exhibits showcasing multi-robot systems, flying robots, rehabilitation robots and robotic salamanders.

Syndicated 2012-08-24 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

Robots: Field Robotics

In this episode, we talk to Salah Sukkarieh, Director of Research and Innovation at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR). He gives us an overview of the centre's past and present projects, many addressing the special conditions robotics faces in Australia.

Syndicated 2012-08-10 07:00:00 from Robots - The Podcast for News and Views on Robotics

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