The CEO of Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development discusses his career around robotics and motion planning algorithms.
The Essential Interview: Brian Carlisle on Early Cobots, Precision Assembly
Precise Automation CEO discusses innovations in small parts assembly, challenges for roboticists.
The Essential Interview: Hod Lipson on Robot Creativity
Merging the world of creativity and imagination with robotics and AI.
The Essential Interview: Howard Chizeck, Olis Robotics
How teleoperation is taking tasks based on distance, danger, and scale.
The Essential Interview: Maja Mataric, USC and Embodied
One of the pioneers in socially assistive robots discusses how all parts of a robot are important for human interaction.
The Essential Interview: Dr. Ken Goldberg, UC Berkeley
Working at the intersection of art, robotics, and social media, Dr. Ken Goldberg shares his thoughts on making robots less clumsy when grabbing objects.
Humans Collaborate on Robotics Policy Issues at We Robot Legal Conference
This year’s event discusses ethics of autonomous vehicles, legality issues around sidewalk delivery robots, and other issues as humans interact with robots.
The Essential Interview: Dr. Aaron Edsinger, Hello Robot Inc.
A proven entrepreneur and innovative robot designer, Aaron Edsinger shares the journey of working in the human-collaborative robots field.
The Essential Interview: Rescue Robots Developer Robin Murphy
Rescue robots can help save lives in the aftermath of disaster, but agencies should know more about their costs and capabilities, says Robin Murphy, founder of Roboticists Without Borders.
The Essential Interview: Vecna Robotics’ Daniel Theobald Talks About Doing Well by Doing Good
Robotics startups can become successful without losing sight of social value, says Vecna Robotics’ Daniel Theobald. He describes his experiences and outlook.
The Essential Interview: Martin Haegele, Head of Robot and Assistive Systems, Fraunhofer Institute
European robotics research institutions are world leaders, and Martin Haegele has spent his career helping industrial and service robot innovations reach commercialization.
Real-World AI Solutions the Focus of Deep Learning for Robotics Summit
Despite the hype, real-world AI solutions are emerging, and a recent summit looked at new techniques and case studies, including a robot for aiding the aging, smart homes, and industrial automation.
The Essential Interview: Exoskeleton Inventor, UPnRIDE Founder Amit Goffer
Exoskeleton entrepreneur Amit Goffer is well-known for his work on the ReWalk system. UPnRIDE, his latest project, is intended to provide full mobility in a standing position.
The Essential Interview: Autonomous Solutions CEO Mel Torrie
In this Essential Interview excerpt, the CEO of Autonomous Solutions discusses his experience working up in robotics, ASI’s unique business model, and challenges facing mobile robots.
The Essential Interview: Humanoid Robot Researcher Dr. Jun Ho Oh
In this Essential Interview, Dr. Jun Ho Oh, director of the Humanoid Research Center at KAIST and co-founder of Rainbow Robotics Co., talks about the challenges of creating a robust humanoid robot and the nascent market for commercial androids.
The Essential Interview: CMU’s Howie Choset on Robotics Collaboration
In the latest Essential Interview excerpt, CMU Professor Howie Choset talks about his research into snake robots, robotics collaboration with other researchers, and commercializing products with students.
The Essential Interview: Cory Kidd, Human-Robot Interaction Pioneer and Catalia Health CEO
Cory Kidd, the CEO of Catalia Health, recently spoke with Industrial Robot’s Joanne Pransky about his interest in healthcare, how he founded two robotics companies, and potential market for Mabu.
The Essential Interview: Gianmarco Veruggio, Telerobotics and ‘Roboethics’ Pioneer
In this Essential Interview excerpt, Gianmarco Veruggio discusses his innovative work on Italian marine robots, how he got into “roboethics,” and what safeguards are needed for military robots.
The Essential Interview: Rob Buckingham, UK Atomic Energy Authority Director
Robotics Ph.D. students should try to start their own businesses, says Rob Buckingham, director of the Remote Applications in Challenging Environments Centre at the UK Atomic Energy Authority.
The Essential Interview: Jacob Rosen, Surgical Robotics Pioneer
Surgical robotics pioneer Jacob Rosen talks about his telesurgery and exoskeleton research and how the FDA approval process affects the medical device market.
The Essential Interview: William ‘Red’ Whittaker, Field Robotics Pioneer and Entrepreneur
William “Red” Whittaker, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and CEO of Astrobotic Technology, discusses why field robotics is fun and his proudest moments working on mobile robots.
The Essential Interview: Melonee Wise, CEO of Fetch Robotics
Melonee Wise, founder of Unbounded Robotics and Fetch Robotics, talks about balancing her experiences in mechanical engineering, programming, and business management.
The Essential Interview: Aldo Zini, President and CEO of Aethon
Healthcare robotics pioneer Aldo Zini explains how Aethon made its robots safer and more capable and his biggest mistake.
The Essential Interview: Steve Cousins, CEO of Savioke
The founder of Savioke, whose Relay is a model of robots as a service in hotels, shares observations about robotics development.
The Essential Interview: Yulun Wang, founder of InTouch Health
Yulun Wang, co-founder of Computer Motion and InTouch Health, explains how he got into surgical robotics, his tech wish list, and the differences between privately held and public companies.