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Robolution Capital is Bruno Bonnell

Robolution Capital is Bruno Bonnell

If Robulution Capital printed its own currency, Bruno Bonnell?s likeness would probably appear on every note, which would be a good thing: a well-deserved tip-of-the-hat gesture to a powerhouse of French robotics who makes things happen, which is to say...

The Promise and Pitfalls of Open Source in Robotics

The Promise and Pitfalls of Open Source in Robotics

Open source technologies provide a low barrier to entry and foster communities of contributors accelerating advancements, but developers need to pay close attention to licensing nuances and weigh commercial trade-offs.

Robotic Telepresence — Be There or Be Square

Anyone who’s watched the TV show Undercover Boss knows that heads of large companies can glean a lot by masquerading as one of the workers they manage. But robotic telepresence could be a more straightforward and open way of staying...

Willow Garage Puts Stake in Ground for Universal ROS

Willow Garage’s Robot Operating System (ROS) is designed to reduce redundant developer work on newly built robot platforms, and as a software framework, is loosely compared to Microsoft Windows. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company provides the software under a free,...