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#329: Robots-as-a-Service, with Afshin Doust

Image credit: Techcouver Robohub Podcast · Robots-as-a-Service In this episode, Lilly interviews Afshin Doust, CEO of Advanced Intelligent Systems. Doust explains the company’s modular, robots-as-a-service subscription business model. They discuss robotic solutions for the agricultural industry, disinfecting robots to combat COVID19, and other exciting new developments at AIS. Afshin Doust Afshin Doust is the Chief …

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Introducing Eliza Kosoy; E-liza Dolls

Eliza Kosoy is a Ph.D Student at UC Berkeley. She studied mathematics in college and then worked for Prof. Joshua Tenenbaum at MIT in his computational cognitive science lab. She then started on a Ph.D at UC Berkeley working with Professor Alison Gopnik in 2018. She is most proud of receiving funding and winning an …

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#328: Inside Cybathlon, with Anni Kern

Robohub Podcast · Inside Cybathlon Kate speaks with Anni Kern, Head of Communication, strategy, and teams at Cybathlon for over four years. She describes the motivation and concepts for the Cybathlon organizations to develop a common platform to remove barriers between people with disabilities, technology developers, and the public. Anni also describes the specifics of …

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RoMi-H: Bringing robot traffic control to healthcare

Imagine for a moment that a road is used only for a single car and driver. Everything is smooth and wonderful. Then you wake up from that utopian dream and remember that our road networks have multiple cars of varying sizes, from different manufacturers, each with a driver with unique behaviors behind the wheel. We …

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Centralized vs Decentralized Palletizing: What's the Difference?

You’ve got a final-stage packing task that you want to automate. A robot seems like the best option, but you’re not sure what approach you should use. Should you go with centralized or decentralized palletizing? What do these terms even mean? Palletizing is a perfect task for a robot. It is boring, repetitive work and …

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Soft robots for ocean exploration and offshore operations: A perspective

Most of the ocean is unknown. Yet we know that the most challenging environments on the planet reside in it. Understanding the ocean in its totality is a key component for the sustainable development of human activities and for the mitigation of climate change, as proclaimed by the United Nations. We are glad to share …

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Women in Robotics Update: Andra Keay, Nguyen Sao Mai and Selin Alara Örnek

Here’s a Women in Robotics Spotlight, where we share stories from women who are working on all sorts of interesting projects who haven’t yet been featured in our Annual Showcase. We hope these stories provide inspiration to everyone to join us working in the field of robotics. And if you’re a woman working in robotics, …

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Robotic swarm swims like a school of fish

Bluebots are fish-shaped robots that can coordinate their movements in three dimensions underwater, rather than the two dimensions previously achieved by Kilobots. Credit: Harvard SEAS By Leah Burrows / SEAS Communications Schools of fish exhibit complex, synchronized behaviors that help them find food, migrate, and evade predators. No one fish or sub-group of fish coordinates …

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