Cowen’s Peter Finn on the state of investment into the robotics industry and the impact of inflation, higher interest rates, and other issues.
Amazon to acquire iRobot; Robotics at DHL with Sally Miller
We discuss the Amazon / iRobot acquisition news and learn how DHL deploys robots in its North American warehouses.
Jenga robot creator reviews flaws of chess-playing robot
Nima Fazeli is an assistant professor of robotics at the University of Michigan and director of its Manipulation and Machine Intelligence Lab. He also created a famous Jenga-playing robot while at MIT.
How Labrador Systems developed its assistive robots
On The Robot Report Podcast, Mike Dooley discusses the technical and business challenges of developing Labrador Systems’ assistive robots.
Brian Gerkey on the success of Open Robotics and ROS
This week, we talk to Brian Gerkey the co-founder and CEO of Open Robotics about ROS and open source software.
Anders Beck introduces the UR20; California bans autonomous tractors
This week, we talk to Universal Robots VP of strategy Anders Beck about the features of the new UR20 Cobot.
Niels Jul Jacobsen, CEO, Capra Robotics
Niels Jul Jacobsen, CEO of Danish startup Capra Robotics, joins the show to discuss the company’s innovative mobile robotics platform. He also shares lessons learned from scaling and selling Mobile Industrial Robots, an AMR developer he founded in 2013.
Jeremiah Robison from Cionic creates bionic clothing to help patients walk better
This week, we talk to Cionic CEO and Co-founder Jeremiah Robison about the development and technology behind bionic clothing that improves the mobility of stroke and cerebral palsy patients.
Scythe Robotics CEO Jack Morrison discusses autonomous mowing
This week, we talk to Scythe Robotics CEO and Co-founder Jack Morrison about the market for commercial autonomous mowers and the business of RaaS.
RGo Robotics helps mobile robots perceive the world around them
This week, we talk to RGo Robotics CEO and Cofounder Amir Bousani about the needs for robotic perception, especially in mobile robots.
Robotics Summit & Expo 2022 Recap
We recap the Robotics Summit & Expo, which brought together a who’s who of industry leaders to learn about new enabling technology, products and services driving innovation in the robotics industry.
Agility Robotics gets a boost from Amazon; The US Alliance of Robotics Clusters is born
Listen to Steve and Mike interview Agility Robotics co-founder and CEO, Damion Shelton. They also discuss the new US Alliance of Robotics Clusters.
A Review of the 2022 RBR50 Innovation Awards
Listen to Steve, Mike and Dan discuss some of the best innovations from this year’s RBR50.
Willy Pell from Blue River Technology brings AI to the farm
Listen to how Blue River Technology brought autonomy to John Deere tractors and are using machine learning to continually improve the operations.
MODEX Recap; family-owned business turns to cobots for help
MODEX recap and a discussion with automation end-user Brian Tu from DCL Logistics about the effective deployment of cobots.
Black-i Robotics launches mobile heavy lift robot arm
Brian Hart, CEO of Black-i Robotics, discusses the development of a new autonomous heavy lift robot arm designed to be deployed on top of a mobile robot.
Mark Messina on the future of warehouse automation
Mark Messina, CEO Americas Addverb Technologies, discusses the warehouse automation market in the Americas and the breadth of solutions from Addverb.
Cruise’s VP of robotics on SF robotaxi operations
Rashed Haq, VP of Robotics at Cruise, talks about how to train, optimize and implement AI-based algorithms for the control of autonomous vehicles.
OTTO Motors future in automotive; Mars Perseverance anniversary
Matt Rendall, CEO of OTTO Motors, discusses the future of material handling in automotive and the importance of simulation for AMRs.
Savioke Relay+ rides the elevator; World Ag Expo Robotics
Steve Cousins, founder and CEO of Savioke, discusses the new Relay+ robot and how it innovates the implementation of a service robot with an elevator.
Open-source visualization and debugging for robotics
Adrian Macneil, co-founder and CEO of Foxglove, discusses the company’s spin-out from autonomous driving company Cruise, how its solutions differ from RViz, challenges of robotics development and the keys to running his startup.
Apex.AI discusses autonomous vehicle OS; nearly $1B in funding announcements
In this episode of the podcast, Steve and Mike review recent funding news and interview the leadership at Apex.AI