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Three very different startups vie for “Robohub Choice”

Three very different robotics startups have been battling it out over the last week to win the “Robohub Choice” award in our annual startup competition. One was social, one was medical and one was agricultural! Also, one was from the UK, one was from the Ukraine and one was from Canada. ...

Reading a neural network's mind

Technique illuminates the inner workings of artificial-intelligence systems that process language.

#249: ICRA 2017 Company Showcase, with Howard Michel, Li Bingbing, Xianbao Chen and Lester Teh Chee Onn

Robots for education, painting tall buildings, machining large parts, and environmental monitoring.

#249: ICRA 2017 Company Showcase, with Li Bingbing, Xianbao Chen, Howard Michel and Lester Teh Chee Onn

Robots for painting tall buildings, machining large parts, education, and environmental monitoring.

Robohub Podcast is on Patreon!

Robohub Podcast has launched a campaign on Patreon! If you don't know, Robohub Podcast is a biweekly podcast about robotics. Our goal is to explore global robotics through interviews with experts, both in academia and industry. In our interviews, we discuss technical topics , entrepreneurship , ...

FaSTrack: Ensuring safe real-time navigation of dynamic systems

The Problem: Fast and Safe Motion Planning Real time autonomous motion planning and navigation is hard, especially when we care about safety. This becomes even more difficult when we have systems with complicated dynamics, external disturbances (li...

Artificial muscles give soft robots superpowers

By Lindsay Brownell Soft robotics has made leaps and bounds over the last decade as researchers around the world have experimented with different materials and designs to allow once rigid, jerky machines to bend and flex in ways that mimic and can interact more naturally with living organisms. ...

The stories we tell about technology: AI Narratives

Technology narratives The nature, promise and risks of new technologies enter into our shared thinking through narrative - explicit or...

So where are the jobs?

Dan Burstein, reporter, novelist and successful venture capitalist, declared Wednesday night at RobotLab's winter forum on Autonomous Transportation & SmartCities that within one hundred years the majority of jobs in the USA could disappear, transferring the mantle...

Warner Brothers and Intel experiment with in-robocar entertainment. Is that a good idea?

Topic:RobocarsIntel and Warner made a splash at the LA Auto Show announcing how Warner will develop entertainment for viewing while riding in robotaxis. It's not just movies to watch, their hope is to produce something more like an amusement pa...

Videos from the International Conference on Robot Learning

The first International Conference on Robot Learning happened mid-November in Mountain View, California. You can now watch all the videos online, including talks by J. Andrew Bagnell , Rodney Brooks , Anca Dragan , Yann LeCun and Stefanie Tellex . We'll also be posting Robohub Podcast interviews ...

November fundings, acquisitions and IPOs

Twenty-two different startups were funded in November cumulatively raising $782 million, down a bit from the $862 million in October. The big $400 million funding for UBTech and the $55 million for TuSimple were the only two fundings over $50 million a...