Video Friday: Waffle Robots, Laser vs. Drone, and TurtleBot Tutorials

IEEE Spectrum Robotics

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!):


Video Friday: Kuka's Home Robot, Nao Upgrade, and Bionic Cuttlefish

IEEE Spectrum Robotics

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!): Let us know if you have suggestions for next week, and enjoy today's videos. Kuka, who has a near monopoly on industrial robots that are painted orange, is now getting into consumer robots. Our i-do concept study, that we presented at Hannover Fair 2018, goes a considerable step further, however.


Video Friday: Andy Rubin on Robotics, Dynamic Exoskeleton, and Two Robot Heads

IEEE Spectrum Robotics

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!): Let us know if you have suggestions for next week, and enjoy today's videos. Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert returns to TechCrunch Sessions Robotics and doesn't disappoint, talking about the Google acquisition, Masayoshi Son's 300-year technology investment plan, and SpotMini's "butt-cam." Playground founder and CEO Andy Rubin was also a guest at TC Sessions Robotics.


Video Friday: Roboy, AI Ethics, and Big Clapper

IEEE Spectrum Robotics

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!): Let us know if you have suggestions for next week, and enjoy today's videos. We wrote about HAMR back in February, and it's now grown some cute lil' footpads that allow it to walk on water, and also sink (on purpose). In nature, cockroaches can survive underwater for up to 30 minutes.


Video Friday: Robot Playdate, Big Drone, and Self-Driving Car in Snow

IEEE Spectrum Robotics

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!): Let us know if you have suggestions for next week, and enjoy today's videos. Agility Robotics had a good week. Cassie had a meet-and-greet with a four-legged friend during one of our visits to Playground.