Meet Jing Xiao: WPI’s New Director of Robotics

In January 2018, Jing Xiao will become the new director of the Robotics Engineering Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Currently the UNC Charlotte site director for the Center on Robots and Sensors for the Human Well-being, Xiao has been conducting critical research in haptics and real-time adaptive motion planning. Meet Jing Xiao: WPI’s New Director … [Read more…]

RoboBusiness VC Office Hours Connects Startups & Investors

Register your robotics startup for RoboBusiness VC Office Hours to connect with investors from ABB Tech Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Autonomy Ventures, DFJ, Grishin Robotics, Lemnos Labs, Moment Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund and Tsing Capital. RoboBusiness VC Office Hours Connects Startups & Investors

TUS Nordics: Unmanned Systems Experts to Convene in Denmark

With over 100 participants, topping 750 high-quality visitors and a lineup of international speakers, TUS Nordics promises to be the exciting fifth edition for the entire unmanned systems industry. It will cover the full spectrum of civilian and commercial use of unmanned systems. TUS Nordics: Unmanned Systems Experts to Convene in Denmark

Melonee Wise to Deliver RoboBusiness Closing Keynote

Melonee Wise, CEO of RBR50 company Fetch Robotics, will deliver the closing keynote at RoboBusiness 2017. Her keynote, “The Future of Intelligent Automation,” will reflect on the lessons learned from RoboBusiness and how AI and robotics will continue to evolve and re-shape industry and society. Melonee Wise to Deliver RoboBusiness Closing Keynote

RoboBusiness Speaker: ‘Automate or Die’

RoboBusiness speaker Daniel Theobald, co-founder and chief innovation officer of Vecna, says until recently, large-scale use of mobile robotics in industry was still aspirational. But now, given increasing consumer expectations and global competition, “automate or die” is becoming an accepted idea in business. RoboBusiness Speaker: ‘Automate or Die’

Disney’s Martin Buehler to Deliver RoboBusiness Opening Keynote

Dr. Martin Buehler, Executive R&D Imagineer with Walt Disney Imagineering, will deliver the opening keynote at RoboBusiness 2017. Buehler will share how Disney has enhanced robotic characters to create deeper and more meaningful connections with Disney theme park guests. Disney’s Martin Buehler to Deliver RoboBusiness Opening Keynote