17 episodes

Join Steve Crowe and Eugene Demaitre every Wednesday for discussions with leading roboticists, innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community.

The Robot Report Podcast The Robot Report Podcast

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Join Steve Crowe and Eugene Demaitre every Wednesday for discussions with leading roboticists, innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community.

    Sarcos’ Ben Wolff, Uber ATG low on fuel, ROS on Spot

    Sarcos’ Ben Wolff, Uber ATG low on fuel, ROS on Spot

    Sarcos Robotics' Ben Wolff joins us to discuss the challenges and opportunities of full-body exoskeletons. We talk about Uber's self-driving car division reportedly being low on cash. And Clearpath Robotics' Dave Niewinski is back to chat about developing ROS support for Boston Dynamics' Spot quadruped.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Black in Robotics’ Ayanna Howard, Monroe Kennedy III on diversity & inclusion

    Black in Robotics’ Ayanna Howard, Monroe Kennedy III on diversity & inclusion

    Ayanna Howard and Monroe Kennedy III, academic co-leads of Black in Robotics, discuss diversity and inclusion issues in the robotics industry. They share their personal journeys, challenges they overcame, and what can be done to level the playing field for minorities in robotics and engineering fields.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Vecna’s Daniel Theobald, August robot deals, SoftBank’s Brady Watkins

    Vecna’s Daniel Theobald, August robot deals, SoftBank’s Brady Watkins

    Daniel Theobald, founder & CEO of Vecna Robotics and a founder of MassRobotics, joins us to talk about his passion for agriculture and the state of autonomous mobile robots. We also recap robotics investments and acquisitions from August 2020 and check in with Brady Watkins, Senior VP & GM at SoftBank Robotics America.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Robotics investment trends with Oliver Mitchell; are Amazon drone deliveries coming?

    Robotics investment trends with Oliver Mitchell; are Amazon drone deliveries coming?

    Oliver Mitchell, venture partner at ff Venture Capital, talks all things robotics investments. We discuss current robotics trends, how startups can deal with COVID-19, the autonomous vehicle bubble and more. And are Amazon delivery drones finally coming to the US? We discuss the impact of Amazon's recent FAA approval.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Waypoint Robotics’ Jason Walker on mobile robots; Thomas Visti’s next chapter

    Waypoint Robotics’ Jason Walker on mobile robots; Thomas Visti’s next chapter

    We talk about all things mobile robots with Jason Walker, CEO & Co-founder of Waypoint Robotics. He discusses his affinity for ROS, how his experience as a racecar engineer prepared him for robotics, and why mobile manipulation is a trend to watch. We also catch up with Thomas Visti, who recently stepped down as CEO of Mobile Industrial Robots, to learn about his next chapter helping Danish entrepreneurs.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Qualcomm’s Dev Singh on 5G, edge robotics; do delivery robots make economic sense?

    Qualcomm’s Dev Singh on 5G, edge robotics; do delivery robots make economic sense?

    We talk to Qualcomm's Dev Singh about the affects 5G and edge computing are having on robotics. We also touch upon Qualcomm's involvement in NASA's Mars 2020 Mission. Gene and Steve recap the latest news and robotics investments trends and talk about the economics of delivery robots with Kiwibot's David Rodriguez.

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Biased Robot Fan ,

Soooo Good

I’m biased but these guys bring real thought leaders and have very timely conversations

PRmomto4 ,

These two know their stuff!

If you're into robotics and automation, you'll love this podcast. I represent one of the guests on episode 9, and she too was impressed with their knowledge of the industry and how expertly they lead the conversation to help keep her and the audience fully engaged throughout!

DaniCaliforniaLondon ,

Excellent mix of industry news, trends, topics and guests

Informative, expert and fun podcast. I’m an avid podcast consumer and this series has kept me engaged and educated on the fascinating world of robots. Keep up the great work!

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