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Missy Cummings: Self-Driving Cars Need to Happen
By RT Staff · 1 July, 2016 • The head of Duke University's robotics program weighs in on whether self-driving cars will overcome a fatal accident, the irresponsibility of Tesla's Autopilot system, and when she'll be ready to adopt an autonomous vehicle.
Podcast: Creating More Human-Like Robots
By Steve Crowe · 3 June, 2016 • To achieve human-like qualities, robots need to have fine motor control of limbs and end effectors. Mark Donovan of ams AG joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss how magnetic position sensors can help.
How NVIDIA’s Jetson TX1 is Making Robots Smarter
By Steve Crowe · 29 March, 2016 • Jesse Clayton, NVIDIA's product manager of autonomous machines, joined the Robotics Trends Show to discuss why robots need to be smarter, the challenges involved in doing that, and how the Jetson TX1 can help.
Nao Robot Won’t be a Hotel Concierge for Long
By Steve Crowe · 11 March, 2016 • Steve Carlin, Aldebaran's VP of marketing and business development for the Americas, joined the Robotics Trends Show to discuss all-things Connie, but he also talked about why Pepper should ultimately replace Nao as the robot concierge of choice.
MakerGirl 3D Printing Workshops Inspire Future Female STEM Leaders
By Steve Crowe · 4 March, 2016 • MakerGirl introduces young girls to STEM through interactive 3D printing workshops where the girls brainstorm, design and print their own projects.
Tertill Weeding Robot Wants to be the Roomba of Gardens
By Steve Crowe · 26 February, 2016 • Franklin Robotics joins the Robotics Trends Show to discuss its Tertill weeding robot, a solar-powered, autonomous weed killer.
Drone Registration Deadline Arrives Amid Confusion, Controversy
By RT Staff · 18 February, 2016 • Steve Hogan stops by the Robotics Trends Podcast to discuss the first two months of the FAA's drone registration system and the impact recent lawsuits will have on the future of drone registration.
Talking Exoskeletons with suitX Founder Dr. Homayoon Kazerooni
By RT Staff · 12 February, 2016 • We caught up with suitX CEO and founder Dr. Kazerooni to get his insights on how to bring lightweight, affordable exoskeletons to everyone who needs one. We also discuss the role insurance companies play in the exoskeleton industry and, of course, suitX's Phoenix exoskeleton that's due out in March 2016.
Podcast: Talking Drone Safety with AirMap CEO Ben Marcus
By Steve Crowe · 20 November, 2015 • Ben Marcus, CEO and cofounder of AirMap joins the Robotics Trends Podcast to discuss how his company is working with leading drone manufacturers to help create the air traffic management system of the future.
Podcast: Talking Drone Regulations with Attorney Steve Hogan
By Steve Crowe · 13 November, 2015 • We discuss the uproar over drone registration, loopholes in the proposed system, and why the drone industry should be more concerned about laws on the local level than the FAA regulations.
Compressorhead Robot Band Launches Kickstarter for Album, Vocalist
By Steve Crowe · 2 November, 2015 • Compressorhead, an all-robot metal band, is launching a crowdfunding campaign on November 1 to help fund their debut album.
Podcast: Doubt Surrounds Drone Registration
By Steve Crowe · 20 October, 2015 • We chat with Jonathan Rupprecht, a leading drone and aviation lawyer, about the impending drone registration and the implications for hobbyists.
Podcast: Talking 3D Printed Robotic Hands with Joel Gibbard
By Steve Crowe · 15 October, 2015 • Joel Gibbard, founder of Open Bionics, joins us to discuss the development of the company's low-cost, advanced robotic hands that are created using 3D printing. We also talk about Open Bionics' superhero-themed robot hands and what the future holds.

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