Amazon’s much-buzzed-about experiments in making deliveries using unmanned flying drones, the leaked screenshot that showed just how much money Uber is raking in (it’s a lot), and 23andMe’s battles with the FDA over the marketing and sale of its genetic testing kits. Leena Rao, Colleen Taylor, and Ryan Lawler talk about the weekly tech news. […]
Robots, TechCrunch folk, and good times happened at TC Sessions Robotics this past Friday from Zellerbach hall at UC Berkeley. Come along on Tito Hamze’s journey as he takes you on his experience of the event. From Boston Dynamics Spot mini robot to SuitX presenting their exoskeleton it’s fun the whole family can enjoy.
A recap of TC Sessions: Robotics at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall.
High school students from Bellarmine College Preparatory, Davis High School and Hercules High School present their robotics projects.
Wearable robotics have already provided mobility to the paralyzed; they will do much more in the near future. Professor Kazerooni is one of the field’s pioneers, as well as leading entrepreneurs.
After 26 years, Boston Dynamics is finally getting ready to start selling some robots. Founder Marc Raibert says that the company’s dog-like SpotMini robot is in pre-production and preparing for commercial availability in 2019. The announcement came onstage at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Robotics event today at UC Berkeley. Read more: https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/11/boston-dynamics-will-start-selling-its-dog-like-spotmini-robot-in-2019/
The creator of the Android mobile operating system and former head of Google’s robotics division, Andy Rubin wants Playground Global to invest in all things robotics including a demo with the Cassie robot.
Boston Dynamics’ Marc Raibert shows off exclusive footage of the Atlas robot. It runs, can move boxes, and much much more.
Ekso is building robotic exoskeletons for rehab and work — We pay a visit to Ekso’s Bay Area headquarters.
UC Berkeley professor Pieter Abbeel discusses BRETT, a robot designed to learn from its own mistakes. Read more: https://techcrunch.com/video/teaching-robots-through-trial-and-error/ TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. Subscribe to TechCrunch today: http://bit.ly/18J0X2e