Academia and the Rise of Commercial Robotics


Advances in AI have increased optimism and ensured machines can work safely alongside humans. How can robots improve how we live our everyday lives because they understand how we think and work? For that to happen, robots need to get out of the lab and become useful tools in the real world. Three robotics experts in self-driving cars, manufacturing, and security discuss how their academic backgrounds have fueled their company’s founding to make commercial robotics functional and practical.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner