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U Can Touch This! BeBop Sensors Brings a Sense of Touch to Robots and More!

You just can’t differentiate between a robot and the very best of humans.
– Isaac Asimov

Robotic innovation and the future of human-machine interfaces take center stage in this week’s Fish Fry podcast! Keith McMillen (CEO, Founder – BeBop Sensors) joins me to chat about BeBop’s Intelligent Sensing Technologies which can transform any surface into a touch surface that naturally blends into its environment. We dig into the details of BeBop’s RoboSkin that can provide robots with the sense of touch and discuss why Keith believes that intelligent interfaces will change how we interact with machines in the future. Also this week, I take a closer look at a new robotic learning method called WHIRL developed by a team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University that could make teaching robots easier than ever before.

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Feature Article by Max Maxfield: BeBop RoboSkin Provides Tactile Awareness for Robots

Robots Learn Household Tasks by Watching Humans (Carnegie Mellon University)

WHIRL: Human-to-Robot Imitation in the Wild. Published at RSS 2022. (Youtube)

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