Robotics and the Human Touch
Institution: Swissnex Boston
Location: Boston, USA
This virtual panel discussion, "Robotics and the Human Touch," was the second event in our series that accompanied the Handshake robotic installation. It featured Swiss design duo AATB and four industry experts from Switzerland and the US, including moderator Steven Rader, Deputy Manager at NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI), along with: Roland Siegwart, Founding Co-Director from the Wyss Institute Zurich, Switzerland, Andra Keay, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics in California, USA and Jamie Paik, Associate Professor at the Reconfigurable Robotics Lab at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The topic of conversation focused on the panelists' interpretation of the robotic installation Handshake created by AATB, and fed into an exchange on the future of robotics and human-robot-interaction in light of the COVID-crisis.
For more information about Handshake and other initiatives like it, please visit www.swissnexboston.org/artsciWatch the Talk