From automation to autonomy

Lectures and events
Publication Date

Collaborative robots driving the future of work

Part 1: From automation to autonomy

Part 2: Professor Sethu Vijayakumar answers follow-up questions

Video details

Space exploration, Self-driving cars, Factories of the Future — robots are increasingly taking on more autonomous roles but what is the right balance between human control and autonomy?

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar FRSE, University of Edinburgh, Director of Edinburgh Centre for Robotics and Programme co-Director for AI at The Alan Turing Institute explores what are the breakthrough technologies driving this disruption, what are its limitations and whether they can help define the new normal in our post-Covid future.