Calypso Software

Calypso at the Halcyon Dialogue Robotics Showcase

Calypso was a featured demo at the Halcyon Dialogue Robotics Showcase in Washington DC on September 28-29, 2017. Here is Dave Touretzky showing off the Calypso user interface:

The event was co-sponsored by AAAS, the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Rush Holt, Executive Director of AAAS, gave the opening remarks:

Another sponsor was Hitachi, who debuted their new EMIEW3 humanoid robot:

The event featured several panel discussions on various aspects of the future of robotics. Steve Clemons of the Atlantic moderated a discussion on "Policy Opportunities in the Robotics Age" with Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), who chairs the House Information Technology Subcommittee and earned his undergraduate degree in computer science, and Fred Humphries, Microsoft Vice President for US Government Affairs.

A panel on "Living with Robots", chaired by Axios Science Editor Alison Snyder,  featured Helen Greiner, co-founder of iRobot and now CTO of drone maker ScyPhy Works, and Megan Smith, former US Chief Technology Officer under President Obama.