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Perrone Robotics Will Retrofit Texas Shuttle Bus With Its Autonomous Vehicle Technology
Perrone Robotics has signed on to provide the autonomous technology for shuttle bus that will be used to drive people around Texas.

Einride Keeps on Trucking Autonomously With $500M Investment
Einride has raised $200 million in Series C equity and $300 million in a debt facility to continue developing and deploying its ecosystem of autonomous freight mobility.

HoloMatic Raises $100M in Series C to Bolster Autonomous Vehicle Development
HoloMatic said the money will help it expand its research and development efforts and help it mass produce its technology.

Changi Airport Group and Sarcos Robotics Demonstrate Outdoor Baggage Handling Automation
Changi Airport in Singapore and Sarcos tested a prototype system to augment human workers by loading and unloading loose passenger bags from narrow-bodied aircraft.

Industrial Robotics Applications in Warehousing and Distribution
Learn how industrial robots can pick, sort, and inspect items moving through warehouses and distribution centers from experts at SICK in this podcast.

Stereolabs Optimizes ZED-X Rugged 3D Robot Camera for Indoor, Outdoor Use
Stereolabs has launched the ZED-X, which is designed to bring 3D perception to robots in challenging agricultural, construction, and logistics environments.

ABB RobotStudio Cloud Enables Programming Collaboration in Real Time
ABB RobotStudio Cloud includes new and updated features to ease robot programming from anywhere, including simplified interfaces, version control, and digital twins.

SiLC Technologies Launches Compact, Coherent Machine Vision System
SiLC Technologies' new Eyeonic Vision System is designed to provide high-resolution, high-precision, and long-range lidar sensing for robots and autonomous vehicles.

Formant, Kinova Partner to Enable Gen3 Robot Arm Teleoperation, Encourage Adoption
Formant explains how its browser-based application will enable smooth teleoperation of kinova's Gen3 robot arm for a variety of applications and industries.

Tecsys Partners With SVT Robotics to Deliver Warehouse Management and Robotics Integration
Tecsys is integrating its Elite supply chain software with SVT's SOFTBOT platform for "out-of-the-box" performance to lower the barrier to entry for warehouse automation.

Intuition Robotics Launches ElliQ 2.0 Hardware, Software, and App for Families and Caregivers
Intuition Robotics has redesigned the hardware for its ElliQ digital companion, updated the interactive software and content, and launched a companion app in response to user demand.

SME Offers New Robotics in Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification
SME has partnered with the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation and FIRST to establish the new robotics certification.

Ambarella Reveals 4D Imaging Radar Architecture for Autonomous Driving
Ambarella has revealed a new architecture that uses 4D imaging technology to help autonomous vehicles navigate.

Gecko Robotics to Help U.S. Air Force Modernize ICBM Facilities
Gecko Robotics has been awarded an SBIR contract to integrate concrete evaluation technology into its crawling robots to aid the rapid modernization of the nuclear triad.

EverestLabs Lands Biggest Recycling Facility Customer in New York
EverestLabs has signed a deal with Sims Municipal Recycling Sunset Park Materials Recovery Facility, the largest commingled recycling facility in North America.

BeeHero Secures $42M in Series B for Robotic BeeHive System Deployment
BeeHero said the recent funding will help it conduct research for its "Sustainable Agriculture Ecosystem."

Uber Freight and Aurora Add Autonomous Trucking Lane in Texas to Address Holiday Season Demands
Uber Freight has opened a new commercial lane in Texas for its autonomous trucks as part of a pilot it is doing with Aurora during the holiday season.

IFR Report Finds China Has Beat Out the U.S. for Overall Robot Density for the First Time
The International Federation of Robotics' newest report highlights how China has seen a massive growth in robotic adoption in the past six years.

RBTX Online Marketplace 2.0 Designed to Further Ease Robotics Development
The RBTX Robotics Marketplace 2.0 includes enhancements to connect users with providers of low-cost automation, consulting, and complete systems to address their specific needs.

How AI in Drones Can Improve Safety on Construction Sites
Construction sites are full of hazards, but drones plus machine learning can help inspect and evaluate complex sites, identify dangers, and warn managers and workers.

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Mobile Robots Address Constant Peak Demand
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Mobile Robots Address Constant Peak Demand
Growing fleets of mobile robots are helping supply chains and omnichannel retail, not just during the holiday rush, but throughout the year.
Motion Control and Vision Advances Drive Collaborative Robot Applications
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Motion Control and Vision Advances Drive Collaborative Robot Applications
Sensing, thinking, and actuation are key robot operations, but motors and AI are expanding what robots can do.

Precision and Automation in Manufacturing
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Precision and Automation in Manufacturing
Industrial automation and machine vision systems offer increasing levels of accuracy, reliability, and flexibility.
Managing Mobile Robot ROI
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Managing Mobile Robot ROI
As fleets of mobile robots grow, how can you guarantee a return on investment?

Webcasts

Webcast: Robotic Piece Picking With Machine Vision
Recording: Feb. 15, 2023 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Robotic Piece Picking With Machine Vision

Dexterous manipulation has been particularly challenging for robotics developers and suppliers. Advances in machine vision, machine learning, motion control, and end-of-arm tooling are allowing robots to more accurately pick mixed items in varied orientations.

This has implications for e-commerce order fulfillment, parts inspection, recycling, and other supply chain and manufacturing applications. In this webcast, the expert panelists will discuss how automated piece picking can now meet industry needs.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 (Note new date!)

Time: 2:00 p.m. EST

 

Webcast: Evaluating Automation for Retail and E-Commerce
Recording: Nov. 2, 2022 @ 2:00 EST
Webcast: Evaluating Automation for Retail and E-Commerce
There is a wide variety of robots for picking, placing, packaging, and more, and this free webcast will help retailers find the best ones.

Webcast: Robotics Accelerates Retail Digitization
Recording: Aug. 30, 2022 @ 3:00 EST
Webcast: Robotics Accelerates Retail Digitization
Robots enable retailers to get more data and new insights into their operations, as well as potentially improve efficiency.


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