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alwaysAI and Formant Integrate Video Analytics and Cloud Platform for Robot Fleets
alwaysAI is integrating its video analytics technology with Formant's cloud platform to enable enterprises to get actionable insights faster from their robot fleets.

Civ Robotics Raises $5M Seed Round for Autonomous Surveying System
Civ Robotics plans to use its seed funding to expand its staff, continue R&D, and grow business development for its CivDot surveying robot.

NVIDIA Puts Isaac Sim on the Cloud, Releases Isaac Nova Orin for Mobile Robot Developers
NVIDIA said that Isaac Sim is now available on the cloud, that Jetson Orin Nano has 80x performance over Xavier, and that Isaac Nova Orin reference platform is out.

How to Create an Effective 3D Printing Workflow
3D printing and additive manufacturing offer new levels of speed and flexibility for production, but you must first understand processes, materials, and scale.

TK Elevator Installs Elevators With Robotic, Remote Capabilities at New Calgary Cancer Centre
TK Elevator has installed 30 elevators that robots can wirelessly call using an API, leading to more efficient movement of patients and medical supplies.

Southwestern Pennsylvania Gets $62.7M Grant to Build Robotics and Autonomy Cluster
The Southwestern Pennsylvania New Economy Collaborative is among the recipients of federal Build Back Better Regional Challenge grants for technology and workforce development.

North American Robot Sales Reach New Records for Third Quarter in a Row, Says A3
North American robot sales continued to set records for year-over-year growth, according to the Association for Advancing Automation. FANUC also saw strong demand.

Eyeonic Vision Sensor Achieves Industry’s Longest Detection Range, Claims SiLC
SiLC said its Eyeonic Vision sensor, which demonstrated 500-meter operation at CES 2022, has now shown it can provide a detection range of more than 1,000 meters.

Robotics and Automation Help Companies Through Economic Challenges, Says Thomas H. Lee Partners
Thomas H. Lee Partners is a leading investor in supply chain and logistics automation startups. Despite economic headwinds, the private equity firm still sees robots as transformative.

German Bionic On-Site Intelligence Collects Cray X Industrial Exoskeleton Data in Real Time
German Bionic said its Cray X exoskeleton and On-Site Intelligence feature can help workers and supervisors understand and improve performance in warehouses and other environments.

euroTECH eT-Litocran700 Robot Gives a Lift to Construction Work
euroTECH is offering the eT-Litocran700 system, which can lift windows and façade elements weighing up to 700 kg, assisting construction workers, in Central Europe.

Boston Dynamics CEO Discusses Path to Commercializing Robots
Boston Dynamics CEO Robert Playter discusses how the well-known company is addressing industry problems with its Stretch robot for unloading trucks and its Spot quadruped.

Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corp. Hones Robots, Exoskeletons With Humans in the Loop
Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corp. began developing systems for the defense industry and has been growing quickly to augment human strength and productivity while maintaining safety.

NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin 32GB Production Modules Now Available; Partner Ecosystem Appliances and Servers Arrive
NVIDIA said nearly three dozen partners are offering systems based on its new Jetson AGX Orin module to help customers accelerate AI and robotics deployments.

Stratom Launches RAPID System for Autonomous Refueling, Recharging, and Liquid Transfer
Stratom said it is the only U.S. company delivering customized autonomous refueling capabilities to enhance safety and resource optimization in logistics and transportation applications.

FANUC America Again Expands Michigan Campus to Accommodate Automation Demand
FANUC America said its expanded campus in Auburn Hills, Mich., will include robotics production, research, and training facilities, with a total of nearly 2 million sq. ft.

NVIDIA Says Isaac Sim and Isaac Replicator Close the Simulation to Reality Gap
NVIDIA said its Isaac Replicator, built on Omniverse Replicator SDK, can help developers create a cost-effective and reliable workflow to train computer vision models using synthetic data.

GITAI to Demonstrate Robot Arms Outside International Space Station Airlock
GITAI, which received recognition from the Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards, plans to demonstrate its autonomous dual-arm robot outside the Bishop Airlock with partner Nanoracks.

Robotics Company Setbacks Belie Industry Strength, Say Experts
Robotics companies recently announced layoffs, but they reflect misaligned expectations, noted industry observers, who said they're still bullish on technologies that solve real problems.

FORT Robotics to Use Series B Funding to Expand Machine Communications Platform
FORT Robotics, which has raised $25 million in Series B funding, offers hardware and software to help keep connected devices such as robots safe and secure.



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