Southwestern Pennsylvania Gets $62.7M Grant to Build Robotics and Autonomy Cluster
September 2, 2022
The Southwestern Pennsylvania New Economy Collaborative is among the recipients of federal Build Back Better Regional Challenge grants for technology and workforce development.
American Robotics Receives FAA Approvals for BVLOS Flights and Unlimited Commercial Drone Operations
September 1, 2022
American Robotics, a unit of Ondas Holdings, said FAA approvals for beyond visual line-of-sight and unlimited commercial operations will let drone deployments scale.
Robotics and Automation Help Companies Through Economic Challenges, Says Thomas H. Lee Partners
August 29, 2022
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.
PickNik Robotics Launches MoveIt Studio Developer Platform and SDK
August 16, 2022
PickNik Robotics designed MoveIt Studio to help engineers develop manipulation applications in a variety of industries, including aerospace, manufacturing, and healthcare.
Nauticus Robotics Announces Shell Contract for Autonomous Subsea Operations
August 8, 2022
Nauticus Robotics will continue advancing a project with Shell to use its Aquanaut subsea robot and Hydronaut surface vessel for collecting asset integrity data.
Boston Dynamics CEO Discusses Path to Commercializing Robots
August 5, 2022
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
August 5, 2022
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.
DEEP Robotics Releases Jueying X20 Quadruped Robot for Hazard Detection and Rescue
July 26, 2022
DEEP Robotics says its Jueying X20 legged robot is designed to maneuver through dangerous and challenging terrains to collect data and aid in search-and-rescue efforts.
HAI Robotics Partners With Systems Integrator Popcapacity to Reach More Warehouse Customers
July 18, 2022
Popcapacity has added HAI Robotics to its list of robotic manufacturers and has started selling its autonomous case-handling robotic systems.
Markforged to Acquire Digital Metal, Expand Additive Manufacturing Production of Metal Parts
July 12, 2022
Markforged is acquiring Sweden-based Digital Metal for about $32 million and said its technology will help manufacturers use 3D printing to mass produce complex metal parts.
Ondas Holdings, Owner of American Robotics, Plans to Acquire Airobotics
July 5, 2022
Ondas Holdings, which owns American Robotics and Ardenna, said Airobotics' "drone in a box" will complement its American Robotics BVLOS drones and Ardenna data analytics offerings.
RE2 Marks Technical Achievement With STARFISH Gripper for the U.S. Navy
June 28, 2022
RE2 has successfully assembled and lab-tested STARFISH, a gripper with multimodal sensing that is able to grasp a variety of objects underwater. It is designed for explosive ordnance disposal.
EV Safe Charge Previews ZiGGY Mobile Robot for Charging Electric Vehicles
June 14, 2022
EV Safe Charge said its ZiGGY robot can charge electric vehicles in commercial and residential parking lots and structures while displaying ads without additional infrastructure.
Flexiv Showcases Adaptive Robot Range at Automate 2022
June 10, 2022
At the Automate 2022 trade show, Flexiv demonstrated its next-generation systems. Visitors got hands-on robot experience and chatted with Flexiv's team of experts.
Applied Manufacturing Technologies to Present Seminars on Mobile Robots, Depalletizing at Automate
June 5, 2022
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies will discuss at Automate how AMRs, machine vision, and AI can be integrated for palletizing and materials handling in warehouses.
RE2 Robotics Continues to Grow After Sarcos Acquisition
June 3, 2022
RE2 might now be a part of Sarcos, but its founder said the company still has its culture of innovation. We got to take a look inside its Pittsburgh office.
Bosch Rexroth to Present Factory Automation at Automate 2022
May 31, 2022
Bosch Rexroth will demonstrate motion control technologies, drives and motors, and an autonomous mobile robot that uses its RoKIT Locator Software at Automate in Detroit.
Cowen and MassRobotics Report on the Increasing Role of Robotics in Achieving Climate Goals
May 26, 2022
Cowan, an investment and analyst firm, and the MassRobotics cluster have surveyed manufacturers and end users to learn how robotics is part of their sustainability strategies.
Qualcomm Unveils Next-Gen 5G, Edge AI Systems for Autonomous Mobile Robots and Drones
May 10, 2022
Qualcomm said its new Qualcomm Robotics RB6 Platform and RB5 AMR Reference Design will bring 5G and edge AI to systems for industrial automation, delivery, urban air mobility, and more.
Fictiv Raises Series E Funding to Accelerate Digital Manufacturing Adoption
May 5, 2022
Fictiv, which has raised $100 million, said its digital manufacturing ecosystem can rapidly deliver pricing, design feedback, and manufacturing and business services to speed time to market.