Honda Tests Autonomous Work Vehicle Prototype at Black & Veatch Solar Construction Site
November 15, 2021
Honda said it expects its Autonomous Work Vehicles, now in testing, to be capable of performing a wide range of services for industries that need a rugged, off-road system.
Touchlab Develops Electronic Skin, Reaches ANA Avatar XPRIZE Finals
November 8, 2021
Touchlab, an ANA Avatar XPRIZE finalist, has developed thin sensors that can provide "electronic skin" and work with existing grippers and could have a variety of commercial uses.
Ottobock Acquires Industrial, Medical Exoskeleton Maker suitX
November 3, 2021
Ottobock and suitX are combining their portfolio of wearable assistance devices for both healthcare and industrial use cases. Their exoskeletons can augment or restore human capabilities.
American Robotics CEO Discusses Drone Development From the Lab to Real World Use
October 28, 2021
As American Robotics merges with Ondas, commercializes its Scout drone with FAA approval for BVLOS operations, and expands staff and headquarters, its CEO discusses the choices it made.
DroneDeploy Announces New Products for Drone, Ground Robot Inspections
October 19, 2021
At its annual DroneDeploy Conference, DroneDeploy announced tools to help automate inspections with drones and ground robots, including 3D annotations and its Walkthrough app.
Microdrones Partners With Nautikaris as Drone Surveying Equipment Distributor in Europe
October 18, 2021
Nautikaris will provide Microdrones equipment for lidar, photogrammetry, and gas detection as it offers drones as a service in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxbemburg.
Sarcos Marks Industrial Exoskeleton Milestone, Begins Trading on Nasdaq
September 28, 2021
The CEO of Sarcos explains how the company's recent SPAC merger and trading on Nasdaq will enable it to scale development and production of its wearable and teleoperated systems.
GrAI Matter Labs and ADLINK Partner to Integrate SMARC Module With GrAI VIP
September 20, 2021
GrAI Matter Labs is combining its vision AI processors with ADLINK's development kits to enable smarter and more efficient camera modules on devices at the edge.
Gulf Testing Solutions Enterprise Joins Microdrones Global Distribution Network
September 1, 2021
GTS will offer Microdrones' lidar sensors, drones, and surveying software to construction, oil and gas, and agriculture customers in Oman.
Velodyne Lidar Signs Agreement With Renu Robotics for Sensors in Mowing Robots
August 26, 2021
Renu Robotics, whose Renubot is a fully autonomous, electric mower designed to maintain grounds around solar energy facilities, chose Velodyne Lidar's Puck for reliability.
Sarcos Robotics Names Pine Environmental a Distributor for Guardian S Remote Inspection Robot
August 19, 2021
Monitoring and testing provider Pine, which has 39 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, will offer Sarcos Robotics' Guardian S mobile robot for surveillance and inspection.
Honeywell Technology for Light Drones to Triple Range With Hydrogen Fuel Cells
August 18, 2021
Honeywell said that its Beyond Visual Line of Sight suite includes hydrogen cells and radar for quieter, less polluting, longer-range, and more autonomous drone operations.
Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Drone Designed to Help Developers Apply 5G, AI, IoT to New Applications
August 17, 2021
The Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G drone reference platform includes concurrent support for seven cameras, IoT and cybersecurity, and deep learning to enable new industrial use cases.
ModalAI to Make, Distribute Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Reference Drone
August 17, 2021
ModalAI's CEO discusses how and why his company and Qualcomm have teamed up to provide a drone platform enabling developers to apply 5G and AI to new industrial applications.
Pipistrel to Use Honeywell Satellite Communications Tech in New Drones
August 16, 2021
Honeywell Aerospace said its satellite communications system for small unmanned aerial vehicles will enable Pipistrel's Nuuva and Surveyor drones to provide data for fleet management.
How Robotic Navigation Can Assist Inspection in GPS-Denied Environments
August 15, 2021
New technologies and techniques, including ultrasonic technology, lidar, and Indoor GPS, can help robots and drones safely navigate in hazardous environments for inspection.
DroneDeploy Acquires Rocos to Automate Ground, Air Jobsite Data Collection
August 11, 2021
DroneDeploy, which uses aerial data to create digital twins of job sites, structures, and assets, will add Rocos' cloud-based workflow software for ground robots to its offerings.
Sarcos Robotics and T-Mobile to Integrate 5G Into Guardian XT Teleoperation Robot
August 9, 2021
Sarcos, which makes industrial exoskeletons and the Guardian XT for teleoperation in hazardous conditions, is working with T-Mobile to add high-bandwidth, low-latency 5G connectivity.
Top 10 Robotics, Autonomous Vehicle Transactions of July 2021
August 6, 2021
Although the number of transactions in July 2021 held steady, self-driving car companies and startups working on robot software still raised billions.
ANYbotics Adds Velodyne Lidar Sensors for Mobile Robot Inspections
August 5, 2021
ANYbotics, whose ANYmal legged robot is designed to traverse difficult terrain, has added Velodyne Lidar's Puck sensor to help automate industrial inspections.