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Brain Corp and Karcher Unveil Autonomous Commercial Vacuum Cleaner
The KIRA CV 60/1 is the first commercial robot to result from the Brain Corp. and Karcher partnership, which applies BrainOS to vacuum cleaners for large facilities.

Ameca Humanoid Robot From Engineered Arts to Debut at CES 2022
Engineered Arts' Ameca humanoid combines AI with an artificial body for gestures and upgradable modular mechanics via cloud-managed development tool kit

Trombia Says Airport Pilot Shows Autonomous Sweeper Can Improve Maintenance Efficiency
Finland-based Trombia Technologies says its Trombia Free autonomous sweeper, which has a teleoperation feature, can work without water year-round and reduce waste and CO2 emissions.

FJ Dynamics Closes Series B Funding for Mobile Robots in Agriculture, Other Industries
FJ Dynamics plans to use its Series B funding to develop more autonomous systems for agriculture, construction, and landscaping, which it already provides to 60 countries.

Advanced Intelligent Systems Wins Award for Pivoting Agricultural IP to Disinfection Robot
Canadian company Advanced Intelligent Systems was recently recognized for its modular approach to mobile robots, which enabled it to repurpose an agricultural system for disinfection.

Everyday Robots Moves Out of Alphabet X, Reports Progress Toward General Purpose Robot
From cleaning a table and picking up toys to opening doors, everyday tasks are coming within reach of service robots, says Everyday Robots, which is spinning out of X Development.

Nommi Partners With C3 to Build Robotic Kitchens Offering Food Bowls Around the Clock
To meet demand for fast, convenient, and nutritious food, Nommi is developing a robotic kitchen that will prepare branded bowls, starting with 'Iron Chef' Morimoto's Sa'Moto.

OhmniLabs Introduces OhmniClean Autonomous UV-C Disinfection Robot
OhmniLabs said its new OhmniClean robot takes less than 15 minutes to disinfect a 3,000-sq.-ft. space, reducing costs compared with manual cleaning or stationary UV units.

Gaussian Robotics Raises Series C Funding for Delivery, Cleaning Robots
Shanghai-based Gaussian Robotics, which builds floor-cleaning and delivery service robots used in about 40 countries, has raised $188 million from investors including SoftBank.

Brain Corp Mobile Robot Fleet Covers 100B Square Feet Autonomously
While many companies look for scarce workers, Brain Corp reported that adoption of its AI-powered fleet of mobile robots has grown, particularly in the healthcare market.

Open-RMF Addresses Growing Robotics Interoperability Needs
From simulation to management of robot fleets in heterogeneous environments, Open Robotics' Open-RMF is an open-source approach to interoperability that is different than other efforts.

ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition Announces 15 Finalist Teams
After conducting semifinals testing in Miami last month, the ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition has selected teams from eight countries to advance in demonstrating telepresence technology.

Techmetics Robotics Announces In-House Mobile Robot Platforms
Techmetics Robotics developed a mobile base for service robots, but then the pandemic delayed the opening of its U.S. facilities. It has refocused on healthcare and industrial applications.

Unlimited Robotics Unveils Gary Service Robot and Developer Platform
Unlimited Robotics claimed that the developer's platform for its new Gary service robot empowers engineers to build applications even without prior hardware knowledge.

Pudu Technology Completes Series C Fundraising for Service Robots
Pudu Robotics, which provides mobile service robots that operate around people in restaurants, hotels, and hospitals, has raised close to $155 million in five months.

NVIDIA Working With Open Robotics to Accelerate ROS 2 Perception for Robot Developers
NVIDIA is working to help robotics developers and startups by enabling ROS 2 to run on its Jetson processors for perception, modeling, and training in realistic environments.

SoftBank Robotics and Keenon Robotics Become Global Partners for Service Industry
SoftBank Robotics and Keenan Robotics said their partnership will enable them to serve growing global demand for efficiency in food service, starting in Singapore.

Keenon Robotics Raises $200M in Series D Funding for Service Robots
Keenon Robotics plans to use its latest financing, led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, to develop applications for its mobile service robots and expand into new markets.

Mobile Robots to Revolutionize Multiple Industries, Reports International Federation of Robotics
As a subset of service robotics, AMRs are advancing and will grow 31% annually in logistics, as well as become applicable in industries beyond logistics, according to the IFR.

7+ Robots to Watch for During the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games
Toyota and Panasonic have developed robots to provide assistance during the delayed Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. They will also showcase Japan's robot prowess.



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