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Unitree Robotics debuts new G1 humanoid with $16K price tag
Unitree Robotics announced the release of its new G1 humanoid robot, a smaller humanoid compared to its H1 offering, that comes with a base model price of $16K.

Automate 2024: Doosan Robotics to unveil new cobot, robot ecosystem
Doosan Robotics announced a new cobot with a 30 kg payload and mixed cocktails with its “Mixmaster Moodie” at Automate 2024 in Chicago.

How supervised autonomy keeps robot arms moving
Erik Nieves, CEO of Plus One Robotics, described what degree of freedom Plus One gives to its AI control systems, as well as the types of situations that warrant human...

Boston University celebrates grand opening of Robotics & Autonomous Systems Teaching & Innovation Center
Boston University celebrated the opening of its new Robotics & Autonomous Systems Teaching & Innovation Center on campus in March 2024.

Berkshire Grey’s systems handle hard-to-sort returns
Berkshire Grey VP and Fellow Chris Geyer discussed the unique requirements of loose-item sortation, handling poly bags, and increasing job satisfaction in reverse-logistics operations.

Fear of Robots? Not Soft Ones, According to One Study
A Washington State University study found exposure to soft robots decreases fears about human-robot collaboration.

Soft Robotics to Demonstrate mGripAI for Food Picking at PACK EXPO 2023
Soft Robotics will show how mGripAI, which combines machine vision, compliant grippers, and AI for dexterous picking, can pick and pack food at PACK EXPO.

WPI Researcher Receives NSF Grant to Develop 3D Printed Robots for Disaster Response
WPI Professor Markus Nemitz has received more than $500,000 to develop flexible robots that can be affordably produced and respond to search-and-rescue situations in tight spaces.

AMD and MassRobotics Announce Five Winners of the AMD Robotics Innovation Challenge
AMD and MassRobotics announced the five startups that won the AMD Robotics Innovation Challenge, as well as three runners up. They all demonstrated new robot applications.

Soft Robotics Demonstrates mGripAI for Food Handling at Automate 2023
Soft Robotics is showing in Detroit how its mGripAI has combined 3D vision, AI, and soft grippers to automate food handling and other applications.

Clean Room Robots Can Safely Perform Demanding Manufacturing Tasks
Clean room robots can remove humans from certain environments in aerospace, electronics, and pharmaceuticals manufacturing, but developers and users must address risks.

Toyota Research Institute Provides a Peek Into Its Work to Solve Society’s Biggest Challenges
The Toyota Research Institute opened its Los Altos, Calif., headquarters to show its research into robotics, autonomous vehicles, AI, and human-machine interaction.

Soft Robotics Uses NVIDIA Isaac Sim to Apply Automation to $8T Food Market
Soft Robotics has used synthetic data and simulation to train its mGripAI system to accurately and safely pick food items that may be occluded in a pile or reflecting light.

2023 Could Be the Year of Social Robots Like the Tombot Robot Dog
Tombot has developed robot companions with The Jim Henson Co. to help people with conditions such as Alzheimer's and autism, and its founder describes its approach.

Bridgestone Begins Testing Soft Robot for Piece Picking at Logistics Sites
Bridgestone is branching out from tires and hoses to rubber actuators for soft robotic grippers in a proof of concept under way at partner warehouses.

Soft Robotics Picks Up Series C Funding From Food Producers for Its Grasping Tech
Soft Robotics, whose mGripAI picking system combines compliant grippers, machine vision, and AI, has raised funding from major food producers to expand deployments.

Soft Robotics, Partners to Demonstrate mGripAI at PACK EXPO 2022
Soft Robotics will display mGripAI, which is designed for easy integration into picking of food and consumer goods, at several booths in Chicago this week.

BeBop Sensors Seeks to Surpass Human Sense of Touch With RoboSkin
BeBop Sensors has been shipping its RoboSkin flexible sensors to warehouse automation and prosthetics customers and improved its spatial resolution in response to their feedback.

Robot Block Party Held by MassRobotics Shows Off Massachusetts Innovations
At its Fifth Annual Robot Block Party, MassRobotics and numerous companies showed the public how robots have developed to help companies and consumers.

MAXXgrip Promises to Advance Material Handling Robotics Performance
The Gripper Co. said its new MAXXgrip robotic gripper combines compliance with suction for hybrid grasping with speed and gentleness for e-commerce.



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