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Kassow Robots Expands Its Reach in the Eastern U.S. With BlueBay Automation Partnership
Kassow's line of seven-axis lightweight cobot arms, which are intended to widen the range of applications for industrial automation, have joined BlueBay's offerings.

Vention Raises $90M for Cloud Platform to Help Manufacturers Adopt Automation
Vention, whose cloud-based manufacturing automation platform is intended to help small-volume, high-mix manufacturers design and deploy workcells, is continuing rapid growth.

Qualcomm Unveils Next-Gen 5G, Edge AI Systems for Autonomous Mobile Robots and Drones
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
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.

Clearpath Robotics and Open Robotics Launch TurtleBot 4 With ROS 2 Support
Clearpath and Open Robotics have been collaborating for 10 years, and TurtleBot 4 is the first version of the open-source mobile robot development platform to support ROS 2 out of the box.

Honeywell Updates Forge Enterprise Performance Management Software for Warehouses
Honeywell has released its spring 2022 enhancements to the Honeywell Forge EPM software-as-a-service offering, including modular software for monitoring warehouse assets such as automation.

EasyRobotics Marks Change in Leadership, 1,000 Collaborative Robot Cells Installed
EasyRobotics founder Per Lachenmeier is handing over the CEO reins to Ander Kjempff, formerly COO, as the Danish cobot workcell provider continues its expansion to the U.S. and worldwide.

Sarcos Closes Acquisition of RE2, Establishes Pittsburgh Presence
Sarcos, which has developed teleoperated and wearable systems for industrial uses such as inspections, will add RE2's mobile manipulation systems to its robotics-as-a-service portfolio.

6 Robotics Experts Reflect on MODEX 2022
MODEX 2022 was one of the first big in-person trade shows in a long time. Exhibitors, speakers, and attendees discuss their favorite robots, new trends, and more.

Overwatch Imaging Raises $11M in Series A to Scale Its AI-Enabled Airborne Imaging Systems
Overwatch Imaging, which provides precision imaging systems and onboard AI software for drones, said it plans to use its Series A funding to expand worldwide.

PickNik Robotics to Collaborate With Sierra Space for Space Habitats, Deep Space Missions
PickNik Robotics is working with Sierra Space to develop autonomous and remote-controlled systems that will support habitats in low Earth orbit, on the Moon, or on Mars.

Honeywell Collaborates With OTTO Motors to Improve Facility Safety, Productivity
Honeywell said it's working with OTTO Motors to add mobile robots to other warehouse automation, improving speed, accuracy, and safety. They will both be at MODEX 2022.

10 Robotics Startups Changing Different Industries Today
Robotics startups are making advances to serve the needs of many industries, from healthcare to construction. These 10 innovators provide practical technologies and hope for a brighter future.

Volocopter Raises $170M in Series E Funding Toward Urban Air Mobility
Volocopter, which is developing autonomous, electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles, has obtained funding and made partnerships for expansion in South Korea and for leasing.

GXO Logistics Grows With Automation for E-Commerce and Returns
GXO Logistics reported 28% growth in revenue last year and attributed its success to using modular robotics and its talent to help e-commerce customers with peak season.

Sanctuary Cognitive Systems to Use Series A Funding Toward General Purpose Robots
Sanctuary Cognitive Systems has raised $58.5 million as it continues to develop general-purpose "Synths," humanoid robots and AI, to relieve labor shortages and help explore outer space.

eKAMI Taps 14-Year-Old to Inspire Peers in Robotics
Jacob Slone has always had an interest in technology and robotics. As eKAMI’s youngest student, he is getting more hands-on time with robots than most 14 year olds.

CoreAVI Offers Safe Robotics Designs With Newly Ratified Vulkan SC API
CoreAVI says its VkCore SC, which is based on the new Vulkan Safety-Critical open application programming interface, will help robot and vehicle developers build on embedded safety.

RE2 Robotics, PickNik Partner to Advance Mobile Manipulation With Motion Planning Software
RE2 Robotics plans to accelerate the development of its RE2 Sapien and RE2 Sapien Sea Class robot arms in response to high demand by using PickNik's MoveIt Studio software.

PTC to Provide Onshape to MassRobotics Startups to Accelerate Robot Design Process
PTC is providing free licenses of its Onshape cloud CAD software to MassRobotics resident startups to accelerate the product-design process and help them be competitive.



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