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Julia Computing Raises $24M Series A for Cloud Computing, Simulation
Julia Computing said its new funding will help scale production and development of open-source simulation tools, and former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia will join its board.

Würth Additive Group to Distribute Markforged’s Digital Forge 3D Printing Platform Globally
Würth will help distribute Markforged's Digital Forge 3D printing platform for 3D printing metals and other materials, as Markforged prepares for SPAC deal and public listing.

RoboticsCareer.org Evaluates Training Programs and Identifies Competencies, Career Paths
The ARM Institute recently launched RoboticsCareer.org as an online resource for identifying competencies, endorsing training institutions, and helping people find career paths.

The Founder Institute, NASA Ames, and MassRobotics Launch AI & Robotics Accelerator
The Founder Institute is combining its networking expertise with NASA Ames Research Center's technical expertise and MassRobotics' startup support to help robotics entrepreneurs.

American Robotics Joins FAA Rulemaking Committee on BVLOS Drone Operations
American Robotics is joining the FAA's Unmanned Aerial System Beyond Visual Line of Sight Aviation Rulemaking Committee to develop recommendations for regulations for autonomous flights.

Industrial Automation Leader FANUC Produces 750,000th Robot
The Japanese company said it can make 11,000 robots per month and is one of the top 10 robotics suppliers to the manufacturing industry in the world.

Vertex Manufacturing Chooses VELO3D to Meet Demand for 3D-Printed Metal Parts
Pioneers in metal 3D printing founded Vertex Manufacturing and have chosen VELO3D's Sapphire additive manufacturing system for supporting production of high-value metal parts.

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Why the U.S. Infrastructure Bill Must Respond to China’s Investment in High-Tech Manufacturing and Robotics
China has made significant investments in technologies such as robotics, as well as in advanced manufacturing and global trade, so the U.S. needs the infrastructure bill to be competitive.

NVIDIA Releases Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial Module for Harsh Environments
NVIDIA said its new NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial module is designed to enable multiple industries to deploy AI at the edge in environments where safety and reliability are critical.

ARM Institute Issues New Call for Manufacturing, Aerospace, and Defense Projects
The U.S. Defense Department and the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute are looking to fund projects around topics such as AI in manufacturing and aerospace requirements.

Toyota AI Ventures Rebrands as Toyota Ventures, to Invest $300M More in Emerging Tech
Toyota AI Ventures, which has invested in robotics, AI, and other emerging technologies, will add carbon neutrality to its portfolio under the Toyota Ventures Climate Fund.

Astro Aerospace Acquires Horizon Aircraft, Appoints Horizon CEO Brandon Robinson as President
Astro Aerospace will be developing three electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft and drones, including Horizon Aircraft's Cavorite X5, which is designed for five people.

IFR Reviews National Robotics Plans in Updated ‘World Robotics R&D Programs’
The International Federation of Robotics has reviewed the strategies of China, Japan, South Korea, the EU, Germany, and the U.S. and their funding for robotics research.

Robotics and AI Pioneer Ayanna Howard Named 2021-2022 ACM Athena Lecturer
Ayanna Howard, the 2021-2022 Association for Computing Machinery Athena Lecturer, discusses her career, diversity efforts, and hope for the future in engineering.

Nordex Obtains AS9100D Aerospace Quality Management Certification for Electromechanical Components
Nordex, a U.S.-based power-transmission manufacturer, said its gears and electromechanical parts now meet demanding aerospace requirements.

RTI Connext 6.1 Updated to Ease Development, Deployment of Remotely Operated Systems
In addition to its support for complex networking environments, new features in Connext 6.1 facilitate the development of any large-scale and heterogeneous distributed system. 

AeroVironment Completes Acquisition of Unmanned Ground Vehicle Provider Telerob
Transaction combines providers of unmanned aircraft and ground vehicles for integrated defense and homeland security missions in air, near-space, ground, and maritime domains.

Ingenuity Helicopter Marks Fourth Mars Flight as NASA Prepares for New Demonstration Phase
As a bonus to its existing record-setting flights on Mars, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter could undertake more missions, as NASA JPL takes advantage of the Perseverance Rover schedule.

ExOne Acquires Assets of Freshmade 3D for 3D-Printed AMClad Tooling
ExOne said its acquisition of Freshmade 3D's assets, which include a method of creating durable AMClad, will accelerate its expansion into 3D-printed tooling.

NASA Ingenuity Makes History as First Drone Flight on Mars
NASA JPL reported today that the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has made the first powered and controlled flight on another planet, 117 years after the Wright Brother's first flight.



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