ROS Powered Race Cars Ready for Indy Autonomous Challenge
October 23, 2021
ADLINK provides a peek under the hood at the university teams, corporate sponsors, and open-source technologies participating in the Indy Autonomous Challenge.
Robot Orders in North America for Q2 Increase 67% Year Over Year, Reports A3
October 20, 2021
In the second quarter of 2021, North American manufacturers increased their orders for robotics to new heights as the pandemic made labor shortages more acute, reported A3.
10 Takeaways From A3’s Autonomous Mobile Robot and Logistics Conference
October 20, 2021
From getting started with mobile robots and developing the workforce to mobile manipulation, and interoperability to developing your workforce, the event examined key logistics innovations.
7 Questions With Orbbec, Which Has Set Its Sights on Void Left by Intel RealSense
October 14, 2021
With Intel discontinuing production of its RealSense sensors, an opportunity with robotics developers has emerged for other 3D camera and computer vision vendors such as Orbbec.
AI Chipmaker Hailo Raises $136M to Expand Edge AI Systems to Meet Global Demand
October 12, 2021
Hailo says its Series C round is the largest in the edge AI chip space to date, demonstrating the exploding demand for AI processors for smart cities, smart retail, Industry 4.0,...
Choice of a Cobot or an Industrial Robot Depends on the Application
October 9, 2021
The Southwest Research Institute breaks down tasks into those best for industrial robots in comparison with those where collaborative robots would make more sense.
AEye, Seoul Robotics Offer Long-Range Perception System for Smart Traffic Systems
October 8, 2021
AEye and Seoul Robotics said the integration of their 4Sight M lidar and SENSR 3D perception software will detect and classify objects at greater range and accuracy.
Arbe Robotics Completes SPAC Merger, to Be First Publicly Listed Automotive Imaging Radar Firm
October 7, 2021
Arbe Robotics, which is developing 4D imaging radar chipsets for vehicle applications, will receive $118 million in investment to continue development and commercialization.
Ouster to Acquire Sense Photonics, Bring Solid-State Lidar to Market for Automotive Industry
October 6, 2021
The companies said the acquisition will solidify Ouster as an industry leader with long-range solid-state digital lidar, a major OEM deal, and series production with global automakers.
Mech-Mind Robotics Closes $155M Series C Funding for Robotic Vision
September 29, 2021
Mech-Mind Robotics said it has raised $155 million in Series C1 funding for its computer vision products and services to help logistics and manufacturing with picking.
Realtime Robotics Opens Office in Japan to Meet Growing Demand for Robot Motion Control Systems
September 27, 2021
Realtime Robotics, which has already been working with leading robotics vendors in Japan, is opening a new facility to demonstrate its motion planning technology.
GM Invests $300M in Momenta to Deploy Self-Driving Technologies in China
September 23, 2021
As part of its global strategy toward electric and autonomous vehicles, General Motors is investing in Momenta, a Chinese developer of self-driving software.
ABB Launches SCARA Robot for Precise, High-Speed Assembly
September 22, 2021
ABB said its expanded SCARA robot line will shorten cycle times and maintain high-quality production to help its electronics customers launch new products faster.
Locus Acquires Waypoint as Mobile Robot Providers Serve Both Warehouses and Factories
September 20, 2021
Robotics 24/7 spoke with executives at both Locus and Waypoint as the companies combine to offer a range of mobile robots for the growing global warehouse market.
3 Ways in Which Robots Are Helping the Supply Chain Industry
September 20, 2021
Collaborative robot arms, automated storage and retrieval systems, and mobile robots can not only improve efficiency, but they can also affect worker safety and morale.
Fabtech 2021 Exhibitors Offer Systems for Small and Midsize Manufacturers
September 18, 2021
As manufacturers struggle with skilled staffing shortages, exhibitors at Fabtech 2021 displayed robots for gripping delicate objects, painting, and other production processes.
9 Welding Robots to Watch From Fabtech 2021
September 17, 2021
At Fabtech 2021, cobot vendors displayed the latest features and accessories for automated welding, as shops struggle with worker shortages exacerbated by the pandemic.
Cobot Arc Welders Draw Attendee Attention as Fabtech Returns
September 15, 2021
While attendance was off a bit from 2019 at Fabtech 2021 in Chicago this week, the show was an opportunity to see the latest in collaborative robots for welding.
DeepRoute.ai Closes $300M Series B Funding, Plans to Scale Urban Logistics and Fleet Operation
September 14, 2021
DeepRoute.ai, which raised $100 million in addition to the stake that Alibaba acquired last month, plans to grow its urban robotaxi and autonomous truck operations.
Tower Semiconductor Says New Lidar Technology Can Make Autonomous Vehicles More Responsive
September 13, 2021
Tower Semiconductor, which provides foundry platforms for integrated circuits, said it has made a breakthrough for high-precision lidar in autonomous vehicles.