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Vayyar Imaging Captures $108M in Series E Funding for 4D Radar on Chip
Vayyar Imaging, which provides 4D imaging radar, plans to enhance its machine learning capabilities, grow across verticals including robotics, and extend its global reach.

SICK Demonstrates Sensors for Precision Automation and Production at Automate
SICK is demonstrating digital twin and 3D safety concepts, part localization for bin picking, and lidar localization for mobile robots and autonomous vehicles this week in Detroit.

SoftBank Robotics America Partners With Autonomous Solutions Inc. on Outdoor Robotics
SoftBank Robotics America, which produces the Whiz indoor cleaning robot, has partnered with Autonomous Solutions Inc. to scale systems for logistics and landscaping.

Realtime Robotics Executives to Share Insights on Improving Automation and Limiting Downtime at Automate 2022
Realtime Robotics' RapidPlan motion-planning software for safe operations of industrial robots will be demonstrated at Kawasaki and Mitsubishi's Automate booths.

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022 Focuses on Use Cases, Regulation, and Workforce of the Future
AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022 panelists discussed the importance of public safety for drone and autonomous truck developers and operations, as well as the need for more skilled workers.

Robotics, Driverless Technologies Part of Hyundai’s $10B Investment in the U.S.
Hyundai has committed to spending more than $10 billion in the U.S. as it strengthens its international relationships and bolsters its sustainability efforts.

Sensible 4 Receives European Investment Bank Funding to Develop Sustainable Self-Driving Transport
Sensible 4, which has been developing a software stack to enable autonomous shuttles to operate in challenging weather conditions, has received funding toward commercializing its technology.

AutoX Chooses SiLC Eyeonic Vision Sensor for Autonomous Taxi Fleet
AutoX, which claims to be operating the largest fleet of autonomous robotaxis in China, will be using SiLC's FMCW lidar sensor in its vehicles later this year.

Robotics and AI Wave Likely to Continue, Says Investment Expert
From self-driving cars to humanoid robots, numerous technologies are vying for investment, but see which ones solve business problems, says Indxx Managing Partner Rahul Sen Sharma.

AB Dynamics Driving Robots Provide Next Gen Crash Testing for NASCAR
AB Dynamics provided three robots that conducted a controlled crash at the Talladega Superspeedway to within 2 cm and 1 degree of the prescribed impact point and angle at 130 mph.

Teraki Integrates DriveU.auto Connectivity Platform for Remote Control of Delivery Robots
Teraki is integrating its delivery robots with DriveU.auto's teleoperation technology to make sure that communications and teleoperation are robust enough for public safety.

Apex.AI Receives Strategic Investment From Daimler Truck for ApexOS Autonomy Technology
Apex.AI said Daimler Truck's strategic investment will help it continue developing its ApexOS safety-certified software suite for autonomous trucks, other vehicles, and mobile robots.

Pittsburgh Robotics Network, Silicon Valley Robotics, and MassRobotics Announce Alliance at Cascadia Connect
The three biggest robotics clusters in the U.S. said at a Pittsburgh investor conference that they will share resources and better connect robotics companies with one another.

Cybernetix Ventures Launches $50M Fund for Robotics, Automation, and AI Startups
Cybernetix Ventures was created by MassRobotics co-founder Fady Saad and sensor industry executive Mark Martin and already has $25 million committed. It said it is the first of its kind.

SLAMcore Raises Series A for Low Cost Spatial Understanding for Robots, the Metaverse
SLAMcore, which has developed AI to make vision-based localization and mapping more affordable for robotics developers, has raised $16 million. It already has more than 100 users, including Meta.

Pittsburgh Robotics Network Welcomes Plus One Robotics to Its Growing Community
The Pittsburgh Robotics Network, which counts more than 100 companies and technology leaders, announced that autonomy developer Plus One Robotics is expanding from Texas to Pittsburgh.

Pony.ai Works With GAC Motors and Ontime to Expand Ride Hailing in China
Pony ai., GAC Motors, and Ontime are joining forces on yet another ride hailing service in China.

Stratom Launches Summit Off-Road Autonomy Platform for Vehicles in Complex Environments
Stratom said its new Summit modular software platform is designed for flexibility, safety, and easy implementation of autonomous systems for indoor, outdoor, and off-road applications.

Autonomous EV Maker ICONIQ to Enter SPAC Merger With East Stone Acquisition
ICONIQ, an autonomous and electric vehicle manufacturer that now does business as NWTN, is establishing a new subsidiary with East Stone Corp.

Nonprofit Noblis Awarded Patent for Autonomous Machine Coordination System for Federal Use
Nonprofit organization Noblis announced it has won a patent for a new system aimed to better manage autonomous fleets on the ground, in the air, or on the water.



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