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9 Welding Robots to Watch From Fabtech 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.

Stord Raises Series D Funding, Acquires Fulfillment Works to Widen Cloud-Based Logistics
With Fulfillment Works' facilities and direct-to-consumer experience, Stord said it is building out its supply chain network for high-volume, high-complexity customers in advance of peak season

3D Systems Acquires Oqton to Make Additive Manufacturing More Accessible
Oqton's cloud-based, AI-enabled Manufacturing Operating System can help manufacturers automate production processes. 3D Systems is making its own software available as add-ons.

AWS Discusses How Robotics Startups Can Accelerate Innovation
Amazon Web Services recently held a Robotics Startup Accelerator Program, and AWS shares some of the takeaways from discussions on innovation, simulation, and funding.

OhmniLabs Provides Telepresence Robots to eKAMI, Industrial Users
OhmniLabs, which has grown threefold over the past year, is serving growing demand for telepresence robots in multiple industries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Schnuck Markets to Deploy Simbe Tally Inventory Robots Chainwide
Regional grocery chain Schnucks plans to expand its deployment of Simbe Robotics' mobile robots, which use AI and the cloud, to all 111 of its retail locations.

Alibaba Group Buys Stake in Autonomous Robotaxi Firm DeepRoute
DeepRoute, which says it is developing "full-stack" autonomous driving, is the latest startup to receive funding from e-commerce company Alibaba, "China's Amazon."

Shield AI Raises Series D Funding for Autonomous Piloting of Military Aircraft
Shield AI, which takes a software-first approach to military drones, has raised funding bringing its valuation to $1 billion after recent purchases of Heron Systems and Martin UAV.

Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Drone Designed to Help Developers Apply 5G, AI, IoT to New Applications
The Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G drone reference platform includes concurrent support for seven cameras, IoT and cybersecurity, and deep learning to enable new industrial use cases.

ModalAI to Make, Distribute Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Reference Drone
ModalAI's CEO discusses how and why his company and Qualcomm have teamed up to provide a drone platform enabling developers to apply 5G and AI to new industrial applications.

Qcraft Raises $100M Series A Funding for Autonomous Shuttle Bus Development
Qcraft, which is developing a full stack of autonomous vehicle technology using simulation and 5G technologies, is planning to deploy more 'Dragon Boat' buses.

DroneDeploy Acquires Rocos to Automate Ground, Air Jobsite Data Collection
DroneDeploy, which uses aerial data to create digital twins of job sites, structures, and assets, will add Rocos' cloud-based workflow software for ground robots to its offerings.

Sarcos Robotics and T-Mobile to Integrate 5G Into Guardian XT Teleoperation Robot
Sarcos, which makes industrial exoskeletons and the Guardian XT for teleoperation in hazardous conditions, is working with T-Mobile to add high-bandwidth, low-latency 5G connectivity.

Top 10 Robotics, Autonomous Vehicle Transactions of July 2021
Although the number of transactions in July 2021 held steady, self-driving car companies and startups working on robot software still raised billions.

Lucas Systems, Fetch Robotics to Jointly Optimize Warehouse Worker and Robot Collaboration
Lucas Systems plans to orchestrate both warehouse workers and Fetch's autonomous mobile robots to optimize picking, improve productivity, and relieve labor shortages.

STORD to Build Fulfillment Center in Atlanta Using Locus Robotics
STORD, which provides cloud-based, on-demand supply chain services, is building a new facility that will integrate Locus mobile robots.

Airbiquity and Cyngn Partner to Add Autonomous Material Handling to Existing Vehicle Fleets
Rather than spending money and time replacing fleets with autonomous vehicles, companies can use Airbiquity and Cyngn's technology stack, which includes over-the-air updates.

Brain Corp CTO Discusses Software Driving Mobile Robot Value, Future Plans
Jon Thomason, chief technology officer of Brain Corp, recently described his goals for the company, which provides autonomy kits for existing industrial equipment.

Seoul Robotics Launches Deployment-Ready Lidar for Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities
The Voyage lidar perception system and deployment kit includes proprietary software, sensors, and a computer, and it protects privacy by not saving identifying data.

InOrbit Joins MassRobotics and Supports Autonomous Mobile Robot Interoperability Standard
InOrbit, which is in the Robot Operations Group, has joined MassRobotics and is contributing to the organization's efforts to get mobile robots to work better together.



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