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Flexiv raises $100M in Series B+ to Continue Development of its ‘General Purpose’ Robots.
With its so called "general purpose" robots, Flexiv is aiming to be a leader in combining artificial intelligence with robotics.

8 Interesting Cobot Providers From Around the World
Cobots have become one of the hottest types of robots to hit the automation scene in the past decade. Here is a look at some of the major collaborative robot...

Robust.AI Unveils Software Suite Grace & Hardware Product Carter
Launched three years ago, Robust.AI has just taken the cover off of its new software suit designed to provide robots with better situational awareness. It's also looking for hardware...

Rizon 10 Robot from Flexiv Given ‘Best of the Best’ Award in Red Dot Design Award Competition
Rizon 10's lead designer said winning the award was a dream come true for him and his team, noting they went through countless design iterations to get to the final...

German Robotics Industry Gets More Orders but Faces Supply Chain Disruptions, Reports VDMA
German orders for robots are increasing again after the pandemic disruption, reports the VDMA, but supply chain and labor challenges have persisted.

Amazon Announces Four New Systems to Ease Ergonomics in Its Warehouses
Amazon introduced its first fully autonomous mobile robot 10 years after acquiring Kiva Systems. The company also announced three systems intended to improve warehouse working conditions.

At Automatica 2022, ABB Highlights Flexible Robotic Systems
ABB headed to Germany this week for the Automatica 2022 trade show. It is showcasing a range of its robotic systems, including its GoFA and SWIFTI cobot lines.

ARM Institute Endorses Three Additional Robotics Training Programs
The ARM Institute's Endorsement Program is designed to identify the best educational offerings in the U.S. for robotics careers in manufacturing, and it has named 15 to date.

Advances in AI, Testing, and Hardware Help Gripper Providers, Users Get a Grasp of What’s Possible
Automation companies are increasing their throughput, reducing error rates, and providing integrated systems as more warehouses and facilitates turn to robotics.

Universal Robots Adds UR20 Cobot With Greater Reach and Payload to Portfolio
Universal Robots unveiled the UR20 at Automatica and said its new collaborative robot arm is big enough to handle European palletizing and numerous other applications.

Danish Robotics Producers to Demonstrate Manufacturing Systems at Automatica
Danish robotics companies will exhibit with the Odense Robotics cluster and on their own, showing how they can serve the demands of the larger German manufacturing industry.

Perception Provides Precision for Mobile, Picking Robots
Perception capabilities are enabling the latest autonomous mobile robots and picking systems to precisely and safely deliver results for supply chain and manufacturing users.

NVIDIA Releases Isaac Sim 2022.1 to Bridge the Simulation to Reality Gap for Robotics Developers
NVIDIA Isaac Sim 2022.1 includes new and expanded features for collaborative robots, digital twins of industrial environments, easier programming, and working with Gazebo and Windows.

10 Noteworthy Robot Exhibits at Automate 2022
With more than 550 exhibitors on the show floor at Automate in Detroit, there was a wide selection of robots to see. Here are some that stood out.

Collaborative Robotics, Led by Former Amazon Robotics VP and Scale AI CTO Brad Porter, Launches With $10M
Collaborative Robotics, a new startup founded by former Amazon engineer Brad Porter, is developing a mobility system that it says is designed to work both indoors and outdoors.

Webcast: Evaluating Collaborative Robots Versus Industrial Robots
In the latest Robotics 24/7 Roundtable, expert speakers from Universal Robots and Vecna Robotics, as well as the Manufacturing Millennial, discuss collaborative automation.

Robots Don’t Need to Cost an Arm and a Leg
From picking cucumbers and preparing meals in restaurants to packing chocolates, more agile and affordable robots are increasingly accessible.

Flexiv Showcases Adaptive Robot Range at Automate 2022
At the Automate 2022 trade show, Flexiv demonstrated its next-generation systems. Visitors got hands-on robot experience and chatted with Flexiv's team of experts.

New Acieta Welding Cobot Offers to Alleviate Labor Challenges, Provide Consistent Weld Quality
Acieta said at Automate that its new FastARC CX1000 collaborative robot welding system is designed to be efficient, mobile, and easy for manufacturers to use.

Festo Introduces Four Axis UR+ Certified Cobot System
Festo has developed a multi-axis system that adds axes of motion beyond UR cobots' standard six. It is designed for easy installation and use in applications such as palletizing.



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