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Robots Assemble: Why Do Scientists Want to Create Self-Building Modular Robots?
MIT Center for Bits and Atoms has released details of its new modular robotic systems that it said could be useful for industrial and construction applications.

ABAGY Finds That Many Welders Welcome Robotics, Looks to 2023 Manufacturing Trends
ABAGY and Weld.com found in a welding community survey that nearly half expect robots to improve efficiency. Demonstrations also showed how workers can adapt to automation.

Syslogic Offers Three Rugged AI Computers Based on NVIDIA Jetson Orin NX 16GB System on Module
Syslogic has introduced three embedded systems using NVIDIA's processors and software to ease the development of perceptive, rugged mobile robots and other systems.

Built Robotics Acquires Roin Technologies, Combining Excavation and Concrete Automation
Built Robotics, whose Exosystem provides autonomy to excavators, is adding Roin Technologies' engineering team and concrete power trowel to its global offerings.

KEWAZO CEO Explains Value Proposition of Construction Robotics Startup
KEWAZO raised funding for scaffolding robots and analytics despite economic headwinds by aiming for a high utilization rate and delivering useful data, said CEO Artem Kuchukov.

KEWAZO Raises $10M Series A to Automate and Digitize Construction Material Flow
KEWAZO will apply its Series A funding to expanding its offering of the LIFTBOT scaffolding assembly robot and ONSITE data analytics platform in North America and Europe.

Recession in 2023? Automation Is Coming Regardless
Automation will continue to play a key role in helping customers in the logistics, manufacturing, and construction spaces, according to Conor McGuinness of Heartland Ventures.

Atlas Humanoid Robot Gets a Grip in New Videos From Boston Dynamics
Atlas is now able to do more humanlike motions, thanks to software and electrical development around perception, locomotion, and manipulation at Boston Dynamics.

OLogic, Vicor Help Dusty Robotics Optimize Power for Construction Robots
OLogic, which provides engineering services to robotics developers, worked with Vicor on power management for Dusty Robotics' FieldPrinter, which transfers BIM drawings to construction sites.

John Deere Announces 2023 Startup Collaborators to Develop Autonomous Agricultural Equipment
John Deere said this year's group of eight companies in its Startup Collaborator program will help its agricultural and construction technology be more autonomous and precise.

DesignFuture Japan and Locus Robotics to Deploy Mobile Robots in Material Bank Japan Warehouse
DesignFuture Japan has partnered with Locus Robotics, which has already helped pick more than 1.3 billion items, to deploy mobile robots for building sample orders.

ASTM International to Host Workshop on Digital Construction Roadmapping
ASTM International and NIST plan to host an in-person discussion about the state of digital construction and the desired direction for the industry and technology.

John Deere Announces ExactShot Fertilizer Robot and Electric Excavator at CES 2023
John Deere said ExactShot, which precisely applies fertilizer to each seed as it is planted, can help agricultural operations save resources and increase production.

CES 2023 ‘Best of Innovation’ Award Winner German Bionic to Present New Wearables, Smart Power Suits
CES 2023 innovation award winner for wearable technologies German Bionic has announced the Apogee power suit, the SmartSafetyVest, and the German Bionic IO platform.

Top 10 Most Popular Robotics 24/7 Articles of 2022
2022 was another busy year for robotics news, with readers most interested in returning to in-person events, delivery robot successes and struggles, and applications such as welding.

American Robotics CEO Discusses Diversifying U.S. Drone Market, Prospects for 2023
American Robotics obtained FAA approval for BVLOS operations, acquired other drone and data companies, and saw strong demand from the oil and gas industry, said its CEO.

Additive Construction Is the ‘Next Frontier,’ Says Wohlers Associates, as ASTM International Works With NIST
Additive construction applies 3D printing and could advance building processes, according to Wohlers Associates. Its parent ASTM International is developing a roadmap with NIST.

RISE Robotics Given U.S. Patent for High-Reduction Belt-Driven Linear Actuator
RISE Robotics was granted a patent for its high-reduction belt-driven linear actuator, which it said "enables the application of high force linear power to a machine’s work function."

North American Robot Sales on Track for Another Record Year in 2022, Says A3
North American robot sales continue to grow to record levels, with more than 35,000 purchased in the first nine months of 2022, reported the Association for Advancing Automation.

Shadow Ventures Discusses New Report on Technology in the Construction Industry
Shadow Ventures noted challenges such as declining productivity and undercapitalization, but it found 125 technology companies that could help the building industry.



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