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Sarcos Marks Industrial Exoskeleton Milestone, Begins Trading on Nasdaq
The CEO of Sarcos explains how the company's recent SPAC merger and trading on Nasdaq will enable it to scale development and production of its wearable and teleoperated systems.

Fabtech 2021 Exhibitors Offer Systems for Small and Midsize Manufacturers
As manufacturers struggle with skilled staffing shortages, exhibitors at Fabtech 2021 displayed robots for gripping delicate objects, painting, and other production processes.

Top 10 Robotics and Autonomous Vehicle Transactions of August 2021
In August 2021, the total number of deals and their dollar value fell from the previous month, but industrial automation, self-driving cars, and logistics still thrived.

Gulf Testing Solutions Enterprise Joins Microdrones Global Distribution Network
GTS will offer Microdrones' lidar sensors, drones, and surveying software to construction, oil and gas, and agriculture customers in Oman.

ICON Technology Completes Series B Round for Robotics and 3D Printing in Construction
ICON Technology, which has developed proprietary 3D-printing robots, software, and advanced building materials, is addressing the need for housing on Earth and potentially Mars.

Sarcos Robotics Names Pine Environmental a Distributor for Guardian S Remote Inspection Robot
Monitoring and testing provider Pine, which has 39 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, will offer Sarcos Robotics' Guardian S mobile robot for surveillance and inspection.

Perrone Robotics and Tropos Team up to Develop Autonomous Electric Compact Utility Vehicles
Perrone Robotics said it will combine its TONY autonomous vehicle kit with Tropos Motors' ABLE electric compact utility vehicles for applications such as delivery and construction.

Pipistrel to Use Honeywell Satellite Communications Tech in New Drones
Honeywell Aerospace said its satellite communications system for small unmanned aerial vehicles will enable Pipistrel's Nuuva and Surveyor drones to provide data for fleet management.

How Robotic Navigation Can Assist Inspection in GPS-Denied Environments
New technologies and techniques, including ultrasonic technology, lidar, and Indoor GPS, can help robots and drones safely navigate in hazardous environments for inspection.

Beyon3D Raises $12.4M and Readies Launch of Robotics for Manufacturing and Construction
Beyon3D, part of a recent wave of Israeli high-tech companies getting investment, plans to roll out its manufacturing automation technology across the U.S., Europe, and Canada.

Desktop Metal to Acquire ExOne for Leadership in Additive Manufacturing for Mass Production
Desktop Metal and ExOne, both of which claim to be 3D printing pioneers, plan to combine their offerings in a broad portfolio for additive manufacturing at scale.

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.

NVIDIA Expands Simulation Omniverse With Blender and Adobe Integration
NVIDIA has expanded its Omniverse simulation and collaboration platform with software integrations to allow more developers to jointly create simulations.

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.

ANYbotics Adds Velodyne Lidar Sensors for Mobile Robot Inspections
ANYbotics, whose ANYmal legged robot is designed to traverse difficult terrain, has added Velodyne Lidar's Puck sensor to help automate industrial inspections.

Cansel to Distribute TinySurveyor Mobile Robot in Canada
Cansel, which provides hardware, software, and services to the construction industry, will distribute the TinySurveyor GPS-guided robot designed for precision.

Alphabet’s X Launches Intrinsic to Make Robot Programming Easier
A team at X, the innovation unit of Alphabet, has spent five and a half years developing tools to make it easier for robots to sense and be used in...

Additive Manufacturing and Robotics—the Bloom of a New Machine?
Manufacturing and construction face a bright future in which 3D printing and robots enable the fabrication of more sustainable structures and massive wind turbines.

Matterport Closes SPAC Merger, Raises $640M to Advance Digital Twins
Matterport, whose technology creates 3D digital twins of spaces of all sizes, has completed its special-purpose acquisition company deal and will begin trading on Nasdaq.

Path Robotics Raises $100M in Series C Financing for Autonomous Welding
Path Robotics, which has been developing autonomous welding systems for manufacturers and raised $56 million in May, raised another $100 million to expand applications.



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