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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.

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...

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.

How Can Motion Planning Improve Industrial Robot Operations in Factories?
Both industrial and collaborative robots need energy-efficient and safe motion planning, and new AI approaches and algorithms promise to improve manufacturing automation.

German, Canadian Researchers Work to Improve Robot Picking in FLAIROP Project
Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Festo, Darwin AI, and the University of Waterloo are working to apply deep learning to improve robotic picking in warehouses.

AMP Robotics Marks Milestones in Data, Pick Rates for Automated Recycling
AMP Robotics can now classify more than 100 categories and characteristics of recyclables and run object recognition to 10 billion items annually, proving the value of automated recycling.

Human-Machine Interaction Is Still Evolving, Note Global Robot Cluster Panelists
The Global Robot Cluster co-hosted a virtual event with MassRobotics and Silicon Valley Robotics examining progress in human-robot interaction for healthcare and industrial uses.

ISEE Launches Autonomous Driving System for Yard Trucks in Logistics Hubs
ISEE, which has developed AI that it said can anticipate behavior in dynamic environments, is working with Maersk and Lazer Spot on projects involving autonomous yard trucks.

Hesai Raises Series D of $300M to Scale Hybrid Lidar Production
Hesai, which has self-driving vehicle and robotics customers in 23 countries, plans to use its latest funding to continue R&D into processors and lidar perception.

Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories and MIT Work to Bridge Gap Between Robot Vision, Touch
MERL and MIT researchers are working to apply machine learning, collaborative robots, sensors, and vision to help robots more dexterously manipulate items such as food.

Robotics Company Berkshire Grey to Merge With Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp.
Robotics company Berkshire Grey has announced a business combination with Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp. The planned merger with the special-purpose acquisition company or SPAC will lead to a publicly listed...

Amazon’s Last-Mile MIT CTL Routing Research Challenge
The primary goal of the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge is to encourage participants to develop innovative approaches leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and other non-conventional...

Labor Management Systems Solutions Increasingly Important, Even With the Move to More Automation
Labor management system solutions are different today than those a decade ago, they integrate with more systems, have mobile user interfaces, and use advanced analytics, they are increasingly important with...

Five UC San Diego Teams Win $100,000 to Research Autonomous Vehicles
Each team will receive $100,000 from Qualcomm to pursue cutting-edge research on autonomous vehicles, natural language processing and other areas, school says.

NVIDIA Debuts GeForce RTX 3060 Family for the Holidays
GeForce RTX 3060 Ti delivers ray-tracing and deep learning super sampling performance.

Purdue University Uses Machine Learning to Classify Mechanical Objects
Purdue University mechanical engineers creates comprehensive open-source annotated database of more than 58,000 3D mechanical parts

Can AI Take Simulation to a New Level?
Vendors explore the impact of machine learning for simulation models and processing.

Seegrid acquires Box Robotics
Acquisition aimed at accelerated development of human-like awareness for more consistent and productive self-driving industrial vehicles

NVIDIA Unveils Jetson Nano 2GB AI and Robotics Starter Kit
New developer kit with free online training and certification makes AI easily accessible to all.

MathWorks Presents New Release 2020b of MATLAB and Simulink
Update includes expanded Simulink access, new products, major updates and hundreds of new features.



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