Seegrid IQ Provides 3D Perception for Palion Lift, Other AMRs, Explains Exec
December 1, 2021
The new Palion Lift truck is just one of Seegrid's autonomous mobile robots to take advantage of its Seegrid IQ technology, which builds on the company's acquisition of Box Robotics.
Amazon Web Services Offers AWS IoT RoboRunner for Fleets, Teams With MassRobotics for Startup Accelerator
November 29, 2021
Amazon Web Services says its AWS IoT RoboRunner service will help developers deploy robot fleets. The AWS Robotics Startup Accelerator with MassRobotics offers mentoring and funding.
Eureka Robotics Develops Software to Add Sensitivity, Dexterity to Industrial Robots
November 29, 2021
The force-feedback algorithm in Dynamis, which was first demonstrated in NTU Singapore's Ikea Bot, is designed to enable robots to manipulate small and delicate parts without damaging them.
Nimble Robotics Says Its Picking Robots Have Picked More Than 15M Objects
November 25, 2021
Nimble Robotics says that Fortune 500 retailers are using its picking robots to address record labor shortages and meet rapid growth in e-commerce fulfillment demand.
Omron Automation Launches Proof of Concept Center in Michigan
November 22, 2021
Omron Automation Americas says its new Proof-of-Concept Center in Novi, Mich., will help customers by providing engineers and facilities to test robotics applications before deployment.
Everyday Robots Moves Out of Alphabet X, Reports Progress Toward General Purpose Robot
November 20, 2021
From cleaning a table and picking up toys to opening doors, everyday tasks are coming within reach of service robots, says Everyday Robots, which is spinning out of X Development.
Machina Labs Exits Stealth With Series A Funding for Software-Defined Manufacturing
November 19, 2021
Machina Labs says its robotic and AI metalworking capabilities go beyond current methods of shaping and finishing, so more complex parts can be made efficiently and cost-effectively.
Smith+Nephew Invests in Surgical Robotics R&D Center in Pittsburgh
November 18, 2021
There's more to developing surgical robots than cutting-edge technology. Smith+Nephew, which launched its second-gen CORI system last year, is part of Pittsburgh's robotics talent pool.
Micropsi Industries Automates ‘Fridge Sniffing’ With AI-Supported Robot Control System
November 16, 2021
Micropsi and Atec are offering a cobot control system they say can quickly, reliably, and cost-effectively automate leak detection and other complex tasks and reduce maintenance.
Robotics’ Second Wave Relies on Software and Integration
November 14, 2021
As mobile robots and AI-driven picking systems spread through warehouses, suppliers and users are paying more attention to software, integration, and interoperability as differentiators.
GXO Logistics Credits Warehouse Automation for Strong Q3 Results
November 13, 2021
Automation, e-commerce, and outsourcing are the tailwinds helping GXO Logistics grow, according to executives at the global logistics provider, which reported strong Q3 earnings.
10 Technologies for Autonomous Vehicle, Robotics Developers From NVIDIA’s GTC 2021
November 12, 2021
From autonomous trucks to robots in factories and warehouses, NVIDIA made a host of announcements at its GTC event, including new libraries, integrations, and simulation products.
Körber Supply Chain Deploys Geek+ Mobile Robots for CEVA Logistics in Australia
November 12, 2021
CEVA Logistics needed to keep up with customer growth at its warehouse in Truganina, Australia. With Geek+ robots deployed in a pilot by Körber Supply Chain, it got 4x...
Honeywell Announces New Automated Storage and Retrieval System
November 11, 2021
An automated storage and retrieval system from Honeywell uses machine learning and AI for order fulfillment, product sequencing, returns processing, manufacturing kitting, and more.
Berkshire Grey Secures $36M in New Orders, $25M in Repeat Orders
November 11, 2021
Berkshire Grey has received orders from new and returning customers for its order-fulfillment robots and software, and retailer Bealls is using its automation to speed up replenishment.
Brain Corp Mobile Robot Fleet Covers 100B Square Feet Autonomously
November 9, 2021
While many companies look for scarce workers, Brain Corp reported that adoption of its AI-powered fleet of mobile robots has grown, particularly in the healthcare market.
ARM Institute Opens Fellowship Applications With the AIM Higher Consortium
November 6, 2021
The U.S. Department of Defense, ARM Institute, and AIM Higher Consortium are seeking applications for a one-year, $60,000 fellowship for an innovator in robotics for U.S. manufacturing.
MIT CSAIL Designs Dexterous Robot Hands to Easily Manipulate Multiple Objects
November 5, 2021
MIT CSAIL has built a model-free framework that can learn to reorient more than 2,000 geometrically different objects from above or below, with implications for logistics and manufacturing.
Momenta Drives Off With $500M in Series C Funding for Autonomous Driving
November 4, 2021
Momenta, which says its "flywheel" path will lead to rapid development and mass production of self-driving cars, has raised more than $1.2 billion total from investors and automakers.
Nuro Raises $600M in Series D Funding for Self-Driving Delivery Vehicles
November 3, 2021
Investors including Google, Kroger, SoftBank, and Woven Capital continue to support Nuro's efforts to commercialize and deploy its zero-occupant autonomous delivery vehicles.