Rio Tinto’s New Mine Features Autonomous Water Carts, Digital Twin Software, and AGVs
June 21, 2022
With state of the art of technology such as autonomous haul trucks, virtual reality trainings, Gudai-Darii is Rio Tinto's most advanced mine yet.
Cowen and MassRobotics Report on the Increasing Role of Robotics in Achieving Climate Goals
May 26, 2022
Cowan, an investment and analyst firm, and the MassRobotics cluster have surveyed manufacturers and end users to learn how robotics is part of their sustainability strategies.
Clearpath Robotics and Open Robotics Launch TurtleBot 4 With ROS 2 Support
May 5, 2022
Clearpath and Open Robotics have been collaborating for 10 years, and TurtleBot 4 is the first version of the open-source mobile robot development platform to support ROS 2 out of the box.
American Robotics Gets FAA Approval to Deploy Drones Without Operators at Seven Additional Sites
April 27, 2022
American Robotics, which had already received FAA permission to fly beyond the visual line of sight at three sites, can now operate drones without people on site across six states.
Terradepth Raises Series A Funding Toward Ocean Mapping as a Service
April 13, 2022
Terradepth will use the funding to further develop its Absolute Ocean cloud-based platform for sharing undersea data for energy, scientific, and utility use.
Exodigo Makes Nonintrusive Underground Mapping Commercially Available, Raises Seed Funding
February 17, 2022
Exodigo says its mapping platform combines sensors, 3D imaging, and AI to help the construction, mining, and utility industries avoid hazards, costs, and time-consuming work.
Exyn Technologies Obtains ISO 9001 Quality Certification to Expand Robotics Partnerships
December 20, 2021
Exyn the new certification will assure robotics partners that its AI for autonomous, multi-system operations in complex, GPS-denied environments is high in quality.
American Robotics CEO Discusses Drone Development From the Lab to Real World Use
October 28, 2021
As American Robotics merges with Ondas, commercializes its Scout drone with FAA approval for BVLOS operations, and expands staff and headquarters, its CEO discusses the choices it made.
Near Earth Autonomy, Kajima Partner for Drone Inspections of GPS-Denied Construction Sites
October 28, 2021
Near Earth Autonomy, which has developed drones that can navigate without GPS, is working with construction firm Kajima to inspect tunnels
Team CERBERUS and Team Dynamo Win DARPA Subterranean Challenge Final Event
September 27, 2021
After three years and competition in real and simulated tunnels, urban environments, and caves, two teams took top spots in the $5 million final DARPA SubT Challenge.
Gulf Testing Solutions Enterprise Joins Microdrones Global Distribution Network
September 1, 2021
GTS will offer Microdrones' lidar sensors, drones, and surveying software to construction, oil and gas, and agriculture customers in Oman.
Sarcos Robotics Names Pine Environmental a Distributor for Guardian S Remote Inspection Robot
August 19, 2021
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.
WiBotic Releases New Chargers and Transmitters for Drones and Autonomous Mobile Robots
August 17, 2021
WiBotic has developed new onboard chargers for mobile robots of all kinds, as well as the Commander fleet power management software and transmitters using GaN Systems' technology.
How Robotic Navigation Can Assist Inspection in GPS-Denied Environments
August 15, 2021
New technologies and techniques, including ultrasonic technology, lidar, and Indoor GPS, can help robots and drones safely navigate in hazardous environments for inspection.
ANYbotics Adds Velodyne Lidar Sensors for Mobile Robot Inspections
August 5, 2021
ANYbotics, whose ANYmal legged robot is designed to traverse difficult terrain, has added Velodyne Lidar's Puck sensor to help automate industrial inspections.
Airbiquity and Cyngn Partner to Add Autonomous Material Handling to Existing Vehicle Fleets
July 28, 2021
Rather than spending money and time replacing fleets with autonomous vehicles, companies can use Airbiquity and Cyngn's technology stack, which includes over-the-air updates.
Sandvik Agrees to Acquire Metrology Company DWFritz Automation
July 13, 2021
Sandvik says that DWFritz Automation's metrology products will help the Stockholm-based manufacturing and machining company become a leader in the inspection space.
CNH Industrial Buys Precision Agriculture Firm Raven Industries
June 21, 2021
CNH Industries and Raven Industries will explore synergies in their agricultural machine brands, including autonomous tractor development, and continue innovation work in South Dakota.
NVIDIA Releases Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial Module for Harsh Environments
June 15, 2021
NVIDIA said its new NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial module is designed to enable multiple industries to deploy AI at the edge in environments where safety and reliability are critical.
Intech NDE to Distribute Sarcos Robotics’ Guardian S Inspection Robot in Canada
June 13, 2021
Sarcos has named Intech NDE as official distribution partner for providing its Guardian S compact, remote visual inspection and surveillance robot to customers across Canada.