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Buffalo Automation and Future Mobility Network Launch Autonomous Ferry Service in Europe
Buffalo Automation is working with international partners to launch an autonomous robotaxi service that is different from others -- it's a ferry in the Netherlands.

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.

TuSimple Teams Up With Ryder to Expand Autonomous Trucking in Southern U.S.
TuSimple is working with Ryder to identify fleet maintenance facilities that can serve as terminals for its Autonomous Freight Network, enabling self-driving trucks nationwide.

FANUC America, Manufacturing Skill Standards Council to Stack Certifications
FANUC America and the MSSC are streamlining the certification process for production and materials handling operators, which they said could address worker shortages.

Airbiquity and Cyngn Partner to Add Autonomous Material Handling to Existing Vehicle Fleets
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.

Covariant Raises $80M Series C for Robotic Manipulation AI
The Covariant Brain, which uses AI to guide picking robots for more flexible manipulation, has already been successfully deployed in verticals such as grocery and parcel.

Cassie Bipedal Robot Produced by OSU and Agility Robotics Runs 5K
Cassie, the two-legged robot developed at Oregon State University and commercialized by Agility Robotics, completed a 5K course untethered with only two stumbles.

Outrider Offers Autonomous Tractor-Trailer Hitching Capability
Outrider, which provides automation for yard trucks, said it is the first company to offer advanced, automated tractor-trailer hitching capabilities.

Ambi Robotics Releases AmbiKit for Multi-Robot Pick-and-Place Kitting
Ambi Robotics' new AmbiKit system uses AI and five pick-and-place robots alongside people for a fast-growing segment of e-commerce kitting -- online subscription boxes.

Carnegie Mellon Works With Apple on Robotic Recycling of Devices
Apple, which already uses robots to disassemble electronics to recover hazardous or valuable materials, is funding research at CMU to better recognize different devices.

ACE Controls Releases MC75 Miniature Shock Absorber for Robots, Other Tight Spaces
The MC75 shock absorbers are designed to provide high-energy damping in tight installation spaces in industrial manufacturing, materials handling, and robotics applications.

Instacart and Fabric Partner on Automated Fulfillment Initiative for North American Retailers
Instacart, which provides order-fulfillment services in the U.S. and Canada, is adding Fabric's micro-fulfillment technology to its offerings for e-commerce retailers.

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.

Seoul Robotics Launches Deployment-Ready Lidar for Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities
The Voyage lidar perception system and deployment kit includes proprietary software, sensors, and a computer, and it protects privacy by not saving identifying data.

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.

ABB Acquires ASTI Mobile Robotics Group to Broaden Automation Portfolio
Industrial automation provider ABB plans to acquire logistics firm ASTI, adding autonomous mobile robots to its portfolio, with facilities in Spain and China.

Geek+ Opens Global R&D Center for Logistics Automation at Hong Kong Science Park
Geek+, which provides mobile robots for a variety of industrial applications, said its new Global R&D Center in Hong Kong reflects its ongoing commitment to innovation.

RE2 Robotics Marks 20th Anniversary With New Robotic Arm for Outdoor Mobile Applications
RE2 Robotics, which began as a CMU defense subcontractor spinout, celebrated 20 years in business with the release of its six-axis RE2 Sapien 6M robot arm for outdoor applications.

PrecisionHawk, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association to Train Pilots for Drone Inspections
PrecisionHawk and the NRECA wil offer training across the U.S. for FAA Part 107-certified drone pilots so that they can safely and efficiently inspect electric assets.

Julia Computing Raises $24M Series A for Cloud Computing, Simulation
Julia Computing said its new funding will help scale production and development of open-source simulation tools, and former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia will join its board.



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