ROS Powered Race Cars Ready for Indy Autonomous Challenge
October 23, 2021
ADLINK provides a peek under the hood at the university teams, corporate sponsors, and open-source technologies participating in the Indy Autonomous Challenge.
Stereotaxis Uses Robots and Magnets to Improve Cardiac Ablation for Arrhythmia
October 22, 2021
Stereotaxis has developed Robotic Magnetic Navigation technology and improved its Genesis teleoperation system to safely and precisely conduct cardiac ablation procedures.
NVIDIA Launches Isaac ROS to Provide AI Perception to Robotics Developers
October 21, 2021
NVIDIA said its latest Isaac ROS GEMs can help developers accelerate product development, improve performance, and simplify the addition of functionality into ROS-based applications.
10 Takeaways From A3’s Autonomous Mobile Robot and Logistics Conference
October 20, 2021
From getting started with mobile robots and developing the workforce to mobile manipulation, and interoperability to developing your workforce, the event examined key logistics innovations.
Cogniteam Releases Nimbus Cloud-Based Platform to Reduce Robot Time to Market by 80%
October 13, 2021
Cogniteam said its Nimbus operating system can cut development time by 80% and deliver a seamless user experience from development to deployment, as well as enable in-field maintenance.
TRI Announces Machine Learning Advances at International Conference on Computer Vision
October 11, 2021
The Toyota Research Institute, or TRI, is presenting six papers that it said advance the state of the art in machine learning and computer vision for robots and other applications.
Trimble Uses Synthetic Data, NVIDIA Isaac Sim to Explore Acceleration of Autonomous Robot Training
October 5, 2021
Before it could deploy Boston Dynamics' Spot robot for data collection indoors, Trimble used synthetic data from NVIDIA Isaac Sim to tune machine learning models.
Robotics Training to Help Students Qualify for the Future Workplace, Says IFR
October 4, 2021
Even as the number of industrial robots climbs worldwide, automation providers, governments, and user companies are investing in training, but some say more is needed.
Universities, Businesses Collaborate for Warehouse Robotics Innovation
October 3, 2021
Researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Binghamton University, and UC Berkeley are working with companies to improve the speed and accuracy of warehouse robots.
Mech-Mind Robotics Closes $155M Series C Funding for Robotic Vision
September 29, 2021
Mech-Mind Robotics said it has raised $155 million in Series C1 funding for its computer vision products and services to help logistics and manufacturing with picking.
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.
Realtime Robotics Opens Office in Japan to Meet Growing Demand for Robot Motion Control Systems
September 27, 2021
Realtime Robotics, which has already been working with leading robotics vendors in Japan, is opening a new facility to demonstrate its motion planning technology.
NVIDIA Working With Open Robotics to Accelerate ROS 2 Perception for Robot Developers
September 22, 2021
NVIDIA is working to help robotics developers and startups by enabling ROS 2 to run on its Jetson processors for perception, modeling, and training in realistic environments.
Mujin Opens Georgia Office to Offer Robot Controller to U.S. Logistics Market
September 21, 2021
Rather than programming complex tasks or trusting machine learning, Mujin takes a "machine intelligence" approach to picking as it expands into North America.
MassRobotics Opens Applications for Second Jumpstart Fellowship Program to Encourage Robotics Diversity
September 15, 2021
MassRobotics has opened registration for the second cohort of its Jumpstart Fellowship Program offering diverse high school girls opportunities to learn about STEM careers.
Ambi Robotics Raises $26M Series A Funding Led by Tiger Global
September 14, 2021
Ambi Robotics, which has applied simulation-to-reality AI technology for highly dexterous sorting robots, plans to use its latest funding to continue supply chain growth.
AWS Discusses How Robotics Startups Can Accelerate Innovation
September 9, 2021
Amazon Web Services recently held a Robotics Startup Accelerator Program, and AWS shares some of the takeaways from discussions on innovation, simulation, and funding.
Hexagon Releases HxGN Robotic Automation for Industry 4.0 Quality Assurance
September 5, 2021
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence said its new HxGN Robotic Automation software enables quality control professionals to more easily program robot inspection cells.
Qcraft Raises $100M Series A Funding for Autonomous Shuttle Bus Development
August 14, 2021
Qcraft, which is developing a full stack of autonomous vehicle technology using simulation and 5G technologies, is planning to deploy more 'Dragon Boat' buses.
How Can Robots Improve Picking Operations in Warehouses?
August 14, 2021
Warehouse operators are demanding increasing flexibility, scalability, and throughput, so it's no surprise that robots and software offer to relieve human workers of tedium.