igus Turns to Unity to Update Interface and Back End of Its Online Robot Configurator
May 18, 2022
Game on! Using video game engine Unity, igus recently updated its linear robot configurator to be easier and more intuitive to use.
ABB Says New Robotic Depalletizer Can Reduce Logistics Complexity, Improve Efficiency
May 18, 2022
ABB said its new Robotic Depalletizer uses machine vision and machine learning to quickly master complex depalletizing tasks. It is also designed to work with AMRs and digital twin software.
Vention Raises $90M for Cloud Platform to Help Manufacturers Adopt Automation
May 11, 2022
Vention, whose cloud-based manufacturing automation platform is intended to help small-volume, high-mix manufacturers design and deploy workcells, is continuing rapid growth.
Cogniteam Raises Series A Funding to Enhance Nimbus Low-Code AI for Robotics
May 9, 2022
Cogniteam, which says its Nimbus platform can accelerate robot development from a process that can take up to six years, plans to grow its product development and sales teams.
Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4.4M Grant for New Boston University Robotics R&D Facility
May 6, 2022
The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative this week awarded Boston University more than $4 million for its new robotics facility.
Berkshire Grey Announces BG FLEX Mobile Robot Platform for Faster Fulfillment
May 5, 2022
Berkshire Grey's BG FLEX modular platform, which uses AI and mobile robots to accelerate e-commerce order fulfillment and other warehouse operations, is now generally available.
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.
Fulfyld Picks inVia Robotics’ Automated Systems for Faster Order Fulfillment
May 3, 2022
Fulfyld, a third-party logistics provider, has chosen inVia's PickerWall system, Picker mobile robots, Logic AI-powered warehouse execution software, and Robot Operations Center for support.
SLAMcore Raises Series A for Low Cost Spatial Understanding for Robots, the Metaverse
May 3, 2022
SLAMcore, which has developed AI to make vision-based localization and mapping more affordable for robotics developers, has raised $16 million. It already has more than 100 users, including Meta.
Engelberger Awards for 2022 Recognize Six Robotics Pioneers
April 25, 2022
The six recipients of this year's Engelberger Robotics Awards for leadership, education, and technology will receive their honors at Automate in Detroit and Automatica in Munich next month.
How to Manage Your Autonomous Mobile Robot Return on Investment
April 24, 2022
To get the most out of a mobile robot fleet, set clear goals and use good data tools and practices, recommend experts at InOrbit, Vecna Robotics, MiR, and JMP Solutions.
Bosch Buys Five AI to Accelerate Autonomous Driving Software Development
April 13, 2022
Bosch and Five said the software building blocks their cloud-based toolchain engineering environments complement each other and will be merged for self-driving safety.
6 Robotics Experts Reflect on MODEX 2022
April 8, 2022
MODEX 2022 was one of the first big in-person trade shows in a long time. Exhibitors, speakers, and attendees discuss their favorite robots, new trends, and more.
PickNik Robotics to Collaborate With Sierra Space for Space Habitats, Deep Space Missions
March 31, 2022
PickNik Robotics is working with Sierra Space to develop autonomous and remote-controlled systems that will support habitats in low Earth orbit, on the Moon, or on Mars.
Oceaneering Chooses BlueBotics’ Navigation Technology to Power AMRs
March 30, 2022
Oceaneering International announced that it will soon be using BlueBotics’ ANT navigation technology for its AMRs.
RIOS to Discuss RaaS Benefits, Demonstrate AI Powered Robot Workcell at MODEX 2022
March 23, 2022
RIOS experts will discuss how enterprises can address labor shortages with robotics-as-a-service offerings at MODEX 2022. It will also demonstrate robotic workcells to put businesses at the center of their value...
NVIDIA Announces Jetson AGX Orin Developer Kit and Isaac Nova Orin for Mobile Robots at GTC 2022
March 22, 2022
NVIDIA announced at GTC Spring 2022 its Jetson AGX Orin developer kit, which is eight times faster than Jetson AGX Xavier, and the new Isaac Nova Orin for 3D robotic perception.
Toyota Ventures Opens 2022 Call for Factory of the Future Innovation
March 18, 2022
Toyota Ventures' third global call of innovation seeks startups that can apply AI, robotics, and other technologies to enable Industry 4.0 and advanced manufacturing.
MIT Researchers Develop Learning Model to Teach Legged Robot to Run Faster
March 17, 2022
MIT's mini-cheetah quadruped robot can now run faster than ever, thanks to a new learning model developed by researchers at the university.
Körber Shares Supply Chain Software and Automation Strategy at Elevate Americas 2022
March 16, 2022
Korber Supply Chain has announced new cloud-based services, warehouse management software, and controls for voice and robotics systems, as well as customer successes, at the event.