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RE2 Robotics Continues to Grow After Sarcos Acquisition
RE2 might now be a part of Sarcos, but its founder said the company still has its culture of innovation. We got to take a look inside its Pittsburgh office.

ARM Institute Awarded American Rescue Act Grants to Help U.S. Manufacturing Be More Resilient
The ARM Institute is participating in two projects receiving a total of $16 million to help manufacturers integrate robots into their processes and diversify supply chains.

ARM Institute Endorses Four More Robotics Training Programs
The ARM Institute added four educational programs around robotics in manufacturing to its existing roster of seven programs as listed in the RoboticsCareer.org national resource.

ATI Industrial Automation Provides Force/Torque Sensor for Robotic Weld Bead Removal
Material removal is typically a labor-intensive process in manufacturing, but CMU Robotics Institute researchers used an ATI sensor and a Yaskawa arm to automate it.

Oshkosh Corp. Invests in Carnegie Foundry to Build Autonomy and Robotics Capabilities
Oshkosh Corp. has invested in and is partnering with Carnegie Foundry to accelerate the development of autonomous systems and robotics for industrial uses.

CMU Researchers Develop Algorithm to Help Autonomous Vehicles Navigate Busy Streets
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University said they have found a new method for autonomous vehicles and delivery robots to balance aggressive and cooperative behavior.

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.

Pittsburgh Robotics Network Passes 100 Members, Aims to Be ‘Robotics Capital of the World’
The Pittsburgh Robotics Network, which was founded in 2016, has received a $125,000 grant and passed 100 members as it promotes robotics and AI innovation in the Pittsburgh area.

Champlain Towers Collapse Demonstrates Need for Disaster-Response Robots, Says Expert
The collapse of part of a condominium building in Surfside, Fla., is a reminder of the need for robots to be more available to local authorities, says IEEE Fellow Robin...

Richard King Mellon Foundation Approves $75M Grant to Build New Robotics Center at CMU
Pittsburgh is one of the top regions for robotics R&D in the U.S., if not the world. CMU has received a grant providing $150M for a new Robotics...

IoT Equips Students to Develop Ways to Cut Vehicle Emissions and Inspections
A new system using remote data transfers and machine learning could lower vehicle emissions, testing costs, and reduce the need for in-person emissions testing.

Robots Are Going Soft
Materials innovations are helping create less rigid, more compliant robotic structures.

RIA announces 2019 Engelberger Robotics Award winners
Robotic Industries Association (RIA) to present 2019 Engelberger Robotics Awards to Catherine Morris and Howie Choset at Automate 2019 in Chicago on April 10.

Honeywell, Carnegie Mellon University to Collaborate on Robotics and AI for Connected Distribution Centers
The collaboration will focus on next-generation machine learning and robotic controls to help distribution centers address rising e-commerce demands and resource challenges.


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