Formant Raises Series A Funding for Cloud-Based Robot Fleet Management Platform
January 5, 2022
Formant plans to double in size as demand grows for its technology for managing heterogeneous fleets of robots in industries such as logistics and agriculture.
Petra Raises Series A Funding to Bore Through the World’s Hardest Rocks for Utilities
December 10, 2021
In response to man-made and natural disasters threatening critical infrastructure, Petra has developed a semi-autonomous, non-contact, thermal tunneling robot for utilities.
Robust Navigation System for Drones From InfiniDome, Honeywell Aerospace, and Easy Aerial Successfully Demonstrated
December 7, 2021
InfiniDome, Honeywell Aerospace, and Easy Aerial have demonstrated that a combination of their technologies can enable UAVs to safely function autonomously in GPS-denied environments.
Omron Automation Launches Proof of Concept Center in Michigan
November 22, 2021
Omron Automation Americas says its new Proof-of-Concept Center in Novi, Mich., will help customers by providing engineers and facilities to test robotics applications before deployment.
SolidRun Announces System i.MX 8XLite Mini System on Module Line for V2X Applications
October 29, 2021
SolidRun's new system on module line uses a new NXP processor and is designed for vehicle-to-everything communications and smart cities, autonomous vehicles, IoT, and robotics.
Microdrones Partners With Nautikaris as Drone Surveying Equipment Distributor in Europe
October 18, 2021
Nautikaris will provide Microdrones equipment for lidar, photogrammetry, and gas detection as it offers drones as a service in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxbemburg.
AEye, Seoul Robotics Offer Long-Range Perception System for Smart Traffic Systems
October 8, 2021
AEye and Seoul Robotics said the integration of their 4Sight M lidar and SENSR 3D perception software will detect and classify objects at greater range and accuracy.
ICON Technology Completes Series B Round for Robotics and 3D Printing in Construction
August 24, 2021
ICON Technology, which has developed proprietary 3D-printing robots, software, and advanced building materials, is addressing the need for housing on Earth and potentially Mars.
Cansel to Distribute TinySurveyor Mobile Robot in Canada
July 30, 2021
Cansel, which provides hardware, software, and services to the construction industry, will distribute the TinySurveyor GPS-guided robot designed for precision.
Motional, Eversource to Pilot Autonomous Vehicles for Energy Infrastructure Monitoring
July 24, 2021
In what it described as the first pilot of its kind, Motional has deployed autonomous vehicles to collect infrastructure data for New England utility provider Eversource.
Steel Bridge 3D-Printed by MX3D Officially Opens in Amsterdam
July 15, 2021
MX3D worked with partners in business, academia, and government to 3D-print a stainless steel bridge now installed over an Amsterdam canal. It is the largest construction of its kind.
Stockpile Reports Chooses American Robotics to Build Out Automated Drone Program
July 9, 2021
American Robotics' Scout system, which has FAA approval for BVLOS flights with no people present, will be integrated with Stockpile Reports' real-time digitization of industrial materials.
Forth Engineering Builds Rescue Robot for Hazardous Environments
June 26, 2021
Forth Engineering, which has developed robots for hazardous environments such as nuclear sites and underwater, has developed a non-tethered heavy-duty robot it says could find other uses.
Why the U.S. Infrastructure Bill Must Respond to China’s Investment in High-Tech Manufacturing and Robotics
June 15, 2021
China has made significant investments in technologies such as robotics, as well as in advanced manufacturing and global trade, so the U.S. needs the infrastructure bill to be competitive.