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Boston Dynamics CEO Discusses Path to Commercializing Robots
Boston Dynamics CEO Robert Playter discusses how the well-known company is addressing industry problems with its Stretch robot for unloading trucks and its Spot quadruped.

DEEP Robotics Releases Jueying X20 Quadruped Robot for Hazard Detection and Rescue
DEEP Robotics says its Jueying X20 legged robot is designed to maneuver through dangerous and challenging terrains to collect data and aid in search-and-rescue efforts.

XPENG Robotics Completes $100 Million Series A to Develop Ridable Robots
XPENG is in the business of making rideable quadruped robots. With the recent funding, the company said it will be able to expand its research and development efforts.

NVIDIA Releases Isaac Sim 2022.1 to Bridge the Simulation to Reality Gap for Robotics Developers
NVIDIA Isaac Sim 2022.1 includes new and expanded features for collaborative robots, digital twins of industrial environments, easier programming, and working with Gazebo and Windows.

5 Real-World Applications of Quadruped Robots
Unlike their wheeled, tracked, and aerial counterparts, legged robots excel at traversing rough terrain and other types of unstructured environments. Their ability to climb, step, and crawl makes them uniquely...

Agility Robotics Raises Series B to Put Digit Robots Alongside Humans in Warehouses
Agility Robotics, which has developed the Digit humanoid robot for warehouses, has raised $150 million from investors including Amazon to grow its staff and scale production.

Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund Invests in BionicHIVE, Other Supply Chain Robotics Startups
The Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund has invested in five supply chain technology startups, including BionicHIVE, Agility Robotics, Mantis Robotics, Modjoul, and Vimaan.

MIT Researchers Develop Learning Model to Teach Legged Robot to Run Faster
MIT's mini-cheetah quadruped robot can now run faster than ever, thanks to a new learning model developed by researchers at the university.

Hyundai and Boston Dynamics Discuss Metamobility Concept at CES 2022
Hyundai said a combination of its modular mobile platforms, Boston Dynamics' legged robots, and virtual reality will change the transportation of goods and people.

Unitree Technology Launches Z1 Robot Arm for Its Quadruped Robots
For mobile manipulation to be commercially viable, both the platform and its robotic arm must be cost-effective and capable. Unitree has developed the Z1 for its quadrupeds.

Hyundai to Present Future Vision for Robotics and Metaverse at CES 2022
Hyundai plans to explain its "Mobility of Things" concept, which includes the autonomous movement of traditionally inanimate objects through the company’s robotics technology.

ANYbotics Adds Velodyne Lidar Sensors for Mobile Robot Inspections
ANYbotics, whose ANYmal legged robot is designed to traverse difficult terrain, has added Velodyne Lidar's Puck sensor to help automate industrial inspections.

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.

Createc to Create Custom Integrations for Boston Dynamics’ Spot Robot
U.K.-based Createc, which provides systems for nuclear, marine, security, and other markets, will serve as integrator and reseller for Boston Dynamics' Spot quadruped robot for industrial inspection.


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