How NVIDIA Isaac Sim and BenchBot Can Make Robotics Development Easier
May 29, 2022
Three researchers at the Queensland University of Technology's Centre for Robotics discuss how BenchBot and NVIDIA Isaac Sim can help developers.
NVIDIA Improves Perception Performance for ROS 2 Applications
May 24, 2022
NVIDIA has partnered with Open Robotics on type adaptation and type negotiation, features to improve compute performance for robot perception. It's also presenting at ICRA.
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.
Rapyuta Robotics Obtains Series C Funding for Collaborative Mobile Picking Robots
April 21, 2022
Rapyuta Robotics, which claims to be the leader in cloud-based, collaborative mobile robots for picking in Japan, has raised a total of $81 million to date as it expands.
CoreAVI Offers Safe Robotics Designs With Newly Ratified Vulkan SC API
March 2, 2022
CoreAVI says its VkCore SC, which is based on the new Vulkan Safety-Critical open application programming interface, will help robot and vehicle developers build on embedded safety.
Webcast: Managing and Optimizing Fleets of Mobile Robots
February 23, 2022 at 2:00 EST
This Robotics 24/7 Roundtable will discuss what warehouse and logistics operators need to know to benefit from the latest software for managing fleets of mobile robots.
STMicroelectronics Contributes Microcontrollers to ‘Switchback’ Battlebot to Promote STEM
December 25, 2021
REV Robotics, which supports robot education and competitions, chose STMicroelectronics' STM32 microcontrollers for their durability and familiarity in its battlebot.
Apex.AI Raises Series B Round for ROS Based Autonomous Vehicle Operating System
December 14, 2021
Apex.AI, whose Apex.OS is based on ROS 2, is safety-certified, and is designed to enable easier software development for autonomous vehicles, is looking at new industries and Asia.
Evolution Gym at MIT CSAIL Gets Soft Robots Into Shape for Basic Tasks
December 6, 2021
Scientists at MIT CSAIL created a system for co-optimizing the brain and body of soft robots and found that they often resembled real animals while outperforming hand-designed robots.
PickNik Robotics Offers Beta of MoveIt Studio for Managing Robot Arms in Challenging Environments
November 17, 2021
PickNik Robotics' MoveIt Studio software builds on its support of the open-source robot arm motion planning software to make it easier for users to remotely manage robot arms.
Open-RMF Addresses Growing Robotics Interoperability Needs
October 27, 2021
From simulation to management of robot fleets in heterogeneous environments, Open Robotics' Open-RMF is an open-source approach to interoperability that is different than other efforts.
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.
InOrbit Joins MassRobotics and Supports Autonomous Mobile Robot Interoperability Standard
July 21, 2021
InOrbit, which is in the Robot Operations Group, has joined MassRobotics and is contributing to the organization's efforts to get mobile robots to work better together.
Julia Computing Raises $24M Series A for Cloud Computing, Simulation
July 19, 2021
Julia Computing said its new funding will help scale production and development of open-source simulation tools, and former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia will join its board.
Matterport and Facebook Release Open-Source Spatial Dataset to Train Robots and AI
June 30, 2021
Collaboration to enable researchers to use Habitat, Facebook AI’s simulation platform for research in embodied AI, to help robots understand and interact with the physical world.