Vicarious’ AI Vision Draws $70M From International Investors
Vicarious tries to emulate human vision, and big companies hope to apply its technology.
(August 19, 2015)
Zymergen, Ginkgo Raise Millions for Automated Biotech
In the pursuit of new materials, two rivals have raised nearly $100 million for automated testing and production of custom microbes.
(August 17, 2015)
Rethink Robotics Gets Packaged With Sonoco Alloyd
Baxter and Sawyer become part of integrated offering, as Rethink responds to job fears and opens offices in Asia.
(August 14, 2015)
Robots to Rise in India for Different Reasons Than in China
Unlike China and Japan, India doesn't have an aging workforce to worry about, but robots can still help Indian industry stay competitive.
(August 12, 2015)
Industrial Automation Acquisitions Show Bullish Market
Deals between Robotnik and Smokie Robotics, Lincoln Electric and Rimrock, and Hypotherm and Jabez try to take advantage of automation synergies.
(August 06, 2015)
Bubble Wrap Maker Buys Packaging Company
Sealed Air continues acquisitions for logistics automation, as Clearpath Robotics also hires staffers.
(August 05, 2015)
ABB Robots To Help Changan Ford Be Responsive
Changan Ford has bought $52 million worth of ABB robots for its new factory, which will be able to manufacture multiple vehicle models.
(July 08, 2015)
Chips for “Flying Smartphones” a/k/a Drones
Drones by the hundreds of thousands—millions globally—going airborne offer chip makers a potential bonanza.
(July 02, 2015)
The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Helen Greiner, co-founder of both iRobot and CyPhy Works, discusses challenges that she has faced and offers some recommendations to people just starting careers in robotics.
(June 30, 2015)
Equity Markets Approach Robotics With Caution
Investors are wary of the high expectations for robots and tend to value software over hardware, but the industry is growing and changing.
(June 29, 2015)
Teradyne CEO on Universal Robots Acquisition, Strategic Vision
The demand for co-robots in China and Universal Robots' lead in market share provide incentives for Teradyne's expansion.
(June 25, 2015)
3-D Printed Metal Bridge to Span Dutch Canal
MX3D is leading an interdisciplinary effort in the Netherlands that is working on the hardware and software needed for automated construction.
(June 24, 2015)
GE, Boeing Use 3-D Printing for Durable Aircraft Parts
Falling prices, more materials, and greater understanding of the technology's potential value are helping 3-D printing move into manufacturing.
(June 23, 2015)