Robotics investment for April 2023 amounted to $1.63B, the result of 47 funding rounds. Total robotics investment for 2023 equals approximately $3.3B.
March 2023 Robotics Investments Total $526 Million
47 robotics investments in the month of March accounted for a total of $526M.
February 2023 robotics investments total $620 million
36 robotics investments accounted for US $620M, with funding for firms providing drone enabled data and analytics services particularly strong.
NVIDIA continues to improve AI development
NVIDIA announces new features and capabilities that support the acceleration and growth of AI-based solutions for robotics and simulation.
January 2023 Robotics Investments Total $521M
Robotics funding for the month of January 2023 totaled US $521M, the result of 41 investments. Firms providing robotics solutions for autonomous ground transportation such as sensors, autonomy ‘stacks’ and ‘drivers’, and autonomous platforms, was particularly strong.
When will the mobile robot market consolidate?
Despite numerous acquisitions, the mobile robot market is in fact not consolidating, and more companies pop up each year.
What Slowdown? – December 2022 Robotics Investments Reaches $1.14B
December 2022’s 55 robotics investments totaled US $1.14B, a 7.7% increase over December 2021’s funding total. Investment into companies providing robotics solutions for autonomous ground transportation such as sensors, autonomy ‘stacks’ and ‘drivers’, and whole cloth systems, was particularly strong.
Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum Call for Presentations Open – Speaker Application Deadline January 13th
The Call for Presentations deadline for international technical conference and expo that addresses engineering challenges faced when designing and developing healthcare robotics products and services. The event comes to Boston in May 2023 and is co-located with the Robotics Summit Conference & Expo.
Robotics Summit 2023 Call for Presentations Open – Speaker Application Deadline January 13th
The Call for Presentations deadline for the robotics sector’s “must attend” technical design and development event ends January 13th, 2023.
Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum Call for Presentations Open
International technical conference and expo addresses engineering challenges faced when designing and developing healthcare robotics products and services. The event comes to Boston in May 2023 and is co-located with the Robotics Summit Conference & Expo.
Adapta Robotics – Automating Critical Testing and Inventory Tasks, Delivering Business Value
Adapta Robotics’ solutions automate critical device testing and retail inventory operations formally accomplished using inefficient and error prone manual methods, freeing workers for higher value tasks in the process.
Call for Presentations Open for Robotics Summit 2023
The robotics sector’s “must attend” technical design and development event for producers of commercial class robotics systems returns to Boston in May 2023 with deepened coverage, an expanded expo floor, and once again co-locates with the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum.
RoboBusiness & Field Robotics Engineering Forum Preview
In Episode 93 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe, Mike Oitzman and Dan Kara review the upcoming RoboBusiness Conference & Expo and the Field Robotics Engineering Forum, highlighting the robotics luminaries speaking at the event.
Overcoming Autonomous Farming Misconceptions in California
Monarch Tractor’s recent petition to Cal/OSHA may have been denied, but this outcome is not the setback many fear. CEO Praveen Penmetsa shares why.
Agricultural Robotics: Technologies, Solutions and Opportunities – Webinar Available on Demand
In this webinar, attendees will be provided with an overview of the agricultural robotics sector including a review of existing ag robotics systems, as well as highlighting current opportunities and gating factors. In addition, the latest platforms and technologies used to create agricultural robotics systems will be reviewed.
5 Trends Dominating the Robotics Sector
What is the state of the robotics and automation sector at 2022’s midpoint? ABI Research’s Lian Jye Su has a few thoughts, five in fact.
AGVs & AMRs as Alternatives to Tow Line Conveyance
For manufacturers and others, tow-lines for assembly line conveyance deliver solid ROI, but AGVs and AMRs can provide equal efficiencies and value, with the added benefits of greater scalability and flexibility.
Autonomous Mowers & RaaS – A Conversation With Scythe Robotics CEO Jack Morrison
In this Robot Report Podcast, Jack Morrison, co-founder and CEO of Scythe Robotics, discusses the commercial market for autonomous mowers and how Scythe is going to market using a Robots-as-a-service business model.
Look to the Cloud to Improve Human-Robot Social Understanding & Behavior
To optimize their effectiveness, increase human-robot collaboration, and reduce the risk of mishaps, autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) must understand, and take cues from, the social behavior of their human coworkers. Cloud-based technologies for deep learning training are key to making that happen.
RGo Robotics CEO Amir Bousani on Perception for Mobile Robots
In Episode 79 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman are joined by Amir Bousani, co-founder and CEO of RGo Robotics, to discuss the state of perception for mobile robots.
Aerospace and Defense Manufacturers Must Prepare for the Robot Revolution
Like all manufacturers, aerospace and defense firms must engineer existing or new facilities in preparation for much higher levels of robotic automation. To do otherwise places them at a competitive disadvantage.
Why Robots Need to See
The autonomous vehicle and robotics sectors often employ LiDAR as the primary system navigation sensor. But cameras and vision-based perception will increasingly serve as the technological underpinning for mobile robots going forward.
Robotics Summit & Expo 2022 Recap
In Episode 78 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe, Mike Oitzman and Dan Kara review the recently held Robotics Summit & Expo and Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum.
RoboBusiness 2022 Call for Presentations Extended to July 8th
The robotics and automation sector’s premier business development event seeks session submissions that highlight commercial opportunities for robotics solution providers, and speak to robotics and business innovation in all its forms.
5G / ML Robotics ‘Platforms’ Have Arrived, But Engineering Shortages Remain a Challenge
Technology providers such as Qualcomm are offering robotics development ‘platforms’ that incorporate ML and 5G enablers. But development platforms alone are not enough to drive robotics innovation forward, at least not until the supply robotics engineering talent exceeds demand.