By employing a combination of mobile robots and cloud-based software, Gecko Robotics automates difficult and demanding industrial inspection tasks.
MAB Robotics – Start-Up Profile – Value Drivers Strong for Tunnel Inspection Using Quadrupeds
Inspection and service work in underground tunnels is the poster child for work that is “dirty, dull and dangerous”. It is also time consuming and costly. MAB Robotics is meeting the challenge with a compact, ruggedized, quadrupedal robot.
RBR50 Spotlight – QLayers’s Robotic Industrial Painting Solution
QLayers’ 10Q robot is an innovative solution that transforms the traditional method of coating large-scale industrial surfaces into a fully controlled, efficient, and safe process.
RBR Essential Robotics Announcements – January 8 – 14, 2021
RBR essential announcements for the interval ranging from January 8 – 14, 2021 include notices from Hyundai Robotics, MakinaRocks, Oceaneering International, WeRide.ai, Energy Robotics, DreamVu, Quicktron, Leadec, maxon Group, Fourier Intelligence and Naïo Technologies.
Terradepth on Undersea Data Capture / Exyn Aerial Mine Mapping Systems
In this Robot Report podcast, Terradepth’s founders discuss their autonomous, underwater data collection solution. Also, Exyn Technologies’ CEO describes the company’s autonomous aerial system for data collection in GPS-denied environments.
Start-up Profile – Monarch Tractor – Electric, Autonomous Tractor Supports Data Driven, Digital Farming
Sustainability initiatives, workforce uncertainty and productivity requirements are key demands drivers for Monarch’s electric, autonomous, tractor solution, a harbinger of the emerging era of data driven, digital farming.
October 2020 Robotics Transactions Dip, but Vehicles and Drones Still Get Funding
Although robotics investments, mergers, and acquisitions may have dropped a bit in October 2020, autonomous vehicles, drones, and healthcare applications continued to receive funding.
Houston Mechatronics CEO to Discuss Maritime Robotics Opportunities – RoboBusiness Direct Session
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, Nicolaus Radford, CEO and CTO of Houston Mechatronics, will describe the growing opportunity for commercial class, unmanned maritime systems, including new applications and markets.
Flybotix Partnerships With maxon and Solvay Produces Advanced Industrial Inspection Drone, and Much More
Thanks to engineering partnerships with maxon and Solvay, Flybotix goes to market with a highly capable drone-based industrial inspection solution that addresses a real business need. For maxon and Solvay, their Flybotix work deepens their sector and technological expertise, extends their IP portfolio, and enhances their reputation in the commercial drone space. But is there more?
September 2020 Robotics Transactions Include Healthcare Growth, Autonomous Vehicle Slowdown
The total number of robotics transactions held steady year over year, but the autonomous vehicle and manufacturing automation providers received less investment. Healthcare systems, field robots, and drones got funding in September 2020.
August 2020 Robotics Transactions Continue Strong Summer Pace
Despite the ongoing pandemic, robotics investment and acquisition activity did not slow down in August 2020, with funding flowing to autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and drones.
July 2020 Robotics Transactions Remain Steady Year Over Year
Robotics fundings, mergers, and acquisitions in July 2020 stayed at comparable levels with transactions from a year ago and June.
The Role of Supervised Autonomy in Mobile Manipulation
For robotics systems, “supervised autonomy”, readily available for implementation today, can be used as a bridging solution between teleoperation and full autonomy.
Draganfly, AeroVironment Team Up for Quantix Mapper Commercial Distribution
Drone providers AeroVironment and Draganfly are widening distribution of the Quantix Mapper system, just in time for planting season in the Northern Hemisphere.
Built Robotics Partners With 400,000 Member Construction Union for Robotics Training Programs
Multi-year partnership will provide training for 400,000+ union members on use of autonomous earth-moving equipment.
Canadian Firm Rupert Resources Explores Finnish Gold Mine Via Autonomous Drones
Data from Exyn Technologies could assist in calculating remaining ore from old mine.
AeroVironment Expands from Military to Commercial Drone Applications
AeroVironment, which claims to be the largest supplier of drones to the U.S. military, is also an example of a pure-play robotics company that is profitable.
CMU team preps for next stage of DARPA underground challenge
New capabilities include stair-climbing robots and bouncing off obstacles.
ULC Robotics, SGN to develop all-electric excavation robot
Project looks at autonomous roadwork excavation system to protect workers, residents during gas pipe upgrades and maintenance.
Flyability expands to U.S. to support indoor inspection drone demand
Denver office to continue expansion in U.S. markets and offer more support for customers.
Meet WaveSense: Providing Accuracy for Vehicles Via Underground Radar
Sensor startup looks to aid self-driving and driver-assist vehicles with better mapping and localization features.
Gecko Robotics’ CEO on Driving Industrial Inspection Robots
New funding will help scale up development of ground-based, wall-crawling robots.
Sarcos Robotics Begins Delivery of Guardian XO Exoskeletons
Powered exoskeletons can assist humans with lifting up to 200 pounds in industrial and dangerous settings.
How a Drone Mined Data from a 70-Year-Old Gold Mine
Aerial robots from Exyn Technologies able to capture hard-to-access data from underground mine.
TerraView Unveils Aerial Drone with 70-Minute Flight Time
Made in the U.S., the RangePro X8 offers commercial and industrial applications across several markets for inspection, surveying, and first response scenarios.