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.
Robotics Business Review Examines Dive Technologies’ Recent Equity Round
Robotics Business Review reviews Dive Technologies’ recent equity funding round.
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.
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.
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.
March 2020 Robotics Transactions Slow, But Continue During COVID-19 Crisis
As the COVID-19 pandemic slowed global manufacturing and trade, investments in robots, drones, and self-driving cars continued in March 2020, with both more shutdowns and an eventual recovery to come.
Marine robotics maker Hydroid acquired for $350M
Hydroid, a developer of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) for the defense and maritime markets, is being acquired by shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) for $350 million. The acquisition is subject to regulatory review and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020. Pocasset, Mass.-based Hydroid will become part of HII’s Technical Solutions division.…
January 2020 Robotics Transactions Start Off Strong
In January 2020, robotics investments and mergers and acquisitions showed continued strength across applications, even as economic challenges affected manufacturing and food service robots.
Military robotics market shows strength for new applications
Not only is military robotics the testbed for cutting-edge applications, but it is also a growing market for technologies with civilian implications.
Advanced Navigation Raises $13M for Global Expansion, R&D
Inertial navigation and sensors work with robots, drones, autos and marine vehicles.
The Essential Interview: Howard Chizeck, Olis Robotics
How teleoperation is taking tasks based on distance, danger, and scale.
6 Unique Robotics Startups Doing Cool Things Right Now
Showing appreciation for the sheer breadth of the robotics industry.
How Exyn Technologies Aims to Improve Robot Autonomy
Operating underground aerial robotics for mining the first step in a broader journey.
Team GEBCO-NF Alumni Wins Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
Challenge advanced technologies for mapping the ocean floor with the use of unmanned and autonomous systems.
RE2 Robotics Awarded $3M to Develop Underwater Robotic Hand for U.S. Navy
The Office of Naval Research provided the funding for the development of an underwater robotic hand equipped with a variety of sensors.
Xponential 2019 Preview: Aerial Drones to Take Center Stage
More than 8,500 attendees to gather in Chicago next week to discuss all things unmanned.