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.
Robotics fundings, mergers, and acquisitions in July 2020 stayed at comparable levels with transactions from a year ago and June.
Robotics solutions can be used automate difficult and dangerous tasks in the utilities sector.
Incident management, rural communications among most cited use cases.
Drone inspection system will be integrated with artificial intelligence software to speed inspection processes.
Project looks at autonomous roadwork excavation system to protect workers, residents during gas pipe upgrades and maintenance.
Drone-stabilized system offers real-time tracking, object identification and data harvesting features.
Restaurants, nursing homes, museums, and theme parks are just some of the places where service robots and AI are becoming useful. Nations must develop strategies and address fears of automation taking jobs.
The U.S. needs help with inspecting and repairing its aging pipes, power lines, and other utilities. Providers are turning to infrastructure robots and aerial drones.
New UAS-based sensor tested at Mobile Methane Monitoring Challenge.