The RBR50 awards honor technology, business, and market innovations, as well as the robotics and automation organizations worldwide that were responsible for them.
The Robot Report’s Steve Crowe is joined by Kevin Dunlap, Managing Partner at Calibrate Ventures to discuss recent robotics investments including the Berkshire Grey SPAC and Locus Robotics’ $150 million Series E. Calibrate’s portfolio includes Built Robotics, Embodied, Farmwise, Misty Robotics, Soft Robotics, 3D Robotics and more.
Labor shortages and high levels of workplace injury and illness have always challenged the food manufacturing sector, especially meat producers. The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the situation. Robotics automation provides a solution.
Soft Robotics, whose vision systems and soft grippers can handle a wide variety of items, said it can now address costly e-commerce returns of polybagged items.
FANUC, a global leader in industrial automation, has joined the $23 million round of funding for Soft Robotics.
Modular system eliminates dependence on tethered pressurized air lines.
Strategic partnership has ‘Chuck’ mobile robots working with SuperPick piece-picking robot.
Building advanced robotic applications a goal for many companies displaying at the show.
The mGrip system offers customers unlimited configuration and spacing options for tough picking challenges.
We asked leaders in the robotics industry to look ahead and predict the top trends for next year. Here’s what they told us.
New packaging offerings address the need for open, unguarded human-machine interactions
Soft gripper is company’s first product developed for collaborative robot market
Advances in materials science such as self-healing materials could be useful for surgical, supply chain, and other bio-inspired robots, but they’re still at an early stage of development.
Robotics innovators looking for investors and media attention should send their Pitchfire submissions now. Semifinalists will have a chance to pitch their products at RoboBusiness 2018.
Industry 4.0 is here, so let’s survey all the ways industrial automation is evolving with it. The promise of robots that can learn, share information, and adapt to changing demand is finally being realized.
In a galaxy not so far away and a short time ago, a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the robotics and AI industry highlighted the start of 2018’s fifth month.
At the AIA Vision Show this week in Boston, presenters, exhibitors, and attendees shared observations on the growing cobot market and the importance of machine vision to safety and Industry 4.0.
At MODEX 2018, logistics businesses can learn about the latest in cobots, pickers, and autonomous mobile lifts. Here are some robot picks worth checking out.