In June 2020, investment and acquisition activity picked up a bit for autonomous vehicles, mobile robots, healthcare systems, and industrial automation.
Toyota, Samsung, and iRobot were among the investors in Intuition Robotics, which has developed the ElliQ social robot and Q cognitive engine.
Company earns $6.6M for cloud and on-device software system for monitoring robot fleets.
Robotics companies in food, industrial inspection, agriculture and healthcare all score funding in recent weeks.
Driving the summer investments in recent weeks includes money for self-driving car companies, commercial aerial drones, and new venture funds looking for more startup companies.
Toyota AI Ventures has invested in startup Boxbot, which promises to extend logistics automation from warehouses to last-mile delivery.