This webinar was presented on Tuesday December 15, 2020 Please click below to watch on demand The development of robots and robotic technology requires the mastery of multiple disciplines – primarily software development, mechanical and electrical engineering. Robotics development is made even more difficult as it is limited by embedded and real-time constraints. Commercial viability…
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.
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.
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, Motional CTO Laura Major and MIT’s Julie Shah will review how social behaviors can incorporated into robots, and systems optimized for safe and beneficial human robot interaction (HRI).
How can robotic automation be applied within warehouses and distribution centers to improve efficiency, increase flexibility, and reduce costs? Attend this webinar to find out.
Artificial intelligence (AI) can improve many operational aspects of AGVs and AMRs, and increase worker satisfaction. As such, AI must be a fundamental building block in robotics design and harnessed by management.
Distribution Centers are exploiting data and using Labor Management Software (LMS) to optimize processes, overcome labor challenges, and drive automation deployments, including robotics systems.
Flexiv provides turnkey automation solutions based on adaptive robots powered by advanced force control, computer vision and AI technologies.
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, SWRI’s Matt Robinson describes how ROS can support complex, large scale, industrial automation. In a follow-on session, DreamVu’s Mark Davidson reviews the benefits of omnidirectional 3D vision for UV disinfection robots.
The FarmWise agricultural weeding-as-a-service solution, which leverages computer vision, machine learning and robotics technologies, can be optimized for different crops, soil types, and growth stages.
Unloading shipping containers is a difficult task to automate, but one with a very compelling business case and consequent mandate by logistics and shipping companies. In this Robot Report podcast, Evan Drumwright, CEO of Dexterous Robotics discusses his company’s unique approach to identifying, grasping and manipulation objects in shipping containers. Other news and discussion follows.
Southie Autonomy’s solution enables programming of industrial robots via a gesture-based interface, no robotics expertise or even programming skills required. The value proposition? Simplified programming, rapid development, support for high-mix and/or low-volume applications, more.
Both large, existing robotics suppliers, as well as new, smaller firms, have rapidly introduced innovative collaborative robotics technologies into the market, and more are on their way. Unfortunately, this fast-moving sector makes for uncertainty for both end-users and developers of collaborative systems. This webinar will act to increase clarity, providing a snapshot of the current state of the collaborative robotics sector, including emerging capabilities, new applications and business models, and powerful enabling technologies, as well as a description of what to expect in the future.
Although robotics investments, mergers, and acquisitions may have dropped a bit in October 2020, autonomous vehicles, drones, and healthcare applications continued to receive funding.
FedEx’s Aaron Prather discusses the four critical steps robotics start-ups must take to in order to have their solutions reviewed, acquired and successfully deployed by Global 2000 businesses.
Walmart’s decision to end its five year experiment with Bossa Nova Robotics and their in-store robot program was unexpected, but upon further analysis not without merit, at least in the short term. Other robotics companies servicing the retail sector are progressing, but they must continue to innovate to be successful.
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.
DreamVu’s single-sensor solution simplifies robotics systems development, reduces computational load for image processing, and provides precise, omnidirectional, 3D visioning.
This webinar was presented on Thursday, November 12, 2020 Please click below to watch on demand ‘Motion’ in the physical world, whether in the form of changing place, position or posture, is perhaps the greatest differentiator between robotic systems and all other classes of engineered products. It is motion is that makes robotics systems ‘robotic’,…
In this Robot Report podcast, Aaron Prather, Senior Advisor for Technology, Research, and Planning at FedEx discusses emerging logistics technologies, robotics start-ups and more.
Dan Kara, VP, Robotics at WTWH Media interviews John McEleney, Corporate Vice President of Strategy at PTC to discuss how enhancing and improving engineering workflow provides strategic business value.
Digital transformation is a key strategic imperative for most every company. The ability to apply digital technologies to automate and modify workflow processes, including engineering processes, is critical. In this RoboBusiness Direct session, John McEleney, Corporate Vice President of Strategy at PTC, share his insights on how to design and develop robots in today’s digital era.
As application opportunities increase, the mobile robotics sector continues to expand rapidly, with funding to start-ups continuing, and larger established technology companies, including AGV suppliers, entering the market with solutions developed in-house or acquired. As standardization and commoditization looms, companies emphasize SW, RaaS and specialization as differentiators.
Companies continue to come to market with robotics solutions that seek to remedy the agricultural sector’s ongoing labor shortage challenge, especially pronounced in advanced economies, as well as the need to pay a living wage to workers.
In this informative and wide ranging RoboBusiness Direct session, MassRobotics’ Executive Director Tom Ryden leads an all-star panel of robotics researchers and industry thought leaders to discuss that latest robotics and automation research and R&D initiatives, and the ways the resulting breakthroughs make their way into the commercial sphere.