GrayMatter Robotics’ SCAN&SAND solution automates complex surface finishing and treatment applications in high-mix, high-variability production environments.
RoboBusiness 2022 Highlights Role and Impact of Robotics Clusters
At RoboBusiness 2022, taking place Oct. 19-20 in Santa Clara, Calif., a panel featuring representatives from leading robotics clusters will describe the many ways clusters foster young robotics companies, assist mature firms, and support their local communities.
Overcoming Autonomous Farming Misconceptions in California
Monarch Tractor’s recent petition to Cal/OSHA may have been denied, but this outcome is not the setback many fear. CEO Praveen Penmetsa shares why.
Open Robotics CEO Brian Gerkey Discusses the Impact and Evolution of Robot Operating System
In Episode 84 of The Robot Report Podcast, Brian Gerkey, CEO and co-founder of Open Robotics describes the development and evolution of Robot Operating System (ROS), and the role ROS plays, and will continue to play, as a catalyst for robotics innovation.
Wheelstair – Start-Up Profile – Wheelchair Add-On Overcomes Operational Barriers
Worldwide, over 10M people require a wheelchair, but these individuals often run up against barriers to their use. Wheelstair’s solution, a wheelchair add-on technology, can overcome many of these obstacles.
Robotics Startup Bootcamp Featured at RoboBusiness 2022
Are you in a robotics start-up or intending to form one? Although the robotics and automation sectors are expanding rapidly, with funding for robotics start-ups at an all-time high, the process can be daunting. In this RoboBusiness special event – Robotics Startup Boot Camp: Tips of the Trade – young robotics entrepreneurs will be provided with insights from industry experts covering the major phases of forming and growing a successful robotics company.
Robotics Investment Trends the Focus of RoboBusiness 2022 Keynote
Karthee Madasamy, founder and managing partner of Mobile Foundation Ventures, Sherwin Prior, director of Amazon’s Industrial Innovation Fund, and Fady Saad, founder and general partner of Cybernetix Ventures, to discuss the state of robotics investment.
Capra Robotics’ Jul Jacobsen Discusses Mobile Robots and Developing Indoor-Outdoor Applications
In Episode 82 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman are joined by Niels Jul Jacobsen, CEO of Danish startup Capra Robotics, a developer of an innovative mobile robotics platform which uses a suspension system and unique wheel frame.
Agricultural Robotics: Technologies, Solutions and Opportunities – Webinar Available on Demand
In this webinar, attendees will be provided with an overview of the agricultural robotics sector including a review of existing ag robotics systems, as well as highlighting current opportunities and gating factors. In addition, the latest platforms and technologies used to create agricultural robotics systems will be reviewed.
5 Trends Dominating the Robotics Sector
What is the state of the robotics and automation sector at 2022’s midpoint? ABI Research’s Lian Jye Su has a few thoughts, five in fact.
Manufacturer Survey Details Impact of Robotics Integration on Facilities and Workers
Manufacturers must continue to automate to remain competitive, but the introduction of robotics systems will impact their facilities and human workers. The results of a recent survey by Veo Robotics of 500 manufacturers the US, UK, and Japan provides insights into the optimal path forward when introducing robotics systems, and challenges conventional thinking.
CIONIC CEO Jeremiah Robison Discusses Bionic Clothing That Augments Human Movement
In Episode 81 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman are joined by Jeremiah Robison, CEO of CIONIC, a developer of bionic clothing that enables the body to move with more freedom and control.
Collaborative Robotics Trends – Heavier Payloads, Smaller Form Factors & Mobile Manipulators
The Collaborative Robotics Sector continues to evolve with the addition of smaller platforms, as well as systems capable of handling much heavier payloads. Mobile collaborative robots are also under development.
AGVs & AMRs as Alternatives to Tow Line Conveyance
For manufacturers and others, tow-lines for assembly line conveyance deliver solid ROI, but AGVs and AMRs can provide equal efficiencies and value, with the added benefits of greater scalability and flexibility.
Autonomous Mowers & RaaS – A Conversation With Scythe Robotics CEO Jack Morrison
In this Robot Report Podcast, Jack Morrison, co-founder and CEO of Scythe Robotics, discusses the commercial market for autonomous mowers and how Scythe is going to market using a Robots-as-a-service business model.
Look to the Cloud to Improve Human-Robot Social Understanding & Behavior
To optimize their effectiveness, increase human-robot collaboration, and reduce the risk of mishaps, autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) must understand, and take cues from, the social behavior of their human coworkers. Cloud-based technologies for deep learning training are key to making that happen.
RGo Robotics CEO Amir Bousani on Perception for Mobile Robots
In Episode 79 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman are joined by Amir Bousani, co-founder and CEO of RGo Robotics, to discuss the state of perception for mobile robots.
Field Robotics Engineering Forum Call for Presentations Deadline Extended to July 8th
The Field Robotics Engineering Forum seeks session submissions that focus on the design and development of robotics systems that operate in outdoor, unstructured and dynamic environments, such as construction worksites, open mines, and farm fields, as well as busy urban centers.
Aerospace and Defense Manufacturers Must Prepare for the Robot Revolution
Like all manufacturers, aerospace and defense firms must engineer existing or new facilities in preparation for much higher levels of robotic automation. To do otherwise places them at a competitive disadvantage.
Why Robots Need to See
The autonomous vehicle and robotics sectors often employ LiDAR as the primary system navigation sensor. But cameras and vision-based perception will increasingly serve as the technological underpinning for mobile robots going forward.
Robotics Summit & Expo 2022 Recap
In Episode 78 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe, Mike Oitzman and Dan Kara review the recently held Robotics Summit & Expo and Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum.
RoboBusiness 2022 Call for Presentations Extended to July 8th
The robotics and automation sector’s premier business development event seeks session submissions that highlight commercial opportunities for robotics solution providers, and speak to robotics and business innovation in all its forms.
5G / ML Robotics ‘Platforms’ Have Arrived, But Engineering Shortages Remain a Challenge
Technology providers such as Qualcomm are offering robotics development ‘platforms’ that incorporate ML and 5G enablers. But development platforms alone are not enough to drive robotics innovation forward, at least not until the supply robotics engineering talent exceeds demand.
AI / Machine Learning and Cognitive Robotics – Webinar June 22, 2022
This webinar focuses on how AI and machine learning SW / HW technologies and techniques are being employed in ground based, aerial and maritime systems to make robots more intelligent and functional.
2022 RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards Reviewed
In Episode 76 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe. Mike Oitzman and Dan Kara discuss some of the their favorite innovative solutions that were honored in the 2022 RBR50 awards.