Although robotics investments, mergers, and acquisitions may have dropped a bit in October 2020, autonomous vehicles, drones, and healthcare applications continued to receive funding.
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.
In June 2020, investment and acquisition activity picked up a bit for autonomous vehicles, mobile robots, healthcare systems, and industrial automation.
The novel coronavirus pandemic slowed global manufacturing as investors look to the future of transportation.
Robotics in retail are essential for companies to transform and to respond to rapidly changing market demands. Amazon, Bossa Nova, and Brain Corp provide examples.
As the COVID-19 pandemic slowed global manufacturing and trade, investments in robots, drones, and self-driving cars continued in March 2020, with both more shutdowns and an eventual recovery to come.
MODEX 2020 was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but exhibitors and attendees expressed optimism about the supply chain robotics market.
Software developed with Finger Food ATG helps students learn to code through the use of SoftBank Robotics’ Pepper humanoid robot.
Field robots, industrial automation, self-driving vehicles, and healthcare systems received funding in February 2020.
Visual inspection in manufacturing, mobile robots in warehouses, and drone infrastructure inspections are just some of the IoT applications for the new Brain Builder SDK.
Medtronic and Digital Surgical expect to co-develop systems providing AI and data analytics for laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgery.
Toyota, Samsung, and iRobot were among the investors in Intuition Robotics, which has developed the ElliQ social robot and Q cognitive engine.
In January 2020, robotics investments and mergers and acquisitions showed continued strength across applications, even as economic challenges affected manufacturing and food service robots.
System provides safer human interaction between humans, industrial robots.
New platform facilitates customizable implementations of real-time visual intelligence technology, extending operational capabilities for industrial and commercial uses.
Brain Builder platform streamlines creation, deployment, and analysis for companies looking to deploy AI.
Rescue robots can help save lives in the aftermath of disaster, but agencies should know more about their costs and capabilities, says Robin Murphy, founder of Roboticists Without Borders.
Here are some of the most innovative robots, drones, and AI applications seen among the international startups in Eureka Park 2019.
Military spending, AI investments and last-mile food delivery robots highlight recent funding announcements.
While many mobile robot companies are moving into warehouses, Vector is faster and more precise in its navigation, making Waypoint Robotics’ AMRs suitable for factories.
While it may be some time before robot swarms can eradicate tumors or eliminate the need for certain procedures, researchers are finding promising uses for smarter swarms.
Every automation business or user of robotics wants to know where the technology and markets are heading. Here are our predictions.
Smart cities and smart factories need a better way to coordinate controls than by creating a single point of failure. Airalab offers a P2P network approach and is applying blockchain technology to manufacturing.
Facial recognition cameras are multiplying across the world. We look at the similarities and differences among five countries leading the way in use of the technology.
Our latest roundup for robotics in 2019 yields glimpses into future capabilities and challenges for cobots, robots in retail, exoskeletons, and driverless trucks.