RBR essential announcements for the interval ranging from December 18, 2020 to December 24, 2020 include notices from Nuro, Ike Robotics, Ouster, Colonnade Acquisition Corporation, Unikie, Promotives, Dive Technologies, DJI, ADLINK Technology, EASA, Velodyne Lidar, Motional, PAL Robotics, and PERSEO.
Expected Biden administration infrastructure initiatives, combined with favorable autonomous vehicle (AV) regulatory and testing environments in the U.S. are expected to spur AV deployments.
Although robotics investments, mergers, and acquisitions may have dropped a bit in October 2020, autonomous vehicles, drones, and healthcare applications continued to receive funding.
Autonodyne provides a HW and SW ‘platform’ for commercial, civil and defense unmanned aerial systems (UASs) including a control station, on-board mission computer, and advanced autonomy behaviors. Recent partnership deals are a capabilities signifier.
Before deploying autonomous driving systems (ADS), we must know how, when, and whether they will work. There is no excuse for allowing the attention of drivers to stray during automated operation – if a system is really semi- and not fully autonomous.
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.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, robotics investment and acquisition activity did not slow down in August 2020, with funding flowing to autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and drones.
In June 2020, investment and acquisition activity picked up a bit for autonomous vehicles, mobile robots, healthcare systems, and industrial automation.
6 River Systems’ CEO Chris Cacioppo discusses creating a culture of innovation, along with the sale of 6 River to Shopify. In addition, Gautam Narang, Co-founder and CEO of Gatik, reviews how Gatik is solving middle-mile logistics using Level 4 autonomous vehicles.
The novel coronavirus pandemic slowed global manufacturing as investors look to the future of transportation.
Robotics industry experts to address critical robotics business development issues through integrated series of online presentations, follow-on Q&A, and continuing media coverage and analysis.
The US Department of Transportation and State of California provide Nuro AI with exemptions to operate self-driving cars on US roads without a human drivers present.
The solid-state LiDAR market remains hot, impelled by innovation, continuing sector investment and value delivery for automotive Tier 1 automotive suppliers and OEMs.
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.
Dell Technology Ventures leads funding round, as SiLC develops integrated FMCW lidar for autonomous vehicles, machine vision, and augmented reality.
Field robots, industrial automation, self-driving vehicles, and healthcare systems received funding in February 2020.
The self-driving car company has been operating in 25 cities and is offering ride-hailing services.
Pony.ai is the latest self-driving car company to get funding, bringing its valuation to more than $3 billion.
System looks to improve efficiency and safety through autonomous electric vehicles for freight transfer between public roads and warehouses.
The Robot Report, sibling site to Robotics Business Review, tracked $1.9 billion in robotics transactions in December 2019, including funding for aerospace, logistics, and healthcare applications.
Sensor startup looks to aid self-driving and driver-assist vehicles with better mapping and localization features.
Brain Corp system to power an autonomous ride-on scrubber for the Factory Cat and Tomcat brands.
Documentary film showcases the innovations, challenges around the quest to hit Level 5 autonomy.
Deployment growth and fleet expansion among reasons for latest milestone.
OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers are focusing on L2+ in 2019, report suggests.