Platform allows robot companies to observe, analyze, and operate their robot fleets.
AI processing, Internet of Things and cloud computing driving growth for nascent market.
Robot fleet management company will add teleoperation to its software for RaaS clients.
Company earns $6.6M for cloud and on-device software system for monitoring robot fleets.
An update to the NVIDIA DRIVE platform gives greater safety to autonomous vehicles, while the new DRIVE Constellation simulation platform enables virtual autonomous vehicle testing.
We asked leaders in the robotics industry to look ahead and predict the top trends for next year. Here’s what they told us.
Machine learning being used to optimize processes, predict equipment failure for manufacturing partners.
AWS RoboMaker to support wide range of applications across robotics landscape.
There’s plenty of room for improvement in robot grasping, notes UC Berkeley Prof. Ken Goldberg. He gives a preview of his session, in which he will describes an approach with wide commercial application.
The emerging industrial Internet of Things offers benefits across markets. Here’s a primer and some examples of what you need to know about IoT.
Oil and gas pipeline inspection robots, self-driving shuttle buses, and precision-focused RF sensor companies receive funding boosts this week.
Qualcomm recorded IoT sales of more than $1B in FY 2017, and its Industrial IoT momentum spans hundreds of leading brands.
Surgical funding, software development, and educational robots were some of the highlights of the past week’s automation transactions.
Exoskeleton development is an area of technology R&D where China and Japan are pursuing different paths, with implications for military, industrial, and healthcare use.
China’s aggressive investments in robotics and artificial intelligence have led to warnings of an AI bubble. The week, we also take a look at how quickly drone deliveries could spread across the U.S., a New York City bill to study the use of AI in the courts, and more.
AI funding made up many of the transactions in 2017’s penultimate week. Robotics Business Review’s weekly roundup also looks at deals around sensors, warehouse automation, surgical robots, and more.
Social robot maker Jibo has laid off staffers in an effort to reorganize around content now that the basic hardware is developed and available to consumers.
Canvas Technology is working on making warehouse robots more autonomous in unstructured environments with 3D sensors and software. The company raised Series A funding to continue developing mobile robot systems.
Welcome to “Robot Investments Weekly,” a new feature on Robotics Business Review that every Friday recaps the week that was in acquisitions, funding, IPOs and mergers and acquisitions in the robotics industry. For more information about investing in robotics, RBR members can access our Transactions Database that keeps you updated on the key mergers and…
The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE has named has named the top 10 and top two teams so far in its four-year competition, which is intended to encourage R&D to apply artificial intelligence to social problems.
Fetch Robotics, which provides mobile and pick-and-place robots for supply chain operations, has raised funds for expansion. The company has also developed its FetchCore fleet management platform.
At RoboBusiness 2017, Tend.ai executives discussed how their cloud monitoring software and services can help businesses remotely monitor and troubleshoot their robots.
Locus Robotics is leading the wave of investment and adoption of logistics robots. It received Series B funding, which it plans to use to scale up its RaaS offering.
In our latest roundup of global developments in robotics, AI, and unmanned systems, we look at promising drone-delivery tests and intelligent systems that don’t require Internet connectivity. However, the threat of unemployment and war posed by automation could lead to more regulation.
Robotiq’s FT 300 Force Torque Sensor is designed to easily integrate with collaborative arms from Universal Robots. The new sensor is also designed for high performance for precision force-control tasks.