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Guyson Partners With ABB To Deliver Robot Blasting

Guyson Partners With ABB To Deliver Robot Blasting

Leading industrial finishing equipment manufacturer Guyson International, based in Skipton in the north of England, has recently entered into a partnership agreement with ABB Robotics, in a strategic move to expand its robotically controlled blasting capabilities in Europe

UK Pours $25M Into Robotics R&D

UK Pours $25M Into Robotics R&D

The partnership between the Government and industry is in the form of a working agreement between the EPSRC and an eight-strong group of industry leaders, including BAE Systems, Schlumberger, National Nuclear Laboratory, The UK Space Agency and Sellafield Ltd.

Euro Project Tags $11M On Social Robots For The Elderly

Euro Project Tags $11M On Social Robots For The Elderly

The Robot-Era proposal aims to implement a fully realistic and real experimental setup in urban and domestic environments and with different kinds of citizens: the elderly users, the service providers, the municipalities, and the caregivers.

FMC Technologies Completes Acquisition of Schilling Robotics

FMC Technologies Completes Acquisition of Schilling Robotics

Schilling is a leading producer of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), ROV manipulator systems, control systems and other high-technology equipment and services for oil and gas subsea exploration and production. The company has offices in Davis, California; Houston, Texas; and Aberdeen,...

Robolution Capital is Bruno Bonnell

Robolution Capital is Bruno Bonnell

If Robulution Capital printed its own currency, Bruno Bonnell?s likeness would probably appear on every note, which would be a good thing: a well-deserved tip-of-the-hat gesture to a powerhouse of French robotics who makes things happen, which is to say...

Neato Robotics Inc. Raises $12.2 Million

Neato Robotics Inc. Raises $12.2 Million

Vorwerk Direct Selling Ventures GMBH and Noventi Ventures of Menlo Park gave money in this round. Neato, led by CEO Warren Flick since last May, will spend the money on new products as well as on marketing and expanding its...

Aethon Goes Asian with Mitsui (USA)

Aethon Goes Asian with Mitsui (USA)

Aethon, the premier developer of autonomous mobile robots for hospitals and health systems, announced today that it has received an investment from Mitsui & Co. (USA) Inc. The Mitsui USA investment is part of the $7.1 million raised in growth...

Musings on eCommerce, Automation and Societal Change

Musings on eCommerce, Automation and Societal Change

The long-term ramifications of the purchase are not clear, but in the end Amazon could become an architecture provider for ebusiness order fulfillment (own the architecture, win the war). It could also develop fulfillment and distribution centers that for all...

The Deal that Shocked Robotics

The Deal that Shocked Robotics

The Amazon/Kiva deal came as cannon shot across the bows of warehouses everywhere?and not just at pick & pack, goods-to-person order fulfillment shops. All warehousing, up and down supply chains everywhere, is now on notice that the robots are coming.