Agriculture, drone systems, and mobile robot makers scoop up investments around the world.
No tricks for these robotics, AI and autonomous vehicle startups, who received funding in the final days of October.
Countries compete with companies for AI, robotics and other emerging technology labor.
In a tale of three cities, a new robot alliance will compare notes to find the best balance of research, startup incentives, and industrial use of robotics and AI.
Companies creating lidar, pedestrian behavior software, and virtual reality systems earned additional funding in recent weeks.
This week, China expands its military reach with foreign drone sales, the U.S. modifies self-driving car rules, and the U.K. funds ‘robo-lawyers’.
Billions are spent on autonomous vehicles, while a robotics pioneer shuts its doors highlight recent weeks in the robotics and AI transaction space.
Robotics, AI and autonomous vehicle companies continue to clean up from investments.
Changing light conditions and durability standards create need for optical filters for lidar in automotive systems.
Startups in the AI, robotics, and unmanned system space all saw financing in recent weeks.
Chinese AI startups are an indicator of the nation’s ambitions to beat the U.S. Also, should the U.N. ban autonomous weapons, or could such systems help smaller countries defend themselves?
Military and commercial spending on autonomous vehicles continues, and investments in AR, robotics and AI companies highlight the week in funding.
Recent funding transactions include offerings for unmanned systems and analytics for infrastructure inspection, as well as military applications.
Autonomous investments include self-driving funding in trucking, support systems, and snow-removal vehicles
Driving the summer investments in recent weeks includes money for self-driving car companies, commercial aerial drones, and new venture funds looking for more startup companies.
Ethical decisions for autonomous cars continue to spark debate worldwide, the Middle East sees rising investments in AI, and countries bring robotics and AI technologies to a space race.
The promise of peace with North Korea offers opportunities for international robotics providers, but they should be aware of the challenges and the competition.
With the first half of 2018 almost over, companies continue to invest heavily in robotics, AI, and autonomous vehicle systems.
Recent funding transactions in the robotics and AI space include investments in the military, automotive, factory automation, and medical arenas.
The U.S., China, and other nations are looking to make the most of their AI opportunity in the races for self-driving cars and the world’s fastest supercomputer.
Toyota AI Ventures has invested in startup Boxbot, which promises to extend logistics automation from warehouses to last-mile delivery.
The end of May saw automation spending gravitating to AI, robotics firms, and self-driving vehicle companies.
A commission in the German transport ministry has recommended ethics rules for self-driving cars that could provide a model for China and other nations.
Companies whose products include 3D-printed bikes and vehicles that can self-drive — or self-float, made waves this week in the robotics and AI investment space this week.
Framework of GPS and sensors that observe road conditions could eliminate need for predetermined 3D mapping of roadways.