For startups, including hardware centric, robotics companies, securing outside financing is essential to reach their commercial potential and continue to expand. In this comprehensive review, a popular source of start-up funding, venture capital, where capital is exchanged for equity, is examined.
Nomagic, a Polish startup whose Magicloader system uses AI and the cloud to pick and place products, has raised seed funding and added a former Amazon executive as an advisor.
System provides safer human interaction between humans, industrial robots.
Startup Bootcamp speakers discuss funding options, how to deal with customers, and legal issues during half-day workshop.
New kit aims to bridge gap between children’s robot kits and laboratory-level robotics.
Every automation business or user of robotics wants to know where the technology and markets are heading. Here are our predictions.
Computer vision and AI help robot paint custom-made parts for manufacturers facing workforce shortages.
Unlike other collaborative robots, Productive Robotics’ OB7 has seven degrees of freedom and proprietary protocols for security.
Veo Robotics takes data from multiple sensors to make industrial robots more collaborative, adding value and flexibility to human-machine collaboration in manufacturing.
Robotics startups can become successful without losing sight of social value, says Vecna Robotics’ Daniel Theobald. He describes his experiences and outlook.
Rethink Robotics’ cobots were iconic, but what robot startup lessons can we take from its failure? We spoke with several industry experts to find out.
A Boston-based startup earns top spot for its intelligent robot software system in the 2018 Pitchfire contest at RoboBusiness in Silicon Valley.
Tend.ai developed a platform for programming multiple robots, but manufacturers had other ideas and needs, explains RoboBusiness speaker and new President Stephen Sickler.
Autonomous investments include self-driving funding in trucking, support systems, and snow-removal vehicles
RoboBusiness 2018 is your best chance to learn about the entire robotics ecosystem, from developing new applications and investing in startups to finding markets and guaranteeing ROI.
Robotics innovators looking for investors and media attention should send their Pitchfire submissions now. Semifinalists will have a chance to pitch their products at RoboBusiness 2018.
From IBM’s forecast of the future and virtual reality to advice for startups, check out RBR’s most popular robotics news and analysis pieces of the past month.
Startups are continuing to get AI funding, and the past week also saw investments in drones, construction automation, and healthcare robots.
Building a successful business is hard for robotics startups, but it’s not impossible. If you can avoid these top 10 pitfalls, your technology and company can thrive in a growing market.
The CEO of the new Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development company describes the joint venture’s goals, what skills it’s looking for, and its expectations for self-driving cars.
The Jetsons’ Rosie the Robot may still be far away, but investors are betting on innovations around elder care, hospital automation, and household vacuuming in our latest Robot Investments Weekly.
In this Essential Interview excerpt, the CEO of Autonomous Solutions discusses his experience working up in robotics, ASI’s unique business model, and challenges facing mobile robots.
When people look up at the sky, they see more and more drones. Yet the breakthrough for delivery robots will take place on the ground — if the lawmakers give the green light.
Surgical automation is a growing and profitable area of robotics, but it has limits based on anatomy and space. Innovations such as surgical depth imaging and machine vision improvements could allow for more complex operations.
Temi, the personal robot from Roboteam Home, is designed to be helpful, affordable, and mobile. It is entering an increasingly competitive market for consumer robots.