NASA’s Perseverance Rover recently collected its first two samples of regolith, broken-up rock and dust, on Mars.
MOV.AI partners with Lanner Electronics for integrated ROS AMR platform
The joint offering gives robot developers high-performance hardware that is fully integrated, robotics SDKs that are optimized for the hardware, and a visual IDE that ties everything together to speed up development.
Polimove wins Autonomous Challenge @CES race
Team Polimove proved that they have the fastest autonomous racecar on the planet, taking the prize money and setting a new land speed record.
Meet Cyberdog, a new open source quadruped robot from Xiaomi
The Xiaomi CyberDog is an open source quadruped robotic platform. Users can quickly deploy and customize the operations of CyberDog.
MassRobotics Interop Working Group publishes autonomous mobile robot standard
MassRobotics AMR Interoperability Working Group, comprised of AMR vendors, engineers and AMR end-user companies, has published a consortium-built standard to guide robotic automation interoperability.
VIDEO: Insane Engineering of Mars Perseverance Rover
This video walks us through all of the amazing technology and engineering that went into the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover.
Mars Perseverance Landing
The Mars Perseverance rover is landing on Mars this week after a 7 month journey from Earth. The “7 minutes” of terror during which the vehicle enters Mars atmosphere and lands on the planet takes place on Thursday February 18, 2021.
VIDEO: Meet Spot Enterprise
Deploy Spot, from Boston Dynamics, for autonomous inspection and data collection on hazardous and remote sites.
VIDEO: SCOUT | AgileX Robotics First UGV
SCOUT is an outdoor robot base (UGV) designed for industrial applications, with front and rear independent suspension and supported ROS.
Hyundai Motor Group Steps Into The Future With Legged Vehicles
Hyundai Motor Group unveiled their vision for the future of mobility today with the introduction of their concept of Ultimate Mobility Vehicles (UMV). The first concept UMV platform was revealed today as TIGER, which is an acronym for Transforming Intelligent Ground Excursion Robot.
Boston Dynamics Launches New Enterprise Features For Spot
Boston Dynamics launches Spot Enterprise version, making it easier than ever before to deploy, control and manage the Spot Robot. The company also announced the availability of the new Scout software and the Spot arm.
VIDEO: How Boston Dynamics’ Spot Robot Learns to Dance!
How does a robot dog learn how to dance? The Tested team examines Boston Dynamics’ Choreographer software that was behind Spot’s recent viral dancing video.
VIDEO: Products Intro (Botsync)
An introduction to products by Botsync.
VIDEO: Do You Love Me?
These robots can move! Watch this video of the dancing robots from Boston Dynamics wishing you a happy new year!
Hyundai Takes Controlling Interest In Boston Dynamics
Hyundai announces that it is planning to take a controlling interest in Boston Dynamics, maker of the Spot and Atlas robots. The deal is worth $1.1B
Percepto Secures $45M Series B Funding
Percepto, pioneering autonomous inspection by industrial robotics, today announced a strategic investment of $45 million in Series B funding led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) to launch a transformative solution for remote, fully autonomous, asset monitoring, inspection and compliance of industrial sites. KDT is joined by new investors State of Mind Ventures, Atento Capital, Summit Peak Investments, Delek-US and existing investors U.S. Venture Partners, Spider Capital and Arkin Holdings, bringing the total investment in the company to $72.5 million.
VIDEO: Copernicus – All-Terrain Mobile Robot For Research
Copernicus is an all-terrain mobile robot for robotics research and projects. Based on Robot Operating System (ROS), Copernicus can be easily configured to an autonomous system with their various Open Source sensor packages.
VIDEO: Ballbot – Balancing Mobile Robot On A Single-Wheel
Invented by Ralph Hollis in 2004, this collective project by the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University is a 75 kilogram machine created to be tall, slender and person-sized with mechanical arms.
Robust.AI Raises $22.5 Million On Its Way To Developing A New Cognitive Engine
Robust.AI raises $15M to develop an industrial grade cognitive engine for all types of robotics. The company has hired a high-profile leadership team with roots across research and innovation.
VIDEO: SPOT ROS Package
The SPOT ROS Package, a collaboration between Boston Dynamics and Clearpath Robotics.
Boston Dynamics builds advanced mobile manipulation robots with remarkable mobility, dexterity perception and agility.
VIDEO: FORD uses four-legged robots from Boston Dynamics
Ford is tapping four-legged robots at its Van Dyke Transmission Plant in early August to laser scan the plant, collecting data used to retool plants.
VIDEO: Wellwit Robotics Compound Robot
Wellwit Robotics Compound robot (Cobot+AMR+Vision), AMR base on Lidar SLAM, 5 mm position accuracy, Cobot support TM and Aubo, 0.05mm accuracy, TM Fusion Vision
Introducing Enabled Robotics
In this article we interviewed Enabled Robotics CEO Lars-Peter Ellekilde to learn about their business and future as a robotic solutions provider.
Enabled Robotics produces mobile manipulation solutions leveraging a cobot arm on top of an autonomous mobile robot base.