The RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards have recognized the most influential and innovative organizations in the robotics industry for more than a decade. WTWH Media’s Robotics Group is seeking nominations for the prestigious 2024 RBR50 list. Innovation may be difficult to quantify, but developers and startups are constantly striving to design and build new robots to…
After an accident last month involving Cruise led to a pause in operations, layoffs, and the resignation of the company’s CEO, the public is wary of self-driving cars. As autonomous vehicle development continues, the Toyota Research Institute this past month hosted the news media to showcase its Accelerated Concepts program for “active safety.” Toyota Research…
Geek+ has been ranked by research firm Interact Analysis as the global market leader in order fulfillment robots.
Rockwell Automation said AMRs “are the next frontier in industrial automation and transformation, and this acquisition will supercharge Rockwell’s lead in bringing the connected enterprise to life.”
NASA’s Perseverance Rover recently collected its first two samples of regolith, broken-up rock and dust, on Mars.
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.
Team Polimove proved that they have the fastest autonomous racecar on the planet, taking the prize money and setting a new land speed record.
The Xiaomi CyberDog is an open source quadruped robotic platform. Users can quickly deploy and customize the operations of CyberDog.
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.
This video walks us through all of the amazing technology and engineering that went into the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover.
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.
Deploy Spot, from Boston Dynamics, for autonomous inspection and data collection on hazardous and remote sites.
SCOUT is an outdoor robot base (UGV) designed for industrial applications, with front and rear independent suspension and supported ROS.
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 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.
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.
An introduction to products by Botsync.
These robots can move! Watch this video of the dancing robots from Boston Dynamics wishing you a happy new year!
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, 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.
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.
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 $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.
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.