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A dynamic gripper that uses magnets to adjust how tight two robotic fingers grasp is on its way to commercialization.
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Toyota AI Ventures has invested in Cartica AI, which is developing a perception platform for autonomous vehicles, and Moodify, which applies scents to affect drivers’ moods.
Collaborative Robots See More >
OnRobot has announced a unified electrical and mechanical interface across all of its gripper products, intended to make it easier for manufacturers to benefit from collaborative robots.
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Takeoff Technologies, a Waltham, Mass.-based developer of automated grocery fulfillment solutions, raised $25 million in Series C funding. The round, led by Forrestal Capital, was for 5 percent of the company at a $500 million valuation. Takeoff Technologies has now raised $86 million in funding since it was founded in 2016. Takeoff, which licenses its…
Self-Driving Vehicles See More >
Rather than wait for fully autonomous vehicles to hit the roads today, Voyage Auto is developing self-driving shuttles for retirement communities.