Cowen’s Peter Finn on the state of investment into the robotics industry and the impact of inflation, higher interest rates, and other issues.
Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, will lead the institute’s work on cognitive AI, athletic AI, organic hardware design and ethics and policy.
iRobot is laying off about 140 employees. The Roomba maker said the reductions are not connected to the Amazon acquisition.
We discuss the Amazon / iRobot acquisition news and learn how DHL deploys robots in its North American warehouses.
If this deal goes through, iRobot would be Amazon’s fourth most-expensive acquisition ever.
Taking place October 19-20 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, RoboBusiness will bring together the brightest minds in robotics to drive the robotics sector forward.
Multiple sources said there have been “significant” layoffs at Seegrid. One now former-employee said it was due to a company restructuring.
Co-founder Sam Anthony said autonomous vehicle companies weren’t yet “feeling enough pain” to want to work with Perceptive Automata.
Nima Fazeli is an assistant professor of robotics at the University of Michigan and director of its Manipulation and Machine Intelligence Lab. He also created a famous Jenga-playing robot while at MIT.
Revenue declined slightly from the $103 million generated in the first quarter of 2022.
A Rice University research lab manipulates dead spiders’ legs with a puff of air to turn the spider into a gripper.
On The Robot Report Podcast, Mike Dooley discusses the technical and business challenges of developing Labrador Systems’ assistive robots.
Engineering samples of the SAM-M10Q antenna module will be available in August 2022.
Fabric, which develops ASRS technology for micro-fulfillment, is pivoting its business from a service and network model to a hardware and software platform model.
Starship is also closing a number of locations that “do not have the right mix of merchants and customer base to meet our near-term profitability goals.”
This week, we talk to Brian Gerkey the co-founder and CEO of Open Robotics about ROS and open source software.
This week, we talk to Universal Robots VP of strategy Anders Beck about the features of the new UR20 Cobot.
Universal Robots is calling the new UR20 “the most innovative cobot we have produced.” Of course, the UR20 wasn’t built overnight. It’s taken UR 17-plus years to get to this point.
The UR20 features a 20 kg payload, 1750 mm reach and 30% more speed and torque when compared to other UR cobots.
Niels Jul Jacobsen, CEO of Danish startup Capra Robotics, joins the show to discuss the company’s innovative mobile robotics platform. He also shares lessons learned from scaling and selling Mobile Industrial Robots, an AMR developer he founded in 2013.
Halfway through its stunt, the robot’s limbs locked up, rendering it a mere projectile that crashed into W.E.B. building.
The Series A funding will enable Indoor Robotics to move into full production and develop its go-to-market strategy.