Zipline said the new funding raises the company’s valuation to $2.75 billion.
CMR Surgical has now raised nearly $1 billion since it was founded in 2014.
Reuters cites unnamed sources who said 27,000 Pepper robots were manufactured since it was introduced in 2014.
Despite their worldwide fame, the Nao and Pepper robots never achieved financial success.
Embark will get about $614 million in cash proceeds, which it said will fund the company through 2024.
Chinese autonomous vehicle pioneer WeRide, which was founded in 2017, has raised more than $600 million in the last five months.
Hyundai paid about $880 million to acquire the controlling stake from Softbank in December 2020, valuing Boston Dynamics at $1.1 billion.
The Robotics Week series consists of three digital events focused on autonomous mobile robots, cobots, and robotics engineering.
A detailed look at some of the more notable winners from the RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards.
This is the second funding round for Waymo, a subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. In 2020, Waymo raised $3 billion.
The pilot, which will start in April 2021, marks Nuro’s expansion into parcel logistics and allows FedEx to explore various use cases for on-road autonomous vehicle logistics.
A Ford Ranger and Range Rover Evoque, retrofitted with Oxbotica’s autonomy software and a full suite of sensors, was recently deployed in a U.K. quarry.
After its deployed on the Moon, the robot ball transforms into two halves that serve as wheels and allow the robot to move around on the Moon.
The eKentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute’s new robotics center allows students to train on mobile robots and robot arms for future jobs in manufacturing and logistics.
Realtime Robotics developed a processor that can quickly create collision-free motion plans for industrial robots and autonomous vehicles.
The Robot Report tracked 36 robotics investments worth at least $581 million in May 2021. There also were three mergers and acquisitions.
DHL Supply Chain is expanding its collaboration with Locus Robotics. By 2022, DHL plans to implement up to 2,000 assisted picking robots globally.
This seventh version of ROS 2 is an interim release will be supported until November 2022.
The Soft Bubble Gripper uses visuo-tactile sensing techniques that allow a robot to recognize objects by shape, track their orientation in its grasp and sense forces as it interacts with the world.
Data from VIPER could help NASA map resources at the lunar South Pole that could one day be harvested for long-term human exploration at the Moon.
Joel Johnson, the passenger in the Waymo robotaxi that was confused multiple times by construction cones, discusses what went wrong.
With the ability to now handle 27.55 lb, the UR10e will be opened up to applications such as palletizing, machine tending, and packaging. The price of the UR10e won’t change.