Sarcos Defense has won a contract for the Guardian XO Alpha exoskeleton, which is designed to multiply the wearer’s strength and be safe to operate for a full shift.
Researchers from the U.S. Army and USC developed the Joint Understanding and Dialogue Interface to improve soldier-robot interaction.
maxon said its GPX UP planetary gear is ideal for applications that demand extreme torque and power output, smooth back-drivability, long life, and high efficiency in a small volume.
Neocis, which makes robotic software and systems for guiding dental surgical procedures, has received FDA approval for Yomi treatment of full arch implants in addition to partial endentulous cases.
Dexterity Inc., which has raised $56.2 million so far, has developed robotics hardware and software for picking, collaboration, and packing.
A team of Michigan State University researchers has built flexible hybrid pneumatic actuator, which could enable safer human-machine interaction with safer robot end effectors.
A novel system made of up neural networks powered by Intel’s Loihi neuromorphic chip could lead to better robotic senses of touch and vision, according to NUS researchers.
Activ Surgical said it has raised $15 million led by ARTIS Ventures to advance autonomous and collaborative surgery with its ActiveEdge software platform.
Optimum Data Management Solutions has developed “Clever Klaus,” an automated system that includes IDS smart cameras to assist visual inspections in manufacturing.
Yaskawa America has released Yaskawa Compass, software with a graphical interface intended to make CNC programming easier for industrial automation.
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, or ARM Institute has issued a call for projects to be reviewed, developed, and executed against performance metrics to develop technologies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
RIOS has raised $5 million as it emerges from stealth and offers its DX-1 multipurpose robot for complex component assembly and other tasks.
Forcen has developed an award-winning haptic sensor called ForceFilm that can resist extreme heat and cold, is paper-thin, and provides sensitive feedback for devices such as surgical robots.
Third Wave Automation today emerged from stealth with Series A funding and machine learning to help forklifts work with remote operators.
Companies including Rocos are preparing to deploy service robots including humanoids at hotels and other venues around the 2022 Beijiing Winter Olympics.
Wandelbots, which has developed the TracePen tool for manual training of robot motions, has raised $30 million for its global expansion.
Lantronix, which provides edge computing, IoT, and embedded computing systems, helped Misty Robotics build the Misty II educational and open development platform with Qualcomm technologies.
The SecondHands consortium said it has completed development of the ARMAR-6 humanoid robot, which includes advances in machine learning, natural language processing, and robotic manipulation.
6 River Systems CTO Chris Cacioppo shares a blog post in which he describes the measures the mobile robot provider is taking to protect warehouse workers during the novel coronavirus crisis.
The ANA Avatar XPRIZE is offering a total of $10 million to teams that advance the state of the art in avatar telepresence robots. So far, 77 teams have qualified for the semifinals.
Intuition Robotics, which raised funding shortly before global shutdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has reported positive results from beta testing of its ElliQ digital companion in relieving isolation among older people.
Karen Panetta, a Tufts University Professor and IEEE Fellow, discusses why developers of robots, drones, AI, and autonomous vehicles need to remember cybersecurity for adoption past the novel coronavirus crisis.