The Linux Foundation announced it formed the Overture Maps Foundation, a collaborative effort to create interoperable open map data.
New sensor modules add depth sensing and image processing with AI and VSLAM capabilities.
ISEE, the Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of self-driving yard truck solutions, announced that it raised $40 million in Series B funding.
Clearpath Robotics’ new OutdoorNav technology provides GPS-based navigation for Clearpath’s outdoor mobile robots and third-party vehicles.
Peter Hartwell, CTO of Invensense, breaks down the various sensors used to improve the navigation and cleaning capabilities of robot vacuums.
John Enright, principal engineer at Amazon Robotics, explains how the company developed precision autonomy for its new Proteus autonomous mobile robot.
Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, will lead the institute’s work on cognitive AI, athletic AI, organic hardware design and ethics and policy.
On The Robot Report Podcast, Mike Dooley discusses the technical and business challenges of developing Labrador Systems’ assistive robots.
The new RADAR sensor is designed for the navigation requirements of outdoor AMRs and autonomous vehicles.
Synkar is partnering with food delivery apps to fulfill first and last mile delivery logistics.
MIT’s research team hopes that its findings could help autonomous robots explore remote exoplanets with unknown conditions.
John Deere will integrate Light’s perception platform into its autonomous tractors to augment its vision-only approach to autonomy.
RGo Robotics announced that it raised $20 million in funding and that its Perception Engine is available for customers.
SLAMcore uses deep learning to help robots and drones identify physical space, objects and people around them to autonomously navigate the world.
Atlatec creates high-resolution 3D maps for Level 3 and 4 autonomous driving.
The company invested in simulation functionality that enables it to help determine the optimal deployment of AMRs into material handling applications.
Using its autonomous yard tractors, Outrider can control 28-foot, 48-foot or 53-foot dry or refrigerated vans through their full range of motion without teleoperation or human interaction.
The acquisition strengthens Zapi Group’s position in the fast-growing mobile robotics sector.
Difficult terrains are particularly challenging for robots, as they struggle to combine visual perception with proprioception.
The new software company commercializes the software stack developed for autonomous racecars during the 2021 Indy Autonomous Challenge.
The company is proposing an innovative approach to vehicle guidance using sensors deployed within the environment, rather than just on the autonomous vehicles.
Part of what makes Waymo’s system successful is its millions of miles of real world and simulated driving experience.