Third Wave Automation raises $40M in a series B round to help the company accelerate the development of fork truck autonomy solutions.
This is the second agricultural robotics acquisition by John Deere in the past four years. It acquired Blue River Technology in 2017 for $305 million.
Rani developed a proprietary platform, RaniPill, designed to provide a pill-based alternative to intravenous or subcutaneous administration of biologics.
Inceptio has previously said it expects to begin production of autonomous trucks by the end of 2021.
ATI Industrial Automation established an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) plan in 2012. The federally-qualified ERISA benefit plan makes employees owners in the company.
inVia deploys its systems under a robotics-as-a-service model, enabling customers to pay according to the productivity levels they desire.
The Covariant Brain is a “universal AI that enables robots to see, reason, and act autonomously in the real world.”
ATI is a leading developer of end-of-arm tooling, including robotic changing systems, force/torque sensors, and collision sensors for industrial, collaborative, and medical robotic applications.
After the deal closes, Aurora will have raised another $1 billion from private investors involved in the SPAC.
HD mapping startup Carmera and Toyota collaborated on multiple projects from 2018-2020 in Detroit, Michigan, and Japan.
Salt Lake City-based Teal Drones, founded in 2014, makes aerial drones and related technologies for commercial and government applications.
Acquisition is expected to help Novanta expand into automation and robotic applications through advanced motion control solutions.
enVista said the acquisition will enable it to meet growing market demand for automated solutions
The acquisition will help Fetch and Zebra integrate technology to connect human workers, tools like hand-held scanners and self-navigating robots.
AquaBeam is an image-guided robotic system for use in minimally-invasive urologic surgery.
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.
Neurala’s VIA software helps manufacturers improve quality inspection on production lines.
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.
rideOS’ routing and fleet management technology will enable Gopuff innovate faster, power multi-modal deliveries, and reduce delivery times.