A collaboration between Hexagon units NovAtel and AutonomouStuff is intended to reduce time to market for the development of autonomous agricultural vehicles.
Easy Aerial, which provides ruggedized drones as a service for commercial, government, and military uses, has raised funding that it said will help support its global expansion.
The Gripper Company opened its online shop for business with its first offering — a configurable soft gripper to meet demand for handling diverse objects while trying to keep costs down.
HayBeeSee has been developing CropHopper, a quadcopter with flexibile legs that it says can gather more data in an energy-efficient way to help farmers manage crops.
PrecisionHawk, which provides drone and data services to the energy and other industries, has received two patents for UTM, or a unified traffic management system for aircraft and drones.
Root AI, which has been developing the Virgo robot to be able to pick multiple types of crops with AI and compliant fingers, plans to expand in North America and Europe.
In July 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and surgical robots continued to receive funding at steady levels in comparison with the same period last year.
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From agriculture and disinfection to retail and supply chain, robots are being rushed into development and deployment. Freedom Robotics says its cloud-based Pilot and Resource Monitor tools can help.
Before its general launch in September, Naio Technologies’ Ted weeding robot will be tested in French vineyards of Bernard Magrez and Hennessy.
Microdrones said its new mapping and survey equipment is available as a service for 3D mapping and modeling applications.
When off-the-shelf robotics is insufficient, Dutch company Avular turned to HP 3D printing for modular drones for a variety of demanding applications.
EkoNiva has agreed with Sberbank-backed Cognitive Pilot to sell, install, and maintain autonomy systems for up to 10,000 farming combines across Russia
Industrial and robotics R&D policies vary by nation, and the International Federation of Robotics has released a report compiling statistics from leaders including Japan, China, South Korea, Germany, and the U.S.
Although May 2020 was a relatively slow month for robotics transactions, autonomous vehicle companies such as Waymo, Didi Chuxing, and Tesla continued to receive investments.
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Rusagro, one of Russia’s largest agricultural companies, is launching an autonomous driving project for harvesters with Cognitive Agro Pilot, which uses a single video camera and AI.
Autonomous vehicle Waymo received the biggest investment in March 2020, but other fundings and acquisitions continued as the novel coronavirus pandemic spread.
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France-based Naio Technologies, which has developed field robots for weeding to reduce the use of harmful chemicals, completed Series A funding.
Autonomous vehicles, sensors, food preparation, and surgical robots received funding in November 2019.