Spot Release 3.0 enhances its data collection capabilities to improve ease of use and efficiency for facility inspection.
University of Michigan researchers have enabled humanoid robots to use their hands in a similar way, so the robots can better travel across rough terrain, such as disaster areas or construction sites.
Dusty Robotics, the Maker of FieldPrinter a construction layout printing AMR, announces their Series A funding
San Francisco-based robotics startup Canvas has raised $24 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Menlo Ventures and included leading construction firm Suffolk Construction. Alumni Ventures Group, as well as existing investors Innovation Endeavors, Brick & Mortar Ventures, Obvious Ventures, and Grit Labs, also participated in the round. Canvas said it will…
In the final Robot Report Podcast for 2020, learn about Boston Dynamics’ plans for its legged robots after its acquisition by Hyundai Motor, as well as the DARPA Subterranean Challenge.
One of the biggest industries in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is construction. According to reports, almost a quarter of the world’s cranes are deployed on jobs scattered throughout Dubai. The desert metropolis is home to the world’s tallest buildings, including the 160-story Burj Khalifa. The majority of construction workers in the Middle Eastern capital…
Skygauge Robotics has closed a $3.3 million CAD seed round to expand its team as it develops drones to relieve humans of dangerous tasks such as infrastructure inspection.
Airdata UAV and Autel Robotics have partnered to offer a one-month free trial of the AirData Enterprise fleet management software to users of the Autel EVO Series II drones.
Comau said its new MATE-XT exoskeleton is designed to be resistant to environmental conditions, is EWS-certified for reducing biomechanical risk, and can provide a demonstrable ROI.
Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot, which went on sale for $74,500 in June, has found early success working in the construction industry. The RBR50 company recently announced a partnership with Trimble to expand Spot’s capabilities within the construction industry. As part of Boston Dynamics’ Early Adopter Program, Foster + Partners, a London-based architectural design and engineering…
Boston Dynamics said its Spot 2.1 release includes enhancements designed for ease of use and stronger integration with sensors and enterprise data systems.
Exyn Technologies said its new ExynAero drone sensor system can map industrial environments in real time without a human pilot.
Labor shortages, dynamic work sites, and the need for accurate data are helping drive demand for robots, drones, and AI designed to serve the construction industry.
Boston Dynamics will integrate Trimble’s data collection sensors and field control software on Spot to automate site scans and surveying.
This week, The Robot Report Podcast talks about construction robotics with Dusty Robotics’ Tessa Lau, learns about prosthetics operating systems from Coapt’s Blair Lock and user Bert Swift, and reviews the latest news.
Emesent said its new beyond-line-of-sight autonomy technology will increase drone safety and efficiency in mining, construction, and disaster response.
ANYbotics is partnering with maxon, which will provide drives for its ANYmal quadruped robot, while ANYbotics provides access to global robotics markets.
Clearpath Robotics has extended its support for the ROS operating system and Boston Dynamics’ Spot quadruped robot to help researchers.
In August 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation for manufacturing and supply chains, and healthcare robotics continued to receive funding.
FAULHABER’s 1741 … CXR series DC micromotors provide power to Bioservo Technologies’ Ironhand wearable glove. The exoskeleton is designed to reduce worker strain.
RBR50 company Built Robotics, a San Francisco-based startup that transforms heavy construction equipment into autonomous robots with its AI guidance system, recently added Jeff Immelt as an advisor. Immelt was Chairman and CEO of General Electric (GE) for 15-plus years and was President and CEO of GE Medical Systems before that. He stepped down as…
Sarcos Robotics, which has been bringing its Guardian XO industrial exoskeleton to market, has raised $40 million and added members to its board of directors.