The Field Robotics Engineering Forum seeks submissions that focus on the design and development of robotics systems that operate in outdoor, unstructured and dynamic environments, such as construction worksites, open mines, and farm fields, as well as busy urban centers.
Teleo closed its Series A funding round with $12 million raised for its semi-autonomous retrofit kits for heavy construction equipment.
Sarcos demoed its Guardian XO, including the manipulation of a full sheet of plywood by using a vacuum gripper attached to the arm of the exoskeleton.
The Exosystem autonomy kit can be rented as standalone units to be installed onto an existing fleet or customers can lease upgraded excavators.
The Mark I by Rugged Robotics marks architectural and engineering designs directly onto concrete floors.
The combined company will offer an extended product portfolio to target a much broader spectrum of customers across the commercial and defense sectors.
STIHL’s robotic lawn mowers share a strong technical kinship with the fully autonomous line-marking robots produced by TinyMobileRobots, which are intended for use in sports fields, road construction, agriculture and more.
India-based company is developing an autonomous mobile robot for wall-finishing tasks.
The key to the drone is Cleo’s patented thrust vectoring technology that enables the ducted fan design to remain stable during flight.
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.