Gecko Robotics, a creator of wall-climbing robots for asset inspection, announced that it’s expanding its work with the US Navy.
Airobotics acquires Iron Drone assets
Airobotics announced that it acquired the assets of Iron Drone Ltd, an Israeli-based company that creates autonomous counter-drone systems.
Developing policies for cops using robots with lethal force
Paul Scharre, who helped the Office of the Secretary of Defense develop policies around autonomous systems and emerging weapons technologies, joins the show to discuss San Francisco’s police department potentially using robots with lethal force.
In reversal, San Francisco bans police from using robots with lethal force
The issue is being sent back to a committee for further discussion and could be voted on again in the future.
Kodiak Robotics snags $49.9M army contract for autonomous vehicles
The United States Army and the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) awarded Kodiak Robotics with a 24-month, $49.9 million contract in October.
San Francisco will allow police to use robots with deadly force
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted to allow the SFPD to use remote-controlled and potentially lethal robots in emergency situations.
Applied Intuition lands robotics development contract with Army
The Army and DIU have selected Applied Intuition to deliver an end-to-end autonomy software development and testing platform.
Teledyne FLIR debuts SIRAS drone
Teledyne FLIR pairs a radiometric thermal and visible camera payload featuring MSX with an affordable, flexible, and easy-to-operate airframe.
Knightscope continues to diversify security portfolio
Knightscope chairman and CEO said the robotics industry focuses too much on technology and not enough on solving customer problems.
Prosegur Security launches new quadruped patrol option
The company is enhancing its security services by integrating the Boston Dynamics Spot robot with a payload of cameras and additional sensors.
Stratom launches autonomous ground vehicle refueling solution
The Stratom RAPID solution can be configured to refuel any type of fuel, including diesel, gas, hydrogen and electric charging.
ARM Institute releases technology project call
The ARM Institute’s project calls provide funding for projects that bridge the gap between technology and the needs of the robotics industry.
FORT Robotics brings in $25M in Series B funding
FORT plans to use the funding to accelerate the rollout of its machine communications platform, FORT Platform.
RE2 hits technical milestone with STARFISH robotic gripper
RE2 has successfully assembled and lab tested a complete STARFISH gripper that can grasp and hold a variety of objects.
Indoor Robotics raises $15M for Tando indoor drone
The Series A funding will enable Indoor Robotics to move into full production and develop its go-to-market strategy.
Watch Ghost Robotics’ quadruped go swimming
Ghost Robotics’ Vision 60 quadruped robot can now be equipped with Onyx Industries’ Nautical Autonomous Unmanned Tail to make it amphibious.
Sarcos demonstrates exoskeleton and dexterous robot
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.
Sarcos acquiring RE2 Robotics for $100M
The combined company will offer an extended product portfolio to target a much broader spectrum of customers across the commercial and defense sectors.
ARM Institute selects 8 new tech projects
The projects respond to pervasive areas of need in U.S. manufacturing and, specifically, address key Department of Defense (DoD) manufacturing-focused modernization priorities.
Knightscope begins trading on the Nasdaq
Knightscope announced its offering in December 2021, when it began selling up to 4 million shares of Class A common stock for $10 per share.
Robots needed to repair satellites in orbit
The most cost-effective method for repairing a satellite is likely to involve robotics, to do so the USSF wants to invest in new technology.
ASPIRE launches $3M MBZIRC Maritime Grand Challenge robotics challenge
The Maritime Grand Challenge robotics competition opens with $3 Million prize