New research from HowToRobot and Robotics Australia Group reveals how Australia’s industry uses the country’s unique strengths in the global robotics race.
The Stratom RAPID solution can be configured to refuel any type of fuel, including diesel, gas, hydrogen and electric charging.
Impossible Mining is developing a AUV that will travel up to four-miles deep into the ocean to harvest polymetallic nodules individually.
39.7% of mining companies included in an analysis conducted by Mining Technology were recruiting for robotics related positions in May 2022.
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.
Manned explorations weren’t possible after the Lhoist North American limestone mine collapsed in 2021, so the team turned to robots instead.
Spot Release 3.0 enhances its data collection capabilities to improve ease of use and efficiency for facility inspection.
Oxbotica’s Selenium platform handles an autonomous vehicle’s navigation, mapping, perception, and machine learning. Oxbotica said Selenium doesn’t need to rely on external infrastructure such as GPS, lane markings or pre-existing HD maps.
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.
The Cave Circuit, the third stage of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge, was completely virtual, enabling teams to test their software and simulated hardware configurations in difficult environments.
Although robotics investments, mergers, and acquisitions may have dropped a bit in October 2020, autonomous vehicles, drones, and healthcare applications continued to receive funding.
VTOL drone delivery developer and service provider Volansi said it is expanding in Bend, Ore., to take advantage of the region’s talent pool and aviation technology expertise and scale its production and operations.
Exyn Technologies said its new ExynAero drone sensor system can map industrial environments in real time without a human pilot.
Kespry said its Kespry Perception Analytics cloud-based system is designed for industries including chemicals, pulp and paper, energy, food and beverage, and ports.
The total number of robotics transactions held steady year over year, but the autonomous vehicle and manufacturing automation providers received less investment. Healthcare systems, field robots, and drones got funding in September 2020.
Emesent said its new beyond-line-of-sight autonomy technology will increase drone safety and efficiency in mining, construction, and disaster response.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, robotics investment and acquisition activity did not slow down in August 2020, with funding flowing to autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and drones.
Robotics fundings, mergers, and acquisitions in July 2020 stayed at comparable levels with transactions from a year ago and June.
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.
ATI developed a space-rated force/torque sensor for the Perseverance Rover, which will explore the Martian surface.
Drone analytics provider Kespry has announced its Summer 2020 Aerial Intelligence feature updates, and its CEO explains how drone inspections are evolving.