Con Edison and ULC have collaborated to automate underground electric operations and maintenance for greater efficiency.
Autonomous helicopters made by startup Rotor Technologies take the human out of risky commercial missions.
The CMU team’s modular robots crawl inside gas pipelines to map, detect decrepit or leaking pipes, and perform repairs.
Automated inspection of critical infrastructure can provide data to help multiple industries, report Gecko Robotics and Rho Impact.
As robots spread from factories to field applications, developers face many challenges, but wireless charging can help, says WiBotic.
The B2 quadruped features upgraded battery and operational capabilities for industrial applications.
Boston Dynamic Spot can now be equipped with new sensors that expand the capabilities of Spot for inspection workflows.
Teledyne FLIR pairs a radiometric thermal and visible camera payload featuring MSX with an affordable, flexible, and easy-to-operate airframe.
The company’s mission is to speed the development of autonomous mobile robots deployed in the field.
This brings a total of 10 FAA approved for automated BVLOS drone operations online for American Robotics.
The Programmable Worm for Irregular Pipeline Exploration, or “Pipe-worm”, is GE’s latest adaptation of its autonomous giant earthworm robot.
Gecko Robotics’ technology is made for the power generation, oil and gas, heavy manufacturing and defense industries.
The first of its kind, DARPA SubTerranean Challenge 2021 comes to an end this week.
Spot Release 3.0 enhances its data collection capabilities to improve ease of use and efficiency for facility inspection.
The Puck is a compact LiDAR sensor that provides a 360-degree view with real-time 3D data and a 100 meter range.
The soft robot uses pneumatic artificial muscles that mimic the muscular structure and function of the earthworms.
Canadian underwater robotics company Kraken Robotics Inc., announces that it has acquired 13 Robotics Ltda of Brazil in a deal worth $220K.
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.
In September 2020, healthcare robotics, drones for inspection, and industrial automation received funding, but transactions slowed for autonomous vehicle developers.
Skyward, a Verizon company, has received an FAA waiver for beyond visual line of site operations, enabling staffers to remotely pilot inspection drones during wildfires in Washington state.
ANYbotics is partnering with maxon, which will provide drives for its ANYmal quadruped robot, while ANYbotics provides access to global robotics markets.