Rapid Robotics is now integrated with the entire Yaskawa robotics portfolio, and can deliver more speed and higher payload robots.
Watch Boston Dynamics’ Stretch unload a DHL trailer
Strech’s first commercial application is with DHL Supply Chain, a company that Boston Dynamics has been collaborating with since 2018.
Robco brings in $13.8M for its modular robotic arms
Robco, a Munich-based startup that builds modular robots to automate small to medium industrial businesses, brought in around $13.8 million.
How ROS 2 fixed a robot arm’s latency, jerky motions
Optimax approached PickNik Robotics for help improving the smoothness and latency of their robots using by using ROS 2.
OSARO, SVT Robotics partner on piece-picking system integration
OSARO customers gain access to SVT’s SOFTBOT Platform to simplify complex system integration.
Modular industrial robotics: New kinematic simplicity for plant engineers
A fully modular and easy-to-program robotics technology lets engineers and other plant personnel quickly select and connect kinematic modules to create industrial robot arms.
Mobot raises $12.5M, launches robotic app testing platform
Mobot uses mechanical robots to automate quality assurance app testing, resulting in more bug catches than typical methods.
GITAI’s robotic arm completes proof-of-concept demo
GITAI IN1 is an inchworm-like autonomous robotic arm with changeable end-effectors on both ends of the arm.
Flexiv brings in nearly $100M investment
Flexiv closed a Series B+ funding round with an investment of nearly $100 million, making the company a unicorn startup.
Asetec joins RightHand Robotics’ partner integrator network
RightHand Robotics and Asetec have partnered together for future robotic logistics center integration projects in South Korea.
ROS 2 driver now available for ABB’s robot arms
PickNik Robotics and Optimax Systems released a ROS 2 driver for ABB manipulators. The package has been tested with an ABB IRB 1200-5/0.9 manipulator.
Techman Robot showcases newly upgraded TM Robot S at Automate 2022
The upgraded TM Robot S has comprehensive hardware and software enhancements, including a new pendant design.
Nomagic picks up $22M in Series A funding
Along with the funding round, Nomagic also announced its partnership with BRACK.CH, a Swiss e-commerce platform.
How Amazon trained its robot Robin to sort packages
Robin picks packages from a conveyor belt, scans them and then places them on a drive robot that routes it to the correct loading dock.
Gibson Engineering to offer Kassow Robots’ 7-axis cobots
With Kassow Robots’ 7-axis cobots, Gibson will be able to serve customers in the medical, semiconductor and electronics industries.
Kinova signs 5-year extension to support Auris Health’s surgical robots
Kinova has been working with Auris Health to develop a purpose-built robotic arm to help enable meaningful progress in surgery.
Yaskawa Motoman adds compact PL80 industrial robot arm
Featuring an 176 lb payload capacity, the PL80 robot offers a 81.1 inch horizontal reach, 129.5 inch vertical reach and 0.03 mm repeatability.
FANUC introduces compact LR-10iA/10 robot arm
FANUC America’s LR-10iA/10 robot is designed for machine tending, assembly, dispensing, material removal, picking, packaging and part transfer.
Dexterity raises $140M to scale full-stack robotic picking
The latest round valued Dexterity, which has already raised more than $200 million since it was founded, at $1.4 billion.
RE2 Robotics developing autonomous aircraft inspection system
Dual RE2 Sapien robotic arms integrated with a JLG scissor lift will perform tasks on C-17 military aircraft at height.
Show Guide for the 2021 ATX West event
The ATX West show is next week. Check out our show guide with a curated list of robotic vendors to visit while at the show.
The Evolution of RE2 Robotics
Jorgen Pedersen and Travis Schneider of RE2 Robotics discuss the company’s evolution and its new Sapien robotic arms on The Robot Report Podcast.