Canadian machine vision firm Immervision has been working on providing low-light capabilities to aerial drones and a wider field of view for autonomous vehicle lidar.
Sierra Ventures and Orbital Ventures have led the $10.75 million Series A financing round for Akasha Imaging, which is developing deep imaging technology to help robots see fine details.
Mech-Mind Robotics, which combines 3D vision, deep learning, and motion planning to make industrial automation more intelligent, has raised nearly $15 million to accelerate development and marketing.
It’s been a pretty solid week for Plus One Robotics. On Wednesday, the San Antonio-based startup announced a partnership to integrate its PickOne perception system into FANUC’s robotic arms for a new e-commerce fulfillment system. And today Plus One Robotics named Crystal Parrott VP of engineering. Parrott will be in charge of engineering and spearhead…
AutoX said its RoboTaxi fleet in downtown Shenzhen is the first to be deployed without accompanying safety/backup drivers in China.
Plus One Robotics is combining its machine vision with FANUC America’s robotics for a new e-commerce order-fulfillment system, which FANUC will demonstrate at its Custom Experience Center.
In his RoboBusiness Direct session, Matthew Robinson, ROS-Americas program manager at the Southwest Research Institute, will discuss how the Robot Operating System can aid safe advanced automation. In addition, a DreamVu robotics expert will break out how omnidirectional 3D vision can benefit disinfection robots.
A new kind of radar could make it possible for self-driving cars to navigate safely in bad weather. Electrical engineers at the University of California San Diego developed a clever way to improve the imaging capability of existing radar sensors so that they accurately predict the shape and size of objects in the scene. The…
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Light has launched Clarity, a multiview perception platform enabling vehicles to see 1 km with 20 times the detail of lidar. The company said Clarity’s range, accuracy, and detail can improve vehicle safety.
Simbe Robotics said its Tally 3.0 autonomous mobile inventory robot includes updated sensors for greater autonomy, as well as cloud/edge data processing for retail intelligence.
After reflecting on his travels across the U.S. and the problem of food insecurity, columnist Oliver Mitchell talks to a roboticist automating mushroom harvesting, demonstrating robotics’ potential in agriculture.
Kespry said its Kespry Perception Analytics cloud-based system is designed for industries including chemicals, pulp and paper, energy, food and beverage, and ports.
Intel said its new Dimensional Weight Software, which uses data from the Intel RealSense L515 lidar camera, can quickly and accurately measure boxes in a wide range of sizes for logistics providers.
IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH this week announced that it has expanded its Ensenso N-Series line of 3D cameras, which new electronics designed specifically for robotics and automated series production. The company said its cameras are designed to be suitable for use in harsher environments. Since its foundation in 1997 as a two-man company, IDS has…
Miso Robotics said its Flippy Robot on a Rail or ROAR has a zero-footprint design and advanced cooking capabilities, including being able to fry the Impossible Burger.
Princeton’s REVISE uses statistics to inspect datasets for biases along three dimensions: object-based, gender-based and geography-based.
Omnirobotic, which has been developing a “cognitive engine” for general manufacturing, raised $5 million toward further developing and commercializing its Omniscanner and Omnibrain AI platform.
Teledyne DALSA said its new Caliber GXF thermal imaging sensor can help detect elevated human skin temperatures, which can be used with robots for COVID-19 screening.
Titan Medical, which has been developing the Sport single-port robotic surgical system, has received U.S. patents for an in-body camera positioning system and hand gesture controls.
Immervision has launched JOYCE, a humanoid robot intended to be a platform for the computer vision community to develop new applications.