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Aeva has entered into an agreement with special purpose acquisition company InterPrivate Acquisition Corp. to scale up production of its 4D lidar sensor on a chip, which it said can benefit autonomous vehicles and robotics.
Innoviz Technologies said its InnovizTwo perception system makes it more affordable for carmakers to validate Level 2+ autonomous vehicles for safety, with a path to Level 3 with software updates.
Exyn Technologies said its new ExynAero drone sensor system can map industrial environments in real time without a human pilot.
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.
Avidbots’ founders said that the additional sensors and software integrated into the Neo 2 floor-cleaning robot will help it be useful in a variety of locations, from warehouses to airports and retail stores.
In the “Honey, I Shrunk the NASA Payload, The Sequel” challenge, HeroX and NASA are looking for community support for 14 existing teams developing miniature payloads for lunar exploration robots.
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.
When using Jetson devices, Formant users can now enable real-time video and image analytics in the cloud and perform PII scrubbing at the edge, writes CEO Jeff Linnell in this column.
Seegrid said that its purchase of lidar startup Box Robotics will help it advance its vision-guided robots for safe materials handling amid accelerating supply chain demand.
MassRobotics and Analog Devices have once again teamed up to offer the Real-Time Sensor Fusion Challenge 2.0. The challenge looks for the next innovative robotics team to bring context awareness to a series of real-life applications through sensors. Building off the success of last year’s challenge, the Real-Time Sensor Fusion Challenge 2.0 is seeking university and…
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.
Emesent said its new beyond-line-of-sight autonomy technology will increase drone safety and efficiency in mining, construction, and disaster response.
Flexiv said its recent demonstrations of force-sensing robotics applications show how robots and AI can improve manufacturing.
ACEINNA has released its OpenIMU ROS driver, which it said will make it easier for robotics developers to build precise navigation systems.
The Soft Bubble Gripper developed by a Toyota Research Institute team combines sensors and advanced materials to more safely handle objects in a step toward household robots.
The new perception metric from CMU makes it possible for the first time to compare perception systems for both accuracy and reaction time.
A collaboration between Hexagon units NovAtel and AutonomouStuff is intended to reduce time to market for the development of autonomous agricultural vehicles.
In August 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation for manufacturing and supply chains, and healthcare robotics continued to receive funding.
Founded in 2015, Ouster has raised $140 million in funding and claims to have 800-plus customers in a variety of industries.
Netherlands-based Accerion has successfully completed trials for its Triton localization sensor, which scans the floor surface to sub-millimeter accuracy for mobile robot navigation in warehouses.