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.
Siemens’ maritime battery production line in Norway has eight configurable robot cells and seven AGVs for handling inter-cell logistics.
New force-control sensors in ABB’s Dynamic Assembly Pack could enable robots to accurately perform assembly tasks during final trim assembly, improving productivity, ergonomics, and quality.
Luminar Technologies, which has been developing lidar hardware and autonomous vehicle software, is merging with SPAC Gores Metropoulos as it readies its full stack for Volvo’s 2022 models.
U.S. Army researchers demonstrated a human-robot team in which the robots detect physical changes in 3D and share the info via augmented reality.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have built a dataset capturing the interaction of hearing and vision to improve robotic perception and manipulation.
StradVision’s SVNet software will be paired with ultrasonic sensors in Changan’s CS75 Plus advanced driver
ABB said its new scalable quality inspection cell can accelerate production for the automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery, and construction sectors, improving quality and productivity while reducing waste.
ATI developed a space-rated force/torque sensor for the Perseverance Rover, which will explore the Martian surface.
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Facebook AI Research created a navigation system for robots powered by common sense. The technique uses machine learning to teach robots how to recognize objects and understand where they’re likely to be found in house.
A novel system made of up neural networks powered by Intel’s Loihi neuromorphic chip could lead to better robotic senses of touch and vision, according to NUS researchers.
ANYbotics’ ANYmal C is a multi-module machine designed to handle varied terrain. The company’s executives explain the computing architecture enabling the quadruped robot’s motion and missions.
MFE Rentals, which provides inspection equipment, is an official rental and resale partner of Sarcos Robotics for its Guardian S robot, which is designed to remotely communicate from a variety of environments.
MIT CSAIL created a system that uses two robotic gripper with soft sensitive fingers to handle cables with unprecedented dexterity.
In June 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and mobile robots benefitted from an uptick in funding.
RIOS has raised $5 million as it emerges from stealth and offers its DX-1 multipurpose robot for complex component assembly and other tasks.
Forcen has developed an award-winning haptic sensor called ForceFilm that can resist extreme heat and cold, is paper-thin, and provides sensitive feedback for devices such as surgical robots.
Violet, a new disinfection robot rapidly developed by Akara Robotics, uses Intel Movidius technology to detect humans and avoid exposure to UV radiation.
Misty Robotics has added a new skill, or robot application, to its Misty II development platform. The Temp Screening Assistant is a contactless way of checking people’s temperatures.
Landmines continue to pose a lethal danger long after a war’s end. Binghamton University researchers have applied convolutional neural networks to drone data to better spot the “butterfly” landmine.
Miso Robotics, creator of the Flippy burger-flipping robot, has partnered with PathSpot Technologies to bundle PathSpot’s hand-scanning technology to improve food and worker safety.