Czech play R.U.R., which stands for Rossum’s Universal Robots, premiered on January 25, 1921, introducing the word ‘robot’ to the world.
The company plans to use the influx of cash to invest in marketing and support expansion to new markets, while continuing development of the product line.
The robot’s camera captures depth images of the upcoming terrain, which are fed to a high-level controller along with information about the state of the robot’s body. The high-level controller is a neural network that “learns” from experience.
This virtual summit will highlight the impact, success stories, lessons learned, and outputs from 9 pandemic-focused projects.
OTTO Motors announces new channel partnerships in Europe to extend its reach. The company is also compliant with all significant safety standards.
Seegrid Corporation announces the availability of the Seegrid Palion Tow Tractor Series 8 with enhanced Smart Path technology.
RoboSignage set the record as the first NFT Art to be displayed on a mobile robot. Through this innovative technology, customers have the opportunity to inform themselves or invest in NFT ar
Cruise and Walmart announced in November 2020 a self-driving delivery pilot in Scottsdale, Ariz. using Cruise’s all-electric Chevy Bolts.
In one of his final acts in office, President Trump issued 73 full pardons and commuted 70 sentences late Tuesday evening. Anthony Levandowski, the former Google and Uber autonomous vehicle engineer who was sentenced to 18 months in prison on one count of stealing trade secrets, received one of those pardons. With the full pardon,…
Multi-domain operations (MDO) the Army’s future operating concept, requires autonomous agents with learning components to operate alongside humans. New Army research reduces the unpredictability of current training reinforcement learning policies so that they are more practically applicable to physical systems, especially ground robots. These learning components will permit autonomous agents to reason and adapt to…
We now know why Hyundai Motor was so interested in Boston Dynamics. Forget about robots for construction, inspection or healthcare. Hyundai clearly was interested in its robot choreography skills. Or not. Set to The Contours’ “Do You Love Me,” Boston Dynamics’ entire lineup of robots – Atlas, Handle, and Spot – are seen cutting a…
Han’s Robot, which has rebranded itself as Neura Robotics, is offering the LARA cobot arm, the MAV mobile robot, and the MIRA mobile manipulator based on its own hardware and software.
Cognitive Agro Pilot, the AI-based vision and autonomy system from Cognitive Pilot, helped farmers across Russia with their fall harvests.
ACEINNA has released its OpenIMU ROS driver, which it said will make it easier for robotics developers to build precise navigation systems.
Shauna McIntyre, the new CEO at Sense Photonics discusses with The Robot Report her perspective on perception, terminology confusion around lidar, potential use cases, and growing the business.
Smith+Nephew has launched the portable CORI Surgical System, which has FDA approval and is available in the U.S. for both total and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.
Toyota AI Ventures was among the investors in Elementary Robotics’ $12.7 million Series A round, which will help the startup continue developing its automated inspection hardware and software.
Skygauge Robotics has introduced a next-generation drone design enabling contact inspection of industrial structures.
ModalAI said VOXL Flight is the first open development platform for autonomous drone navigation that fuses a flight controller and a companion computer on a single board.
What a month it was for robotics. Whether it was learning how former coal miners are becoming mobile robot technicians, iRobot delaying its robot lawn mower or Nuro being approved for driverless delivery tests in California, there was no shortage of robotics stories to cover in April 2020. Here are the Top 10 most popular…
Yale University researchers have found that people have an easier time relating to robots that can admit to their mistakes.
LEXINGTON, Mass. – Berkshire Grey, which develops automation solutions for retail, e-commerce, and logistics fulfillment operations, announced today it raised $263 million in Series B financing. Participants in the round include SoftBank, Khosla Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, and Canaan. The company said the new funding will support Berkshire Grey’s global expansion, acquisitions, and team growth.…