Amazon has built a vast robotics ecosystem through acquisitions, investments, and internally developed products.
If this deal goes through, iRobot would be Amazon’s fourth most-expensive acquisition ever.
This week, we talk to Universal Robots VP of strategy Anders Beck about the features of the new UR20 Cobot.
Proteus has a similar design to the Kiva robots, can pick up and move shelves, and safely work around humans.
The goal is to create an undergraduate curriculum that will lead to both advanced robotics degrees as well as robotics careers within industry.
The primary goals are to ensure the benefits of AI and robotics are shared broadly and to promote participation in research.
Amazon unveiled its much-anticipated consumer robot earlier this week. We share our thoughts about Astro and hear from callers who share their opinions about Amazon’s first consumer robot.
We’ve seen several multipurpose home robots – Buddy, Cozmo, Jibo, Kuri – crash and burn over the years. Will things be different with Amazon Astro?
Amazon launched SageMaker Reinforcement Learning (RL) Kubeflow Components, an open-source toolkit designed to help manage robotics workflows. SageMaker RL is designed to make it faster to develop machine learning capabilities for everything from perception to controls and optimization. Amazon SageMaker is a service built on Amazon’s two decades of experience developing real-world machine learning applications.…
Welcome to Episode 18 of The Robot Report Podcast, which brings conversations with robotics innovators straight to you. Join us every week for discussions with leading roboticists, innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community. Listeners can subscribe to The Robot Report Podcast on Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify, Google Play, and…
Amazon Web Services said its new AWS RoboMaker WorldForge capability allows robotics developers to quickly and affordably create multiple virtual environments for testing and teaching.
Welcome to Episode 11 of The Robot Report Podcast, which brings conversations with robotics innovators straight to you. Join us every Wednesday for discussions with leading roboticists, innovative robotics companies, and other key members of the robotics community. Listeners can subscribe to The Robot Report Podcast on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify, Google Play and YouTube. Please…
Brad Porter, the Amazon vice president leading the company’s robotics initiatives, describes how employees have continued to develop innovative systems while working from home.
The online retailer said its Amazon Scout mobile robot has already autonomously delivered thousands of packages and will be accompanied by human “ambassadors.”
In June 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and mobile robots benefitted from an uptick in funding.
ROBO Global has launched its third technology fund and index, THNQ, which closely follows companies developing and using artificial intelligence infrastructure.
Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to acquire self-driving startup Zoox but didn’t say whether it would focus on autonomous vehicles for delivery or transporting ride-hailing passengers.
Mindy Support is among the companies providing data annotation services to robotics and AI developers, but each has pros and cons.
With Amazon prioritizing partner shipments and e-commerce providers seeing spikes during the COVID-19 crisis, Distribution Management needed to maximize productivity. Then came Chuck.
In the AWS JPL Open-Source Rover Challenge, contestants must train machine learning models to autonomously control a virtual Mars rover.
Mobile robot applications will keep growing in 2020, both within and across industries, says columnist Kayla Matthews.