On the podcast this week, we discuss the dissolution of Argo AI, the state of autonomous driving, and we learn about the new RaaS performance contract for Covariant.AI
Covariant raises $80M to scale ‘universal AI’ for robotic manipulation
The Covariant Brain is a “universal AI that enables robots to see, reason, and act autonomously in the real world.”
Robotics investments recap: May 2020
Although May 2020 was a relatively slow month for robotics transactions, autonomous vehicle companies such as Waymo, Didi Chuxing, and Tesla continued to receive investments.
Covariant raises Series B funding for ‘AI robotics’ for unassisted autonomous manipulation
Covariant, which is developing AI for unassisted industrial robotics applications, has raised $40 million.
Day 2 MODEX roundup: Custom features, more alliances
ATLANTA – It is somewhat ironic that during an event where companies are announcing a number of new partnerships and agreements, the event itself has instituted a “no handshake” policy due to concerns around the disease called COVID-19. Still, Day 2 of the event saw many new announcements in the materials handling space. Exhibitors forged […]
Covariant, ABB partner to integrate AI and robots for warehouses
Covariant, which won an ABB global competition to assess the maturity of AI for e-commerce order-fulfillment robots, is now partnering with the robot maker to supply that market.