Kinova Gen 3 robot arm users can now access a browser-based application to operate the arm and track data.
11 handy software tools for roboticists
Every roboticist needs an arsenal of software tools to ensure their robot is running smoothly and visualize everything happening within the robot and around it.
Formant launches new freemium level for solution
Formant Studio is a free version of its flagship solution, built for ROS and targeted at startups.
Data flexibility for robotics companies (with real-world examples)
Watch a live demo of the Spot quadruped and how the captured data can be streamed into Formant’s platform and displayed for custom visualization.
NVIDIA Jetson can enable hybrid edge/cloud processing for robots, says Formant CEO
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.
Veo on manufacturing challenges; tele-operating Spot; Amazon goes to the mall
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…
We tele-operated Spot around Golden Gate Park from 3,000 miles away
The editors of The Robot Report were among the first civilians to tele-operate Boston Dynamics’ Spot, controlling the quadruped robot with Formant’s software across the U.S.
Analytics: Robotics’ untapped vein of business value
“Finding patterns is easy in any kind of data-rich environment; that’s what mediocre gamblers do. The key is in determining whether the patterns represent noise or signal.” -Nate Silver, The Signal and Noise Ratio By Jeff Linnell, CEO, Formant Every day, robots are performing increasingly complex tasks in increasingly complex environments. At the same time,…
Formant launches cloud-based platform for managing robot fleets
Formant.io has announced the availability of its cloud-based platform for monitoring and managing robot fleets.
Formant acquires Formation to integrate teleoperation into robotic fleet management
Formant, whose cloud- and Web-based software is designed to make it easier to manage robot fleets, is adding teleoperation from Formation to its Robotics-as-a-Service offerings.