Skyward, a Verizon company, has received an FAA waiver for beyond visual line of site operations, enabling staffers to remotely pilot inspection drones during wildfires in Washington state.
SPX acquires ULC Robotics, provider of utilities inspection robotics as a service
SPX is adding ULC Robotics, which provides inspection robots as a service, drones, and software to utility companies, to its location and inspection portfolio.
CFM Challenge from SPRINT Robotics seeks technologies to make tank cleaning safer
SPRINT Robotics, a consortium of petrochemical companies, has launched the CFM Challenge, which seeks new or existing robots to automate cleaning and fabric maintenance of oil and gas infrastructure.
RMUS to distribute Sarcos Robotics’ Guardian S crawler robot in North America
RMUS, or Rocky Mountain Unmanned Systems, will distribute, integrate, and service Sarcos Robotics’ Guardian S robotic crawler system. The mobile robot is designed to be a rugged platform for industrial inspection, public safety, and more.
Gecko Robotics raises $40M for scaling industrial inspection robots
Gecko Robotics, which has developed a wall-climbing robot for industrial inspections, has raised Series B funding to continue to grow its staff.
A.I.-Equipped Robots Develop Situational Awareness in Earth’s Most Uncertain Environment
Underwater robots to take on task of inspecting the nation’s aging piers, bridges, pipelines and dams at a time when people’s relationship with water is changing. Waves, winds, currents, wakes from passing boats and eddies swirling around structures make water one of the most complex environments for experienced boat captains, let alone robots. Now,…