The companies will add Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI Service into FactoryTalk Design Studio to accelerate time-to-market for their customers.
Microsoft has ended production of its Azure Kinect Developer Kit. The Kit will still be available through Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.
Orbbec, a developer of 3D vision systems, announced a suite of products developed with Microsoft based on its iToF depth-sensing technology.
Azure OpenAI Service powered assistant can augment the creation, optimization and debugging of code in software for factory automation.
Microsoft researchers use ChatGPT to write computer code that can control a robot arm and an aerial drone.
Microsoft plans to invest $10 million into the autonomous trucking startup as part of a funding round that would value Gatik at more than $700 million.
A built-in NVIDIA Jetson Nano is used to run advanced depth vision algorithms, eliminating the need for an external compute device.
Microsoft launched Project AirSim, a high-fidelity simulation platform for building, training and testing autonomous aircrafts.
Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, raised $2 billion in new equity funding today. The San Francisco-based company said its post-money valuation is $30 billion. Cruise has raised about $7.3 billion since it was founded in 2013. GM, Honda Motor, and other institutional investors participated in the funding round. GM remains the majority stakeholder.…
Kespry said its Kespry Perception Analytics cloud-based system is designed for industries including chemicals, pulp and paper, energy, food and beverage, and ports.
DHL Supply Chain has partnered with Microsoft Azure and AI-driven fulfillment provider Blue Yonder to enable warehouses to more easily integrate different robots.
Companies including Rocos are preparing to deploy service robots including humanoids at hotels and other venues around the 2022 Beijiing Winter Olympics.
The expectations for e-commerce order fulfillment are accelerating expectations for supply chain insights, robustness, and flexibility, says Attabotics CEO Scott Gravelle.
ROS on Windows 10 adds extra layers of security to Clearpath mobile robots and allows them to take full advantage of cloud computing.
Humans take perception-action loops for granted, and Microsoft researchers have developed methods to provide more autonomous navigation to robots and drones.
Misty Robotics has added tools to make it easier for developers to create skills for the Misty II platform for new robot applications.
Microsoft Windows 10 has officially supported ROS since May 2019. This is, of course, an opportunity for Microsoft to expose its Azure platform to the ROS community. Microsoft is expanding its ROS/ROS2 support with new robotics development tools announced at ROSCon in Macau. The new tools include a Visual Studio Code extension for ROS, Azure…
Applied Intuition, which is developing products for autonomous vehicle development, including a simulation platform based on Microsoft Azure, has raised $40 million.
In July 2019, investments in robotics, autonomous vehicles, and drones increased, despite a decline in the number of transactions.
Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI to build out Microsoft Azure to support artificial general intelligence.
Day 2 of the Robotics Summit & Expo 2019 has more expert keynotes, informative sessions and panels, leading technology exhibitors, an engineering education workshop, and a MassRobotics career fair.
Here is just a sampling of keynotes, sessions, and panels at next month’s Robotics Summit & Expo in Boston that robotics developers and innovators won’t want to miss.