This webinar will describe how companies employ robotics-as-a-service, along with the legal, technical and operational aspects of the approach.
Rapid Robotics has raised seed funding as it works on the Rapid Machine Operator, which it claims does not require expensive integration and can help U.S. manufacturers “close the automation gap.”
VTOL drone delivery developer and service provider Volansi said it is expanding in Bend, Ore., to take advantage of the region’s talent pool and aviation technology expertise and scale its production and operations.
Nuro, which has developed and is operating its R2 autonomous delivery vehicles in three U.S. states, has raised about $1.5 billion to date.
Whiz Connect centralizes SoftBank’s Whiz automation portfolio in a single dashboard and is intended to improve operational efficiency.
Trombia Technologies said its Trombia Free autonomous street sweeper is intended to help quickly replace existing fleets without sacrificing power or cleaning ability.
CIRQ+CLEAN is a cloud-enabled disinfection robot intended to help restore public confidence in the hospitality industry.
SPX is adding ULC Robotics, which provides inspection robots as a service, drones, and software to utility companies, to its location and inspection portfolio.
Graze Mowing said its new model has already received $19 million in pre-orders while it conducts a crowdfunding campaign aimed at a $53 billion market opportunity.
Easy Aerial, which provides ruggedized drones as a service for commercial, government, and military uses, has raised funding that it said will help support its global expansion.
Blue Ocean Robotics, whose venture factory develops service robots based on common technologies and then spins off units for commercialization, has raised close to $20 million and acquired the Beam telepresence robot.
From agriculture and disinfection to retail and supply chain, robots are being rushed into development and deployment. Freedom Robotics says its cloud-based Pilot and Resource Monitor tools can help.
Dexterity Inc., which has raised $56.2 million so far, has developed robotics hardware and software for picking, collaboration, and packing.
InOrbit has raised seed funding as it expands its robotics operations offerings for companies looking to scale their robot fleets.
RIOS has raised $5 million as it emerges from stealth and offers its DX-1 multipurpose robot for complex component assembly and other tasks.
Piestro, which is running a crowdfunding campaign to raise up to $2 million, is developing an automated pizzeria that it claims will be mobile and economical.
Drone services are becoming increasingly important to the oil and gas and utilities industries, says PrecisionHawk, which has seen inspections grow as a share of its business.
Berkshire Grey said its new Robotic Induction Station is intended to be quick and easy to deploy and can add capacity and efficiency for operations built around traditional sortation systems and processes.
Dishcraft Robotics, which offers its Dishcraft Daily cleaning robots-as-a-service to cafeterias and restaurants, plans to use its new funding to expand to takeout dishes and serve more facilities.
Ingram Micro is a major distributor of technology products and needed to improve working conditions in one facility. Automation including Chuck has helped it with efficiency.
Whiz, an autonomous cleaning robot that use BrainOS for navigation, is now available in North America.
Robot operations, especially in industries that are just starting to automate or must manage multiple robots, can be a hurdle to adoption, says the CEO of InOrbit, which offers a cloud-based service.