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ARO launches new RaaS service for any robotics OEM
ARO announces a unique robot service provider business opportunity for robotics startups who want to focus on a traditional OEM manufacturer business plan but offer the benefits of RaaS to their customers.
Guardforce AI to acquire China’s Kewei Robot
Guardforce AI announced that it signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) to acquire Shenzhen Kewei Robot Technology Company Limited.
Locus Robotics completes SOC 2 certification
A SOC 2 report is a voluntary compliance standard and auditing procedure for companies with cloud-based products.
Pace Robotics raises seed funding
India-based company is developing an autonomous mobile robot for wall-finishing tasks.
Robotics-as-a-Service: trends & business models
This webinar will describe how companies employ robotics-as-a-service, along with the legal, technical and operational aspects of the approach.
Rapid Robotics raises seed funding for robotic machine operator to avoid offshoring
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.”
Delivery drone firm Volansi expands to VTOL development facility in Oregon
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.
Autonomous delivery vehicle provider Nuro raises $500M in Series C funding
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 analytics software now part of SoftBank’s robotics as a service offering
Whiz Connect centralizes SoftBank’s Whiz automation portfolio in a single dashboard and is intended to improve operational efficiency.
Trombia Free autonomous street sweeper launched by Trombia Technologies
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 disinfects hotel rooms while connected to the cloud, smart systems
CIRQ+CLEAN is a cloud-enabled disinfection robot intended to help restore public confidence in the hospitality industry.
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.
Graze announces next-generation autonomous robot for commercial lawn mowing
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 raises Series A funding to scale autonomous drone services internationally
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.
‘Venture factory’ Blue Ocean Robotics raises funding, closes Suitable Technologies acquisition
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.
Freedom Pilot, Resource Monitor keep humans in the loop for rapid robot deployment
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. emerges from stealth with $56M in funding for full stack robotic picking
Dexterity Inc., which has raised $56.2 million so far, has developed robotics hardware and software for picking, collaboration, and packing.
InOrbit raises seed funding to expand cloud-based robot fleet management
InOrbit has raised seed funding as it expands its robotics operations offerings for companies looking to scale their robot fleets.
RIOS raises funding, emerges from stealth with AI driven dexterous robots
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 cooks up ‘automated pizzeria’ with crowdfunding campaign
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 critical to safer, more economical utility inspections, says PrecisionHawk
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.