Skyward provided a drone software platform that could help its customers manage their entire drone workflow and more.
Verizon acquiring mobile robot software provider incubed IT
Verizon is continuing to expand its role in the robotics industry. Verizon is acquiring incubed IT, an Austria-based startup that develops autonomous navigation and fleet management software for autonomous mobile robots (AMR). Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the first half of the year, were not disclosed. Founded in 2011, incubed…
Skyward gets FAA waiver to fly inspection drones from home during Washington wildfire
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.
5G is coming, so robotics innovators should get ready, say Verizon, Qualcomm at Robotics Summit
At the 2019 Robotics Summit & Expo, executives from Verizon, Qualcomm, and other companies emphasized the importance of readiness for the variety of robotics applications that 5G will enable.
Verizon keynote at Robotics Summit to highlight 5G’s critical role for robotics innovation
Joshua Ness, senior manager at Verizon 5G Labs, is joining the distinguished keynoters at the Robotics Summit & Expo. He will explain how advanced networking technology can help robotics innovators today.
Waypoint Robotics provides mobile manipulation platform to MassTLC 5G Robotics Challenge
In the MassTLC 5G Robotics Challenge, teams are working to develop robots for industrial and other uses. They will have access to resources from Ericsson, Verizon, and Waypoint Robotics.
5G Robotics Challenge launches in Boston
The robotics industry is poised to be a major beneficiary of 5G, the fifth generation of wireless communication. If 5G meets its advertised median speeds of 1 Gbps, 5G will have a speed 20 times faster than 4G. Combine that increased speed with lower latency (about 1ms) and next-generation, 5G-powered robots should be more reliable…
Robots on TV
Verizon and GE have produced television advertisements that include robots. The ads are playing frequently and nationally. They are good, they’re being talked about and tweeted, audiences like them, and they are great promotional pieces for the robotics industry. The ads are indicative of PR and advertising agencies’ growing awareness that people are becoming at…
New Media – with all it’s rough edges – clearly seen at CES 2011
Guess which one is me taking notes I spent three days at CES listening, checking, talking and walking. My focus was robotics and the showing was meager. There were few consumer robotic products at the show. A full list of those can be seen in “Speed, 3D, 4G, TV Everywhere – Oh… And Robots Too.“…