Autonomous robots helping out conference goers at VivaTech 2019 | Tech/Gadgets

By |May 18th, 2019|Robotics|

Visitors are welcomed by Heasy by Hease Robotics at VivaTech 2019. ― AFP picPARIS, May 18 ― To complement the human employees running VivaTech 2019, organisers of the conference ― and even some exhibitors ― also deployed an army of service robots to help visitors find their way, browse through the presentation schedule, [...]

Unmanned systems: Ford develops a self-driving robot, autonomous systems for commercial sea vessels, and fresh investment for Invert Robotics

By |May 18th, 2019|Robotics|

In this week’s roundup from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, which highlights some of the latest news and headlines in unmanned vehicles and robotics, Ford tests a new autonomous vehicle that adapts to its environment, Sea Machines Robotics installs autonomous systems for search-and-rescue missions, and Invert Robotics closes an $8.8 million [...]

Starsky Robotics Tests Autonomous Truck on Florida Highway – Fuel Smarts

By |May 17th, 2019|Robotics|

According to South Florida news outlets, autonomous truck startup Starsky Robotics conducted a test of its Level 4 vehicle control systems on a stretch of the Selmon Expressway near Tampa, Florida, during the week of May 13. The designated stretch of roadway was closed to the public during the test run, which took place [...]

Robots Take the Wheel as Autonomous Farm Machines Hit the Field

By |May 17th, 2019|Robotics|

Robots are taking over farms faster than anyone saw coming. The first fully autonomous farm equipment is becoming commercially available, which means machines will be able to completely take over a multitude of tasks. Tractors will drive with no farmer in the cab, and specialized equipment will be able to spray, plant, plow [...]

Casino’s Franprix and TwinswHeel Trial Autonomous delivery Robots

By |May 15th, 2019|Robotics|

Add to favorites Delivery in 30 to 40 minutes French retail chain Casino’s Franprix have started to run test trials of a delivery robot that will roam the streets of Paris’s 13th arrondissement (borough). Casino’s Franprix is one of Europe’s oldest mass-retail groups and is estimated to have over 220,000 employees. The supermarket [...]

Boost for City’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems research

By |May 15th, 2019|Robotics|

Science & Technology Series: Announcements Professor Nabil Aouf is the featured speaker at a major conference on Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology. First published Wednesday, 15th May, 2019• by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer) City’s Professor of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Professor Nabil Aouf, was one of the [...]

Discovery 2019 to feature 5G networks, autonomous vehicles, robotics, ag-tech and many more leading-edge Ontario innovations

By |May 3rd, 2019|Robotics|

TORONTO, May 3, 2019 ­ /CNW/ - Celebrating 14 years of bold, new ideas, Ontario Centres of Excellence's (OCE) award-winning Discovery conference returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, on May 13-14. The event showcases the best innovations happening in Ontario, across Canada, and globally through the international entrepreneurship community. "Every year, the Discovery conference [...]

Toyota AI Ventures launches $100M fund to invest in robotics and autonomous tech – TechCrunch

By |May 2nd, 2019|Robotics|

Toyota AI Ventures, a subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute, has a new $100 million fund that will focus on finding and investing in early-stage robotics and autonomous technology startups. This second fund, aptly dubbed Fund II, brings the firm’s total assets under management to more than $200 million. “The growing interest in automated [...]

Built Robotics & Sunstate Equipment Announce First of its Kind Autonomous Equipment Rental Partnership

By |April 25th, 2019|Robotics|

Noah Ready-Campbell, CEO of Built Robotics commented on the partnership, stating, "Built is thrilled to partner with Sunstate to get our technology in the hands of more customers and remote equipment operators. Robotic equipment is a big change, but ultimately it will make construction safer, faster and more productive, and we believe that's [...]

Brain Corp. debuts an autonomous delivery robot for factories and retail – TechCrunch

By |April 19th, 2019|Robotics|

Admittedly, Brain Corp . sounds a bit like an evil corporation in some superhero comic, but the San Diego-based startup has generated some serious funding in recent years, including a $114 million Series C, led by SoftBank back in 2017. The company’s been putting that money to work, announcing today the launch of [...]