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Q&A: Torc Robotics CEO on Daimler Acquisition and Autonomous Tech Timeline – Fleet Management

By |June 5th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Torc Robotics CEO Michael Fleming thinks long haul fleets will be the first to adopt autonomous vehicle technology in a big way.  Photo: Torc Robotics In March, Torc Robotics, a 13-year old startup autonomous technology developer, made headlines when Daimler Trucks acquired a majority stake of the company’s holdings. The significance of that acquisition [...]

Microsoft launches a new platform for building autonomous robots – TechCrunch

By |June 5th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] One major — and somewhat unexpected — theme at Microsoft’s Build developer conference this week is autonomous robots. After acquiring AI startup Bonsai, which specialized in reinforcement learning for autonomous systems, the company today announced the limited preview of a new Azure-based platform that is partially built on this acquisition and that will help [...]

NXT Robotics launches autonomous AI security patrol vehicle and platform

By |June 4th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] San Diego, US-based NXT Robotics Corp. has announced the launch of its Generation 5 Autonomous Vehicle and Cognitive Software Platform, called ‘Maverick’. Maverick is an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) for outdoor security patrols in places such as data centres, construction sites, parking complexes and detention facilities. Maverick’s baseline model includes four high resolution PTX [...]

Safety Standards Update – Collaborative and Autonomous Mobile Robots

By |June 3rd, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Robotics and Automation News is hosting a webinar about collaborative robot safety presented by SICK, on June 24th, at 11 am EST. SICK is one of the leading providers of sensors for robots. The company’s sensors are in the majority of the new generation of robots in the market today. In this webinar, Mark [...]

Fetch Robotics Named As a Leader In IDC MarketScape for Autonomous Mobile Robots for General Warehouse Automation

By |May 31st, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fetch Robotics, the pioneer of on-demand automation, today announced that it has been named as a Leader by industry analyst group IDC in the IDC MarketSpace assessment of eight key vendors providing Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) for the general automation market. The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Autonomous Mobile Robots for General Warehouse [...]

DJI Manifold 2 Onboard Supercomputer Transforms Drones Into Autonomous Robots

By |May 28th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] NEW YORK , May 28, 2019 /CNW/ -- DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, announced Manifold 2, an ultra-compact onboard supercomputer for DJI drones that enables the next-generation of autonomous aerial robotics solutions. With the additional compute capability of Manifold 2, users can process complex image data onboard the [...]

Bipedal robot Digit seen as final step in autonomous delivery system

By |May 28th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Credit: Ford Motor Company Self-driving cars for delivering packages is already familiar enough as a "vision." As Ford continues sketching out the self-driving car as part of the transportation future, the delivery system that needs to fulfill the customer's one-click shopping wish adds to its interest. What good is a self-driving delivery van if [...]

a Fully Autonomous Suitcase and Robot is now reality – Veterans News Report

By |May 27th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] I see next to me the beginnings of what legendary science fiction writers Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke would have only dreamed of. We are witness to the start of the age of robotics. Companies like Boston Dynamics and Honda have already demonstrated that the technology for robots has matured and is feasible. [...]

This Dutch startup has found a way to make robots and vehicles completely autonomous

By |May 24th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] This article will take you 3 minute(s) to read Venlo, Netherlands-based robotic tech startup Accerion has developed a unique technology with which robots and vehicles can navigate independently. And now the company has closed its Series A funding round as it prepares to enter new global markets to expand its team.Accerion’s A round funding [...]

Winner of Fetch Robotics FetchIt! Challenge Executes Complex Manufacturing Tasks Using Autonomous Mobile Robotic Arm

By |May 24th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fetch Robotics, the pioneer of on-demand automation, today announced the results of the inaugural FetchIt! Mobile Manipulation Challenge. The competition was designed to advance the state of technology for applying mobile manipulators, which are autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) fitted with robotic arms, for use in manufacturing and related applications. The FetchIt! [...]