Robotics

VISIMO to Advance UAV Technology Through Air Force STTR Award

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:09pm

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --VISIMO, in partnership with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Multi-Agent Systems Technology Research (UAV MASTER) Lab, has won an Air Force "Agility Prime" Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) award to conduct research on innovative sense-and-avoid architectures for autonomous Orbs and UAVs.

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --VISIMO, in partnership with the University of Cincinnati (UC) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Multi-Agent Systems Technology Research (UAV MASTER) Lab, has won an Air Force "Agility Prime" Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) award to conduct research on innovative sense-and-avoid architectures for autonomous Orbs and UAVs.
  • VISIMO's technology will support the Air Force in decreasing human risk through increased UAV autonomy.
  • "This technology has the potential to improve and save countless lives, and it is an honor to be recognized by the Air Force as the right partner for this important work."
  • VISIMO's sense-and-avoid architecture will support the use of UAV technology in a variety of use cases, including air taxi, air ambulance, firefighting, and natural disaster response.

Global Military Robots Market to 2026: Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Segment is Expected to Lead the Market

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 5:15pm

DUBLIN, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Military Robots Market Analysis 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Military Robots Market Analysis 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Military robots also called as Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are automated robots or remote-controlled mobile robots designed for military purposes, from transport to search & rescue operations.
  • The military robots come in a range of shapes & sizes that depends on the kinds of jobs the robot is built to carry out.
  • Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) is one of the major applications of military robots.

FANUC America Launches New CRX Cobot E-Learning Website

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 5:41pm

FANUC America, the leading supplier of CNCs, robotics, and ROBOMACHINEs, today announced the launch of a new e-learning website to educate manufacturers and industry about its CRX collaborative robot.

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  • FANUC America, the leading supplier of CNCs, robotics, and ROBOMACHINEs, today announced the launch of a new e-learning website to educate manufacturers and industry about its CRX collaborative robot.
  • The new CRX site includes a list of FANUC approved CRX device suppliers for Cobot EOAT devices, grippers, accessories and plugins.
  • FANUC welcomes industrial robot device suppliers interested in having their products or solutions become part of the FANUC approved devices program for the CRX collaborative robots.
  • FANUC America Corporation is a subsidiary of FANUC CORPORATION in Japan, and provides industry-leading CNC systems, robotics and factory automation.

DOBOT MG400 Desktop Collaborative Robot Unlocks New Possibilities for Robotic Applications

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:08pm

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DOBOT, a world-leading provider of intelligent robotic arm solutions, has recently unveiled DOBOT MG400 , a lightweight desktop robot for automation and human-robot collaboration.

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DOBOT, a world-leading provider of intelligent robotic arm solutions, has recently unveiled DOBOT MG400 , a lightweight desktop robot for automation and human-robot collaboration.
  • Lately, DOBOT has raised 320 million yuan (about $50 million) in Series C Financing.
  • With one third the cost of a typical industrial robot, DOBOT aims to popularize access to robotic applications for every industry.
  • MG400 seamlessly integrates into various manufacturing processes by performing tasks such as loading and unloading, dispensing, inspection, and testing.

DOBOT MG400 Desktop Collaborative Robot Unlocks New Possibilities for Robotic Applications

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:46pm

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DOBOT, a world-leading provider of intelligent robotic arm solutions, has recently unveiled DOBOT MG400 , a lightweight desktop robot for automation and human-robot collaboration.

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DOBOT, a world-leading provider of intelligent robotic arm solutions, has recently unveiled DOBOT MG400 , a lightweight desktop robot for automation and human-robot collaboration.
  • Lately, DOBOT has raised 320 million yuan (about $50 million) in Series C Financing.
  • With one third the cost of a typical industrial robot, DOBOT aims to popularize access to robotic applications for every industry.
  • MG400 seamlessly integrates into various manufacturing processes by performing tasks such as loading and unloading, dispensing, inspection, and testing.

iRobot Schedules Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Results Call

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

iRobot created the home robot cleaning category with the introduction of its Roomba Robot Vacuum in 2002.

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  • iRobot created the home robot cleaning category with the introduction of its Roomba Robot Vacuum in 2002.
  • Today, iRobot is a global enterprise that has sold more than 30 million robots worldwide.
  • iRobot's product line, including the Roomba and the Braava family of mopping robots, feature proprietary technologies and advanced concepts in cleaning, mapping and navigation.
  • iRobot engineers are building an ecosystem of robots and technologies to enable the smart home.

Toyota Research Institute Launches Next Phase of Collaborative Research With Diverse Roster of World-Class Academic Institutions

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

The primary objectives of the joint research projects are to:

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  • The primary objectives of the joint research projects are to:
    Contribute significant new knowledge and understanding to the artificial intelligence field.
  • Promote the transfer of knowledge through the meaningful exchange of scientific and technical information between TRI researchers and academic partners.
  • This approach directly engages TRI researchers with the academic AI partners and ensures that the research contributes to the TRI mission.
  • Toyota Research Institute (TRI), established in 2015, aims to develop active vehicle safety and automated driving technologies, robotics, and other human amplification technology.

ABI Research Identifies the Innovative Start-Ups Forging the Next-Gen Supply Chain

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

These companies leverage AI, Machine Learning, computer vision, systems robotics and proprietary autonomy software to provide accelerated solutions for a supply chain struggling with uncertainty, scarcity and complexity.

Key Points: 
  • These companies leverage AI, Machine Learning, computer vision, systems robotics and proprietary autonomy software to provide accelerated solutions for a supply chain struggling with uncertainty, scarcity and complexity.
  • These findings are from ABI Research's Transport, Logistics & Supply Chain Hot Tech Innovators report.This report is part of the company's Freight Transportation & Logistics research service, which includes research, data, and ABI Insights.
  • ABI Research provides strategic guidance to visionaries, delivering actionable intelligence on the transformative technologies that are dramatically reshaping industries, economies, and workforces across the world.
  • For more information about ABI Research's services, contact us at +1.516.624.2500 in the Americas, +44.203.326.0140 in Europe, +65.6592.0290 in Asia-Pacific or visit www.abiresearch.com .

ABI Research Identifies the Innovative Start-Ups Forging the Next-Gen Supply Chain

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

These companies leverage AI, Machine Learning, computer vision, systems robotics and proprietary autonomy software to provide accelerated solutions for a supply chain struggling with uncertainty, scarcity and complexity.

Key Points: 
  • These companies leverage AI, Machine Learning, computer vision, systems robotics and proprietary autonomy software to provide accelerated solutions for a supply chain struggling with uncertainty, scarcity and complexity.
  • These findings are from ABI Research's Transport, Logistics & Supply Chain Hot Tech Innovators report.This report is part of the company's Freight Transportation & Logistics research service, which includes research, data, and ABI Insights.
  • ABI Research provides strategic guidance to visionaries, delivering actionable intelligence on the transformative technologies that are dramatically reshaping industries, economies, and workforces across the world.
  • For more information about ABI Research's services, contact us at +1.516.624.2500 in the Americas, +44.203.326.0140 in Europe, +65.6592.0290 in Asia-Pacific or visit www.abiresearch.com .

FLIR Systems Receives $30.1M Contract Increase from US Army for Sustainment Efforts on MTRS Inc. II and CRS-H Programs

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced it has received an additional $30.1 million contract from the United States (U.S.) Army for sustainment efforts tied in part to the services Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) and Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) ground robot programs.

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  • FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced it has received an additional $30.1 million contract from the United States (U.S.) Army for sustainment efforts tied in part to the services Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) and Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) ground robot programs.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210126005197/en/
    FLIR Systems announced it has received an additional $30.1 million contract from the U.S. Army for sustainment efforts tied in part to the services Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) and Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) ground robot programs.
  • The FLIR Centaur robot for MTRS Inc. II is shown here.
  • Founded in 1978, FLIR Systems is a world-leading technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions for defense and industrial applications.