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Robot Startup Evangelist
Deadline Approaches for New Robot Picking Challenge from JD.com

Jingdong, also known as JD.com, has recently launched a new robotics challenge, “to find talented roboticists who can help advance the development of global e-commerce and logistics technologies,” according to the company. Hosted by JD’s robotics research arm, JD-X, the JD-X Robotics Challenge will ask contestants to design a ‘picking’ robot that can accurately pick selected […]

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Bringing Research to Retail SM Retail AI Lab and Retail Robotics Initiative Announced by Retail Analytics Council The Retail Analytics Council is pleased to announce the Retail AI Lab on Northwestern University’s Evanston, Ill., campus and the launch of the Retail Robotics Initiative to focus on robotic and data applications in retail. The Retail Analytics Council, an initiative […]

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Fourth Annual Women in Drones Networking Event Planned for InterDrone

NEW YORK — July 10, 2018 — Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, announced plans today for InterDrone’s fourth annual Women in Drones Luncheon, a special event it spearheaded in 2015 and has quickly grown into a model for networking in the commercial drone industry. InterDrone will take […]

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ANYbotics wins ICRA 2018 Robot Launch competition!

ANYbotics led the way in the ICRA 2018 Robot Launch Startup Competition on May 22, 2018 at the Brisbane Conference Center in Australia. Although ANYbotics pitched last out of the 10 startups presenting, they clearly won over the judges and audience. As competition winners, ANYbotics received a $3,000 prize from QUT bluebox, Australia’s robotics accelerator […]

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TechCrunch Robotics Sessions on May 11 at Berkeley

TechCrunch is partnering with UC Berkeley on May 11 to produce TC Sessions: Robotics, a one-day show focused on emerging robotics technologies and the startup scene.  Working on this agenda has been a blast for the editorial team because between the Bay area universities and the startup ecosystem there are far more robotics-riven technology projects and startups underway […]

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Exoskeleton Pioneers Develop Lightweight Skiing Device To Balance Weight and Power SAN FRANCISCO, CA – MARCH 28, 2018 – Roam Robotics today announced the imminent availability of their first product, a mobile exoskeleton that will help to improve endurance, safety, and experience for skiers and snowboarders. The device will target the sixteen million U.S. adults currently engaged in snow […]

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Deliveries into Utudao October 2017 Contributor: Joel Ifill is the founder of DASH Systems. Drone enthusiast and package thrower. He resides in Los Angeles and may be reached by e-mail or twitter After landfall of Hurricane Maria I kept myself updated about the dire situation in Puerto Rico.A terrible story was unfolding: a growing humanitarian crisis marred by logistics challenges to an […]

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Congratulations to the Robot Launch 2017 winner – Semio!

The Robot Launch global startup competition is over for 2017. We’ve seen startups from all over the world and all sorts of application areas – and we’d like to congratulate the overall winner Semio, and runners up Apellix and Mothership Aeronautics. All three startups met the judges criteria; to be an early stage platform technology […]

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Bossa Nova Robotics stands out in the self-driving robot funding round up

SAN FRANCISCO (November 14, 2017) – Bossa Nova, the leading developer of autonomous service robots for the global retail industry, today announced the close of a $17.5 million Series B financing round led by Paxion with participation from other investors including Intel Capital, WRV Capital, Lucas Venture Group (LVG), and Cota Capital. This round brings Bossa Nova’s total funding to date to $41.7 million. Robotics funding […]

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