GIT takes home FETCH prize!

Winner of Fetch Robotics FetchIt! Challenge Executes Complex Manufacturing Tasks Using Autonomous Mobile Robotic Arm Georgia Institute of Technology Awarded Prize Package Worth Over $150K In Inaugural Contest Hosted at IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) SAN JOSE, Calif. — May 22 2019 — Fetch Robotics, the pioneer of on-demand automation, today announced the […]

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The Rise of the Robots 2019

Save the date May 30th for a full day global robotics showcase at SRI International! 8.30-9am Registration 9.30 – 10am Introductions MC: Andra Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics Hiroshi Oikawa President, NEDO Manish Kothari President, SRI International Andra Keay Board, Silicon Valley Robotics Tomochika Uyama Consul General of Japan in San Francisco Shuji Yumitori NEDO World […]

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Robotics is battling for tech talent [via The Robot Report]

Robots.Jobs addresses robotic skills shortage with a national approach By Eugene Demaitre | February 6, 2019 | Source The Robot Report While the predictions of massive job displacement because of automation have yet to be proven, the more immediate problem of filling positions at companies developing or building robots remains urgent. Robots.Jobs is a new resource for matching specialized talent […]

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Robot Open House at Alan Rath Retrospective

In honor of Alan Rath’s Retrospective it’s Robot Open House San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art March 1st First Friday Does your robot do the running man? Dress up your robots with feathers, hands, eyes! https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Robotics/events/256983048/ Contact SJICA Christine Knopps christine@sjica.org OR SVR Andra Keay andra@svrobo.org Well known as a pioneer in electronic, kinetic, and […]

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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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RE•WORK’s Deep Learning for Robotics Summit Highlights In-Depth Sessions and Connections

What a unique conference! Sixty top-notch global speakers and 300 attendees/innovators interacted at the South San Francisco Conference Center on June 28 and 29 to share best practices to advance deep learning and the next generation of smart robots. The event was co-located with the AI in Industrial Automation Summit giving attendees full access to […]

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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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