Category: Featured

Women in Robotics celebrate Ada Lovelace Day on Oct 8th

Celebrate the contributions of women leaders in robotics and discover hands-on pathways into tech for all. The keynote will be delivered by robotics industry leader and UC Berkeley EECS professor Anca Dragan, panels will feature leading founders of robotics startups, and Robohub’s Top 25 Women in Robotics list will be released. Take a deep dive into […]

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OSARO Raises $16M in Series B Funding

Attracting New Venture Capital for Machine Learning Software for Industrial AutomationSAN FRANCISCO (October 3, 2019) OSARO Inc, a leader in machine learning software for industrial automation, has announced $16 million in Series B funding, with participation from King River Capital (KRC), Alpha Intelligence Capital, Founders Fund, Pegasus Tech Ventures, GiTV Fund, and existing investors as […]

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Catalia Health and Pfizer collaborate on robots for healthcare

New robot platform improves patient experience using AI to help patients navigate barriers and health care challenges SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Catalia Health and Pfizer today announced they have launched a pilot program to explore patient behaviors outside of clinical environments and to test the impact regular engagement with artificial intelligence (AI) has on patients’ […]

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NASA needs software for Space Robotics Challenge Phase 2

NASA is asking for your help to create the autonomous robots which could one day explore the moon, Mars, and beyond. It has launched the second phase of its Space Robotics Challenge, searching for bright ideas from the public to develop robots to assist future astronauts on long-duration missions. The challenge invites independent teams, research organizations, […]

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Robo-Exoticism is the theme for 2019/20 Art, Technology and Culture Colloquiums

Madeline Gannon’s “Robots Are Creatures, Not Things” will be the first work of the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 season of the Colloquiums at UC Berkeley’s Center for New Media at 6pm on Sept 9th. Dr. Madeline Gannon is a multidisciplinary designer inventing better ways to communicate with machines. In her work, Gannon seeks to blend knowledge […]

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Andra Keay joins CITRIS “People and Robots” Initiative

The Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, Andra Keay, joins the CITRIS People and Robots initiative as a Visiting Scholar, to extend connections between CITRIS and the Bay Area robotics community.  The Greater Bay Area, from Santa Cruz and Monterey to Merced and Davis, is the world’s largest cluster of robotics innovation with more than […]

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Manufacturers take a deep dive into AI

A new study from the MAPI Foundation, a research subsidiary of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, shows that the introduction of artificial intelligence into the manufacturing value chain is significantly changing the nature of that sector’s workforce. But rather than robots taking human jobs, new hybrid roles are emerging where humans enable machines […]

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2019 Robot Launch startup competition is open!

It’s time for Robot Launch 2019 Global Startup Competition! Applications are now open until September 22nd 6pm PDT. Finalists may receive up to $500k in investment offers, plus space at top accelerators and mentorship at Silicon Valley Robotics co-work space. Winners in previous years include a some high profile robotics startups and acquisitions: 2018: Anybotics […]

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Fetch Robotics raises $94m for excellence in logistics

Fetch Robotics Secures Funding to Meet Rapidly Increasing Demand for Its Market-Leading Cloud Robotics Solution  On-Demand Automation Solution Gaining Mainstream Adoption with Leading Logistics Providers  SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 23, 2019 – Fetch Robotics, the pioneer of on-demand automation, today announced a Series C round of funding in the amount of $46 million. The round […]

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A History of ROS (Robot Operating System)

BY RICARDO TELLEZ /  TUESDAY, 09 JULY 2019 /  PUBLISHED IN ROS Go to TheConstructSim.com for the ROS Ignite Academy and ROS course list! ROS (Robot Operating System) is now very popular among roboticists. Researchers, hobbyists, and even robotics companies are using it, promoting it and supporting it. However, not always was like that. Do you know ROS history? In the early […]

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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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Celebrating National Robotics Week at Robot Garden

For a very small group Robot Garden has the most National Robotics Week activities in the whole US. But that’s hardly surprising, Robot Garden is a maker space in Livermore California with a focus on robotics. The Robot Garden website describes it as a “family friendly community workspace that provides access to tools in a community of […]

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Bosch

The Bosch Research and Technology Center focuses on the following topics: ASIC design and MEMS technology Energy conversion and energy storage technologies, modeling simulation and controls Wireless Technologies Internet Technologies Algorithms for Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Data Mining User Interaction Technologies We are committed to providing technologies and systems for Bosch’s business fields toward: Automotive applications […]

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SRI International

SRI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute conducting client-sponsored research and development for government agencies, commercial businesses, foundations, and other organizations. We bring our innovations to the marketplace through licenses and new ventures. SRI’s 2011 revenues were approximately $585 million. View SRI’s R&D focus areas » Learn about SRI’s divisions, labs and centers » […]

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Adept Technologies

Adept Technology, Inc. is a global, leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics systems and services. Adept systems provide unmatched performance and economic value throughout the production lifecycle, enabling customers to achieve precision, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling and packaging processes. Founded in 1983, Adept Technology is the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial robots. […]

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Silicon Valley Robotics

Silicon Valley Robotics (SVR) supports the innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies.  SVR hosts the Silicon Valley Robot Block Party, networking events, the robotics directory and map, media releases, career section and additional information for members. Membership in Silicon Valley Robotics is now open to organizations and individuals who are directly engaged in robotics and support the aims of […]

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