Category: Startups

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Stretch Community News August 2023 – plus win a Stretch!

Stretch Community News August 2023   Welcome to the Hello Robot monthly community update! This month, we have publications from RO-MAN and PETRA, a new simulation of Stretch, and an update on our ROS 2 development! Read on for details of the great work being done with Stretch last month. If you’d like to see […]

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Foxglove Webinar, Improved URDF Support, and ROS 2 Types on the Wire

From SVR Members: Foxglove Mark your calendars for our free Foxglove webinar next Wednesday (September 6, 10AM PST)! Learn how hundreds of robotics companies are using Foxglove to streamline development and accelerate time to market. To kick things off, Foxglove CEO Adrian Macneil will walk through his experience heading infrastructure at Cruise, and how the gaps he saw in […]

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Polymath makes it effortless to add autonomous navigation to any industrial vehicle

The team at Polymath are experienced roboticists on a machine to simplify and speed up the process of deploying working robots, by providing safety-critical navigation for industrial vehicles. In their own words, taking robotics off “hard mode”. You can try Polymath in sim, and automate a use case in less than 40 minutes. It’s also […]

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FLX Solutions and AIVOT finalists at ATI Advanced Manufacturing Challenge in Washington DC

Guest post from Matt Bilsky, CEO/Founder of FLX Solutions TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo June 19-21 in Washington DC was one of the most unique conferences I’ve attended as it works to blend Academia with Startups and Industry. I’d liken it to a mashup between ICRA and RoboBusiness. I think this is epitomized by […]

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2023 Robot Block Party Exhibitor List

Help us break our record for most RSVPs ever! https://robot-block-party.eventbrite.com This year, thanks to OhmniLabs, we’ll also have roaming telepresence robots and you can RSVP to drive one of the robots around the Robot Block Party without having to be here in person! Donate $55 to SVR’s CoLab and Roboticists in Residence program and receive […]

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AIVOT: making robotics viable for small to medium businesses with fast-learning and low-cost humanoid robots

Aivot builds fast-learning and low-cost humanoid robots that act as workforce multipliers for SMBs. Aivot’s end-to-end solution combines the latest AI and robotics technologies into an integrated platform that can perform a variety of open-ended tasks in existing unstructured environments and be operated by customers. The skill customization for new environments can be done using […]

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Foxglove’s $15M Series A and the Missing Data Stack for Robotics

Accelerating the robotics revolution by Adrian MacNeil I’m happy to announce our $15M Series A funding led by Eclipse Ventures. It’s an exciting time for Foxglove – thousands of robotics engineers use our software, and our user base has grown by over 8x in the past 12 months alone! But before we jump into details, I […]

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Silicon Valley Pioneer “Drishti” Wins IERA Robotics Award 2022 – IFR Reports

June 30, 2022 04:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time FRANKFURT, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This year’s “Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Robotics & Automation” (IERA) goes to Drishti, a video analytics company based in Mountain View, California. Drishti technology supports workers on assembly lines to avoid errors and be more productive. To achieve this, the company has developed […]

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Startups at Automate 2022: Labrador, Seismic and the Cowen Startup Challenge

First mention must go to Mike Dooley and Labrador Robotics, winner of the inaugural Engelberger Foundation Grant and one of the only commercially viable home robots for the ‘aging in place’ demographic that exists. As you can see from the picture, the Labrador ‘Retriever’ is an affordable autonomous mobile robot capable of lifting and lowering […]

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5 Takeaways from the Robotics Summit & Expo 2022

by Shaun Juncal – reposted from Formant Couldn’t make it to RSE 2022, or looking for a quick recap to refresh your memory? Our team wrapped up the key takeaways from this week’s conference to help you bring insights back to your team. We’ll include links to slides and session recordings as soon as they […]

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The Future of Robotics – from Foxglove

What we can expect from the Fourth Industrial Revolution – from Foxglove The robotics industry is at an inflection point in its history. Whereas robots up until now have been deployed mostly in controlled environments like factories and assembly lines, we’re now reaching a stage where advancements in artificial intelligence and computer vision are helping robots […]

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Robotics innovation infiltrates 2022 Consumer Electronics Show

Casinos and robots? It must be CES time! A few years ago, the only robots at CES were toys. And as the robot toy makers at Ologic can attest, having your robot featured as the leading image for CES was still no guarantee that your robot would make it into production (AMP is pictured above). […]

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Investors warn Deep Tech founders about these 12 pitfalls

Firstly, what is Deep Tech as opposed to Tech or technology enabled? Sometimes Deep Tech is regarded as a science based startup, sometimes it is regarded as disruptive to the status quo, sometimes it is regarded just as slow and hard, capital intensive, with a long ROI horizon. Or as something that investors aren’t ready […]

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Ambi Robotics Announces $26 Million Series A Funding Led By Tiger Global

New round of funding will boost deployments of AI-powered sorting robots to supply chain customers EMERYVILLE, Calif. – (September 14, 2021) – Ambi Robotics, the pioneer in simulation-to-reality AI for highly-dexterous robotics, today announced the closing of a $26 million Series A funding round. The investment is led by new investor, Tiger Global Management, and builds on […]

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Kiwibot and Sodexo Bring Pioneering Robotic Food Delivery Services to Three University Campuses 

The collaboration represents a major milestone in Kiwibot’s journey to expand to over 50 locations over the course of the next three years.  [Los Angeles, CA/10 August] –  Kiwibot, a robotic last-mile delivery company, today announces its partnership with Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, with the purpose of expanding its robotic fleet to drive […]

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Lucas Systems and Fetch Robotics Announce New Partnership To Optimize Collaboration Between Warehouse Workers and Robots

WEXFORD, Pa., Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lucas Systems, a leading provider of voice and warehouse optimization software for fulfillment and distribution centers, today announced a partnership with Silicon Valley-based Fetch Robotics to enable the next generation of smart warehouses. Through the partnership, Lucas and Fetch will offer tailored solutions to orchestrate and optimize how warehouse workers interact in […]

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DASH Systems successfully lands Big Dipper expedition in Alaska

DASH tested its precision airdrop technology at government, tribal and commercial locations in Alaska. DASH Systems, the Los Angeles-based FreightTech startup using precision airdrops to expand the reach of next-day delivery, announced the successful completion of a proof-of-concept Alaska expedition this month. A partnership with the Office of Naval Research and the University of Alaska-Fairbanks […]

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Covariant Raises $80M in Series C Funding, Achieves Autonomy Across Industries

AI Robotics leader makes key executive hires and grows team globally Berkeley, CA (July 27, 2021) — Covariant, a leading AI Robotics company, today announced it has raised $80 million in Series C funding, bringing its total capitalization to $147 million within two years of the company’s public launch. The round was led by returning […]

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Halodi Robotics secures $10.1m in funding for humanoid robots

HALODI ROBOTICS SECURES $10.1M IN FUNDING TO BRING HUMANOID ROBOTS INTO REAL-WORLD APPLICATIONS IN A SERIES A ROUND LED BY VALINOR, ADT AND AUTOSTORE INVESTOR HATTELAND Inspired by innovation and making safe, capable, and affordable robots that serve the greater good, Halodi Robotics is moving forward to disrupt health care, security, retail, and the consumer […]

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