36 robotics investments accounted for US $620M, with funding for firms providing drone enabled data and analytics services particularly strong.
Robotics funding for the month of January 2023 totaled US $521M, the result of 41 investments. Firms providing robotics solutions for autonomous ground transportation such as sensors, autonomy ‘stacks’ and ‘drivers’, and autonomous platforms, was particularly strong.
December 2022’s 55 robotics investments totaled US $1.14B, a 7.7% increase over December 2021’s funding total. Investment into companies providing robotics solutions for autonomous ground transportation such as sensors, autonomy ‘stacks’ and ‘drivers’, and whole cloth systems, was particularly strong.
In this webinar session, available on demand, attendees will learn how support for robotic motion control has improved with the introduction of new products and technologies, and how they allow for new capabilities, new applications, and entry into new markets.
In Episode 93 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe, Mike Oitzman and Dan Kara review the upcoming RoboBusiness Conference & Expo and the Field Robotics Engineering Forum, highlighting the robotics luminaries speaking at the event.
Monarch Tractor’s recent petition to Cal/OSHA may have been denied, but this outcome is not the setback many fear. CEO Praveen Penmetsa shares why.
In this webinar, attendees will be provided with an overview of the agricultural robotics sector including a review of existing ag robotics systems, as well as highlighting current opportunities and gating factors. In addition, the latest platforms and technologies used to create agricultural robotics systems will be reviewed.
In this Robot Report Podcast, Jack Morrison, co-founder and CEO of Scythe Robotics, discusses the commercial market for autonomous mowers and how Scythe is going to market using a Robots-as-a-service business model.
The Field Robotics Engineering Forum seeks session submissions that focus on the design and development of robotics systems that operate in outdoor, unstructured and dynamic environments, such as construction worksites, open mines, and farm fields, as well as busy urban centers.
The robotics and automation sector’s premier business development event seeks session submissions that highlight commercial opportunities for robotics solution providers, and speak to robotics and business innovation in all its forms.
In Episode 76 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe. Mike Oitzman and Dan Kara discuss some of the their favorite innovative solutions that were honored in the 2022 RBR50 awards.
In Episode 75 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman interview Willy Pell, VP of Autonomy at Blue River Technology. Plus Cruise’s robot taxis gets pulled over.
The RBR50 awards honor technology, business, and market innovations, as well as the robotics and automation organizations worldwide that were responsible for them.
In Episode 69 of The Robot Report Podcast, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman interview Steve Cousins, the founder and CEO of Savioke Robotics.
The Mobile Robot Guide attended the 2022 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. At the show, all kinds of agriculture related vendors demonstrated their solutions to prospective buyers. We had the opportunity to see a demo of a unique new autonomous agriculture robot by InsightTRAC, and interview the inventor, founder and CEO of the…
In this Robot Report podcast, WTWH Media’s Robotics Group – Steve Crowe, Mike Oitzman and Dan Kara – discuss the leading trends, themes, and opportunities that will drive the robotics, automation and intelligent systems sector forward in 2022.
GUSS Automation’s autonomous, precision orchard spraying solution provides growers with a rapid ROI, along with other benefits such as simplified operations, increased efficiency, enhanced safety and reduced labor costs.
It is advanced software, working in conjunction with hardware systems, that has driven the commercial drone sector to new heights. Similarly, software is the key capabilities enabler for other types of robotics systems going forward, including mobile robots.
In Episode 50 of The Robot Report Podcast, Dan Leibfried, Director, Autonomy and Automation, John Deere, and Igino Cafiero, Co-founder & CEO, Bear Flag Robotics, discuss Deere’s recent acquisition of Bear Flag robotics for $250 million.
In this session, Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman are joined by Dan Kara, VP of the Robotics Group at WTWH Media, to discuss how the RBR50 has evolved over the years, how the 50 winners were selected, and the many forms of innovation.
Most industry experts agree that the technological capabilities for driverless tractors are there… and many farmers and technology providers believe it is more a matter of “when” than “if.”
RBR essential announcements for the interval ranging from March 12 – 19, 2021 include notices from FORT Robotics, Piaggio Fast Forward, Trimble, Monarch Tractor, Cruise and AEye.
In this podcast, Helen Greiner, the CEO of Tertill, discusses the development of the company’s consumer class weeding robots. Also covered is Aurora’s partnership with Toyota to develop robotaxis.
In this RoboBusiness Direct session, a panel of agricultural robotics thought leaders discuss the agricultural robotics sector, including existing solutions, enabling technologies and ongoing opportunities.
In this podcast, American Robotics CEO Reese Mozer, CEO of American Robotics, the first drone company approved by the FAA to operate automated drones without human operators, discusses BVLOS. Also, Boston Dynamics’ Founder Marc Raibert reflects on dancing humanoids.