The RBR50 celebrates worldwide robotics innovation and the forward-thinking organizations behind them.
Takeaways from ProMat 2023
Listen to this week’s episode for a recap of all of the cool robots at ProMat 2023.
The state of material handling automation
Latest warehouse automation trends reveal the market has been on a tear in recent years, driven by the need to augment operations with flexible automation to weather the next supply chain shock and address critical labor shortages.
Robotics Summit names MassRobotics strategic partner
MassRobotics will serve as the exclusive strategic partner for the Robotics Summit & Expo to be held on May 10-11 in Boston.
Robotics Summit early bird registration ends March 9
Buy your conference passes before March 9 to save 50% on full access to the world’s leading commercial robotics development event.
Robotics Summit & Expo full conference agenda
More than 60 industry leaders will be on stage at the Robotics Summit & Expo (May 10-11 in Boston), the premier event for commercial robotics development.
Meet the Robotics Summit & Expo keynote speakers
Martin Buehler, Howie Choset, Marc Raibert and more to keynote the 2023 Robotics Summit & Expo, the world’s leading development event for commercial robots.
Robotics Investment Trends the Focus of RoboBusiness 2022 Keynote
Karthee Madasamy, founder and managing partner of Mobile Foundation Ventures, Sherwin Prior, director of Amazon’s Industrial Innovation Fund, and Fady Saad, founder and general partner of Cybernetix Ventures, to discuss the state of robotics investment.
Inside the RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards
Each year, the RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards program receives more nominations than can fit in the annual list. This year, the final selection reflects more rigorous judging criteria, current technological and business trends in robotics, and the world. Since companies of different sizes build robots for widely differing applications, it is difficult to compare them…
Warehouse Automation: Mapping Your Maturity and Next Steps
Learn how warehouse automation will benefit your organization and how to take your automation journey to the next level.
Blickfeld ramping up LiDAR production with Series A funding
Blickfeld, a Munich-based startup developing LiDAR sensors for a variety of applications, including autonomous vehicles, has closed a Series A financing round. The amount of the Series A has yet to be disclosed, but it was led by the venture capital unit of Continental together with Wachstumsfonds Bayern. Blickfeld’s existing investors, Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures,…
ReWalk Finalizes Exoskeleton Coverage Deal With German Health Insurers
Exoskeleton companies have long been working with healthcare coverage providers to develop general coverage policies for exoskeletons. But many providers still look at exoskeletons on a case-by-case basis. ReWalk Robotics, a developer of medical exoskeletons for individuals with lower limb disabilities, said it is making some progress with a group of German statutory health insurers…
Silicon Valley Robotics joins RoboBusiness as strategic partner
CLEVELAND and BOSTON – March 5, 2020 – Business-to-business publisher WTWH Media announced that Silicon Valley Robotics will serve as the exclusive strategic partner for RoboBusiness, which takes place June 23-24, 2020, at the San Jose Convention Center. RoboBusiness is a conference and expo focused on uncovering new opportunities for companies developing or using robotics…
Marine robotics maker Hydroid acquired for $350M
Hydroid, a developer of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) for the defense and maritime markets, is being acquired by shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) for $350 million. The acquisition is subject to regulatory review and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020. Pocasset, Mass.-based Hydroid will become part of HII’s Technical Solutions division.…
Universal Robots, MiR to create $36M cobot hub in Denmark
New 50,000-square-meter facility will become joint headquarters for Denmark-based cobot companies.
Chinese LiDAR maker Hesai raises $173M
Company claims investment round the largest in China’s LiDAR sector.
10 Best Robots of CES 2018
Self-driving cars were the talk of Las Vegas during CES 2018. We recap the 10 best robots seen at CES.
InnovizPro LiDAR for Self-Driving Car Developers Launching at CES
Self-driving cars are a major draw at CES 2018, and InnovizPro is offering its lidar platform to developers. The Israeli company’s partners are giving rides at the show.
Robot Investments Weekly: AImotive Raises $38M for Autonomous Driving
In this Robot Investments Weekly, we look at the latest transactions and investments around self-driving cars, industrial automation, and manufacturing of consumer goods.
Aptiv, Lyft Give Self-Driving Taxi Rides During CES 2018
Aptiv and Lyft have teamed up to give CES 2018 attendees self-driving taxi rides to 20 pre-programmed destinations throughout Las Vegas. A fleet of eight Aptiv BMW 5 Series sedans will shuttle passengers around Jan. 9-12.
Roomba Will Help Clean up Your Home’s Weak Wi-Fi
iRobot’s top-tier Roomba robot vacuums will soon be able to sweep your home for weak WiFi signals, logging spotty areas and helping users improve their WiFi.
10 Most Memorable Robots of 2017
When we look back on 2017, we’ll remember a back-flipping robot, the arrival of social robots, brain-controlled robots, major developments for autonomous vehicles, the rise of mobile manipulators, and a certain security robot that drove into a water fountain.
Social Robot Maker Jibo Focusing on Content After Layoffs
Social robot maker Jibo has laid off staffers in an effort to reorganize around content now that the basic hardware is developed and available to consumers.
Robot Investments Weekly: Companies Raise $126M
Welcome to “Robot Investments Weekly,” a new feature on Robotics Business Review that every Friday recaps the week that was in acquisitions, funding, IPOs and mergers and acquisitions in the robotics industry. For more information about investing in robotics, RBR members can access our Transactions Database that keeps you updated on the key mergers and…
AI Conference Brings Current Trends, Apps to CES 2018
Robotics Trends’ AI conference at CES 2018 examines recent developments, current applications, and concerns about AI. Hear leading AI experts discuss the reality behind the hype and how AI will impact our everyday lives.