Kidd Creek Mine, an underground base metal mine, uses the Spot legged robot for inspection tasks to keep human operators safe.
German robot manufacturer Baubot launches a new autonomous construction robot to help with miscellaneous assembly tasks on the work site.
Deploy Spot, from Boston Dynamics, for autonomous inspection and data collection on hazardous and remote sites.
Hyundai Motor Group unveiled their vision for the future of mobility today with the introduction of their concept of Ultimate Mobility Vehicles (UMV). The first concept UMV platform was revealed today as TIGER, which is an acronym for Transforming Intelligent Ground Excursion Robot.
Data and analytics software provider DroneDeploy raised an additional $50 M in series E funding to support market growth and expansion beyond drones.
Want to see how Cat MineStar technology works? In this session, you’ll hear from people who use it every day and see a variety of solutions working in tough environments — from the Canadian Oil Sands to deep underground in Australia.
Boston Dynamics launches Spot Enterprise version, making it easier than ever before to deploy, control and manage the Spot Robot. The company also announced the availability of the new Scout software and the Spot arm.
People have been talking about the possibility of driverless vehicles for decades. But did you know that Caterpillar has fleets of real autonomous machines, doing real work, on real mine sites around the world?
How does a robot dog learn how to dance? The Tested team examines Boston Dynamics’ Choreographer software that was behind Spot’s recent viral dancing video.
These robots can move! Watch this video of the dancing robots from Boston Dynamics wishing you a happy new year!
Hyundai announces that it is planning to take a controlling interest in Boston Dynamics, maker of the Spot and Atlas robots. The deal is worth $1.1B
ANYbotics AG, a supplier of unique four-legged autonomous robots, announces the closing of its 22 million (USD) Series A financing round led by Swisscom Ventures. The funding will serve to accelerate the commercialization of its autonomous robots for industrial inspection applications.
The SPOT ROS Package, a collaboration between Boston Dynamics and Clearpath Robotics.
Boston Dynamics builds advanced mobile manipulation robots with remarkable mobility, dexterity perception and agility.
Ford is tapping four-legged robots at its Van Dyke Transmission Plant in early August to laser scan the plant, collecting data used to retool plants.
ANYbotics is a legged robot, capable of going where other autonomous mobile robots can not. Currently the ANYmal C is being used for oil and gas inspection operations.
Caterpillar announces that it acquired the assets and team from autonomous delivery platform provider: Marble Robotics. Caterpillar is looking to invest in autonomous controls for its equipment as the business case for autonomous earth moving equipment become viable.
In this video, by robot software vendor Rocos, you’ll watch the Boston Dynamics Spot robot herding sheep on the farm and performing other farm duties.
Adam Savage has been operating Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot for a few months, getting to know the ins and outs of its capabilities. While more projects with Spot are in the works, Adam today answers questions about how Spot works.
Watch this video as Tested’s Adam Savage is pulled in a rickshaw by the Boston Dynamics Spot robot.
Adam Savages puts the Boston Dynamics Spot robot through an obstacle course in this video from Adam’s Tested show.
Dusty Robotics, developer of robot-powered automation for the construction industry, today announced that it has closed a $5 million seed round led by NextGen Venture Partners and joined by returning investors Baseline Ventures, Root Ventures, and Cantos Ventures. The financing brings Dusty’s total funding to date to $7.2 million.
Dusty Robotics is developing an autonomous mobile robot to help layout building plans at a construction site.
Built Robotics raises $33 million series B round led by Next47, the global venture fund backed by Siemens.
Built Robotics’ mission is to build the robots that build the world. By upgrading off-the-shelf heavy equipment with AI guidance systems, Built’s technology enables machines to operate fully autonomously.