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Boston Dynamics' Spot becomes robotic watchdog for Hyundai - Roadshow

CNET | Sept. 17, 2021, 1:07 p.m.

Hyundai will have Spot help with safety operations at one of its plants in South Korea.

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Boston Dynamics owner Hyundai deploys Spot for factory safety monitoring

TechCrunch | Sept. 17, 2021, 12:15 p.m.

Back in June, Hyundai completed a deal for controlling interest in Boston Dynamics. The Korean automotive giant no doubt has some grand plans for integrating the Massachusetts-based firm’s technology into a lot of their forward-looking concept mobility vehicles — for now, however, it’s more about putting existing robots to work. Hyundai today announced the arrival […]

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RE2 Robotics developing underwater mine neutralization system

The Robot Report | Sept. 17, 2021, 11:52 a.m.

System will use an RE2 Robotics arm, attached to an ROV, to place and attach neutralization devices to underwater mines.The post RE2 Robotics developing underwater mine neutralization system appeared first on The Robot Report.

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SLAMcore spatial intelligence software now fully supports ROS 2

The Robot Report | Sept. 16, 2021, 12:13 p.m.

New support allows full integration of vision-based 3D mapping in ROS 2 designs.The post SLAMcore spatial intelligence software now fully supports ROS 2 appeared first on The Robot Report.

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BD Wong on why he dreads when his characters wear a lab coat - CNET

CNET | Sept. 15, 2021, 4:45 p.m.

On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, the Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens actor discusses season 2 of the show and looks back at his career on screen.

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4 robot companies pull in $550M in funding; Interview with Photoneo CTO Tomas Kovacovsky

The Robot Report | Sept. 14, 2021, 8:49 p.m.

In this episode, Steve and Mike discuss the latest funding news and interview Photoneo CTO Tomas Kovacovsky.The post 4 robot companies pull in $550M in funding; Interview with Photoneo CTO Tomas Kovacovsky appeared first on The Robot Report.

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Locus Robotics raises another $50M to scale its AMRs

The Robot Report | Sept. 14, 2021, 9:58 a.m.

The Wilmington, Mass.-based company has raised about $305 million since it was founded in 2014.The post Locus Robotics raises another $50M to scale its AMRs appeared first on The Robot Report.

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AMBI Robotics closes $26 Million Series A to begin growth

The Robot Report | Sept. 14, 2021, 8:05 a.m.

AmbiOS uses sIm-to-real techniques to reduce model training time and improve grasping success.The post AMBI Robotics closes $26 Million Series A to begin growth appeared first on The Robot Report.

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MassRobotics launches inaugural Robo Boston Festival

The Robot Report | Sept. 9, 2021, 1:59 p.m.

The Robot Block Party is back in the house! MassRobotics announces inaugural Robo Boston festival in Ocober.The post MassRobotics launches inaugural Robo Boston Festival appeared first on The Robot Report.

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Oxbotica, AppliedEV team up on autonomous vehicle platform

The Robot Report | Sept. 8, 2021, 3:48 p.m.

AppliedEV and Oxbotica combine their solutions to create a unique autonomous vehicle platform for a variety of applications.The post Oxbotica, AppliedEV team up on autonomous vehicle platform appeared first on The Robot Report.

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Made4CNC Safedoor works with Cobots to automate CNC tending operations

The Robot Report | Sept. 7, 2021, 3:24 p.m.

Made4CNC launches its first product: an automated CNC door opener, that is easily integrated with any robot for machine tending.The post Made4CNC Safedoor works with Cobots to automate CNC tending operations appeared first on The Robot Report.

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Elite Robot closes $27 Million Series B financing round

The Robot Report | Sept. 7, 2021, 2:18 p.m.

Elite Robots closes $27M funding to expand the engineering team and open sales into new regions.The post Elite Robot closes $27 Million Series B financing round appeared first on The Robot Report.

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The 36 Best Labor Day Sales on Our Favorite Gear

Wired | Sept. 6, 2021, 1:48 p.m.

TVs, smart bulbs, running socks, and more WIRED-Recommended products are discounted this weekend.

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