#427773 Sarcos Robotics Secures Investment from ...

BELLEVUE, WA and SALT LAKE CITY, UT (Business Wire) September 12, 2016 – Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in the development of dexterous industrial robots for use in unstructured environments, announced today it has secured funding from a group of top-tier strategic investors including Caterpillar Ventures, GE Ventures, and Microsoft Corporation. Additionally, Cottonwood Technology Fund and two other private investment firms, together with the Company’s three co-founders, Ben Wolff, Dr. Fraser Smith and Dr. Marc Olivier, invested in the […] Continue Reading…

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#427765 Soft Robotic grippers for packaging

Tech start-up to exhibit their latest gripping technology in Booth 9901 – Looks to enable the snack & baking industries with packaging automation
Cambridge, MA – Snack and bakery packaging automation has typically come with its own set of limitations. For example, many products have variable characteristics such as weight, size and shape – all difficult for many packaging machines to handle consistently. Many applications are delicate and require special gentle handling such as raw dough, freshly baked items such […] Continue Reading…

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#427757 Robotiq Launches DoF a community for ...

Québec City, Canada, September 12, 2016 – Robotiq launches DoF, an open community where industrial automation professionals share their know-how and get answers to accelerate their robotics projects.
DoF is meant as a medium for sharing ideas and solving automation problems. “We realized that the know-how is locked in the head of automation engineers who can’t talk to each other because they are far apart, focused on making their factory run,” explains Samuel Bouchard, CEO of Robotiq. “This is why […] Continue Reading…

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#427748 West Virginia University students win ...

A team of West Virginia University engineering students has won the $750,000 top prize in a NASA robotics competition.[Read more…]

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#427747 Robotic autonomous shelf auditing and ...

SAN FRANCISCO—August 16, 2016 – As part of its participation at this week’s Intel Developer Forum, Simbe Robotics today announced that it is now using the Intel RealSense camera in its pioneering Tally robot.

Simbe will be showcasing Tally, the world’s first robotic autonomous shelf auditing and analytics solution for retail, at IDF’s Technology Showcase. Tally has the ability to audit shelves faster and more cost-effectively than existing methods while also attaining near-perfect accuracy. Tally works in concert with […] Continue Reading…

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