Robotics

NASA successfully launches its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover using an Atlas V rocket – TechCrunch

NASA has launched one of its most crucial science missions to date, the Mars 2020 mission that carries its Perseverance robotic rover....

Petit Qoobo cat pillow set for December US release, following crowdfunding campaign – TechCrunch

A lot has been written about increased interest around automation and robotics during the pandemic — I know because I’ve done a lot...

Ford to use Boston Dynamics’ dog-like robots to map their manufacturing facilities – TechCrunch

Ford is going to employ two of Boston Dynamics’ ‘Spot’ robots, which are four-legged, dog-like walking robots that weigh roughly 70 lbs...

Dexterity exits stealth with $56.2M raised for its collaborative warehouse robots – TechCrunch

Dexterity emerged from stealth this week to announced its full-stack solution aimed at creating collaborative robotics systems. The hardware-software system is designed for...

Amazon’s Scout robot deliveries expand to additional cities in Georgia and Tennessee – TechCrunch

One thing’s for certain about Amazon’s Scout robot: it’s as much of a brand ambassador as it is an experiment in the future...

A paradigm shift in grocery – TechCrunch

Sunny Dhillon Contributor Sunny Dhillon is an early-stage investor at Signia Ventures in San Francisco where he invests in retail tech, e-commerce infrastructure and logistics,...

CMU and Facebook AI Research use machine learning to teach robots to navigate by recognizing objects – TechCrunch

Carnegie Mellon today showed off new research into the world of robotic navigation. With help from the team at Facebook AI Research (FAIR),...

Enabling humanoid robot movement with imitation learning and mimicking of animal behaviors – TechCrunch

Rish is an entrepreneur and investor. Previously, he was a VC at Gradient Ventures (Google’s AI fund), co-founded a fintech startup building an...

FedEx is utilizing robotic arms to sort packages at a Memphis facility – TechCrunch

FedEx has flirted with robotic technologies before, most notably in the case of Roxo. The delivery robot made its debut in New York...

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