MecklerMedia's RoboUniverse Conference & Expo to Host Robotics Startup Competition with $10,000 Prize, Courtesy of Asimov Ventures
December 15, 2015 in San Diego, California
ROBO Global, formerly ROBO-STOX, is hosting its inaugural Stock Picking Challenge just in time for the holidays - know the market and win a drone.
Global Hardware Accelerator HAX Showcases the Best in Medical, Robotic and Agricultural Innovation at Seventh Demo Day
Thirteen Startups That Solve Hard Problems Unveiled New Hardware Products during HAX Accelerator Demo Day in San Francisco
Simbe Robotics Unveils Tally; World's First Fully Autonomous Robotic Shelf Auditing and Analytics Solution for Retail Industry
Tally Helps Retailers Decrease Inventory Issues, Increase Revenue and Improve Customer Satisfaction
Calling Robotics Start-ups: Apply to Compete for Publicity and Possible Venture Capital.
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One of the technology breakthroughs of Alpha 2 is the servo technology that was designed specifically for this robot. The servos are miniaturized while providing maximum torque giving Alpha 2 the dexterity and range of movements currently only seen in robots costing 20K or more.
By Silicon Valley Robotics via Robohub: The area of service robotics is getting active, with a new retail robot startup launching today. Tally is one of several robotics startups launching today at Haxlr8r’s 7th Demo Day. Tally is an inventory tracking robot platform fromSimbe Robotics and the “world’s first robotic autonomous shelf auditing and analytics solution” according to the press release. Tally is in trials with several North American retailers and will traverse aisles scanning and auditing merchandise to help stores maintain ideal product placement, fill inventory gaps, and find misplaced or mispriced items. Tally is also capable of autonomously returning to base to charge. “When it comes to the retail industry, shopper experience is everything. If a product is unavailable at the time the shopper wants to buy it, the retailer has missed an opportunity and disappointed their customer,” according to Brad Bogolea, CEO and Co-founder of Simbe Robotics. “Tally helps retailers address these challenges by providing more precise and timely analysis of the state of in-store merchandise and freeing up staff to focus on customer service.” Cont'd...
Companies to receive up to $170,000 in funding in a three-month intensive boot camp and the chance to showcase and secure additional funding during National Education Week
Velodyne's Popular VLP-16 3D LiDAR Puck Guides ESIGELEC Team to Win in First ARGOS Challenge Oil & Gas Robotics Competition
As Team Prepares for Round Two in March, Robot Points Way to Total Autonomy
High-quality, high-productivity sensors enable Ohio-based firm to support more clients, including important state and federal mapping programs.
By Erico Guizzo and Evan Ackerman for IEEE Spectrum: Today in Tokyo, Toyota announced that it is investing US $1 billion over the next five years to establish a new R&D arm headquartered in Silicon Valley and focused on artificial intelligence and robotics. The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) plans to hire hundreds of engineers to staff a main facility in Palo Alto, Calif., near Stanford University, and a second facility located near MIT in Cambridge, Mass. Former DARPA program manager Dr. Gill Pratt, an executive technical advisor at Toyota, was named CEO of TRI, which will begin operations in January. Toyota president Akio Toyoda said in a press conference that the company pursues innovation and new technologies “to make life better for our customers and society as a whole,” adding that he wanted to “work with Gill not just because he’s an amazing researcher and engineer, but because I believe his goals and motivations are the same as ours.” Cont'd...
On-site test at elderly care facilities in the US and EU in 2014; Field test in Spain in September, 2015; Features d-SLAM Yujin Robot's new machine vision technology
New for 2015 highlights at the Minneapolis-based event include a chance to meet IBM's Watson, a robotics expert from Disney Imagineering, more robotics demos, drone flying lessons, a competition for investment dollars, a robot parade, and more.
For Second Year in a Row, Velodyne 3D LiDAR Sensor Enables Embry-Riddle Entry to Take First Place in RoboBoat Competition
Popular VLP-16 LiDAR Puck Guides the Way Toward Second Win in Maritime Event
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