robotics

Boston Dynamics’ Spot is getting an arm and self-charging dock next year

October 21, 2020 0

Boston Dynamics’ new CEO Rob Playter told TechCrunch that the company has now sold around 260 of its sophisticated Spot robot as of his appearance

Enhanced computer vision, sensors raise manufacturing stakes for robots as a service

October 8, 2020 0

RaaS is defining the second generation of robots that work alongside humans Kyle S. Gibson 11 hours Kyle S. Gibson Contributor Kyle S. Gibson is

Waymo and TuSimple autonomous trucking leaders on the difficulty of building a highway-safe AI

October 8, 2020 0

[embedded content] TuSimple and Waymo are in the lead in the emerging sector of autonomous trucking; TuSimple founder Xiaodi Hou and Waymo trucking head Boris

These tiny sensors can hitch a ride on mothback

October 8, 2020 0

Everyone is familiar with carrier pigeons, but what about carrier moths? This research project uses the nocturnal insects as a delivery service for tiny electronic

Curly the curling robot throws stones like a pro

September 23, 2020 0

Robots have shown themselves to excel at any number of sports and activities, though they do best when they have a single task. Fortunately some

Despite slowdowns, pandemic accelerates shifts in hardware manufacturing

September 21, 2020 0

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t hit every factory in China at once. The initial impact to China’s electronics industry arrived around the time the nation was

Hailing a self-driving taxi when blind. Learn how Waymo answers that challenge at Sight Tech Global

September 21, 2020 0

Imagine yourself unable to see well enough to drive, and how that would change your life. I witness that scenario every day at home with

Crover’s robot swims in grain silos to monitor environmental conditions

September 17, 2020 0

Crover’s robotic platform isn’t the sexiest or most exciting — particularly for a startup that began life with space travel in its sights. But the

DaVinci Kitchen is building a robotic pasta-making kiosk

September 14, 2020 0

The robotics industry is having a major moment amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s true that category has been an exciting target for

This Labor Day, spare a thought for the workers who made your doorstep delivery possible

September 7, 2020 0

Arjuna Costa Contributor Arjuna Costa is a partner at Omidyar Network and early stage investor in Ruma. More posts by this contributor Tech workers looking

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