High 10 robotics tales of June 2024

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We’re midway by means of 2024, and for the previous six months, the robotics business has continued to progress quickly. From novel deployments and humanoid robotics developments to rising partnerships, there was no scarcity of stories to cowl in June 2024. 

Listed below are the highest 10 hottest tales on The Robotic Report final month. Subscribe to The Robotic Report E-newsletter or take heed to The Robotic Report Podcast to remain up to date on the robotics tales it’s good to find out about.


ABB OmniCore controls a V400XT large robot with Robot Studio.

10.  ABB releases OmniCore platform for management throughout its robotics line

Because of advances in cloud computing, notion expertise, and synthetic intelligence, industrial and different robots have gotten smarter and extra succesful. ABB Robotics launched its next-generation OmniCore platform, which may now management most of its automation line. Learn Extra


Realtime Robotics demonstrates a multi-robot workcell during Mitsubishi Electric's visit to its headquarters.

9. Realtime Robotics celebrates motion-planning collaboration with Mitsubishi Electrical

As factories and warehouses look to automate extra of their operations, they want confidence that a number of robots can conduct advanced duties repeatedly, reliably, and safely. Realtime Robotics has developed hardware-agnostic software program to run and coordinate industrial workcells easily with out error or collision. Learn Extra


June 2024 news from NVIDIA included Omniverse medical image on left, robot sim on right side.

8. NVIDIA highlights Omniverse, Isaac adoption by robotic market leaders

Along with synthetic intelligence merchandise, NVIDIA Corp. founder and CEO Jensen Huang introduced a number of robotics-related objects throughout his keynote at COMPUTEX in Taiwan. The corporate mentioned that many producers are producing a brand new technology of “AI computer systems” utilizing its chips to allow Omniverse for modeling and enterprise workflows. Learn Extra


The Beep Miki autonomous shuttles operate at Honolulu's airport.

7. Beep deploys autonomous shuttles at Honolulu airport with companions

As thousands and thousands of individuals within the Northern Hemisphere start summer season holidays, a few of them will board autonomous automobiles for a part of their journeys. Beep Inc. is working with the Hawai’i Division of Transportation, or HDOT, and Sustainability Companions on an 18-month self-driving shuttle pilot at Daniel Ok. Inouye Worldwide Airport, previously HNL. Learn Extra


GrayMatter robot at Lawrence Brothers.

6. GrayMatter raises $45M Collection B to ease robotic programming for producers

Like companies in different industries, U.S. producers face widening labor shortfalls and want automation to assist fill these gaps. GrayMatter Robotics introduced that it has raised $45 million. The Carson, Calif.-based firm mentioned it plans to make use of the funding to develop to fulfill buyer demand. Learn Extra


Vecna, which raised funding in June 2024, offers warehouses robotic tuggers, lift trucks, and pallet jacks.

5. Vecna Robotics raises greater than $100M, hires COO to develop warehouse automation

Though funding in robotics dipped up to now yr, suppliers with confirmed merchandise and enterprise fashions have been discovering funding. In June 2024, Vecna Robotics closed its Collection C spherical at $100 million, plus $40 million in new funding together with fairness and debt. The financing almost doubled the corporate valuation since its Collection B spherical. Learn Extra


IEEE is working on evaluating the need for humanoid robot standards.

4. IEEE launches examine group to discover and develop humanoid robotic requirements

As humanoid robots garner widespread public consideration, such programs can even want to face as much as security and efficiency requirements. IEEE’s Robotics & Automation Society shaped a brand new examine group that may look into the present humanoid panorama after which develop a roadmap for future requirements that varied organizations can observe. Learn Extra


ROBOTIS' Dynamixel-Y line of high precision modular actuators are designed for cutting edge robotics applications.

3. ROBOTIS and Realbotix grow to be official growth companions

Robots together with humanoids are advanced and usually require elements from a number of suppliers. Tokens.com Corp., now generally known as Realbotix, has entered a strategic partnership with ROBOTIS Inc. The businesses mentioned the settlement designates robotics and AI developer Realbotix as an official associate to facilitate integration with applied sciences from ROBOTIS. Learn Extra


Robotics investments for February 2024 compared with other months.

2. Robotics investments drive previous $2.1B in Might

Robotics investments for Might 2024 topped $2.1 billion, the results of funding for 38 firms. The $2.1 billion is the best month-to-month funding quantity for the yr 2024 and enormously exceeds the trailing 12-month common of $1.2 billion. Robotics funding by means of Might 2024 totaled roughly $5.7 billion. Learn Extra


Digit humanoids will carry totes at a Spanx warehouse in Ga.

1. Agility Robotics’ Digit humanoid lands first official job

Agility Robotics continues to have a leg up within the humanoid race. In June 2024, the corporate signed a multi-year cope with GXO Logistics to deploy its Digit humanoids in varied logistics operations. Learn Extra