NASA Redirects Intuitive Machines’ 1st Lunar Mission to the Lunar South Pole
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NASA Redirects Intuitive Machines’ 1st Lunar Mission to the Lunar South Pole

Intuitive Machines, a leading space exploration, infrastructure, and services company, is collaborating with NASA to prioritize the return of lunar scientific data in support of the Artemis Program. As part of this joint effort, Intuitive will shift the landing site of its first mission to the lunar South Pole Region in support of NASA’s priority…

Product Profile: Vention Premium Swivel Caster Wheel with Brake
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Product Profile: Vention Premium Swivel Caster Wheel with Brake

What is it: For mobility on the factory or warehouse floor, this German-made medium-duty swivel caster wheel, with brake has a 150kg load-carrying capacity. It consists of a unibody stainless steel bracket with nylon wheel and uses a rugged polyurethane thread. Fasteners are included, and Vention offers next-day shipping. These wheels are used in a…

TAILOS Launches Swarm Robots for Cleaning Hotels
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TAILOS Launches Swarm Robots for Cleaning Hotels

TAILOS, which develops robotic cleaning solutions, has announced the launch of TAILOS Swarm. The new technology enables multiple robots to work independently and clean large spaces in a fraction of the time, delivering deep cleaning of dirty surfaces more efficiently. The company said hotels across the U.S. are starting to adopt TAILOS Swarm to bring…

NASA, Northrop Drawing Up the Future of Drone Cargo Jets
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NASA, Northrop Drawing Up the Future of Drone Cargo Jets

Weapons maker Northrop Grumman is working with NASA to develop the architecture to allow fleets of drone cargo jets to criss-cross America’s skies.  It’s part of the Pathfinding for Airspace with Autonomous Vehicles project, which itself is part of NASA’s Air Traffic Management-eXploration, or ATM-X, effort. The goal is to model how an entire network of…

Flexiv Launches Moonlight, a Force-Controlled Parallel Robot
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Flexiv Launches Moonlight, a Force-Controlled Parallel Robot

Flexiv, which develops general-purpose robotic solutions, has announced the release of its latest robot to its portfolio, the Moonlight adaptive parallel robot. Moonlight is a force-controlled parallel robot aimed at applications that require precise motion and force control, such as screw fastening, ultra-accurate loading, and polishing. With Flexiv’s force control technology, Moonlight can measure force…

Agtonomy Unveils TeleFarmer Solution for Specialty Crop Farmers
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Agtonomy Unveils TeleFarmer Solution for Specialty Crop Farmers

Agtonomy, an ag tech software company providing climate-smart solutions for specialty crop farmers, announced its new TeleFarmer Solution that enables farmers to remotely execute labor-intensive field tasks such as weeding, spraying, mowing and transporting. The solution is intended for specialty crop farmers who are battling crippling labor shortages and associated rising costs. The global market for…

Rapid Robotics, Universal Robots Partner for Faster Cobot Deployments
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Rapid Robotics, Universal Robots Partner for Faster Cobot Deployments

Rapid Robotics has announced a new partnership with cobot maker Universal Robots in which UR will supply collaborative robot arms for Rapid’s deployment of cobot work cells across North America. Universal said the partnership will enable Rapid Robotics to serve a greater number of customers and maintain the rapid deployment times as Rapid continues to…

US Foods Adds Bear Robotics and 7Shifts to CHECK Business Tools Program to Address Labor Challenges
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US Foods Adds Bear Robotics and 7Shifts to CHECK Business Tools Program to Address Labor Challenges

US Foods Holding Corp., a large American foodservice distributor, announced the addition of two technology offerings to its CHECK Business Tools program: Bear Robotics and 7shifts. US Foods CHECK Business Tools program provides foodservice operators with a growing suite of technology solutions designed to help drive traffic, simplify staffing and reduce waste. Bear Robotics and…

Xenex Petitions FDA to Certify its LightStrike UV Room Disinfection Technology
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Xenex Petitions FDA to Certify its LightStrike UV Room Disinfection Technology

Xenex Disinfection Services, which develops UV disinfection technology for healthcare facilities, announced it has filed a De Novo petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for medical device market authorization of its LightStrike+ ultraviolet (UV) room disinfection technology. The company’s patented device emits intense bursts of broad spectrum, pulsed xenon UV light to…

LionsBot Launches Industrial Cleaning Robot, the R12 Rex CS
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LionsBot Launches Industrial Cleaning Robot, the R12 Rex CS

LionsBot International, which manufactures professional cleaning robots with more than 1,000 robots across 30 countries, has announced the launch of its newest creation, the R12 Rex CS – a cutting-edge cleaning robot designed to tackle warehouses, factories, distribution centers, and large indoor spaces. The company said the R12 Rex CS eliminates the need for pre-sweeping and streamlining…

Raise Robotics Raises $2.2M in Seed Round Funding
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Raise Robotics Raises $2.2M in Seed Round Funding

Raise Robotics, which develops robotic equipment for construction sites, has announced it raised $2.2 million in a pre-seed funding round (reported by Construction Dive). The company is currently providing fenestration and mass timber contractors with semi-autonomous equipment that completes bracket layout, installment and verification four times faster than standard methods. “Our mission at Raise is…

Ottonomy, Goggo Partner to Bring Autonomous Robot Deliveries in Spain
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Ottonomy, Goggo Partner to Bring Autonomous Robot Deliveries in Spain

Ottonomy.io and Goggo have announced a partnership to bring last-mile deliveries via mobile robots in Spain and other parts of Europe. The companies said this is the first time in Europe that a fully Level 4 autonomous robot will be traveling on public sidewalks to deliver commercial goods to consumers. Google said it has already…

Heilind Electronics Introduces Mini I/O Connectors for Fast Speeds and Easy Field Installs
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Heilind Electronics Introduces Mini I/O Connectors for Fast Speeds and Easy Field Installs

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for TE Connectivity, offers the Mini I/O Cat6A connector as part of its full line of TE ethernet products. TE Industrial’s Mini I/O connectors eliminate the need for special tools to create a fast and secure wire-to-wire or wire-to-board connection. The mini I/O…

Oqton, Valk Welding Partner to Automate Robotic Welding
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Oqton, Valk Welding Partner to Automate Robotic Welding

Belgium’s Oqton, a software provider developing intelligent automation, and Valk Welding, which develops flexible arc welding robots, have announced a partnership designed to help automate the welding industry. Oqton said its software will become part of Valk Welding’s Automatic Robotic Programming (ARP) solution for high-mix, low-volume (HMLV)_ production. The Valk Welding ARP powered by Oqton…

AI-Powered Kindred Induct Automated Induction of a Million Items with 95% Accuracy
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AI-Powered Kindred Induct Automated Induction of a Million Items with 95% Accuracy

Kindred, part of Ocado Group, has released the results of an 18-month beta test of its INDUCT AI-powered robotic induction system. Kindred INDUCT is a high-speed robotic workcell built on Kindred’s proprietary CORE/AutoGrasp artificial intelligence (AI) platform. It combines machine vision, grasping, and manipulation algorithms to automate the induction process for a variety of item…

ResGreen Unveils REST API for Mobile Robot Software
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ResGreen Unveils REST API for Mobile Robot Software

ResGreen Group, which develops next-generation mobile robots and software, has announced a new application programming interface (API) for its BotWay software that uses REST, an architectural style that makes it easier to integrate with other software systems and applications. REST (Representational State Transfer) is an approach to communications that uses less bandwidth, making it more…