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Highlights from Berkeley SkyDeck’s virtual demo day

With 17 startups participating, Berkeley SkyDeck’s Demo Day isn’t the largest cohort we’ve seen by any stretch. The collection of companies is, however, defined by a wide range of focuses, from pioneering diabetes treatments to retrofitting autonomous trucking, curated by the SkyDeck’s small team and a number of advisors. Founded in 2012, the accelerator is ...

Drone data scanning company Skycatch announces a $25M raise

Skycatch today announced a $25 million raise, led by ADB Ventures and Wavemaker. Founded in 2013, the Bay Area-based company provides centimeter-accurate 3D scanning services, primarily for construction sites and mining operations. The service has already been rolled out in a number of different locations around the world — with north of 10,000 sites, according ...

Fishing for solutions

One of the slower weeks for robotics investments I’ve seen since I started doing this roundup. This stuff ebbs and flows, though, and there’s always bound to be a bit of a flurry at the beginning of the year. This week, most of the top news revolves around research, which, let’s be honest, is where ...

Global Robotics Market: How the Business Will Grow in 2026?

Global Robotics Market Research Report is spread across 100+ pages and provides exclusive vital statistics, data, information, trends and competitive landscape details in this niche sector. The Global Robotics Market is a professional and comprehensive report on the Robotics industry. The report monitors the key trends and market drivers in the current scenario and offers on-the-ground insights. ...

Ford expands robotics research with $75 million U-M facility

Ford Motor Company will be embedding 100 of its researchers and engineers in a new $75 million robotics and mobility facility on the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus. This is not the first collaboration between the automaker and the university. Ford is UM’s single largest corporate donor and the two entities have previously teamed ...

Popcorn popping controls robotic drum set to play free jazz solo

BEYOND HUMAN / JAZZ POPCORN ROBOTNo audience, no player, no composition #twittermusiclab #soundart #sundayvibes pic.twitter.com/T4wVuNUQpp— Moritz Simon Geist (@simongeist) February 28, 2021 Roboticist and musician Moritz Simon Geist built t... ...

This is Catfish Charlie, the CIA’s robot spy fish

In the 1990s, the CIA's Office of Advanced Technologies and Programs built Charlie, a remote-controlled robotic fish to surreptitiously collect water samples. According to the CIA Museum, the 61cm long robofish "contains a pressure hull, ballast system... ...