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Boston Dynamics Sold to Hyundai in Nearly $1bn Deal

Boston Dynamics is well-known by many for the interesting robots which they showcase in their demos, performing impressive tricks like backflips and 360-degree spins. However, the robotics company is now changing hands in a massive deal that is just shy of a billion USD. The deal will see Boston Dynamics, which is currently owned by Softbank, sold off to South Korean automotive titan Hyundai ...

San Francisco Robotics Company Expanding In 2019

Bright Machines has announced plans to open an office in Seattle next year as part of manufacturing’s march towards a more automated future.The expansion includes the hiring of Amazon’s former senior software engineering leader on Amazon’s Alexa and Amazon Cloud Drive Nick Ciubotariu as their SVP of software engineering. Founded by former executives from 3D software company Autodesk and ...

Boston Dynamics to Sell Robotic Dog “SpotMini” Next Year

Boston Dynamics announced at TechCrunch’s Sessions Robotics 2018 at UC Berkeley last week that it would be offering for sale, 100 of their four-legged robots, named “SpotMini”, next year. At present the company has built 10 examples of these robots however with advances in technology, it is now possible to manufacture these robots more rapidly. Boston Dynamics, known as the developer of ...

Automation and the Modern Manufacturing Enterprise.

Automation and advanced robotics have done so much for the modern manufacturing industry. These robotic systems offer small manufacturers the opportunity to improve their business and greatly expand their capabilities. At one time, only the largest manufacturing operations were able to afford industrial robotic arms to automate sections on their production line. However, as these robots become ...