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Restaurant robot company raises $15MM to expand production

- General News
Pudu Robotics, a commercial service robotics manufacturer, has announced completion of a Series C3 financing round raising more than US$15 million.

Carbon Robotics adds laser thinning to its AI-powered LaserWeeder

- General News
Carbon Robotics, a leader in AI-powered robotics, today introduced the industry’s first LaserThinning capability, continuing the rapid innovation of its state-of-the-art LaserWeeder.

FarmX acquires robotics software company

- General News
FarmX, Inc. announced the acquisition of AutoModality, Inc., a mobile robotics navigation software company, based in San Rafael, CA and Syracuse, NY.

Solinftec expands ag robotics product line

- General News
Solinftec, a global leader in agricultural digitalization, has today announced that it is expanding its Solix Ag Robotics offerings.

Ag robots are on the march

- Analysis

The market for agricultural robots is booming worldwide, according to a recent report issued by the …

Chipotle invests in robotics, plant-based protein

- General News
Chipotle Mexican Grill today announced it is investing in Hyphen, a foodservice platform designed to help restaurant owners, operators, and budding chefs move their business forward by automating kitchen operations, and Meati Foods, a company focused on using proprietary, clean processes to provide nutritious, complete proteins made from mushroom root, as part of its first cohort for the Cultivate Next venture fund.

Why asparagus is a good fit for mechanical harvest

- Analysis
The produce industry sometimes talks about automation as members of a cult talk about a long-overdue messiah. Sometimes the prospect of salvation seems equally remote.

Grubhub partnership to bring robot delivery to college campuses

- General News
Grubhub, the leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery platform on college campuses, and Cartken, a technology startup that specializes in self-driving, AI-powered robotics and delivery operations, announced a partnership today to bring robot delivery to college campuses.

Walmart to expand use of robotics, automation in all regional distribution centers

- Retail
Symbotic LLC, a revolutionary A.I.-powered supply chain technology company, and Walmart Inc. announced an expanded commercial agreement to implement Symbotic’s robotics and software automation platform in all 42 of Walmart’s regional distribution centers over the coming years.

Ally Robotics launches to open new era for attainable robotics

- General News
Ally Robotics – a startup making smart and affordable robotic arms – has launched a campaign to raise up to $8.5 million in seed capital via equity crowdfunding site WAX.