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Category: Agility Robotics

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2019: the year of legged robots

2019 will be the year of commercial class legged robots. That was the message delivered by Agility Robotics and Boston Dynamics during their respective opening and closing keynotes at the inaugural Robotics Summit & Showcase, produced by The Robot Report and WTWH Media in Boston. Agility Robotics CEO and co-founder Damion Shelton updated attendees on…

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Agility Robotics releases Cassie bipedal robot simulators

Agility Robotics announced at the Robotics Summit & Showcase two free simulators for its Cassie bipedal robot. The simulators will help evaluate the physical capabilities of the Cassie bipedal robot and test control methods. In the opening keynote of the Robotics Summit, Agility Robotics co-founder and CEO Damion Shelton said a simulation library using MuJoCo…

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Cassie bipedal robot rides a Segway

Security is one of the practical applications for various types of robots. And it appears the Cassie bipedal robot has a future as a mall cop or security guard on wheels. The Dynamic Legged Locomotion Lab at the University of Michigan recently had the Cassie bipedal robot ride a Segway. It’s part of the labs…

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Agility Robotics raises $8M to develop legged robots

Agility Robotics, maker of the Cassie bipedal robot, raised $8 million in Series A funding to continue its development of legged robots. Playground Global led the round, with participation from Sony Innovation Fund and existing investor Robotics Hub. Bruce Leak, a founder of Playground Global, will join Agility’s board of directors. Agility has now raised…

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Meet the Robotics Summit Keynotes

WTWH Media and The Robot Report has announced the keynote lineup for the inaugural Robotics Summit & Showcase taking place May 23-24, 2018 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts. The Robotics Summit & Showcase focuses the technical issues involved with the design, development, manufacture and delivery of commercial robotics and intelligent systems products and…

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