“Booming demand VDMA” is being felt in the German robotics and automation business.

VDMA

Industry group VDMA says that demand is going through the roof in Germany’s robotics and automation sector. Intake climbed by 38% over the previous year in the first four months of 2022. With the results for 2021, where industry turnover increased by 13% – more than anticipated it was already clear that the market was […]

To address “immediate supply chain issues,” Fictiv receives $100 million in financing.

Fictiv

On-demand manufacturing service provider Fictiv has completed a $100 million Series E investment round. With its best-in-class technology and product knowledge, Fictiv says this investment will help it reach its goal of speeding up product creation by putting more attention on lowering supply chain risk. Customers of Fictiv can deal with both the constant, competitive […]

Cowen, a financial analyst, collaborates with MassRobotics to research robotics and climate change.

MassRobotics

Investment research firm Cowen and startup incubator MassRobotics put out a groundbreaking report about how robots are becoming more and more important in helping companies meet their climate goals. The Ahead Of The Curve Series research was directed by Joe Giordano, CFA, Cowen’s diversified industrials, automation, and robotics analyst, and included a survey from MassRobotics […]

Tally robot now has RFID and machine learning capabilities, according to Simbe Robotics.

RFID

Tally, Simbe Robotics‘ autonomous inventory robot, can now record in-store data on every RFID-tagged merchandise, from fashion to electronics, sporting goods to home decor, thanks to the integration of RFID and Machine Learning technologies. Tally now captures over 700 RFID product tags per second with greater than 99 percent accuracy, in addition to its pre-existing […]