ENERGY ROBOTICS ANNOUNCES PILOT PROGRAM WITH MERCK AND BOSTON DYNAMICS

Software Solution from Energy Robotics Enables Spot Robot from Boston Dynamics to Conduct Remote, Autonomous Inspection Missions at Facilities of Merck, a Leading Science and Technology Company

Darmstadt, September 09, 2020 – Energy Robotics, a leading developer of software solutions for mobile robots used in industrial applications, today announced that its remote sensing and inspection solution for Boston Dynamics’s agile mobile robot Spot was successfully deployed at Merck’s thermal exhaust treatment plant at its headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. Energy Robotics equipped Spot with sensor technology and remote supervision functions to support the inspection mission.

Thermal exhaust treatment facilities play an important role in environmental protection. They contain a number of maintenance intensive components that must be monitored frequently. Sensors typically held by a human doing routine inspection are used to detect anomalies in equipment such as pumps or fans, as well as inspect pressure and fluid levels in tanks. Energy

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Walk-through cancer diagnoses and robotics muscles among groundbreaking projects backed by government

  • Six pioneering health technology research projects aiming to transform NHS healthcare delivery benefiting from £32 million government investment
  • projects include novel AI X-Ray scanner to diagnose cancer and osteoarthritis more effectively and robotic muscles to assist those who have suffered from a stroke
  • ventures part of the government’s commitment to help advance healthcare outcomes through its ambitious Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap and to increase R&D public spending to £22 billion per year by 2024 to 2025

Debilitating diseases such as cancer and osteoarthritis could be identified and treated faster and more effectively, thanks to 1 of 6 projects benefiting from £32 million government funding.

As part of a keynote speech on research and development at London Tech Week 2020, the Science Minister Amanda Solloway will today (Monday 7 September) announce 6 new projects aimed at developing revolutionary new technological approaches that aim to transform care and treatments in the

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Amazon adding 1,000 jobs to new robotics fulfillment center in Georgia

Amazon is adding 1,000 jobs to a new robotics fulfillment center in an Atlanta suburb.

The 640,000-square-foot facility in Gwinnett County will be the eighth fulfillment center Amazon has opened in Georgia in the last decade, according to Fox News’ Atlanta bureau.

AMAZON TO INVEST $18B TO HELP SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES

“What an exciting day,” Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said during a Tuesday press conference. “We just can’t thank Amazon enough for the investments that they’ve been making in our state.”

The fulfillment center will be the first in Georgia to use advanced robotics to help employees, who will earn an average $15 per hour plus full benefits, pack and ship tens of thousands of online orders, local news outlet WSB-TV 2 reported.

AMAZON FULFILLMENT CENTER FEATURES ROBOTS WORKING ALONGSIDE EMPLOYEES

The company’s regional director of operations for Amazon robotics for the U.S. Southeast, Robert Packett, said Amazon “will

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