Startup Gets Ready for Factory Robots Working Alongside Humans
“Veo Robotics Inc., a startup developing sensor technology that lets industrial robots work safely side-by-side with humans, closed a funding round as it prepares to roll out the product in May.”
"Don't Fear the Robot Overlords—Embrace Them as Coworkers”
“…in factories across the world, machines are beginning to work more intimately with humans without sending them to the unemployment line—or the grave.”
Veo Robotics is using lidar sensors to make industrial robots less threatening to their human colleague
“Veo Robotics is using lidar sensors to make industrial robots less threatening to their human colleagues.”
Veo Robotics wants to integrate humans and robots in the workplace
“TODAY’s Craig Melvin travels to Waltham, Massachusetts, to take a closer look at Veo Robotics, a company using cutting-edge technology to push the boundaries of what robots can do — while lowering the boundaries between man and machine.” Watch the video here.
EmTech MIT: Making factory robots smarter and safer
“Move fast and break things doesn't work so well on the factory floor. Startup Veo Robotics is trying a different approach, using tested technologies to add perception to existing industrial robots.”
Robotics, artificial intelligence and the future of work
Brazilian television show, Fantástico, reports on Veo as part of this video piece on robotics, artificial intelligence and the future of work by (2:16-3:34, 8:03-8:19). Video in Portuguese.
This company tames killer robots
“Artificial intelligence can turn the most dangerous industrial robots into helpful coworkers, and that could transform manufacturing.”
Veo Robotics raises $12 million to help machines and humans collaborate more efficiently
“Veo Robotics [….] announced today that it has secured $12 million in funding. Lux Capital and GV co-led this round, with participation from existing investor Next 47 — a venture firm created by Siemens.”
Veo Grabs $12M, Led by GV & Lux, to Help Industrial Robots “See”
“Veo is one of the voices arguing that robots will not make factory workers obsolete, and that they can actually enhance the productivity of humans.”
Veo gives robots ‘Eyes and a Brain’ so they can safely work with people
“So how do we take the best robots have to offer and the best humans have to offer and combine them to reach new levels of output and performance?
That’s the question engineers at Veo Robotics are working to answer.”
Veo Robotics gives industrial robots a sixth sense for safely working around people
“Everyone knows the robots are coming, so we should probably get to work figuring out how we can coexist. That’s the mission of Veo Robotics, which is working on a system that gives robots spatial awareness of every object and obstacle in their reach, from debris to people and everything in between.”