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Southie Autonomy Continues on its Journey to Make Robot re-purposing Effortless, Instant

June 25, 2019 - There’s no rest for robotics startups, even when you continue to win awards for your work, concepts, and product offerings. Southie Autonomy, winner of the 2018 RoboBusiness Pitchfire event, has been working nonstop on perfecting its “no-code” robot interface . …[READ MORE

 

Inside the Boston community leading the charge in the robotics revolution

Among the current tenants is Southie Autonomy, which has made programming a robot remarkably simple. Until now even the simplest tasks, such as instructing a robot to pack items into a box, required lines of complex computer code…[READ MORE

 

Verizon 5G lab tunes up robots and medical tech heading your way

When 5G arrives in force, it won't just be for you. It'll be for the robots, too. Or maybe more precisely, for you and the robots working together. That was the point of one of the demonstrations Thursday at Verizon's 5G lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as a knee-high humanoid robot trundled up and down several steps and along the length of a wooden platform. It's a scale model of a person-size robot intended to help rescue people trapped in life-threatening situations…[READ MORE]

 

Verizon Shows Off Robotics Use Cases for 5G Networks

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Several companies, including many in the robotics space, showed off applications utilizing new 5G wireless technologies during a media event yesterday at one of Verizon’s 5G Lab spaces…[READ MORE]

 

5G is coming, so robotics innovators should get ready, say Verizon, Qualcomm at Robotics Summit

BOSTON — The opening and closing speakers at last week’s Robotics Summit & Expo here both focused on how robotics developers can prepare for 5G service. The next-generation ultra-wideband networks will reduce latency and increase data throughput and reliability, enabling new robotics applications in the next few years, said the keynoters…[READ MORE]

 

Don’t blink, but 5G is about to change a lot more than just watching movies

Closer to home, a startup in Boston, Southie Autonomy, also plans to use 5G with robots — to train the machines, rather than people. It will use a 5G system to command small industrial robots and make it easy to quickly reprogram them for new tasks…[READ MORE]

 

Southie Autonomy named one of 8 Automate/ProMat startups to watch

Founded by two former Draper Laboratory employees in 2017, Southie is developing intelligent robot software called “The Wand” that lets users tell robots what to do by using gesture and voice commands. Southie claims no computer skills are required to be able to use The Wand…[READ MORE]

 

ACCELERATING AR: New tech could transform many workplace functions, but questions remain

The boundary between the physical and virtual worlds is blurring as augmented reality gains momentum for uses across a broad range of industries. AR, a programmed environment that allows users to see and interact with digitalization around them, has transformed from science fiction to reality in just a few decades…[READ MORE]

 

Automate 2019 Startup Showdown Recap

Traditionally, autonomous machines at the ProMat Show have been relegated to a subsection of the exhibit floor under the Automate brand. A couple of years ago there were a handful of self-driving rovers with twice as many robotic arms, today almost one-third of the entire McCormick Center was promoting unmanned solutions…[READ MORE]

 

Co-Founder, Jay M. Wong to Received OAA Award

For extraordinary contributions at an early stage of his career to the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence, Jay M. Wong has been awarded the OAA: Outstanding Achievement by a Young Alum
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Automate Announces 2019 Launch Pad Startup Competition Finalists

Southie Autonomy named Finalist for the Automate Startup Competition. Emerging Companies with Range of Offerings from Augmented Reality Headsets to Intelligent Robotic Software to Soft Robot Hands and Wireless Charging for Drones…[READ MORE]

 

5G Robotics Challenge winners named by MassTLC, Verizon, Ericsson

The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) this week announced two university teams and five startup companies as the winners of the inaugural 5G Robotics Challenge, sponsored by Verizon and Ericsson…[READ MORE]

 

MassTLC Announces 7 Winners of 5G Robotics Challenge

The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) this week announced two university teams and five startup companies as the winners of the inaugural 5G Robotics Challenge, sponsored by Verizon and Ericsson. …[READ MORE]

 

AI in Action E08: Rahul Chipalkatty, CEO and founder at Southie Autonomy Works

Welcome to episode eight of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives. Today’s guest is Rahul Chipalkatty…[READ MORE]

 

BosInno covers state of robotics startups in Massachusetts

There are a lot of robot hardware arms so software needs to be a platform that works across all of them like Southie ... no-code….[READ MORE]

 

5 Robotics Takeaways From RoboBusiness 2018

Making robots easier to use will benefit everyone…Perhaps that’s one reason why Southie Autonomy was named winner of the 2018 Pitchfire startup competition. The company is developing an easy-to-use software system…[READ MORE]

 

Southie Autonomy Wins 2018 Pitchfire Startup Competition

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Boston-based Southie Autonomy was named winner of the 2018 Pitchfire startup competition held here at the annual RoboBusiness conference… [READ MORE]

 

Southie Autonomy Focusing on Ease of Use With Intelligent Robot Software

Ease of use is a key factor in getting new industries and small and medium-sized companies to adopt automation. Robotics companies are doing a much better job keeping end users in mind when designing products, but for too long that was not the case… [READ MORE]

 

Startups pitch ideas to Mercedes-Benz Innovation Challenge

Drones that inventory. Augmented reality glasses giving instructions to workers. Artificial intelligence solutions. More efficient lunch breaks. Those are a few of the ideas pitched tonight at Mercedes-Benz's Innovation Challenge, a startup competition staged this evening at the Vance plant's training center…[READ MORE]