Clockwork Nails It at Target: Now You Can Get a Robot ‘Minicure’ in DFW

by | Jun 7, 2022
The startup's nail painting robot provides a "fast-casual" version of a manicure.
South Korea Robotics Maker Is Opening an Americas HQ in Plano
by | Jun 6, 2022
Doosan Robotics focuses on cobots—short for collaborative robots—that can help automate various parts of the manufacturing process across different industries.

With clients including Hyundai, Samsung, Shell, and Johnson & Johnson, Doosan is setting up shop in Plano to serve the Americas and most importantly the U.S., its "single largest market." Its parent company had $15 billion in revenue in 2020.
Husqvarna Increases Its Investment and Ownership in Robin Autopilot, the McKinney-Based Robot Mowing Tech Firm
by | Apr 16, 2021
Robin Autopilot USA acquired Durham, N.C.-based Mowbot in April, aiming for a bigger cut of the $105B landscaping services market. The two companies are consolidating in a new HQ in McKinney, with help from an MEDC Innovation Fund grant.
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Meet Milo: A New RoboKind Robot That Improves Remote Learning for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder
by | Feb 2, 2021
Dallas-based education and robotics company RoboKind has transformed its social-emotional education program to assist students with autism in learning more efficiently in remote settings. 
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AT&T IoT Technology Powers Germ-Zapping Robots

by | Apr 7, 2020
The robots use UV light to help destroy viruses and other deadly pathogens to help hospitals stop the spread of disease.
Discovery: UNTHSC Grad Joins ‘Disease Detectives,’ UTSW Studies Plant-Rich Diet’s Effect on Pathogen
by | Jan 3, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find out about how a pipeline expert from UTA is using a robot to evaluate the life expectancy of Waxahachie’s sewer lines.
Autonomous Food Delivery Robots Hitting the Streets at UT Dallas
by | Dec 6, 2019
The app’s user experience includes an interactive map that tracks the robot, and once it arrives, the user gets an alert and can unlock the robot via the app.
Toyota Forms Two Partnerships to Further Robot Initiative
by | Aug 8, 2019
Toyota, which bases its North American operations in Plano, is expanding its tech footprint with a R&D collaboration as well as a project for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Interactive Map Highlights Dallas Region’s Smart City Advances

by | Jan 10, 2019
Smart city technologies and strategies that are taking hold across Dallas-Fort Worth. Now you can check out a new map by the Dallas Regional Chamber that spotlights some prime examples.
Meet Sally: A New Salad-Making Robot Has Landed in Dallas
by | Oct 31, 2018
Sally, the world's first fresh-food making robot, can create customized salads in under two minutes. She's now available in Dallas at cafeterias in Lockheed Martin and Alcon Labs.
Booting Up an Immersive Experience at Plano USAA
by | Apr 10, 2018
From a virtual reality lab simulating life on board warships to a fabrication lab building the hardware behind tech breakthroughs, USAA's Plano campus gives employees a taste of military life while working on new ways to offer its services.
Meet Rover, Texas Instrument’s First Educational Robot
by | Sep 28, 2017
TI developed Rover to "demystify robotics," and offer students a less intimidating gateway into coding.
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Study: Robot Can Help Diagnose Athlete’s Head Injury

by | Apr 5, 2017
The robot's camera would allow a distant neurologist to evaluate a player suspected of having a concussion.
Meet Botlr, the Delivery Robot at Love Field’s Newest Hotel
by | Mar 10, 2017
The dual-branded Aloft and Element hotel will be the first in Texas to use Savioke’s indoor delivery robot.
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Cedar Hill Students Invent
‘Robot Seeing-Eye Dog’ Cane
by | Feb 28, 2017
Panopticane has a motor and sensor that can sense objects from a distance of 50 inches. It is constructed from a Lego robotics kit.
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3 Things: Can’t Make Class? TWU Student Sends Robot
by | Jul 22, 2016
Today's stories include a TWU graduate student who was able to learn using robot technology.