News archive - 2020

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Smaller brother of TALOS makes its engineering debut

The much-anticipated REEM-C recently arrived on campus and has already started an extensive training program.

The humanoid robot is described as the slightly smaller and lighter brother of TALOS, the full-size black and purple robot that was welcomed with great fanfare at Engineering 7 almost two years ago.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Alumni robotics company secures more backing

Waterloo Engineering alumni company Clearpath Robotics has secured an additional US $5 million to fuel global growth of Otto Motors, its industrial division.

The investment boosts the total of its latest round of financial backing to US $34 million following the announcement in June of US $29 million.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Alumni robotics company secures more backing

Waterloo Engineering alumni company Clearpath Robotics has secured an additional US $5 million to fuel global growth of Otto Motors, its industrial division.

The investment boosts the total of its latest round of financial backing to US $34 million following the announcement in June of US $29 million.

Monday, August 31, 2020

Pandemic makes people more open to social robots

A new study by researchers at Waterloo Engineering shows people are more open to the use of social robots after living through the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Robohub featured in Robert Downey Jr. AI series

Waterloo Engineering’s Robohub is highlighted in an episode of the Age of A.I., a documentary series covering the ways artificial intelligence, machine learning and neural networks are changing the world.

Engineering 7’s state-of-the-art robotics research, testing, and training facility is profiled in Episode 6 entitled Will a robot take my job?, one of the world’s most googled questions.

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