Aethon, Inc. (acquired by ST Engineering)
Aethon is the leader in the business of low-cost, pilot-less hauling of materials indoors. We substitute a pilot-less Tug® for a person. Our competitive advantage is our patented indoor positioning system, with a manufacturing cost a fraction of our competitors, which navigates with ±3″ accuracy and allows us to automate indoor transport at one-fourth the cost of a person pushing a cart.
Bossa Nova Robotics Inc.
Bossa Nova powers the transformation of shopping. We pioneer the technologies and the data to map the retail world – every store, every product, every day. We enable our partners to redesign retail operations and reimagine the way people shop. With a multidisciplinary team of robotics, artificial intelligence, and big data scientists, Bossa Nova has solved the challenges to deploy fully autonomous retail service robots and deliver actionable data in real-time.
CapSen Robotics achieves state-of-the-art results on one of the most pressing problems in robotics and 3D computer vision—correctly identifying and locating specific objects in clutter. This breakthrough makes it possible to provide a general computer vision solution for manufacturing applications such as bin picking as well as warehouse automation tasks such as order fulfillment or inventory management. There long-term goal is to provide a universal 3D computer vision system that enables the robots of the future to see and understand the physical world.
EKTO VR is a technology company in Pittsburgh, PA that designs and builds robotic wearables to enable the next generation of fully immersive VR experiences. The company’s flagship product, EKTO ONE, is the world’s first robotic VR movement solution, empowering users to walk naturally through digital content while staying safe, comfortable, and engaged.
Iam Robotics makes autonomous robots that retrieve products from distribution centers. The company designs and integrates a complete robotic order fulfillment solution for enterprise warehouse customers. The affordable and flexible robots automate picking operations quickly, without significantly changing customer process or infrastructure.
Industrial leaders use Identified Technologies fully-managed commercial drone solution to improve project tracking and team productivity. Our integrated software and services take care of everything from FAA compliance and flight planning, to advanced analytics. You push the start button on the drone and we take care of the rest. We help companies in construction and earth moving reduce costs and win more business with job site data and analytics. We empower ENR 400 companies, including PJ Dick, EQT, Vulcan and Casella, with the ability to track progress on highways, well pads, mines and landfills in near real-time. Mapping 100 acres in 10 minutes dramatically increases team productivity. We provide 2D data, 3D volumetrics, orthomosaics, as built versus as planned comparisons, as well as progress and cost forecasting and change detection. Our mission is to provide a new level of transparency and insights for the most difficult project management challenges.
Ottomatika, Inc. (acquired by Delphi Automative)
Ottomatika is a CMU spinout that has built a fully functional and globally publicized fully autonomous Cadillac SUV. The Company intends to become the leading vendor of advanced driving assistance and human-in-the-loop autonomous driving features to the automotive supply chain in a rapidly expanding market. Ottomatika’s proprietary technology is developed by an experienced world-class team at a time of intense industry interest in advanced driving features. Ottomatika’s total addressable market measures in multiple billions of dollars.
pathVu is mapping the world’s sidewalks and pedestrian pathways for improved infrastructure and mobility. pathVu helps cities and civil engineering firms collect the best sidewalk and curb ramp data to prioritize sidewalk improvements. We utilize proprietary technology to generate objective, high-fidelity data up to ten times faster than standard collection methods, saving clients time and money.
pathVu spun out of the University of Pittsburgh in 2014 with a mission to improve accessibility, mobility, and safety of all pedestrians — of any ability. In addition to a focus on the pedestrian infrastructure, pathVu enables pedestrian mobility through navigation tools that inform users of the optimal and accessible paths to travel. pathVu envisions that this data has Smart City applications that will enable future mobility capabilities.
RE2, Inc. is a leading developer of Intelligent Modular Manipulation Systems. RE2’s goal is to advance the state of the art of mobile manipulation and develop technologies that benefit robot users in the defense, public safety, and other markets. RE2 is developing mobile manipulation systems that are stronger, more dexterous, more versatile, more intuitive, smarter, and more affordable. RE2’s development efforts are focused on creating interoperable manipulation systems, intuitive human robot interfaces, and advanced autonomy software for mobile robotics.
RedZone Robotics, Inc. (acquired by Milestone Partners)
RedZone Robotics is setting a new industry standard in trenchless technology and field service automation by delivering innovative, automated solutions that provide a more powerful, and more cost-effective method of sewer inspection and pipe rehabilitation. RedZone’s patent-pending trenchless technology is the first commercial application of sensor-fusion technologies that utilize multiple sensor inputs to enact action, leveraging our robotics and engineering expertise as well as our relentless focus on our customers’ challenges and needs. RedZone’s robotic offerings significantly outperform existing products, tools and technologies due to their modular approach, simpler operation, faster execution and continuous operation.
RoadBotics empowers cities to assess roads using artificial intelligence. We automate inspections and generate objective, actionable data about road networks. Our detailed maps, unbiased ratings, and practical tools save time and taxpayer dollars for over 160 communities across the country and around the world.
RoadBotics was spun out of Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute in 2016 and has raised $11.4M in venture capital investment to date. We envision applying our technology to improve not only the world’s roads, but also the critical infrastructure that impacts people’s lives every day.
Seegrid industrial mobile robots automate everyday material handling tasks in warehouses and distribution centers, allowing customers to refocus their highly skilled employees to value-added work for greater cost savings and productivity. Seegrid robots use no lasers, tape or wires and feature WalkThroughThenWork™ set up–One walk through a facility and the robots are ready to work in minutes.
Titan Robotics, Inc.
Titan Robotics, Inc. (Titan) is a robotics solution provider disrupting how aerospace OEMs and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) providers approach the processes of aircraft finishing, inspection, and manufacturing. The technology, developed with USAF funding at the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC), is designed to be a mobile robotic platform for general application and extends the autonomy paradigm of modeling, inspecting, and processing 3D surfaces with intelligent process control and dynamic online planning. The technology has been recognized with a 2013 Gold Edison Award and the 2014 DoD Maintenance Symposium Great-Idea Award.