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Qualcomm updates robotics platform to add 5G connectivity and edge compute power


Organizations: Qualcomm

Qualcomm Technologies announced today the latest version of its robotics platform and AMR reference design to provide advanced robots with 5G connectivity and artificial intelligence at the edge computing power.

The Qualcomm Robotics RB6 Platform and the Qualcomm RB5 AMR Reference Design will support evolving applications for OEMs and robot manufacturers looking to add ground robots to industrial use cases for government service applications, logistics, healthcare, retail, warehousing, agriculture, construction and utilities. The new technology could power delivery robots, automated manufacturing robots, urban air mobility vehicles and industrial drone infrastructure.

Read more at Tech Republic

Qualcomm Invests $100 million for Snapdragon Metaverse Fund


Topics: funding event

Organizations: Qualcomm

Qualcomm announced this week its Snapdragon Metaverse Fund, which boasts a total investment of $100 million meant to support both developers and companies actively producing extended reality (XR) ecosystems as well as the augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies designed to advance the XR experience.

Read more at EE Times

FourKites Secures $100M Series D Funding from THL, Qualcomm Ventures, Volvo Group and Zebra Technologies


Topics: funding event

Organizations: Formlabs, Qualcomm, Volvo, Zebra Technologies

FourKites, the #1 real-time supply chain visibility platform, today announced a new $100 million Series D financing round. The growth financing is led by Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”), with participation from Qualcomm Ventures, LLC, Volvo Group Venture Capital AB and Zebra Technologies, as well as existing investors August Capital, CEAS Investments, Hyde Park Angels, Hyde Park Venture Partners and Bain Capital Ventures, bringing total capital raised to over $200 million. The funding heralds the advent of a new era in supply chain management, where automated, interconnected and collaborative global supply chains — spanning transportation, warehouses, stores, trucks and more — are powered and optimized by real-time visibility data and machine learning.

Read more at FourKites Press Release