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Agility Robotics

Agility Robotics

Agility Robotics is an Albany, Oregon-based robotics company founded by Damion Shelton, Jonathan Hurst and Mikhail Jones.

Agility Robotic's legged locomotion expertise is built on a history of academic research, including the bipedal walking and running robot ATRIAS. Agility Robotics is leveraging this work to create products that address the real world needs of rugged, efficient, and highly capable mobility platforms.

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October 2020
Agility Robotics raises a $20,000,000 series A round from DCVC Bio and Playground Global.
October 2020
Agility Robotics raises a $20,000,000 series A round from DCVC Bio and Playground Global.
October 2020
Agility Robotics raises a $20,000,000 series A round from Data Collective and Playground Global.
October 2020
Agility Robotics raises a $20,000,000 series A round from Data Collective and Playground Global.
March 2018
Agility Robotics raises a $8,000,000 series A round from Playground Global, Sony Innovation Fund and The Robotics Hub.
November 9, 2016
Agility Robotics was founded by Damion Shelton, Jonathan Hurst and Mikhail Jones.
October 2016
Agility Robotics raises a $792,000 seed round from The Robotics Hub.

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Brian Heater
September 2, 2021
TechCrunch
Last week, Kathryn Zealand shared some insight on the eve of Women's Equality Day. The post highlighted an issue that's been apparent to everyone in and around the robotics industry: there's a massive gender gap. It's something we try to be mindful of, particularly when programming events like TC Sessions: Robotics. Zealand cites some pretty [...]
Brian Heater
September 1, 2021
TechCrunch
A new video from Agility Robotics showcases an increasing familiar sight: advanced, autonomous robots performing boring warehouse tasks. It's not the sort of video that tends to be hugely viral for a company, rather, it's the sort of meat and potatoes proof of concept that companies like Boston Dynamics wedge between flashy videos of parkour [...]
By Michael Thomsen For Dailymail.com
January 6, 2020
Mail Online
This week, Agility Robotics announced the official release of its two-legged delivery robot called Digit, which it believes could change the 'last mile' logistics problems that has vexed delivery companies.
January 6, 2020
WebWire
Agility Robotics is launching Digit, a robot with arms and legs to work with humans and in human spaces, for commercial sale; and, Ford Motor Company is the first customer, receiving the first two robots off the line. This cooperation continues the existing partnership between Agility and Ford (https://www.agilityrobotics.com/ford-partnership) to explore ways to help commercial vehicle customers, including autonomous vehicle businesses, make warehousing and delivery more efficient and affo...
Kirsten Korosec
January 6, 2020
TechCrunch
Agility Robotics is putting Digit -- a two-legged robot that can lift 40 pound packages -- on the market. And Ford Motor is the first customer. Ford, which has been involved in a research project with the robotics startup since last year, said Sunday night ahead of CES 2020 in Las Vegas that it will [...]

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