Bright Machines

Bright Machines

A computer software company that creates products intended for the manufacturing industry. It is located in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2018.

Bright Machines is a San Francisco-based company designing and producing software for factory robots using artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, cloud and edge computing, and production data. Its stated goal is to eliminate the need for manual labor for tasks such as assembling and inspecting finished products by utilizing robotics when producing electronic devices.

Product

The company is making software that is meant to give commands to factory robots to streamline the manufacturing process. The robots combine deep analytics and end-of-arm action to assemble products. Industries such as automotive and electronics have used Bright Machine's software and the robots have worked on good such as communications equipment, consumer electronics, and automotive electronics.

Bright Machine's technology can aid factories in becoming autonomous and more efficient and productive. It is also capable of setting up custom factory lines, so each client can have robots completing tasks which are unique to each product being produced in the factory.

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Funding rounds

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Investment
Bright Machines Series A round Funding Round 2018
Series A round
179,000,000
October 23, 2018
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Amar Hanspal

CEO

Brian Mathews

CTO

Tzahi Rodrig

COO

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Bright Machines

January 8, 2019

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Ron Miller
June 26, 2019
TechCrunch
There's a mythology around today's factories that says everything is automated by robotics, and while there is some truth to that, it's hard to bring that level of sophistication to every facility, especially those producing relatively small runs. Today, Bright Machines, a San Francisco startup announced its first product designed to put intelligence and automation [...]

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