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FREYR Battery establishes technology center in Boston

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FREYR Battery, a Nordic developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, has opened its first US-based technology center in Boston in accordance with the company’s expansion strategy.

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BMW Group invests in MOE company Boston Metal; CO2-free steel production

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The BMW Group company is investing in an innovative method for CO 2 -free steel production developed by American startup Boston Metal ( earlier post ), through its venture capital fund, BMW i Ventures. Boston Metal is commercializing molten oxide electrolysis (MOE), a patented tonnage metals production platform.

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SES expands in South Korea to facilitate commercialization of Li-metal batteries

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Boston-based SES AI Corporation, a developer of high-performance lithium-metal (Li-Metal) rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles and other applications, has incorporated its subsidiary SES Korea and plans to build a pre-production facility in South Korea. It’s all about speed and winning the race.

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Making Boston Dynamics’ Robots Dance

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Chatbot Episode 1: Making Boston Dynamics’ Robots Dance Evan Ackerman: I’m Evan Ackerman, and welcome to ChatBot, a robotics podcast from IEEE Spectrum. Monica has worked with Boston Dynamics to choreograph some of their robot videos in which Atlas , Spot , and even Handle dance to songs like Do You Love Me? Monica Thomas: Yeah.

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Q&A: Marc Raibert on the Boston Dynamics AI Institute

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Last week, Hyundai Motor Group and Boston Dynamics announced an initial investment of over $400 million to launch the new Boston Dynamics AI Institute. If we can start by looking back a little bit—what kind of company did you want Boston Dynamics to be when you founded it in 1992? It took a while before we got back to robotics.

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Q&A: Boston Dynamics on Atlas’s Parkour Skills

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Yesterday's video from Boston Dynamics showing a pair of Atlas robots doing parkour together is already up to nearly 3 million views, and for good reason. And happily, Boston Dynamics had answers! Kuindersma and Stephens: When building robots like Atlas, there's always a long list of engineering tradeoffs that shape the final design.

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Li-ion maker Boston-Power launches module system for EV and ESS applications; no-weld integration

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Li-ion battery maker Boston-Power Inc. By utilizing Boston-Power’s Swing Cell products, customers can realize the ease of assembly benefits of large format modules while retaining the benefits of packing density, reliability and thermal performance that come with using Boston-Power’s small form-factor battery cells.

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