Houston Mechatronics Raises $20 Million Series B From Energy Firms

Houston, Texas – Houston Mechatronics Inc. (HMI), today announced a Series B investment of $20 million from Transocean (RIG:NYSE) and existing investor Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB), which led HMI’s Series A investment in 2015. “We are extremely pleased to have Transocean and Schlumberger as investors in our company,” said HMI President Matt Ondler. “They both bring to …

IEEE Interview with CTO Nic Radford

Ahead of our Aquanaut announcement yesterday,  IEEE interviewed our CTO, Nic Radford, to learn more about what Aquanaut is and why we decided to make it.  We really like the article!  It’s fun to read and captures exactly why Aquanaut is poised to disrupt subsea industries. Click the image below or visit https://bit.ly/2vR2qua to read IEEE’s …

Houston Mechatronics Unveils Revolutionary Underwater Robot

Houston, Texas – Houston Mechatronics announced their revolutionary new subsea robot, Aquanaut.  Aquanaut is a multipurpose subsea robot which employs a patented shape-shifting transformation from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), removing the need for vessels and tethers.  The vehicle enables both the efficient collection of data over long distances …

Our Take on the Robotics’ Industry’s Future

What comes to mind when you think of robots? Mechanical arms along assembly lines? Voice-activated, internet-capable technologies? Humanoid creations able to interact with those around them? Modern perceptions vary greatly from the technology’s portrayal in 1960s-era sci-fi — and with good reason. As our capabilities continue to advance, robots are increasingly becoming part of people’s …

Houston Mechatronics Celebrates New Office Space with Open House

Houston Mechatronics’ engineers and their creations have more elbow room following a recent office move, and in April they had the chance to show it off. The robotics and mechatronics company recently welcomed friends, colleagues and clients to the new Webster, Texas office space during an open house. The move to 17146 Feathercraft Lane, Suite …

What Could Robots Do for Your Business? Find Out at Our Free Workshops!

The beauty of working in robotics and automation during this time period — and the aspect that makes our work so much fun — is finding new solutions for our customers’ challenges. For individuals who aren’t in our industry, however, connecting the dots between abstract concept and real-life robotic application is often easier said than …

What Does the Future Look Like for Home Robots?

When you think of robotics, what comes to mind? Oversized creations on factory assembly lines? Caged technology in hidden laboratories? What about your living room? Home robots are no longer just fiction featured in Jetsons cartoons. As companies continue embracing and advancing today’s technologies, these captivating innovations are becoming more popular. Kuri, a Mayfield Robotics …

With Robotics, Industries Have the Opportunity to Get Creative.

For decades, companies the world over have depended on advanced automation to produce and assemble the products they put out each day. From organic shampoos to top-of-the-line automobiles, technology plays its role in virtually every business out there. Today, thanks to ongoing improvements in robotics, industries have more options than ever before. Take a look …

How Does Houston Mechatronics Use Rapid Prototyping in Product Development?

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. You’ve heard it a million times, and it’s good life advice. Still, for engineers, it’s more than that. It’s a way of life. At Houston Mechatronics, our jobs are all about taking a problem and tackling it head-on, oftentimes with solutions that haven’t yet been invented. …

Game-changing Pipe Inspection Robot Nears Completion

New Technology Brings Wireless Capability to Pipe Cleaning, Analysis How much thought do you give to the act of turning on a faucet and having water immediately available? What about pressing the handle at the gas pump and instantly fueling your vehicle? Few people consider the complex pipe architecture that makes our world possible — …