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Founded Year



Series A | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$18M | 6 mos ago

About Formant

Formant offers a platform that equips businesses with cloud infrastructure for collecting, making sense of, and acting on data from fleets of robots. Its platform allows people to oversee a large group of machines with ease.

Formant Headquarter Location

1999 Bryant Street

San Francisco, California, 94110,

United States

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Data flexibility for robotics companies (with real-world examples)

Jun 1, 2022

Data flexibility for robotics companies (with real-world examples) 11:30 AM ET / 8:30 AM PT Data flexibility is crucial for growing robotics companies to accelerate product development and get the most out of their fleet. Yet most robotics startups aren’t thinking strategically about their data when first building out their tech stack. In this webinar, we’ll show a live demo of Spot in action, stream that data into Formant, and push it into another tool for custom visualization. We’ll also dive into other ways that companies are using Formant’s platform to capture device data and seamlessly export it to external tools for in-depth analysis. We’ll also dive into ways that companies are using Formant’s platform to capture device data and seamlessly export it to external tools for in-depth analysis and better decision making. Attendees of this webinar will learn how: How to think strategically about data at your robotics company. How leading robotics companies use Formant’s APIs to push data to tools like Grafana and Jupyter Notebooks. Considerations when capturing data (network restraints, which streams are valuable, etc.) Date / Time – Thursday, June 2, 2022 11:30 AM ET / 8:30 AM PT Sponsored by: Speakers Jeff Linnell is the founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Formant. He previously served as head of robotics at Google X. Prior to joining Google, Linnell founded Bot & Dolly, an engineering studio specializing in automation, and Autofuss, both of which were acquired by Google. Regis Vincent is VP of engineering at Canvas Construction, a San Francisco-based construction company that uses machine learning to optimize the drywall finishing process. He previously spent 15-plus years at SRI International, including two years as an Associate Director in the company’s robotics group. Steve Crowe is Editorial Director, Robotics, WTWH Media. The company’s robotics portfolio includes The Robot Report, Robotics Business Review, Mobile Robot Guide and Collaborative Robotics Trends. Crowe is also Founder and co-host of The Robot Report Podcast. He is Chair of the Robotics Summit & Expo, a leading event about the design and development of commercial robotics systems. Prior to joining WTWH Media in 2018, he spent four-plus years as Managing Editor of Robotics Trends Media. He holds a BS in journalism from Emerson College. There is no charge to attend this webinar.

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  • When was Formant founded?

    Formant was founded in 2017.

  • Where is Formant's headquarters?

    Formant's headquarters is located at 1999 Bryant Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Formant's latest funding round?

    Formant's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did Formant raise?

    Formant raised a total of $24.25M.

  • Who are the investors of Formant?

    Investors of Formant include SignalFire, Picus Capital, Goodyear Ventures, Holman Enterprises, Hillsven Capital and 6 more.

  • Who are Formant's competitors?

    Competitors of Formant include Cogniteam and 3 more.

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