Parking professionals hear about robotic parking and picture garages equipped to lift and place cars with specialized equipment. But robotic parking is about to get literal: Stanley Robotics recently raised $4 million to begin producing actual robots that will park cars in facilities without automated infrastructures.

The robots will be developed specifically for airport parking and will be smart enough to park cars in the fronts of garages if their owners are returning soon, and double-parked in a back corner when drivers will be gone for extended periods of time.

Read about the robots here.