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Finance
Taiwanese Firms Form Industrial Robot Alliance
How Robotics Can Change Building Design
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%

Aussie Robot Arm Bringing GPS Accuracy to Centimeter Level
The robotic arm will work to calibrate antennae used to track satellites in the Global Navigation Satellite System (May 23, 2013)

Robotics to Flourish in the Post-Metrics Era
A dire, imminent threat to millions of America’s jobs is the Sputnik-like ignition point that robotics needs. (May 22, 2013)

Seaglider Attracts New Manufacturer
Seaglider finds a new home at Kongsberg after being dumped by iRobot. (May 22, 2013)

X-47B Launches the Next Era of Naval Aviation
The catapulted takeoff and arrested landings achieved by the X-47B mark a historic moment in aviation history. (May 21, 2013)

Me, a Roboticist…with a Little Help from My Friends
"I am inexperienced and need brutal criticism as much as advice and opportunity so please don’t hold back!" (May 17, 2013)

New Pittsburgh Accelerator Targets Robotics Startups
Pittsburgh-based Innovation Works spins out yet another startup accelerator, this time with hardware in mind. (May 16, 2013)

$10.7M Series A to Airware for Universal OS and Platform for Drones
Wants to fill the gap between the massively-funded military drone work and the nascent DIY drone community. (May 16, 2013)

Multi-head Camera Patent for Seegrid
"We are very proud of the work our product development and technical staff achieves," says Seegrid's CEO. (May 16, 2013)

Brazil, iRobot & Terrorist Threats Equal $7.2M Robot Sale
We are seeing more and more defense applications being pulled back as robots are applied on a domestic level in keeping the public safe. (May 16, 2013)

iRobot Announces First RP-VITA Sales
7 hospitals are now utilizing the uniquely autonomous remote presence technology. (May 14, 2013)

Yaskawa Motoman Expands Medical Robot Offerings
The new MH3BM is built to cash in on a multi-billion dollar biomedical automation market (May 13, 2013)

Hyundai Heavy Develops Mini Welding Robot
South Korea's largest industrial robot manufacturer and world-leading shipbuilder has developed a new robotic assistant. (May 13, 2013)

Intuitive Announces Defect in Surgical Instrument
Under scrutiny by the FDA, the da Vinci surgical robot maker reveals its "cracks" (May 13, 2013)

KUKA and Nolek Partner on Leak Detection Solution
KUKA robots now sold as official SniffIT operators. (May 13, 2013)

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeletons: The Rise of the Wearable Robot Industry
Twenty-seven pounds of freedom, improved health…and a new industry to be worth $292M annually (May 12, 2013)


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