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Kairos Autonomi Pronto4 Uomo
Kairos Autonomi has a product line of Applique Kits that, when applied to unmodified ground vehicles, create optionally unmanned ground robotic systems (UGS). These UGS are capable of being controlled via tele-operation, semi-autonomous path following, or 3rd part applications. The latest addition to the Kairos Applique Kits is a fly away kit, called the Uomo, that is installable in 10 minutes. (September 30, 2014)

KUKA Falls First, Buys Swisslog for $335M. Who’s Next?
Fluke, aberration, or sign of the times is KUKA’s $335M purchase of mobile robotics maker Swisslog? (September 29, 2014)

Robotics Automating Construction and Building
Serious automation and robotics in construction technology continues popping up in pockets of excellence worldwide. (September 29, 2014)

RoboLaw: Inside the Guidelines on Regulating Robotics
We break down the findings of RoboLaw, a European Parliament project about how legislators can successfully integrate new robotic and human enhancement technologies into society. We discuss the message this project sends to venture capitalists and compare the regulatory environments in Europe and the United States. (September 25, 2014)

Boeing, Liquid Robotics Team Up on Maritime Drones
Boeing and Liquid Robotics, two RBR50 companies, have signed a multiyear agreement to collaborate on autonomous ocean robots that will handle a variety of surveillance jobs. Terms of the deal were undisclosed, but a Liquid exec says it could be worth hundreds of millions and lead to a future IPO. (September 24, 2014)

3D Bioprinting Human Tissue the Organovo Way
Today, the company grows human tissue, but aspires to grow entire organs. (September 23, 2014)

Deadline Extended for Game Changer Awards
Hurry! The deadline for Game Changer Award is Friday, September 26th (September 23, 2014)

UPS, Stratasys Expand 3D Printers to 100 Stores Nationwide
UPS and others are nibbling at the old supply chain in a new way. (September 22, 2014)

Microsoft Lays Off Robotics Team
In a second round of planned layoffs, Microsoft cuts 2,100 jobs, including the entire robotics research team. CEO Satya Nadella plans to cut 18,000 positions. (September 22, 2014)

U.S. and Japanese Navies Team Up on Robo-Sub
Investors looking to get in on the ground floor of a new kind of military product would be wise to take notice. (September 19, 2014)

Corindus Vascular Raises $26.6M for Healthcare Robotics
Corindus Vascular, developer of the FDA-approved CorPath System, has raised approximately $26.6 million through a Securities Purchase Agreement pursuant. The money will be used for expansion and investment into new products. (September 19, 2014)

Automakers, Robotics & the Feds Join Forces on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology
Firms as well-known as Daimler AG and as new as Peleton are turning V2V technology from theory to practice. (September 18, 2014)

3D Robotics’ Wild Week: Richard Branson, Intel, Iris+ Drone
Things are looking up for 3D Robotics, which just announced a partnership with Intel, an investment from Sir Richard Branson, and its new Iris+ drone. We recap the developments for the popular drone startup. (September 17, 2014)

ReWalk Robotics Eyes Future After $36M IPO
ReWalk Robotics raised $36 million during its recent initial public offering (IPO), becoming the best-performing IPO for 2014. ReWalk will now expand its exoskeleton technology into other applications. (September 16, 2014)

US Army Spends $23M on Robots to Clear Landmines
The U.S. Army has chosen Carnegie Robotics to protect its soldiers from landmines, which have been a worldwide problem for decades. Payloads within the system will be mounted on a small, portable unmanned ground vehicle. (September 15, 2014)


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