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Finance
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
Robo-Stox Hits $100M in Assets: Analyzing ETF's Future
Global Hawk Drone Replaces U-2 Spy Plane: Here Comes…

Schunk Days for Experts…and Guys Like Me
The way forward for robotics is very clear to him: service robots will quickly evolve into intelligent helpers (February 01, 2013)

Gumstix Amps Up ROS Support with New Release
Since ROS was first released in November 2007, there has been a growing trend of implementing ROS on Ubuntu-based systems to power robotic devices. (January 28, 2013)

ProMat 2013: Elettric 80’s Robotic Freeway for the Beverage Industry
This company has experienced 50 percent growth in the beverage industry (January 28, 2013)

Hidden Gems at Automate/ProMat 2013
Cool ideas and the gutsy people who have a passion about what they’re doing with robotics. (January 28, 2013)

Automate 2013: Controllers Power Codian’s 50% Growth
Codian’s growth is fueled by the ability to control its robots with programmable logic controllers, (January 28, 2013)

Automate 2013: Innovative Robotiq Gripper and Teach System Address Growing Market Need
Making the use of robotics an expensive proposition because the jobs change frequently. (January 28, 2013)

Automate 2013: With Robeye Seeing is Believing for a Robot
Machine vision is a time consuming process that depends on the object to be recognized coming through the same way every time. Until now. (January 28, 2013)

Making Sense at ProMat 2013: Futurist Edie Weiner
“It’s not so much about the learning curve anymore, it’s about the forgetting curve,” Weiner said. (January 28, 2013)

What’s Winter Without a Robotic Snowplow?
Autonomous lawnmower competition in Ohio has led to two companies developing self-guided mowers for the consumer market. Why not snowplows? (January 26, 2013)

Finally, UK Funds Big Boost in Robotics: $55M
The $55M will be used mainly to create centers of excellence in robotics and autonomous systems. (January 25, 2013)

iRobot Stock Spikes as Company Reaches New Milestones
iRobot's RP-VITA receives FDA clearance, new 3-D printing patent in the works (January 25, 2013)

Bolt Technologies: 57% Decrease in Underwater Robotics
2Q down 13% to $1,701,000 compared to last year, primarily due to the lower sales at our underwater robotics business. (January 25, 2013)

NASA Awards $2.6M to MDA
In exchange, MDA will provide robotic support on the International Space Station. (January 24, 2013)

£600M Boost to “Eight Great Technologies” Investment in the UK
The money will go to supporting various projects, including research into robotics and autonomous systems, regenerative medicine, energy, and more. (January 24, 2013)

The UK Invests £1M in R&D Projects
The funding hopes to accelerate development of robotics and autonomous systems technology. (January 24, 2013)