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How Robotics Can Change Building Design
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%
Robo-Stox Hits $100M in Assets: Analyzing ETF's Future

Neato Robotics Vacs Up $14M
Neato says that its cleaning robots are better than Roomba (August 14, 2013)

First Unmanned Aircraft System Approved for Commercial Use
The hand-launched Puma AE is the first unmanned aircraft system to receive a "Restricted Category" rating from the FAA, permitting it to be used for commercial missions. (July 30, 2013)

The Race Is on to Peg the Best Driverless Car Investment
Jim Nash interviews Chunka Mui about what to look for in the ideal driverless car investment. (July 12, 2013)

Driverless Car Craze Calls for a Brake Check
Jim Nash explores the views, both fascinating and flawed, put forth in "Driverless Cars: Trillions Are Up For Grabs" (July 12, 2013)

Grishin Robotics Invests $300K in “Robots in Space”
NanoSatisfi’s autonomous nanosatellites have garnered VC attention as a significant part of the robotics revolution. (July 11, 2013)

QBotix Inc. Receives $5M in Funding, Releases New SolBot
QBotix Inc. gets quite the funding boost to branch out (July 10, 2013)

Fukushima Fallout Triggers Innovation at Honda
Honda put its own robot to work at Fukushima disaster site. (July 09, 2013)

AV&R Vision & Robotics and IMAC Automation form AV&R Aerospace
The merger brings completely automated production to aerospace assembly in Canada. (June 20, 2013)

Adept Receives $2.6 Million Order From CASTEC International Corp.
Adept Receives $2.6 Million Order From CASTEC International Corp., Taiwan for robotics to be used in high precision assembly workcells for independent semiconductor manufacturing service provider. (June 18, 2013)

Yaskawa Motoman Acquires Agile Planet
The Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. acquires Agile Planet, Inc., a provider of intelligent software products for industrial robots. (June 18, 2013)

Robot Mowers Reap $170M in Europe’s Backyards
In Germany, the country’s automatic mower market is growing by “double digits". (June 13, 2013)

Two English Companies Win up to $1.3M for Autonomous Marine Vehicles
Autonomous marine engineering gets a boost from UK's Technology Strategy Board. (June 06, 2013)

RoboCV Raises $500K from LETA Capital for Autonomous Robots
LETA Capital has invested $500,000 in RoboCV, a Russian developer of vehicle autopilot solutions. The funds will be directed to development of existing autonomous robots for warehouses and to develop a prototype for automobiles. (May 31, 2013)

Metron, Inc. Inks $7.3M Deal with DoD for Unmanned Sub Technology
Unmanned submarine project places a high price on mission planning software (May 30, 2013)

FMC Schilling Robotics Enters Supply Agreement with Delta SubSea
Schilling will deliver fleet of ROVs to Delta Subsea over the next several years (May 24, 2013)


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