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Boeing, Liquid Robotics Team Up on Maritime Drones
Deadline Extended for Game Changer Awards
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)
Hurry! The deadline for Game Changer Award is Friday, September 26th
(September 23, 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)
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)
Oh Baby! 4moms Snags $41M in Funding
“Our products are totally robots. But customers don’t know that.”
(September 12, 2014)
Can Dyson’s New Smart Vac Challenge Roomba?
Dyson: “Vision, combined with our high speed digital motor and cyclone technology, is the key."
(September 06, 2014)
Energid Testing Software for Self-driving Military Vehicles
RBR50 company Energid Technologies has landed a Pentagon contract to test software for self-driving military convoys to ensure it is safe. Energid will receive $150,000 for the first six months of the program, which is being funded by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).
(September 04, 2014)
Bargain Hunting for Robotics Investments? Act Now!
Most everything on the robotics landscape is a bargain investment.
(August 10, 2014)
Flying Robots Meet Game Cubes as 3DR Buys Sifteo
The merger's full implementation will take place over the next year, with Sifteo directly providing technical support to its existing customers until the end of July 2015.
(July 30, 2014)
Taiwanese Firms Form Industrial Robot Alliance
Advantech and Hiwin Technologies have formed a strategic alliance for robot manufacturing, adding that they plan to build a robotics ecosystem to help system integrators or robotic arm producers target different applications in China.
(July 28, 2014)
Northrop Grumman Q2 Earnings Jump 5% to $511M
RBR50 company Northrop Grumman reports second quarter 2014 net earnings increased 5 percent to $511 million, compared to $488 million in the second quarter of 2013.
(July 24, 2014)
How Robotics Can Change Building Design
We go inside the construction of Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall in Germany to see how a seven-axis system from Kuka Robotics aided the design of the geodesic structure.
(June 06, 2014)
EC Announces $3.8B Partnership in Robotics: SPARC
Europe, in finally getting the SPARC program up and running now at the beginning of Horizon 2020, is showing leadership, organization and money—lots of money.
(June 05, 2014)
Grabit Receives Funding from Flextronics, Draper Nexus Ventures
Grabit, an industrial automation and materials handling startup, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Flextronics Lab IX and Draper Nexus Ventures. The investment will enhance Grabit's development of electroadhesion-based products.
(June 02, 2014)