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Robots on the Radio: Ocado Disrupts Grocery Delivery
Agritechnique UGEVs Adapt to Emergency Situations
Will Robots Make Farm Work a 24/7 Business?

What’s Your Game Plan for RoboBusiness?
Must-see sessions for each day of RoboBusiness. (October 22, 2013)

The Essential Interview: When Bill Townsend Met Burton Doo
When Bill met Burt (October 22, 2013)

Robo-Stox—the ETF— NASDAQ Bound Goes Live!
ROBO will hold companies with market values that are greater than $200M. (October 21, 2013)

Keeping Things Confidential: Robotics Trade Secrets 1.0
Beware those fleeing with your “special sauce” or others hiring away your employees for the wrong reason. (October 21, 2013)

Unbounded Robotics’ UBR-1
UBR-1 is the premiere personal robot from Unbounded Robotics, a spin-off from Willow Garage. UBR-1 is a ROS-based mobile manipulation platform designed for robot researchers. The one-armed robot is designed for human-scale tasks and comes pre-installed with the latest version of ROS, including MoveIt! integration. (October 21, 2013)

Intuitive Surgical Shares Drop 6%, Revenue Plunges 7%
Why has the stock fallen from its past high-growth trajectory? (October 20, 2013)

Re-energizing Manufacturing Down Under with Robotics
Manufacturing in Australia has seen better days. (October 20, 2013)

Robotics’ Developers Beware: Truth in Advertising has a Purpose
A new industry must be mindful about the consequences of false product claims (October 18, 2013)

SMBs Switch Over Production to Robots…in a Day!
The robot will be connected to machinery software through a brand-independent software system. (October 17, 2013)

Robovac Still in Search of a Better Mousetrap
Vacuum cleaners have always had issues with their ability to do what they are supposed to do: clean well. (October 17, 2013)

Towards Simpler Robotic Systems
The manufacturing sector where non-static environments are becoming more and more common. (October 16, 2013)

Sanjiv Singh on “Personal Aviation” for Autonomous Flight
Starting a provocative conversation about the future of personal aviation. (October 16, 2013)

And the Winners Are? Votes in on Game Changer Awards
Tremendous was the outpouring of worldwide interest from all of the entrants. (October 14, 2013)

AeroVironment to Receive $20M Order From U.S. Army for RQ-11B Raven Systems
The Raven air vehicle is the most prolific unmanned system in its fleet. (October 14, 2013)

Meet the Press at RoboBusiness: Hysteria, Hype and Reality on the Robot Beat
An unusual session for a conference devoted to robotics and business. (October 13, 2013)


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