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News & Analysis
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Conducting R&D with Government Funding
2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Guangzhou Joins Shanghai as Rising Giant of Chinese Robotics
Rising labor costs expand work domain for industrial robots. (March 06, 2014)

NeuroRover Uses Spiking Neurons, Artificial Bee Brain to Adapt
The NeuroRover features artificial mini-brains with spiking neurons that generate electrical signals just as real biological neurons, a bio-inspired structure that has potential for widespread application in robotic systems. (March 06, 2014)

AeroVironment Q3 Revenue Soars on Strong Drone Sales
RBR50 company AeroVironment sees fiscal third quarter 2014 revenue increase 47% to $69.2 million, saying the increase is partly due to increased drone sales. (March 04, 2014)

Will Supreme Court Rein in Software Patents?
Robotics industry is no stranger to the patent system (March 04, 2014)

Global Hawk Drone Replaces U-2 Spy Plane: Here Comes Automated Warfare
The Air Force's U-2 spy plane, in use for 59 years, is being replaced by Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk drone. We examine this move towards automated warfare. (March 04, 2014)

When Will Your Big, New Idea Need a Big, New Friend?
Welcome Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP (March 03, 2014)

Carnegie Robotics Leading the Way in High-Speed Vision Systems
Carnegie Robotics' stereoscopic vision system was on the head of six of the eight top teams, including the Boston Dynamics Atlas robot, at the 2013 DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials. We go inside the system to see what separates Carnegie from others in the industry. (March 03, 2014)

Cyber Security for Robots: Scenarios for 2030
What are your robotic cyber security risks? (March 01, 2014)

Automatica 2014 Gives Field Robotics Top Billing
They seed, weed, fertilize and feed animals with increasing autonomy. (February 28, 2014)

Google Watch: How Will Meka Fit into the GoogleBot Anatomy?
Using robots to replace human workers would be the next big thing in the technology industry. (February 28, 2014)

Kinova Honored for JACO Robotic Arm
Kinova Robotics received the prestigious Innovation 2014 Award from the German Paraplegia Foundation for its JACO robotic arm, a six-axis robotic manipulator arm with a three-finger hand that can be integrated in almost all models and configurations of power wheelchair controls. (February 28, 2014)

Consumers Embrace Self-Driving Vehicles, Drones
A new study from Intel finds that consumers support autonomous vehicles to reduce traffic, accidents and pollution. (February 28, 2014)

Scenario #3: Aspirational
Demand for robots skyrockets in 2030. (February 27, 2014)

Scenario #2: Desperation
2023 was the turning point. Cyber and hacker terrorists used self-driving cars and drones. (February 27, 2014)

Scenario #1: Expectable
A cyber-attack on its robotic production line. (February 27, 2014)


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