German Robotics Research Targets New Horizons
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Germany has long been a strong user of industrial automation, but expanding applications, university research, and savvy PR are helping the country retain its robotics leadership.
(September 15, 2015)
WPI Wins $570,000 in NSF Grants for Soft Robotics
Worcester Polytechnic Institute wins two grants to develop soft robotics, which could be useful for medical, search-and-rescue, and co-working applications.
(September 14, 2015)
Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
The city-state is pursuing robotics through university-corporate partnerships and by attracting international talent.
(September 08, 2015)
Robotics—the Indian Way
India lags in robotics adoption compared with East Asia and the West, but a clean slate and frugal innovation could help it catch up.
(September 03, 2015)
Vecna Cares About Robotics Standards, Absorbs VGo
Vecna is working with other organizations to develop robotics standards, says CTO Daniel Theobald, who says that automation for its own sake isn't enough.
(September 03, 2015)
Competitiveness, Education at Stake for MassRobotics
Vecna CEO and other MassRobotics board members talk about regional robotics initiative's goals and the need to stay competitive.
(September 01, 2015)
University of Limerick Pilots Intelligent ROVs
Irish researchers develop semi-autonomous sea drones that can be controlled from around the world.
(August 21, 2015)
The Essential Interview: NASA Researcher Robert Ambrose
Sometimes it is rocket science. See what a senior NASA researcher says is his favorite project and how he worked with GM on Robo-Glove and Robonaut.
(August 20, 2015)
The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Helen Greiner, co-founder of both iRobot and CyPhy Works, discusses challenges that she has faced and offers some recommendations to people just starting careers in robotics.
(June 30, 2015)
Teradyne CEO on Universal Robots Acquisition, Strategic Vision
The demand for co-robots in China and Universal Robots' lead in market share provide incentives for Teradyne's expansion.
(June 25, 2015)
Where the Robots Meet the Road: ‘Mcity’ to Test Self-Driving Cars
The University of Michigan, working with several major automakers, is prepping Mcity for safe trials of multiple vehicles alongside one another.
(June 22, 2015)
RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
As the European Parliament considers funding and regulation around robotics, one researcher studies liability.
(June 15, 2015)
The Essential Interview: Esben Østergaard of Universal Robots
Eben Ostergaard, co-founder of Universal Robots, describes how his experiences as a researcher in different countries help him lead his company.
(June 10, 2015)