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Japan, New Zealand Team Up on Healthcare Robots
What Role Will Agribotics Play in the World Food Crisis?
Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

Universal Robots UR5
The lightweight UR5 has reinvented industrial robotics, automating production in all industries even in SMBs regarding automation as costly and complex. UR5 can operate without safety guards and is easily moved around to complete detailed tasks. Programming is done through intuitive touch screen, eliminating need for skilled programmers. (October 01, 2013)

Wynright Robotic Truck Unloader (RTU)
The Robotic Truck Unloader (RTU) is an autonomous robotic platform that unloads floor loaded trailers or ocean containers from a receiving dock. Utilizing 3d machine vision systems, without human intervention, the RTU drives into the container and automatically unloads floor loaded product until the container is empty. (October 01, 2013)

Imagine being taught quadratic equations by a quadcopter. The RobotsLAB BOX uses robots to demonstrate abstract concepts in Algebra I & II, Physics, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. The easy-to-use tablet includes 50 hours of interactive and engaging lessons, helping students understand why math is relevant to their world. (October 01, 2013)

Perrone Robotics AVTS - Autonomous Vehicle Test System
The Autonomous Vehicle Test System (AVTS) is a combination of robotic subsystems that empowers safety test facilities, vehicle manufacturers and vehicle safety system suppliers to safely and repeatably test the autonomous collision avoidance system in todays vehicles. Unlike previous test offerings, AVTS supports testing and safe collisions at highway speeds. (October 01, 2013)

Startups: Can You Pitch to Win at RoboBusiness?
Two minutes in October could well be the most important and memorable two minutes of your life. (October 01, 2013)

QinetiQ North America Receives $20M for TALON Robot
The contract will support foreign military sales along with spares and training, to Iraq. (September 30, 2013)

Free Hand Robotic Scope a First for Lung Surgery
“The device offers a very steady view, which is important for detailed surgery, (September 26, 2013)

3D Robotics Zooms in on $30M in New Funding
Farmers are already allowed to use drones on their own land to survey crops, (September 26, 2013)

Autonomous Helicopters Dogfight for USMC Bid
Will Little Bird or K-MAX take the Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System program? (September 25, 2013)

Hey Nike, Doesn’t This Robot Scream “Just Do It”?
Slated for 2015 and aimed at the elderly; ageing Boomer and handicapped markets, this exo-boot screams Nike all over it. (September 25, 2013)

Move Over Honda and Cyberdyne, Here Comes Yaskawa’s Exoskeleton
Argo Medical Technologies and Yaskawa Electric Corp partner up for market success (September 25, 2013)

Stryker Acquires Mako in $1.65B Pricey but Strategic Buyout
Will dilute Stryker’s adjusted earnings by 10 cents to 12 cents a share. (September 25, 2013)

Lift Labs Lands $1M in Funding for Self-Stabilizing Spoon
The Liftware Spoon empowers individuals with motion disorders via tremor cancelling technology. (September 24, 2013)

Closing Date for Game Changer Awards is September 27th!
There's still a bit of time before entries close... (September 24, 2013)

NSF Awards $2.3M to Georgia Tech Robotics Program
Four projects receive funding to advance human robot interaction and robot learning. (September 23, 2013)

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Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.

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3D Bioprinting Human Tissue the Organovo Way

UPS, Stratasys Expand 3D Printers to 100 Stores Nationwide
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