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Technology
Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost
Is Robotic Milking a Viable Option for Farmers?
Fukushima: Japan Becoming Leader in Disaster Robots?

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)

Fusing Human with Machine: Disabled, Over-abled and the Law
The consequences of the mixing of a human and a machine to the extent that it becomes difficult to discern where one ends and the other begins. (September 20, 2013)

Universal Robots Strikes Again: Sells to BMW
The market entry of UR’s robots is a page out of Malcolm Gladwell’s Tipping Point and Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. (September 20, 2013)

Co-worker Robots Drive Paradigm Shift for Volkswagen
Building engines alongside humans, co-robots also provide ergonomic relief (September 19, 2013)

Baxter Goes Euro in Search of Research Gigs
Researchers at the universities are using the robot to create a wide array of custom applications. (September 16, 2013)

Drones Take Center Stage at London’s DSEI Arms Fair
The drone controversy has now entered into a zone of polarization from which it will not soon return, if ever. (September 15, 2013)

Fun and Fins: Going Beyond the Technology of Self-driving Cars
Technology is just one-third of the equation that must be solved before Google's self-driving car is ready for mass consumption. (September 13, 2013)

Swiss Robot to Tidy Up Earth’s Atmosphere
Iridium was destroyed in a collision with a spent Russian satellite. It was the first-ever such accidental collision. (September 12, 2013)

The Robot Effect: Its Surprising and Growing Influence on Consumer Products
It feels like a Hollywood plot, yet there’s a fair amount of commonsense behind it all (September 12, 2013)

Robots Buff Up with Breakthrough Polymer Muscles
The team fabricated a novel form of “robotic” muscle from polymers. (September 12, 2013)

The CMU Caddy: Unobtrusively Driverless
Self-driving vehicles will begin to be commercially available around 2020 as near-term costs as well as social and legal concerns are addressed. (September 05, 2013)

Keeping Concrete Safe: Robot Crawler and Sound Waves
Part of research the institute is conducting on concrete aging, a critical issue at generating plants across the country. (September 05, 2013)

Four Little Bots for Big Ag: Grapes, Plants, Cows & Soil
Whether you love robots, fear them, or just can’t look away, they are upending agriculture as we know it. (September 05, 2013)

Service Robots 2014-2018: Europe Largest Market, Asia Fastest Growing
Last few years witnessed astonishing growth in the use of service robots in professional as well as personal use applications, (September 05, 2013)