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Technology
U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons
Graphene: The New Plastic for 3D Printing & Beyond
How ROS Revolutionized Robotics

China’s New Wave of Industrial Robots: 2014-2016
Rise of the $10K robot nimble enough to work in electronics assembly. (October 28, 2013)

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

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

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)

5D Robotics & Charles River Analytics Share $100K Contract
Enables robot to autonomously follow its teammates through complex environments. (October 12, 2013)

RoboRaven Plugs into the Sun to Refuel
Large wings have enough surface area to create a usable amount of solar energy. (October 11, 2013)

Putting the “C” in UAVs: Global UCAV Transformation
United States leads, but six other countries have over 200 UAV designs in production or under development. (October 07, 2013)

Korea’s Robot Solution to Global Jellyfish Plague
Jellyfish are a message in a bottle that the sea is depositing on our beaches. (October 06, 2013)

Bionic Parts Shop: Medicine and Engineering Sync More Closely
First person with a missing lower limb to control a robotic leg with his mind (October 04, 2013)

Meet Monsieur, a ‘Smart’ At-Home Bartender
Monsieur may, at first glance, look like a vending machine, but it is actually an AI-driven drink-mixing automaton able to learn your moods, needs and preferences to make sure it always serves you the right drink, at the right time, no matter how discerning or exacting your tastes. (October 03, 2013)


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