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7 Game-Changing Robots

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)

Japan’s Spread Co. Builds the Biggest Automated Lettuce Farm
Spread Co. is building what it claims will be the world's largest fully automated lettuce factory in Kyoto. Automated agriculture promises to save money, increase yields, and be useful anywhere. (September 11, 2015)

Throwbot Maker ReconRobotics Forced to Regroup
The rise and fall of ReconRobotics isn't because its Throwbot is a bad product; federal budget wrangles and questionable expenses took their toll. (September 09, 2015)

Drone Makers Look for Funding to Take Off
The market for aerial drones could double in the next five years, as Lily Robotics and others fly beneath the radar of larger companies in making deals. (September 09, 2015)

Toyota Spends $50M on AI Cars, Hires DARPA Lead
Unlike Uber or Google, Toyota is cautiously pursuing technology to make driving safer, not fully autonomous. (September 08, 2015)

Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
The city-state is pursuing robotics through university-corporate partnerships and by attracting international talent. (September 08, 2015)

Zimplistic Gets $11.5M for Kitchen Robots
Startups and established food companies are using autonomy, 3D printing, and IoT to get robots into households. (September 04, 2015)

Your Best Year Yet! Discover the Global Robotics Industry
If not already, then in the very near future, robots will touch every one of us on an almost daily basis. (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)

The Datamaran, A Satellite for the Seas
Each Datamaran generates $600,000 annually. (September 01, 2015)

ams AS5048-High Resolution Sensing for Joint Systems
With high accuracy, low propagation delay and built in stray field immunity, ams' AS5048 position sensor is ideally suited for providing robot joint motor position feedback. The AS5048 is a 360o rotary magnetic position sensor IC that provides contactless high resolution position information over a PWM, SPI or I2C output. (September 01, 2015)

Harvest CROO Robotics Strawberry Picker
Commercial Strawberry growers will be able to rest easy about getting their crop harvested. Harvest CROO Robotics is developing a fully autonomous machine to pick and pack strawberries! The self-driving picking platform will crawl through the fields harvesting only ripe berries while leaving others to mature. (September 01, 2015)

CSF-2UP Harmonic Drive Gear
These new high-torque, zero-backlash gear units have an ultra-flat configuration and feature a large cross-roller bearing with high-moment stiffness. Complete with a housing and precision output bearing, Harmonic Drive® gear units are lightweight and extremely compact. The CSF-2UP gearheads are ideally suited for robots or manipulators requiring an ultra-compact solution. (September 01, 2015)

RobotEye RE08 3D LiDAR
RobotEye RE08 3D LiDAR empowers robots to dynamically interact with their environment. As the smartest 3D laser scanner on the market it adapts its scan region and resolution on-the-fly. With unmatched flexibility and ability to rapidly scan in extraordinary detail, RE08 3D LiDAR redefines the way robots view the world. (September 01, 2015)

Automating Logistics: From Four Lanes to Four Walls
Twin podcasts that explore the fast-approaching world of new-age logistics. (August 27, 2015)

Special Focus: Robots and the Law

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.

3D Printing to Aid Next Land-speed Record?

Zimplistic Gets $11.5M for Kitchen Robots

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