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U.S. Army Places $13.5 Million Raven UAV Order
This order constitutes the final tranche of a 2012 contract originally valued at $65.9 million. (August 16, 2013)

AeroVironment and Dynamatic Technologies to Manufacture UAVs in India
Potential customers include India’s Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Home Affairs. (August 16, 2013)

AgBot Showing at Robotronica Glimpses Australia’s Future
The technology will improve farm productivity, saving wheat producers as much as $620M a year on weeding. (August 16, 2013)

Nanorobot as Molecular-scale “Delivery Truck”
The device is programmed to recognize a target on a cell surface; its drug payload secured within anchor strands of DNA (August 15, 2013)

Neato Robotics Vacs Up $14M
Neato says that its cleaning robots are better than Roomba (August 14, 2013)

Liquid Robotics’ Wave Glider Might Be on Horizon for U.S. Coast Guard
The Air Force, Army and Marines have UAVs; the Navy has their AUVs; so what does the Coast Guard have? Potentially, the Wave Glider. (August 14, 2013)

How Do We Judge Excellence in Robotics? Carefully
For our judges, we needed well-meaning and knowledgeable people who were professionals in robotics, experts in their disciplines and experienced in the field. (August 14, 2013)

Universal Robots to Debut Flexible, Lightweight Robot Arms
At Pack Expo, the Danish robot manufacturer will showcase how the robot arms use advanced force control to handle even the most fragile and delicate items. (August 13, 2013)

Gasbot: Prospecting for Landfill Methane
The idea is that the robot will roam around a landfill pointing its laser randomly around it as it goes. (August 09, 2013)

DALER Robot Walks on Wings
This dual-modal robot can both fly and walk using the same structure, a pair of whegs. (August 08, 2013)

2014 Senate Transportation Bill Obstructs UAS Integration
Passing of the bill may cause a delay of UAS integration into the NAS, causing problems for more than just the FAA. (August 08, 2013)

U.S. Drones Facing Grim, Prolonged No-Fly Zone
Integration of the National Airspace (NAS) that so many are excitedly awaiting is not going to arrive in September of 2015. (August 08, 2013)

RoadNarrows Sponsors Science Pavilion at NoCo Mini Maker Faire
RoadNarrows LLC is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Science Pavilion at the NoCo Mini Maker Faire, a celebration combining arts, crafts, engineering, science projects, and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) movement, to be held in Loveland, Colorado on October 5th. (August 06, 2013)

EPSON Robots Announces New C4/C4L 6-Axis Robots
EPSON Robots Announces New C4/C4L 6-Axis Robots (August 06, 2013)

Is the Telepresence Robot an Edsel in the Making?
Hasn’t Gene Roddenberry already trod this very ground some fifty-odd years ago? (August 04, 2013)



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