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BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit
Intuitive Surgical Revenue Drops 24% in Q1 2014
First Drone Test Site Ready


Automatica 2014 Gives Field Robotics Top Billing
They seed, weed, fertilize and feed animals with increasing autonomy. (February 28, 2014)

Google Watch: How Will Meka Fit into the GoogleBot Anatomy?
Using robots to replace human workers would be the next big thing in the technology industry. (February 28, 2014)

Kinova Honored for JACO Robotic Arm
Kinova Robotics received the prestigious Innovation 2014 Award from the German Paraplegia Foundation for its JACO robotic arm, a six-axis robotic manipulator arm with a three-finger hand that can be integrated in almost all models and configurations of power wheelchair controls. (February 28, 2014)

Consumers Embrace Self-Driving Vehicles, Drones
A new study from Intel finds that consumers support autonomous vehicles to reduce traffic, accidents and pollution. (February 28, 2014)

Scenario #3: Aspirational
Demand for robots skyrockets in 2030. (February 27, 2014)

Scenario #2: Desperation
2023 was the turning point. Cyber and hacker terrorists used self-driving cars and drones. (February 27, 2014)

Scenario #1: Expectable
A cyber-attack on its robotic production line. (February 27, 2014)

Can Robotics Aid Australia’s Declining Industrial Base?
"We can borrow and build from what has already been developed." (February 26, 2014)

How Fishing Line Could Revolutionize Robotics
Freakishly strong and cheap muscles all from simple fishing line. (February 26, 2014)

Anki Co-founder Boris Sofman: Ringleader of Innovative Ideas
Boris Sofman, co-founder and CEO of Anki, is profiled by USA Today, discussing everything from Anki Drive to what's on tap for the San Francisco, Calif.-based startup. (February 26, 2014)

Cezanne, the Tate and Robot Art Guards
Behind-the-scenes intrigue with a sense of exploration. (February 26, 2014)

UK Allots $266M for New “Agri-Tech” Strategy
UK wants farmers and food producers to have access to the widest possible range of technologies. (February 26, 2014)

Self-Driving Vehicles: The Road from Automation to Autonomy
The Age of Self-driving Vehicles is here. What next? (February 24, 2014)

Glorious Twofers: Research Reports and Webcasts Aligned
New double-coverage format better serves robotics biggest advances and best new directions (February 21, 2014)

The 50 Robotics Companies to Watch in 2014
The third annual RBR50 list compiles cutting edge companies making a difference in the robotics market. (February 21, 2014)





BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit

3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost