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The Autonomous World of Marine Robotics
Video: Boeing Shows Robotic Build of 777 Fuselage
How WPI is Shaping the Future of Robotics


First Drone Test Site Ready for Flights
North Dakota has become the first of six U.S. test sites for unmanned aircraft systems to be cleared for flights. Beginning the week of May 5, 2014, the site will begin agricultural research using the Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter. (April 22, 2014)

Is There Such a Thing as a Robot?
The law has found the Internet unsettling. (April 19, 2014)

3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials
Low production costs could lead to 3D-printed unmanned aerial vehicles that could be disposable and sent on one-way missions. (April 18, 2014)

CMU’s Next Generation ECG Could Reduce Number of Sudden Cardiac Deaths
The National Robotics Engineering Center at Carnegie Mellon University will use advanced signal processing and machine learning technologies to build a prototype ECG that can diagnose dangerous arrhythmias. (April 18, 2014)

From Prototype to Sales in a Year, Two UK USVs Going to Sea
Entering production phase with confirmed orders for both vehicles (April 17, 2014)

Anki Drive Adds New Robotic Cars, Tracks, Race Mode
Anki Drive, the game featuring artificially intelligent robotic cars is expanding with new racing tracks, two new cars, and new game-play mode. (April 16, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton
Parker Hannifin is among a field of international companies competing in the exoskeleton market. We look at the latest developments of the Indego exoskeleton and challenges it will need to overcome. (April 16, 2014)

Rethink Robotics Expands Executive Team
Rethink Robotics has tapped Jim Lawton and Milan Shah, two software industry veterans, to spearhead market innovation and product engineering. (April 15, 2014)

Liquid Robotics Co-Develops Long Duration, Maritime Security System
Liquid Robotics is combining its Wave Glider with Ultra Electronics USSI's signal processing for a maritime surveillance system that operates around the clock and in all weather conditions. (April 15, 2014)

4 Takeaways from Xconomy Robo Madness
More than 100 heavy hitters in the robotics industry gathered at Xconomy Robo Madness to discuss the safety of autonomous solutions, how data is the killer app, and redefining what makes a robot successful. (April 15, 2014)

And the Winner Is? Google, Once Again!
Up, up and away in Google's air force. (April 14, 2014)

$8.3M Nets Odfjell Access to Next-Gen Robot Oil Drilling
Oil and gas industry create robotized drill floors with autonomous machines. (April 14, 2014)

Does This Robot Cleaner Have a Future?
User tests successfully demonstrated the feasibility of Care-O-Bot (April 13, 2014)

National Robotics Week: Inspiring Kids Through STEM
Robotics Business Review spent a weekend at local National Robotics Week events that inspired children through robots and STEM. (April 11, 2014)

Adept Technology Names John Villadsen VP of Global Operations
RBR50 company Adept Technology named John Villadsen VP of global operations. (April 11, 2014)



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3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
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