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Agricultural Drone Test Site in NY Receives FAA Approval
Griffiss airport in Rome, New York has become the fifth test site for research on small drones, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Aug. 7, 2014. The FAA will use Canada’s PrecisionHawk Lancaster Platform for its research, a drone that has a four-foot wingspan, weighs three pounds and carries a 2.2-pound payload. (August 08, 2014)

Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
For the Grizzly, the industrial segment is where the future of robotics is brightest. (August 06, 2014)

Flying Robots Meet Game Cubes as 3DR Buys Sifteo
The merger's full implementation will take place over the next year, with Sifteo directly providing technical support to its existing customers until the end of July 2015. (July 30, 2014)

The Need to Substitute Robots for Migrant Farm Workers
Case study: From migrant labor to robots (June 19, 2014)

Three “Twofers” Down; Healthcare Robotics Next
First three of our aligned webcasts and research reports for 2014. (June 01, 2014)

Top 5 Agricultural Technologies 2014-2020
“Scientifically viable in 2015; mainstream in 2018; and financially viable in 2019.” (May 21, 2014)

What Role Will Agribotics Play in the World Food Crisis?
Robotics offers real-world solutions all along the global food supply chain. (April 30, 2014)

Drones Roundup: North Carolina Ahead of the Curve?
North Carolina is at the center of a national debate about how the government should best approach the use of drones. (April 28, 2014)

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 Robotic Milking a Viable Option for Farmers?
Researchers expect 20% of cows in Europe to be milked by robots in 2020. A new project is testing the economic viability of integrated cow grazing and robotic milking systems. (March 29, 2014)

Blue River Reaps $10M in New Funding for FarmBot
Weed-hunting algorithms stalk lettuce fields (March 23, 2014)

Cäser Autonomous Fruit Robot Could Transform Agricultural Robotics
Cäser autonomous fruit robot travels predetermined routes through a field and performs a variety of tasks, including fertilizing, tillage, grounds care and transporting, and maintains accuracy of 2-3 cm. (March 10, 2014)

Carnegie Robotics Leading the Way in High-Speed Vision Systems
Carnegie Robotics' stereoscopic vision system was on the head of six of the eight top teams, including the Boston Dynamics Atlas robot, at the 2013 DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials. We go inside the system to see what separates Carnegie from others in the industry. (March 03, 2014)

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

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



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