Rival Drone Companies Race to Fund Startups
Accel and DJI's SkyFund and Airware's Commercial Drone Fund are responses to increasing competition.
(May 28, 2015)
Accel Invests $75M in DJI, Now Valued at $8B
Consumer drone leader DJI has received investments intended to aid development of industrial applications.
(May 07, 2015)
$4.1M Bet on SkyWard to Tame Wild Blue Yonder for Drones
No one wants a Wild West free-for-all in the skies over every major city.
(April 30, 2015)
Meet Me in Milan: RoboBusiness Europe 2015
At this year's conference, your intrepid reporter hopes to learn about current challenges and successes of the European robotics industry.
(April 24, 2015)
Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
The University of Zurich and SenseFly have designed a system for drone self-stabilization without GPS.
(April 15, 2015)
Boeing’s Robot Riveter Flys Through 737 Assembly
Boeing's new robot riveters help ramp up production of 737s from 42 a month to 47 and eventually 52 a month by 2018.
(April 03, 2015)
It’s All in the “Tether” as Motorola Invests in CyPhy Works
The "micro-filament tether" is used for both power and for communications.
(March 29, 2015)
3D Robotics Raises $50M in Series C Round led by Qualcomm Ventures
RBR50 company 3D Robotics has raised $50 million in Series C funding, led by Qualcomm Ventures. 3D Robotics will use the funding for product development, as it will start including technology from Qualcomm Technologies in its drones.
(February 26, 2015)
Will Drone Makers Flee U.S. in Wake of FAA Ruling?
U.S. drone makers are more than just unhappy now that the FAA has put forth its drone-restrictive rules. They're mad!
(February 22, 2015)
VC Drone Deals Up from 10 to 29 in One Year
Top five drone companies admired most by VCs.
(February 18, 2015)
FAA Issues Semi-Drone-Friendly Guidelines
Some drone and UAV makers are breathing a bit of relief today, however...
(February 15, 2015)
Samsung Electronics Launches New $100M Robotics Lab
The lab follows the mission set out by CEO BK Yoon to ramp up the Internet of Things (IoT) to the max.
(February 10, 2015)
Ryan Calo: “The Three Big Challenges for Robotics Laws Are…”
On the heels of the accidental crash of a drone at the White House, Ryan Calo talks about drones and regulations and society.
(February 06, 2015)