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Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Disaster relief, agriculture, industrial automation, and traffic reduction are just some of the areas where robotics applications can help the Golden State thrive. (September 23, 2015)

University of Limerick Pilots Intelligent ROVs
Irish researchers develop semi-autonomous sea drones that can be controlled from around the world. (August 21, 2015)

The United Arab Emirates Encourages Women in Engineering
Thanks in part to demand from the local nuclear power industry, robotics research involving female engineering students is thriving in the United Arab Emirates. (May 28, 2015)

Autonomous Solutions Grows Despite Mineral Price Slide
ASI, which creates add-ons for vehicle automation, looks to fleet control software for long-term growth. (May 27, 2015)

Drone Provider Sky-Futures Gets a Round of $3.9M
The U.K.-based company has received the largest investment in Europe so far for drone technology, while the FAA comes under pressure from Congress. (May 15, 2015)

EU Awards $78M Contract for French Fusion Reactor
The U.K.'s Amec Foster Wheeler is the lead contractor for a robot to maintain particle beam injectors. (May 12, 2015)

Overheard at RoboBusiness Europe 2015
Presenters and attendees discuss the state of European robotics and things to improve. (April 29, 2015)

Falling Fuel Prices Boost Undersea Robots
Offshore oil companies worldwide are looking ahead to robotics even as a current slump has led to layoffs in the Gulf of Mexico. (April 13, 2015)

Back to Fukushima with a Snake Robot
Evaluating damaged reactors critical first step in decommissioning the plant. (February 08, 2015)

Solar Robotics Startup QBotix Raises $12 Million
QBotix has raised $12 million in Series B financing from two of the world's biggest energy companies. QBotix uses robots to tilt solar panels as needed to face the sun. (May 15, 2014)

Robotics Upside Impact on Oil Exploration and Production
Automating oil exploration and production (May 01, 2014)

Robot Solar Panel Installers 20x Faster Than Traditional Methods
“We developed a system for constructing the power plants very quickly and with a very small workforce,” (March 29, 2014)

Qbotix Shines a Light on Green Robotics
Two growing industries, one green solution (January 01, 2014)

ULC Robotics Large VGC Inspection Crawler Assesses London Pipelines
The Large VGC Inspection Crawler from RBR50 company ULC Robotics was used to inspect several large diameter cast iron gas mains operated by Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) in the suburbs of London. The real-time video provided by the crawler allowed SGN to assess their mains, looking for pipeline features and debris that may hinder future projects. (December 02, 2013)

SunPower Announces Acquisition of Greenbotics, Inc.
Expands energy services with robotic solar panel cleaning that reduces water usage, improves LCOE (November 06, 2013)

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