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Drone Funding Provides Lift for Specific Applications
Drone makers and investors are looking to precision agriculture, utilities inspection, and IoT as growth markets, while delivery drones wait on FAA rules. (April 04, 2016)

Robotics in India Starts Small but Is Growing Fast
Robotics researchers and automation companies are building to a critical mass to help the sector position India as an industry leader. (March 15, 2016)

Hydroid Launches Next-Gen REMUS 100 AUV
Hydroid listened to customer feedback when refreshing its REMUS 100 undersea drone with a more compact, energy-efficient design and ROS-based architecture. (March 14, 2016)

Autonomous Marine Systems Raises Seed Funding
Interest in the solar- and wind-powered Datamaran from AMS ranges from Maine to Azerbaijan. (March 04, 2016)

ULC Robotics Lowers Pipeline Maintenance Perils and Costs
Maintaining millions of miles of underground infrastructure is difficult, but ULC is working with utilities on live gas-main inspection. (March 02, 2016)

General Dynamics Buys UUV Maker Bluefin Robotics
The global fleet of naval robotics is growing, as General Dynamics Mission Systems acquires Bluefin Robotics. (February 29, 2016)

5 Reasons to Attend RoboBusiness Europe This Year
RoboBusiness Europe 2016 will mark its fourth annual gathering in Odense, Denmark, and anyone interested in global robotics should check it out. (February 25, 2016)

Robots Promise Greater Productivity Amid Oil Slump
Just as with regional economies and energy companies, not every robotics provider is doing equally well during the current fuel price drop. (February 08, 2016)

iRobot Divests From Defense Business for $45M
iRobot splits its units, as the markets for both consumer and military robots have been profitable. (February 04, 2016)

Can Scotland Develop Into a Global AI Hub?
EU and U.K. research support could help Edinburgh become an artificial intelligence leader, but success may depend on commercial applications. (January 20, 2016)

Down to the Sea in Robots: Ore and Mineral Bonanza Awaits
Copper, gold, zinc and silver await in the cold, dark abyss 3,000 feet down. (January 14, 2016)

Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Don't wait up for flying cars, but robotic farms, factories, and households are coming sooner than you may think. (January 04, 2016)

Top Robotics Transactions of 2015
Catch up on a baker's dozen mergers, acquisitions, and investments that altered the fast-moving robotics industry in the past year. (December 31, 2015)

The U.K. and Ireland Lead the Way in Marine Robotics
Marine autonomous systems are becoming useful for more applications, as organizations in the U.K. and Ireland team up to develop undersea drones. (December 22, 2015)

Kurion Acquires Oxford Technologies for Reactor Robots
Startup Kurion has bought fellow hazardous materials handler Oxford Technologies to expand its robotics team and grow its European presence. (December 09, 2015)



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