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Boeing, Liquid Robotics Team Up on Maritime Drones
How Robots Can Help Clean up Space Junk
The Autonomous World of Marine Robotics


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Boeing, Liquid Robotics Team Up on Maritime Drones
Boeing and Liquid Robotics, two RBR50 companies, have signed a multiyear agreement to collaborate on autonomous ocean robots that will handle a variety of surveillance jobs. Terms of the deal were undisclosed, but a Liquid exec says it could be worth hundreds of millions and lead to a future IPO. (September 24, 2014)

US Army Spends $23M on Robots to Clear Landmines
The U.S. Army has chosen Carnegie Robotics to protect its soldiers from landmines, which have been a worldwide problem for decades. Payloads within the system will be mounted on a small, portable unmanned ground vehicle. (September 15, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
How Robots Can Help Clean up Space Junk
To continue the use of Earth’s orbit in the long term, the growing amount of space junk needs to be cleaned up. Here's how robots can help. (August 08, 2014)

Research Report
Robotics in Oil, Gas & Mining: 2015-2020
Robotics Business Review's special report "Robotics in Oil, Gas & Mining: 2015-2020" examines the latest trends in the oil, gas and mining industry, the challenges and opportunities of robotics, updates on the key companies, investment and funding analysis and much more. (July 31, 2014)

How Tricky Is Investing in Robotics for Oil, Gas & Mining?
Robots are heading into brand new worlds where they have never before made contact (July 25, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
The Autonomous World of Marine Robotics
Marine robotics is rapidly sailing toward its ultimate goal: full autonomy. An emerging generation of systems are being designed to operate independently and make on-the-spot decisions with no direct human control. (July 17, 2014)

Honeybee Robotics Secures 6 Phase I Awards from NASA
RBR50 company Honeybee Robotics has received six NASA awards for technology development to fund new approaches to planetary sampling systems, spacecraft mechanisms, and unmanned ground vehicles for Earth and Lunar applications. (May 02, 2014)

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

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything
Honeybee Robotics has done more than 90 projects for NASA. But the Manhattan-based RBR50 company never planned on being a key part of the United States' space endeavors. (April 02, 2014)

Honeybee Robotics Secures NASA Funding for Planetary Sampling Systems
RBR50 company Honeybee Robotics has received two NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II awards for new approaches to comet and planetary sampling technology. (March 17, 2014)

Global Hawk Drone Replaces U-2 Spy Plane: Here Comes Automated Warfare
The Air Force's U-2 spy plane, in use for 59 years, is being replaced by Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk drone. We examine this move towards automated warfare. (March 04, 2014)

Neurala Awarded Key GPU Patent, Speeds Robot Cognition
Neurala awarded patent for “brain-like” intelligence for robots that mirrors brain’s continuous feedback process. (February 13, 2014)

China’s “Jade Rabbit” Rover Makes Lunar Landing
China's "Jade Rabbit" Rover Makes Lunar Landing (December 19, 2013)

Energid Contracts with DARPA on Phoenix Program
Energid Contracts with DARPA on Phoenix Program (December 05, 2013)



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