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3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials
Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton
Intuitive Surgical: da Vinci Robot Revenue Down 59%


Me, a Roboticist…with a Little Help from My Friends
"I am inexperienced and need brutal criticism as much as advice and opportunity so please don’t hold back!" (May 17, 2013)

New Pittsburgh Accelerator Targets Robotics Startups
Pittsburgh-based Innovation Works spins out yet another startup accelerator, this time with hardware in mind. (May 16, 2013)

$10.7M Series A to Airware for Universal OS and Platform for Drones
Wants to fill the gap between the massively-funded military drone work and the nascent DIY drone community. (May 16, 2013)

Multi-head Camera Patent for Seegrid
"We are very proud of the work our product development and technical staff achieves," says Seegrid's CEO. (May 16, 2013)

Brazil, iRobot & Terrorist Threats Equal $7.2M Robot Sale
We are seeing more and more defense applications being pulled back as robots are applied on a domestic level in keeping the public safe. (May 16, 2013)

iRobot Announces First RP-VITA Sales
7 hospitals are now utilizing the uniquely autonomous remote presence technology. (May 14, 2013)

Yaskawa Motoman Expands Medical Robot Offerings
The new MH3BM is built to cash in on a multi-billion dollar biomedical automation market (May 13, 2013)

Hyundai Heavy Develops Mini Welding Robot
South Korea's largest industrial robot manufacturer and world-leading shipbuilder has developed a new robotic assistant. (May 13, 2013)

Intuitive Announces Defect in Surgical Instrument
Under scrutiny by the FDA, the da Vinci surgical robot maker reveals its "cracks" (May 13, 2013)

KUKA and Nolek Partner on Leak Detection Solution
KUKA robots now sold as official SniffIT operators. (May 13, 2013)

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeletons: The Rise of the Wearable Robot Industry
Twenty-seven pounds of freedom, improved health…and a new industry to be worth $292M annually (May 12, 2013)

First Contact: A Primer on Robots, the Law and Humans
Here at first contact is a good place to wonder about the future implications, while we still have time to remember how it was before robots arrived (May 10, 2013)

Nurse-friendly Robots More Effective at Delivering Care
More than half of healthcare providers prefer a robotic helper rather than a human. (May 10, 2013)

Hogan Departs ABB. Is the Acquisition Binge Over?
Seeks smooth transition with as little disruption as possible to the positive momentum at ABB (May 10, 2013)

Universal Robots Reaches Across North America
Universal Robot's lightweight robot arms are quickly becoming sought after solutions by companies that previously viewed automation as too costly and complex, but now see the robot as a game changer. (May 09, 2013)





3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything