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RobotsLAB Makes STEM Education More Engaging
How WPI is Shaping the Future of Robotics
Carnegie Mellon: The World’s Premier Robotics Institute?


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RobotsLAB Makes STEM Education More Engaging
RobotsLAB STEM-BOT 3D teaches students how to 3D print a robot, assemble it, and use the finished robot to solve problems based around mathematics and physics. (August 12, 2014)

How WPI is Shaping the Future of Robotics
Although long overshadowed by its Bay State rival MIT, Worcester Polytechnic Institute continues to make important contributions to the advancement of robotics education and innovation. (July 15, 2014)

Carnegie Mellon: The World’s Premier Robotics Institute?
The Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute has transformed Pittsburgh into a hub for robotics research. (June 06, 2014)

Clearpath Robotics Names Anthony Tod VP of Engineering
Clearpath Robotics has named Anthony Tod VP of engineering. Tod will oversee the company’s hardware and software groups and support Clearpath’s continued expansion. (May 20, 2014)

In-Depth Analysis
Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots
Modular Robotics offers hands-on robotic construction kits for kids. Learn how Modular grew from a PhD research project into the Boulder, Colo.-based company it is today. (April 09, 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)

The Essential Interview: iRobot’s Paolo Pirjanian
Paolo Pirjanian, a life in robotics. (March 19, 2014)

Could a Robot’s AI Algorithm Be Racist or Ageist?
Companies investing in co-worker robots should beware of labor laws (March 17, 2014)

RBR Insights
Otherlab: Developing Low-Cost, Inflatable Robots
San Francisco, Calif.-based startup Otherlab is developing robots with textile-based, inflatable actuators that contract upon inflation into specially-designed shapes to effect motion. Since these robots are built out of lightweight fabric-and-air structural members and powered via pneumatics or hydraulics, they exhibit large strength-to-weight ratios. (March 17, 2014)

Ekso Bionics Strengthens Executive Team
RBR 50 company Ekso Bionics has added Glenn Davis and Thomas Looby to its executive team to enhance the sales and marketing of its robotic exoskeletons. (March 11, 2014)

Carnegie Robotics Leading the Way in High-Speed Vision Systems
Carnegie Robotics' stereoscopic vision system was on the head of six of the eight top teams, including the Boston Dynamics Atlas robot, at the 2013 DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials. We go inside the system to see what separates Carnegie from others in the industry. (March 03, 2014)

Scott Technology: Revolutionizing Farms Worldwide
Agriculture is a historically conservative industry. Mistakes can bruise or wipe out profits for multiple seasons. Scott Technology is helping farmers with its meat-processing and cow milking robots. (February 19, 2014)

UC San Diego Licenses Technology to WowWee for MiP Robot
The University of California San Diego licensed its technology to WowWee to power the zippy-and-trippy little MiP robot. The school plans to help WowWee develop a half-dozen or so other products. (January 27, 2014)

Exclusive Interview: Gurvinder Virk Explains Brand New ISO 13482
Groundbreaking ISO 13482 expected to drive commercialization of personal care robots, especially abroad. (January 09, 2014)

Bot & Dolly Fuses 3D Animation and Industrial Automation
Bot & Dolly enables movie-making magic with BDMove software. (November 25, 2013)



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