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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 Essential Interview: NASA Researcher Robert Ambrose
Sometimes it is rocket science. See what a senior NASA researcher says is his favorite project and how he worked with GM on Robo-Glove and Robonaut. (August 20, 2015)

Mobile Robots Podcast: Capabilities, Industrial Impact and ROI
In this RoboBriefing, Adept Technology's Terry Hannon explains how autonomous indoor vehicles are evolving along with the supply chain, manufacturing, and service needs. The supply chain is becoming more efficient through lean manufacturing and similar practices. In response, robots are getting smarter and smaller, making them safer to work alongside humans, explains Hannon. Get the breakdown on the best applications and value proposition for this frontier of robotics. (July 15, 2015)

Investing in Robotics: Landscape for Industrial Robotics in 2015 and Beyond
Join Steve Crowe and Jeremie Capron, the director of equity research at New York-based CLSA America, for a deep-dive into investment opportunities in industrial robotics. According to a 2014 Global Venture Capital Confidence Survey, robotics showed the biggest year-over-year jumps in global investor confidence with a 4 percent increase over 2013. (July 09, 2015)

3D Printing Podcast: Growth Projections, Drivers and Major Players
The 3D printing industry is growing so rapidly that analysts are forced to revise their projections constantly. Want to understand what all the buzz is about and the logic behind those billion-dollar projections? Join Steve Crowe and ARK Investment Management's Tasha Keeney for a breakdown of the drivers behind 3D printing's high-growth projections. (July 08, 2015)

The Essential Interview: Helen Greiner, CEO of CyPhy Works
Helen Greiner, co-founder of both iRobot and CyPhy Works, discusses challenges that she has faced and offers some recommendations to people just starting careers in robotics. (June 30, 2015)

Teradyne CEO on Universal Robots Acquisition, Strategic Vision
The demand for co-robots in China and Universal Robots' lead in market share provide incentives for Teradyne's expansion. (June 25, 2015)

Where the Robots Meet the Road: ‘Mcity’ to Test Self-Driving Cars
The University of Michigan, working with several major automakers, is prepping Mcity for safe trials of multiple vehicles alongside one another. (June 22, 2015)

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
As the European Parliament considers funding and regulation around robotics, one researcher studies liability. (June 15, 2015)

The Essential Interview: Esben Østergaard of Universal Robots
Eben Ostergaard, co-founder of Universal Robots, describes how his experiences as a researcher in different countries help him lead his company. (June 10, 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)

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

MassRobotics Seeks to Build Industry Standards
Daniel Theobald, CTO of Vecna Technologies, discusses his hopes for MassRobotics to help the entire industry. (April 23, 2015)

Vecna CTO Talks About Nurturing Roboticists
Qualified roboticists are hard to find, but talent and altruism can be developed. (April 22, 2015)

Australian Efforts to Hone Robotic Vision Get Government Support
The Australian Centre for Robotic Vision is working to improve machine vision for tasks such as fruit picking and environmental monitoring. (March 25, 2015)



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