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Grabit Receives Funding from Flextronics, Draper Nexus Ventures
Grabit, an industrial automation and materials handling startup, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Flextronics Lab IX and Draper Nexus Ventures. The investment will enhance Grabit's development of electroadhesion-based products. (June 02, 2014)

Google Cars: No One Really Knows Where They’ll Take Us
A Google car can pay attention to all of these things in a way that a human physically can’t—and it never gets tired or distracted! (May 29, 2014)

Research Report
The Rise of Vision Systems: Turning Point for Robotics
Robotics Business Review's special report "The Rise of Vision Systems: Turning Point for Robotics" examines the technology behind vision systems, the market's key players, vision's impact on different robotics sectors, and the industry's recent performance and future expectations. (May 10, 2014)

Is Google the “New” Rad Lab?
Like Google, the Rad Lab crew was amazingly successful, which stoked their confidence in themselves all the more. (April 26, 2014)

And the Winner Is? Google, Once Again!
Up, up and away in Google's air force. (April 14, 2014)

Boeing Secretly Tested Assembly Robots
Boeing intends to dramatically change the way the plane’s metal hull is built. (April 09, 2014)

Do Surgical Robots Need a Second Opinion?
So far it does not look like "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." (April 02, 2014)

AeroVironment Q3 Revenue Soars on Strong Drone Sales
RBR50 company AeroVironment sees fiscal third quarter 2014 revenue increase 47% to $69.2 million, saying the increase is partly due to increased drone sales. (March 04, 2014)

Automatica 2014 Gives Field Robotics Top Billing
They seed, weed, fertilize and feed animals with increasing autonomy. (February 28, 2014)

The 50 Robotics Companies to Watch in 2014
The third annual RBR50 list compiles cutting edge companies making a difference in the robotics market. (February 21, 2014)

Analyst Outlook
Google and iRobot “Breaking Good” for Robotics in 2014
Two stocks for possible greatness. (February 14, 2014)

Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
For the Grizzly, the industrial segment is where the future of robotics is brightest. (February 13, 2014)

AeroVironment, Lockheed Drone Deal: What it Means for UAVs
AeroVironment has struggled to get its Global Observer drone off the ground, while Lockheed has lagged in the UAV space. We examine what this partnership means for both companies. (February 10, 2014)

$260M in Charges Adversely Impacts ABB’s 4Q Earnings
The company expects EPS to fall to $0.23 from $0.26 a year earlier. (January 22, 2014)

Rising Tsunami: Consumer Robotics and Its Trillion-dollar Market
Measuring up the rising tsunami of consumer robotics. (January 16, 2014)



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