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Volvo Opens $70M AstaZero Test Site for Self-Driving…
Energid Testing Software for Self-driving Military Vehicles
Unbounded Robotics Shutdown: A Lesson for All Startups


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)

Game Changer Awards Honor the Road Taken
We want to show the world what you've accomplished. That’s why the Game Changer Awards exist. (September 14, 2014)

Oh Baby! 4moms Snags $41M in Funding
“Our products are totally robots. But customers don’t know that.” (September 12, 2014)

The Essential Interview: Mark Tilden, Inventor of BEAM Robotics
Mark Tilden, the father of BEAM robotics, discuss the several decade evolution of his Biomech technologies. (September 12, 2014)

Seegrid Names Jim Rock CEO
Jim Rock, former president of Vocollect Healthcare by Honeywell, has been named CEO of Seegrid. The move may enhance stability at Seegrid, which has been referred to in two recent and still-pending lawsuits. (September 12, 2014)

Paramount Group Betting Big on Robotics
Paramount Group intends to develop more UAVs to enhance security for South Africa, the continent and the Southern Hemisphere. (September 12, 2014)

An Afternoon with Advanced Manufacturing
The new manufacturing ecosystem displaces traditional manufacturing. (September 10, 2014)

Canadian Military Spends $9.6M on iRobot 510 PackBots
The Canadian Depart of National Defence purchased 20 iRobot 510 PackBot CBRN Recce Systems to detect Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRN) threats. The robots are expected to be delivered by April 2015. (September 10, 2014)

Jabez Robotmaster 6.2 Software Features New Integrated Workflow
Jabez Technologies introduced at introduced at IMTS version 6.2 of Robotmaster programming software, for which the entire workflow programming has been redesigned. Jabez says V6.2 will be at least three times faster than previous models. (September 10, 2014)

Can Dyson’s New Smart Vac Challenge Roomba?
Dyson: “Vision, combined with our high speed digital motor and cyclone technology, is the key." (September 06, 2014)

RoboBusiness as Tool for Creativity and Innovation
These are the encounters that I’ll carry around for a long time after the event. (September 05, 2014)

Volvo Opens $70M AstaZero Test Site for Self-Driving Cars
Volvo has opened its AstaZero testing facility in Sweden, the world's first full-scale proving ground for future traffic safety, including autonomous vehicles. (September 05, 2014)

Energid Testing Software for Self-driving Military Vehicles
RBR50 company Energid Technologies has landed a Pentagon contract to test software for self-driving military convoys to ensure it is safe. Energid will receive $150,000 for the first six months of the program, which is being funded by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). (September 04, 2014)

Unbounded Robotics Shutdown: A Lesson for All Startups
Legal expert says Unbounded Robotics shutdown highlights the importance of spin-offs properly negotiating the terms of their agreement. (September 03, 2014)

Does HP’s Meg Whitman Scare Stratasys?
Whitman thinks that HP has worked out how to make them faster and better. (September 01, 2014)



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