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Is There Such a Thing as a Robot?
The law has found the Internet unsettling. (April 19, 2014)

From Prototype to Sales in a Year, Two UK USVs Going to Sea
Entering production phase with confirmed orders for both vehicles (April 17, 2014)

Does This Robot Cleaner Have a Future?
User tests successfully demonstrated the feasibility of Care-O-Bot (April 13, 2014)

Webcast & Research Report: The Rise of Vision Systems
Join us on April 29 for a free webcast about machine vision and the vision-guided robotics market (April 10, 2014)

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

3D-Printed Skull Saves Woman’s Life
Technique could also be used for patients with other bone deformities. (April 07, 2014)

Manhattan Frames, New Algorithm, Better Robot Eyesight
Algorithm for determining the orientation of objects that could aid robot vision. (April 05, 2014)

Future Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost
European researchers involved in the STAMINA project have concluded a series of experiments on a flexible robot learning system that allows factory bots to be easily trained by co-workers. (April 04, 2014)

Smart Robot with a Hot Hand: Welding Gets More Profitable
Automated welding for small and medium-sized job shops. (April 04, 2014)

From Disability to Ability: Can Robotics Make the Leap?
Making the next-generation prosthetics both available and affordable. (March 30, 2014)

Robot Solar Panel Installers 20x Faster Than Traditional Methods
“We developed a system for constructing the power plants very quickly and with a very small workforce,” (March 29, 2014)

From BIM to Build: “Roboticization” and the Automated Jobsite
Robot reality on the construction site is in gradual “roboticization. (March 23, 2014)

Blue River Reaps $10M in New Funding for FarmBot
Weed-hunting algorithms stalk lettuce fields (March 23, 2014)

UK’s Deep-Ocean Robot Faces Atlantic Test
Long-range robo-sub on 30-day sea trial off Irish coast (March 21, 2014)

British Robotics Aims for Revival
Britain has long lagged behind many other nations in robot development and application (March 20, 2014)



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