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Funding Fuels Self-Driving Vehicle Startups
Startups test decision-making software and a GPS alternative, both designed to aid self-driving fleets, as well as vehicle-to-everything smart-city tech. (February 11, 2016)

Apellix Readies Drones for Coatings Industry
Jobs that require climbing utility towers or other structures are ideal uses for automation. Apellix has developed its four-part Worker Bee system to address infrastructure needs. (February 01, 2016)

Seegrid’s IP Goldmine: Logistics, and Then Some
The key is the ease of programming and reprogramming the vehicles to “see” and to “learn”. (January 30, 2016)

Rugged, Multi-purpose UGEV: Toolbox on Treads
The UGEV is the first of a new breed of powerful, disaster-ready robots readily capable of taking on tough jobs too dangerous for humans. (January 27, 2016)

Toyota’s New AI Hire Discusses Research at CES 2016
James Kuffner, who has moved from Google to Toyota, discussed robotics, AI, and cloud computing at the Consumer Electronics Show. (January 14, 2016)

Segway Rolls Into Robotics, Sort Of…
Personal Transportation, will make up one half of the new entity, the other half will be known as Segway Robotics. (January 05, 2016)

Five Robotics Predictions for 2016
Don't wait up for flying cars, but robotic farms, factories, and households are coming sooner than you may think. (January 04, 2016)

Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries
The newly launched Starship delivery robot has gained a lot of attention. Let's take a look at the technology, the "last-mile problem" it's designed to solve, potential legal issues, and the competition --robotic and non-robotic -- that Starship faces. (December 01, 2015)

U.K. Robotics and Employment—What Does the Future Hold?
A University of Oxford paper and the British press have warned that automation, AI, and robotics will replace up to half of jobs, but will really happen is uncertain. (November 12, 2015)

Toyota to Spend $1B on Robotics, AI Research
Toyota launches startup fund, promotes hydrogen cells, and again partners with MIT and Stanford. (November 06, 2015)

Apple Acquisitions Help It Catch Up in AI Race
Apple has been hiring machine learning experts and acquiring artificial intelligence companies as it catches up in the race for self-driving cars. (October 08, 2015)

3D Printing to Aid Next Land-speed Record?
If the land-speed record is broken, it would mark 3D printing's most significant contribution to manufacturing history to date. (October 02, 2015)

Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Disaster relief, agriculture, industrial automation, and traffic reduction are just some of the areas where robotics applications can help the Golden State thrive. (September 23, 2015)

Uber Gives CMU $5.5M to Rebuild Self-Driving Research
After hiring away 40 researchers from CMU, Uber is giving the school $5.5 million as it faces increasing competition and questions around self-driving cars. (September 17, 2015)

Omron to Acquire Adept Technology for $200M
Omron is buying Adept, the largest industrial automation provider in the U.S., for $200 million. Both companies stand to gain distribution, and Adept hopes for financial stability. (September 16, 2015)



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