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Robotics Companies Garner Funds for Converging Technologies
Grishin Robotics has raised $100 million for investing in robotics, as Intel and others look to components and IoT. (April 14, 2016)

Google Parent Alphabet Demoes New Biped Robot
At the New Economy Summit in Tokyo, Schaft showed off a bipedal robot that could have numerous applications, even if it declined to say what they were. (April 11, 2016)

Investing in Robotics 2016: What’s Happening & Why
How and where are robotics investments showing themselves best? (April 08, 2016)

MODEX Getting More and More to Look Like a Robot Expo
“Why are there so few advanced robots working in our warehouses, helping us to meet modern distribution challenges?” (April 07, 2016)

Geopolitics Guides Military Robotics Race
The drive to geopolitical security has led several nations to develop military robotics. Autonomous weapons systems provide both opportunity and peril. (April 06, 2016)

Are Home Robots Good Medicine for Age, Loneliness & Ill-health?
Research suggests that a robot companion could help us to stave off loneliness, sickness, even death. (April 01, 2016)

AutoLap Aids Surgery With Image-Guided Laparoscope
AutoLap, a three-part laparoscope positioning system, has received FDA approval, as MST and others look to U.S., Asian markets. (April 01, 2016)

India’s Military Robotics Ambitions to Affect Global Partners
The Indian government wants robot soldiers, which would affect India's economy, geopolitical standing, and technology partnerships. (March 31, 2016)

Japan Sets Its Sights on Commercial UAVs at Drone Expo 2016
Several Japanese and international UAV providers showed off their latest commercial wares at the Japan Drone 2016 exposition. (March 30, 2016)

New Drone Center in Denmark Sparks Inspiration for Growing Industry
The UAS Drone Center at Southern Danish University provides a space for drone researchers and users, not just in Denmark, but across Europe. (March 23, 2016)

Self-Driving Cars Get U.K. Government Support
Industry players such as Jaguar Land Rover are working alongside startups and universities, as the U.K. evaluates and develops self-driving vehicles. (March 23, 2016)

Google, Boston Dynamics Part Ways: 5 Takeaways
Alphabet wants self-driving cars and AI, and Boston Dynamics has developed walking robots. Did they need more in common? (March 21, 2016)

Growth in Robots for Logistics Forecast at $31B by 2020
Why do only 16 percent of logistics operations see robot-driven automation in their futures over the next three years? (March 20, 2016)

Self-Driving Cars Get More Fuel From Big Automakers
Car makers and software companies partner up in quest for safer transport, but legal and cultural barriers are still ahead. (March 14, 2016)

Hydroid Launches Next-Gen REMUS 100 AUV
Hydroid listened to customer feedback when refreshing its REMUS 100 undersea drone with a more compact, energy-efficient design and ROS-based architecture. (March 14, 2016)



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