GE, Boeing Use 3-D Printing for Durable Aircraft Parts
Additive manufacturing grows in applications and potential industry adoption.
NASA & Verizon Team Up for Drone Tracking
Air traffic control system for drones put to the test this summer
Rival Drone Companies Race to Fund Startups
DJI and Airware offer millions of dollars to developers using their platforms.
Accel Invests $75M in DJI, Now Valued at $8B
Silicon Valley investors help raise Chinese drone maker's value.
$4.1M Bet on SkyWard to Tame Wild Blue Yonder for Drones
Drone industry tries to quicken with plan for air operations
Meet Me in Milan: RoboBusiness Europe 2015
Horizon 2020 controversy reflects uncertainty over EU robotics support.
Swiss Team Develops Self-Stabilizing Drones
Autonomous drone launch, stabilization, and landing improve safety, commercial prospects.
Boeing’s Robot Riveter Flys Through 737 Assembly
Slashes production flow time, defects, and worker injuries—on half the floor space.
It’s All in the “Tether” as Motorola Invests in CyPhy Works
Persistent communications and continuous power supply are huge plusses
3D Robotics Raises $50M in Series C Round led by Qualcomm Ventures
3D Robotics will use the funding for product development, as it will start including technology from Qualcomm Technologies in its drones.
Will Drone Makers Flee U.S. in Wake of FAA Ruling?
Experts fear U.S. will lag behind drone-friendly countries
VC Drone Deals Up from 10 to 29 in One Year
Y/Y 104% funding increase on $108M for 29 deals in 2014
FAA Issues Semi-Drone-Friendly Guidelines
Yes, airborne cameras; no, Amazon Prime; killer rule: VLOS only!
Samsung Electronics Launches New $100M Robotics Lab
Goal: Samsung’s products—robots included—to be Internet-connected and IoT-capable within five years
Ryan Calo: “The Three Big Challenges for Robotics Laws Are…”
Does the recent buzzing of the White House change the debate over drones?