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The Autonomous World of Marine Robotics
Autonomy is making headway in a new generation of surface and submersible robots. Read more.
Fuselage sections to be built by robots drilling and filling more than 60,000 fasteners that are today installed by hand. View Video: Boeing Shows Robotic Build of 777 Fuselage


iRobot’s $199 Floor Mopping Robot Launches in North America
Roomba, Scooba, now Braava: 10M robots cleaning households worldwide

Big Picture Changes in Little Pixy Vision Sensor
Open source project Pixy gives sight to hobbyist robots

Analyst Outlook
Is a Robotics “Babel” Headed toward Health Care for 2014?
Health care has seen it before: the promise of IT that delivered up a costly digital babel

Portrait of a Roboticist as an Artist
Industrial robotics goes consumer as Bavarian engineer forges new career and new industry

Is IBM Leading the Next (Virtual) Step in Cloud Robotics?
High-functioning cloud could mean big things for the future of autonomous robotics

U.S. Navy Awards $60 Million for Unmanned Warplane
Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and General Atomics will each be developing their own version of the aircraft.

U.S. Army Places $13.5 Million Raven UAV Order
AeroVironment medium-sized UAVs continues to catch on in the unmanned systems market

AeroVironment and Dynamatic Technologies to Manufacture UAVs in India
The carrot at the end of the stick: large Indian defense contracts

AgBot Showing at Robotronica Glimpses Australia’s Future
John Deere TE Gator transformed into light-weight agribot

Nanorobot as Molecular-scale “Delivery Truck”
Killer drug deliveries guided by an Xbox to the surface of a cancer cell

Neato Robotics Vacs Up $14M
Previously raised $12.2M in 2012

Liquid Robotics’ Wave Glider Might Be on Horizon for U.S. Coast Guard
The Air Force, Army and Marines have UAVs; the Navy has their AUVs; so what does the Coast Guard have? Potentially, the Wave Glider.

How Do We Judge Excellence in Robotics? Carefully
Game Changer Awards take careful consideration from well-meaning and knowledgeable judges

Universal Robots to Debut Flexible, Lightweight Robot Arms
At Pack Expo, the Danish robot manufacturer will showcase how the robot arms use advanced force control to handle even the most fragile and delicate items.

Gasbot: Prospecting for Landfill Methane
When found, landfill methane recovery is both green and profitable



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


Intel’s Jimmy the Robot: “Like a Smartphone with Legs”

3D Systems vs. Stratasys: Will Industrial Sector Decide?

3D-Printed Construction Tech Reaching Critical Mass
More in 3D Printing



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How WPI is Shaping the Future of Robotics

RAS 2020: The $257M Plan to Jumpstart UK Robotics

Design-Patent Protection: What to Do When the Face of Your Robot Becomes the “Face” of Your Company

Google Pulls Out of DARPA Robotics Challenge