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Intuitive Surgical Revenue Drops 24% in Q1 2014
Intuitive shipped 87 da Vinci Surgical Systems during the quarter, compared with 164 in the same period last year. Read more.
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014. View First Drone Test Site Ready

Need Cash? Come Back in Four Years
Fresh outlook from new $100M fund that rejects standard VC investment philosophy

Consumer Robot Sales to Quadruple to $6.5B by 2017
Entertainment, tasks, security and telepresence segments to dominate

Stäubli Partners with Supplier Werner Electric
Werner to offer Stäubli's complete line of robots

Health Robotics Reacts to Fresenius Kabi’s Attempt to Compete
Company held accountable for strategic acquisitions, removed from Health Robotics' supply chain

KUKA Acquires Utica Enterprises, Inc.
KUKA AG now holds a near 40 percent market share of robotics systems in North America

Lone Star State Robotics
Texas has long been a hotbed of robotics innovation. You just haven't noticed it...until now

Escalator up to Ground Zero: RoboBusiness Europe
Day One: This could be the start of something big

Wynright Focused on Making Robots Less . . . Well, Robotic
Heuristics make all the difference

The Drone Debates: New Rules for a New Frontier
Are trillions of dollars at risk if the UAV industry fails to take off stateside?

$28M Contract Modification Goes to iRobot
The contract relates to procurement of Man Transportable Robotic System procurements and related products

France’s Robot Initiative Pledges $126.9M to Grow the Industry
Government initiative designed to close the competitive gap between France and other EU countries

MAKO Takes Stanmore Implants Out of Robotics Market
The competing technology was purchased for just under $1M

Robotics+Money+Applause=RoboBusiness Europe
Day Two: Who's got the money?

Honeybee Robotics Selected for 2 NASA SBIR Awards Totaling $250K
Awards will fund development of spacecraft systems for drilling, sampling from a variety of heavenly bodies

AeroVironment Lands $13.8 Million Army Contract
Third order received since May 2012 for total of $46.1 million against projected $65.5 million contract action

3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything