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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


Schunk Days for Experts…and Guys Like Me
An intelligent, elegant meeting of the minds in Lauffen on the Neckar

Gumstix Amps Up ROS Support with New Release
Goal is to provide powerful development system on smallest form factor

ProMat 2013: Elettric 80’s Robotic Freeway for the Beverage Industry
A steadily growing company with solutions for production lines of any speed or size

Hidden Gems at Automate/ProMat 2013
Small companies with ideas that are far bigger than their booths

Automate 2013: Controllers Power Codian’s 50% Growth
Eliminating need for redundant controllers allows for major cost cutting

Automate 2013: Innovative Robotiq Gripper and Teach System Address Growing Market Need
Can grasp, pinch or pick parts with a variety of forces and handle flat, square, cylindrical or irregular shapes

Automate 2013: With Robeye Seeing is Believing for a Robot
Recognition Robotics takes only the “expensive” out of precision vision systems

Making Sense at ProMat 2013: Futurist Edie Weiner
Jobs aren’t coming back. Here’s why. Let’s get over it and, most of all, let’s get going.

What’s Winter Without a Robotic Snowplow?
Here’s how robots begin the trek at becoming real-world products

Finally, UK Funds Big Boost in Robotics: $55M
Will the country that began the first Industrial Revolution exclude itself from the next?

iRobot Stock Spikes as Company Reaches New Milestones
FDA clearance and a powerful new patent keeps this robotics company in the limelight

Bolt Technologies: 57% Decrease in Underwater Robotics
2Q income decreased 13% due to the lower sales at SeaBotix division

NASA Awards $2.6M to MDA
In exchange, MDA will provide robotic support on the International Space Station.

£600M Boost to “Eight Great Technologies” Investment in the UK
The money will go to supporting various projects, including research into robotics and autonomous systems, regenerative medicine, energy, and more.

The UK Invests £1M in R&D Projects
The funding hopes to accelerate development of robotics and autonomous systems technology.





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