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Emergency Response Resource Center
Fukushima: Japan Becoming Leader in Disaster Robots?
Fukushima has raised awareness about the need for robots, and the Japanese are moving fast in building emergency response robots. Read more.
A universal easy-to-learn robot control interface for emergency first responders View ‘Disaster Bots’ Controlled by Multi-touch


Emergency Response News
Can Humanoid Robots Survive DARPA’s Tough Love?
Two unexpected rulings may doom the chances for some robots well before the race begins

Back to Fukushima with a Snake Robot
Evaluating damaged reactors critical first step in decommissioning the plant

Gas-Sniffing Robot Hunts for Leaks beneath Our Streets
Catastrophe lurks in the invisible cloud of natural gas leaking from ageing pipes

Nitrofirex Firefighting UAS
Nitrofirex offers the ability to fight forest fires from the air at night and allows direct support to the ground crews.

Hanson Robotics Moves to Hong Kong
Will make human-sized robots—parts made on the mainland, with assembly taking place in Hong Kong—and sell for $30K to $250K

Fukushima: Japan Becoming Leader in Disaster Robots?
Fukushima has raised awareness about the need for robots, and the Japanese are moving fast in building emergency response robots.

And the Winner Is: My Man, SCHAFT
Immediate payoff for Andy Rubin’s Google robot shopping list

Will a Robot Rocky Balboa Emerge from the DARPA Challenge?
Here are nine robots in search of $2M and glory

Insane Build Time for Hollywood-handsome Valkyrie
"If it's worth doing, it's worth doing cool," NASA's Nicholas Radford

DALER Robot Walks on Wings
This dual-modal robot can both fly and walk using the same structure, a pair of whegs.

First Unmanned Aircraft System Approved for Commercial Use
AeroVironment's Puma AE can now be used to monitor oil spills and observe wildlife.

Fukushima Fallout Triggers Innovation at Honda
From happy humanoids to hazardous materials, Honda’s robots get real

Novel Sensory System for Robots: Cricket Hairs. Yes, Cricket Hairs!
A cricket’s flow-sensing system could assist robots with near-field interaction, object detection and classification

Brazil, iRobot & Terrorist Threats Equal $7.2M Robot Sale
On guard: Aftermath of the Boston Bombing rippling into events worldwide

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



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.


3D Printing Plastics: Demand and Opportunities

Inside 3D Printing: Industry Analysis to End Users

Webcast: 3D Printing in a World of Plastics
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