Robots Promise Greater Productivity Amid Oil Slump
Fall in fuel prices has mixed effects on the U.S., global economies, but drones and robots could help energy industry.
Apellix Readies Drones for Coatings Industry
Worker Bee system could extend human reach and ensure safety, compliance for structures like utility towers and ship hulls.
Can Scotland Develop Into a Global AI Hub?
Nation is strong in university research such as the social EMOTE robot, and the U.K. leads in AUVs.
Kurion Acquires Oxford Technologies for Reactor Robots
Both companies have experience handling hazardous materials and are helping at Fukushima.
Drone Startups Benefit From Investor Tailwinds
Commercial drones, collision-avoidance systems, and Chinese commercial drones get funding.
Marine Robotics Goes Under, Salvaged by Kraken Sonar
Market for autonomous underwater vehicles still expected to be healthy.
Drones Fly High Despite Ban in India
Both the public and private sectors find many uses for UAVs, even with security concerns.
Ocean Aero Launches Submaran S10 Hybrid Vessel
Teledyne Technologies increases stake in company, which recently won $2.3M DoD contract.
University Aims to Make Leeds a Self-Repairing City
Robots and drones to minimize traffic problems by perching on lamps and crawling through pipes.
ABB Consolidates in Canada, Invests in IoT
Office park will include robotics facilities and staffers as company works to apply IoT.
Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Technology can't solve all of the state's problems, but robotics and AI are addressing the most pressing ones.
University of Limerick Pilots Intelligent ROVs
Semi-autonomous control, simulation software, and scratch-built hardware could make undersea drones more useful.
The United Arab Emirates Encourages Women in Engineering
The Khalifa University Robotics Institute benefits from government and family support.
Autonomous Solutions Grows Despite Mineral Price Slide
Safety and productivity help vehicle automation provider ASI grow as mining firms delve deeper for value.
Drone Provider Sky-Futures Gets a Round of $3.9M
Largest European drone investment comes as the U.S. considers relaxing restrictions.